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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of open public hearing—June 30, 2010, Washington, DC.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Name: Daniel M. Slane, 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 June 30, 2010, titled “China's Information Control Practices and the Implications for the United States.”

Background

This is the seventh public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2010 report cycle to collect input from leading academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The June 30 hearing will examine the adequacy and integrity of information available to U.S. investors about Chinese companies operating in the United States. The June 30 hearing will be Co-chaired by Commissioners Jeffrey Fiedler and Robin Cleveland.

Any interested party may file a written statement by June 30, 2010, by mailing to the contact below. On June 30, the hearing will be held in two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. 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 http://www.uscc.gov.

DATE AND TIME:

Thursday, June 30, 2010, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission's Web Site at http://www.uscc.gov as soon as available.

ADDRESSES:

The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill in Room 562 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building located at First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20510. Public seating is limited to about 50 people on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservations are not required.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Any member of the public wishing further information concerning the hearing should contact Kathy Michels, Associate Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; phone: 202-624-1409, or via e-mail at kmichels@uscc.gov.

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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).

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Dated: June 11, 2010.

Kathleen J. Michels,

Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2010-14553 Filed 6-16-10; 8:45 am]

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