Meetings: Materials Technical Advisory Committee,

[Federal Register: November 25, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 227)]


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Bureau of Export Administration

Materials Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting

The Materials Technical Advisory Committee will meet December 17, 1998, 10:30 a.m., Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 6029, 14th Street between Constitution & Pennsylvania Avenues, N.W., Washington, D.C. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to materials and related technology.


General Session

  1. Opening remarks by the Chairman.

  2. Presentation of papers and comments by the public.

  3. Discussion of Biological Weapons Convention protocol.

    Executive Session

  4. Discussion of matters properly classified under Executive Order 12958, dealing with U.S. export control programs and strategic criteria related thereto.

    The General Session of the meeting will be open to the public and a limited number of seats will be available. Reservations are not required. To the extent time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or after the meeting.

    However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the materials should be forwarded prior to the meeting to the address below:

    Ms. Lee Ann Carpenter, BXA MS: 3886C, U.S. Department of Commerce, 15 St. & Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20230

    The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on February 24, 1998, pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as

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    amended, that the series of meetings or portions of meetings of the Committee and of any Subcommittee thereof dealing with the classified materials listed in 5 U.S.C. 552(c)(1) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in section 10(a)(1) and (a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The remaining series of meetings or portions thereof will be open to the public. A copy of the Notice of Determination to close meetings or portions of meetings of the Committee is available for public inspection and copying in the Central Reference and Records Inspection Facility, Room 6020, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. For more information call Ms. Lee Ann Carpenter at (202) 482-2583.

    Dated: November 19, 1998. Lee Ann Carpenter, Committee Liaison Officer.

    [FR Doc. 98-31558Filed11-24-98; 8:45 am]

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