[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 49 (Tuesday, March 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14859-14860]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5959]


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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Public Hearing

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of open public hearing--March 26, 2012, Manassas, VA.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    Name: Dennis Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to 
investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ``the national 
security implications of the economic relationship between the United 
States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, 
the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on March 
26, 2012, to address ``Developments in China's Nuclear and Cyber 
Programs.''
    Background: This is the third public hearing the Commission will 
hold during its 2012 report cycle to collect input from academic, 
industry, and

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government experts on national security implications of the U.S. 
bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The March 26 
hearing will examine recent trends in China's computer exploitations 
and China's nuclear forces and strategies. The hearing will be co-
chaired by Commissioners Larry Wortzel and Michael Wessel. Any 
interested party may file a written statement by March 23, 2012, by 
mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a 
question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. 
Transcripts of past Commission public hearings may be obtained from the 
USCC Web site www.uscc.gov.
    Date and Time: Monday March 26, 2012, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Eastern Time. A 
detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission's Web 
Site at www.uscc.gov as soon as available. Please check the Web site 
for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not 
required to attend the hearing.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at the Hylton Performing Arts 
Center, 10960 George Mason Circle Manassas, VA 20109. Reservations are 
not required to attend the hearing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Tim Lipka, 
444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone: 
202-624-1407, or via email at [email protected] Reservations are not 
required to attend the hearing.

    Authority:  Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense 
Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106-398), as amended by Division P of the 
Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as 
amended by Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005).

    Dated: March 7, 2012.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2012-5959 Filed 3-12-12; 8:45 am]
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