[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 186 (Friday, September 25, 1998)]
[Pages 51337-51338]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-25724]



Bureau of Export Administration

Materials Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially 
Closed Meeting

    A meeting of the Materials Technical Advisory Committee will be 
held October 15, 1998, 10:30 a.m., Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 
1617M-2, 14th Street Between Constitution & Pennsylvania Avenues, NW., 
Washington DC. 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. Discussion of issues related to the Biological Weapons 
Convention (BWC).
    3. Status of BWC implementation protocol negotiations.
    4. Presentation of papers and comments by the public.
Executive Session
    5. 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 
two weeks prior to the meeting to the address below:

Ms. Lee Ann Carpenter, Bureau of Export Administration, MS: 3886C, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 15 St. & Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 

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    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 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 poritions thereof will be open to the public.
    A copy of the Notice of Determination to close meetings or 
poritions 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 
further information or copies of the minutes call (202) 4822583.

Lee Ann Carpenter,
Director, Technical Advisory Committee Unit.
[FR Doc. 98-25724 Filed 9-24-98; 8:45 am]