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The United States
House of Representatives
Select Committee
on
U.S. National Security and
Military/Commercial Concerns
with the People's Republic of China

Rep. Christopher Cox, Chairman
Member, House Leadership
Chairman, House Policy Committee
Member: Committe on Commerce,
Committee on Government Reform and Oversight

Rep. Norman Dicks, Ranking Democrat
Ranking Member: Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Member: Committee on Appropriations

Rep. Porter Goss, Vice Chairman
Chairman, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Member: Committee on Rules

Rep. Doug Bereuter
Member: Committee on International Relations,
Committee on Banking and Financial Services

Rep. James V. Hansen
Chairman, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct
Member: Committee on National Security,
Committee on Resources

Rep. John M. Spratt, Jr.
Member: Committee on National Security,
Committee on Budget and Financial Services

Rep. Curt Weldon
Member: Committee on National Security,
Committee on Science

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard
Member: Committee on Banking and Financial Services,
Committee on Budget

Rep. Bobby Scott
Member: Committee on Judiciary,
Committee on Education and the Workforce



A NOTE ON REDACTION

This three-volume report is an unclassified, redacted version of the Final Report of the
Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the Peoples Republic of China issued on January 3, 1999. The Final Report was, when issued, and remains today, classified Top Secret. Certain source materials included in the Final Report were submitted to the Executive branch during the period August-December 1998 for declassified review in order to facilitate the production of an unclassified report. The Select Committee sought declassification review of the entire report on January 3, 1999. The House of Representatives extended the life of the Select Committee for 90 days for the purpose of continuing to work with the Executive Branch to declassify the Final Report. A further 30-day extension was voted by the House of Representatives on March __ , 1999. Following an extended series of negotiations between the House of Representatives and the Executive branch, a number of material deletions have been made to the Final Report. The sole purpose of these redactions is to protect U.S. intelligence sources and methods. As a result of the redaction process, a number of significant events, facts, and analyses have been omitted from this three-volume report. In several cases, factual examples substanting assertions in the report have been deleted. In some cases, explicit findings of the Select Committee have been necessarily suppressed. The Select Committee's classified Final Report, therefore, remains the definitive product of its investigation and analysis.