Federal Register: February 19, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 33)
DOCID: fr19fe10-148 FR Doc 2010-3224
U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION
U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of open public hearing--February 25, 2010, Washington, DC.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
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 February 25, 2010, to address ``U.S. Debt to China: Implications and Repercussions.''
This is the second 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 February 25 hearing will examine China's lending activities, China's current holdings of U.S. debt and other securities and future trends, and the economic, political, diplomatic, and security implications of U.S. debt to China.
The February 25 hearing will be Cochaired by Commissioners Michael R. Wessel and Robin Cleveland.
Any interested party may file a written statement by February 25, 2010, by mailing to the contact below. On February 25, 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, February 25, 2010, 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern Standard 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.
Open Public Hearing
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: 2026241409, or via email at
Authority: Congress created the U.S.China Economic and Security
Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act
(Pub. L. 106398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated
Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 1087), as amended by Public Law 109108 (November 22, 2005).
Dated: February 12, 2010.
Kathleen J. Michels,
Associate Director, U.S.China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 20103224 Filed 21810; 8:45 am]
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