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Nuclear Regulatory Commission, comments or participation in the public transparency, judicial review, uniform
Washington, DC 20555–0001, Attention: hearing, contact Gloria Blue, (202) 395– administration of laws and regulations)
Reproduction and Distribution Services 3475. All other questions should be and status of legal reform; and (h) other
Section; by e-mail to directed to Terrence J. McCartin, Deputy WTO commitments. In addition, given
DISTRIBUTION@nrc.gov; or by fax to Assistant United States Trade the Administration’s view that China
(301) 415–2289. Telephone requests Representative for China Enforcement, should be held accountable as a full
cannot be accommodated. (202) 395–3900, or Stephen S. Kho, participant in, and beneficiary of, the
Regulatory guides are not Acting Chief Counsel for China international trading system now that
copyrighted, and Commission approval Enforcement, (202) 395–3582. most of its WTO commitments should
is not required to reproduce them. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: have been implemented (see ‘‘U.S.-
(5 U.S.C. 552(a)) China Trade Relations: Entering a New
1. Background Phase of Greater Accountability and
Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 10th day China became a Member of the WTO Enforcement,’’ issued by USTR in
of July, 2006.
on December 11, 2001. In accordance February 2006, http://www.ustr.gov/
For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory with section 421 of the U.S.-China World_Regions/North_Asia/China/
Commission. Relations Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–286), 2006_Top-to-Bottom_Review/
Brian W. Sheron, USTR is required to submit, by Section_Index.html), USTR requests that
Director, Office of Nuclear Regulatory December 11 of each year, a report to interested persons also specifically
Research. Congress on China’s compliance with identify unresolved compliance issues
[FR Doc. E6–12078 Filed 7–27–06; 8:45 am] commitments made in connection with that warrant review and evaluation by
BILLING CODE 7590–01–P its accession to the WTO, including USTR’s newly created China
both multilateral commitments and any Enforcement Task Force.
bilateral commitments made to the Written comments must be received
OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES United States. In accordance with no later than noon, Monday, September
TRADE REPRESENTATIVE section 421, and to assist it in preparing 18, 2006.
this year’s report, the TPSC is hereby A hearing will be held on Thursday,
Request for Comments and Notice of soliciting public comment. Last year’s September 28, 2006, in Room 1, 1724 F
Public Hearing Concerning China’s report is available on USTR’s Internet Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508. If
Compliance With WTO Commitments Web site (at http://www.ustr.gov/ necessary, the hearing will continue on
World_Regions/North_Asia/China/ the next day.
AGENCY: Office of the United States Persons wishing to testify orally at the
Section_Index.html).
Trade Representative. The terms of China’s accession to the hearing must provide written
ACTION: Request for comments and WTO are contained in the Protocol on notification of their intention by noon,
notice of public hearing concerning the Accession of the People’s Republic Wednesday, September 14, 2006. The
China’s compliance with its WTO of China (including its annexes) notification should include: (1) The
commitments. (Protocol), the Report of the Working name, address, and telephone number of
SUMMARY: The interagency Trade Policy
Party on the Accession of China the person presenting the testimony;
Staff Committee (TPSC) will convene a (Working Party Report), and the WTO and (2) a short (one or two paragraph)
public hearing and seek public agreements. The Protocol and Working summary of the presentation, including
Party Report can be found on the the commitments at issue and, as
comment to assist the Office of the
Department of Commerce Web page, applicable, the product(s) (with HTSUS
United States Trade Representative
http://www.mac.doc.gov/China/ numbers), service sector(s), or other
(USTR) in the preparation of its annual
WTOAccessionPackage.htm, or on the subjects to be discussed. A copy of the
report to the Congress on China’s
WTO Web site, http:// testimony must accompany the
compliance with the commitments
docsonline.wto.org (document symbols: notification. Remarks at the hearing
made in connection with its accession
WT/L/432, WT/MIN(01)/3, WT/ should be limited to no more than five
to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
MIN(01)/3/Add.1, WT/MIN(01)/3/ minutes to allow for possible questions
DATES: Persons wishing to testify at the Add.2). from the TPSC.
hearing must provide written All documents should be submitted in
notification of their intention, as well as 2. Public Comment and Hearing
accordance with the instructions in
a copy of their testimony, by noon, USTR invites written comments and/ section 3 below.
Wednesday, September 14, 2006. or oral testimony of interested persons
Written comments are due by noon, on China’s compliance with 3. Requirements for Submissions
Monday, September 18, 2006. A hearing commitments made in connection with In order to facilitate prompt
will be held in Washington, DC, on its accession to the WTO, including, but processing of submissions, USTR
Wednesday, September 28, 2006. not limited to, commitments in the strongly urges and prefers electronic (e-
ADDRESSES: following areas: (a) Trading rights; (b) mail) submissions in response to this
Submissions by electronic mail: import regulation (e.g., tariffs, tariff-rate notice. In the event that an e-mail
fr0622@ustr.eop.gov. quotas, quotas, import licenses); (c) submission is impossible, submissions
Submissions by facsimile: Gloria Blue, export regulation; (d) internal policies should be made by facsimile.
Executive Secretary, Trade Policy Staff affecting trade (e.g., subsidies, standards Persons making submissions by e-
Committee, Office of the United States and technical regulations, sanitary and mail should use the following subject
Trade Representative, (202) 395–6143. phytosanitary measures, government line: ‘‘China WTO’’ followed by (as
The public is strongly encouraged to procurement, trade-related investment appropriate) ‘‘Written Comments,’’
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submit documents electronically rather measures, taxes and charges levied on ‘‘Notice of Testimony,’’ or ‘‘Testimony.’’
than by facsimile. (See requirements for imports and exports); (e) intellectual Documents should be submitted as
submissions below.) property rights (including intellectual either Adobe PDF, WordPerfect,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For property rights enforcement); (f) MSWord, or text (.TXT) files.
procedural questions concerning written services; (g) rule of law issues (e.g., Supporting documentation submitted as

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spreadsheets are acceptable as Quattro SUMMARY: The Peace Corps has be contacted by telephone at 202–692–
Pro or Excel. For any document submitted to the Office of Management 1435 or 800–424–8580 ext 1435.
containing business confidential and Budget, a request for approval of DATES: Comments must be submitted on
information submitted electronically, Reinstatement of OMB Control Number or before August 28, 2006.
the file name of the business 0420–0531, the Career Information Need for and Use of This Information:
confidential version should begin with Consultants Waiver Form (PC–DP– The Career Information Consultants
the characters ‘‘BC-’’, and the file name 969.1.2). The purpose of this Waiver Form is used to gather contact
of the public version should begin with information collection is to gather and information from individuals who have
the characters ‘‘P-’’. The ‘‘P-’’ or ‘‘BC-’’ update contact information for volunteered to serve as career resources
should be followed by the name of the individuals who volunteer to share for current Peace Corps Volunteers and
submitter. Persons who make information about their career field, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The
submissions by e-mail should not their past or current employer(s), and form is distributed and collected by the
provide separate cover letters; their career and educational paths with Peace Corps Office of Domestic
information that might appear in a cover current and returned Peace Corps Programs, Returned Volunteer Services
letter should be included in the Volunteers. The purpose of this notice Division. The Returned Volunteer
submission itself. Similarly, to the is to allow for public comment on Services Division provides transition
extent possible, any attachments to the whether the proosed collection of assistance to returning and recently-
submission should be included in the information is necessary for the proper returned Volunteers through the Career
same file as the submission itself, and performance of the functions of the Information Consultants project and
not as separate files. Peace Corps, including whether the other career, educational, and
Written comments, notices of information will have practical use; the readjustment activities. The purpose of
testimony, and testimony will be placed accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the this information collection is to gather
in a file open to public inspection burden of the proposed information and update contact information for the
pursuant to 15 CFR 2003.5, except collection, including the validity of the Career Information Consultants database
confidential business information methodology and assumptions used; and publication. There is no other
exempt from public inspection in ways to enhance the quality, utility and means of obtaining the required data.
accordance with 15 CFR 2003.6. the clarity of the information to be The Career Information Consultants
Confidential business information collected; and, ways to minimize the project supports the need to assist
submitted in accordance with 15 CFR burden of the collection of information returned volunteers and enhance the
2003.6 must be clearly marked on those who are to respond, including agency’s capability to serve this
‘‘BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL’’ at the top through the use of automated collection population as required by Congressional
of each page, including any cover letter techniques, when appropriate, and other legislation.
or cover page, and must be accompanied forms of information technology. This is Respondent’s Obligation to Reply:
by a nonconfidential summary of the a Request for Reinstatement of expired Voluntary
confidential information. All public OMB Control Number 0420–0531. Five Burden on the Public:
documents and nonconfidential (5) comments were received in response a. Annual reporting burden: 167
summaries shall be available for public to the Peace Corps’ Federal Register hours.
inspection in the USTR Reading Room. Notice that was published January 12, b. Annual recordkeeping burden: 0
The USTR Reading Room is open to the 2006, Volume 71, No. 8, 60 days. These hours.
public, by appointment only, from 10 comments were evaluated. c. Estimated average burden per
a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Comments regarding the number of response: 5 minutes.
Monday through Friday. An available options for career field(s) d. Frequency of response: Once, every
appointment to review the file may be suggested that the original number of three years.
made by calling (202) 395–6186. options was too high and made the form e. Estimated number of likely
Appointments must be scheduled at difficult to read. The form was revised respondents: 2000.
least 48 hours in advance. to include a fewer number of options f. Estimated cost to respondents: $0.
General information concerning USTR and the font size was increased. At this time, responses will be
may be obtained by accessing its Comments regarding the number of returned by mail.
Internet Web site (http://www.ustr.gov). entries from a single respondent This notice is issued in Washington, DC on
suggested that respondents were listed July 19, 2006.
Carmen Suro-Bredie,
too many times. The form was revised Wilbert Bryant,
Chairman, Trade Policy Staff Committee. to limit the number of entries allowed Associate Director for Management.
[FR Doc. E6–12133 Filed 7–27–06; 8:45 am] from each respondent. Comments [FR Doc. 06–6520 Filed 7–27–06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3110–W6–P regarding the title of career field options BILLING CODE 6051–01–M
suggested that there was repetition in
the titles and that some titles were
PEACE CORPS confusing. The form was revised to
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD
include standard occupational titles.
Proposed Agency Information Comments regarding the number of
Collection Activities: Career Proposed Collection; Comment
pages in the print publication suggested Request
Information Consultants Waiver Form that the book was too large and difficult
(PC–DP–969.1.2) to manage. The directory will now only Summary: In accordance with the
AGENCY: Peace Corps. be available in electronic form. requirement of Section 3506 (c)(2)(A) of
A copy of the information collection the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
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ACTION: Notice of Reinstatement of OMB


may be obtained from Ms. Tamara which provides opportunity for public
Control Number 0420–0531, with
Webb, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic comment on new or revised data
changes, of a previously approved
Programs, Returned Volunteer Services, collections, the Railroad Retirement
collection for which approval has
1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2132, Board (RRB) will publish periodic
expired.
Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Webb can summaries of proposed data collections.

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