Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel, 17661-17662 [05-6913]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 66 / Thursday, April 7, 2005 / Notices Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: 503–820–2280. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The following items are on the Regional Fishery Management CCED general session agenda for April 27–28, 2005, but not necessarily in this order: A. Congressional Staff Briefing B. Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Reauthorization and Associated Legislation 1. Review 2002 Administration Positions and Current Administration Perspectives 2. Review 2002 Council Chairs’ Positions and Current Regional Councils’ Positions C. Budget Issues 1. RFMC Funding 2. NMFS Funding Issues 3. Schedule for Interim CCED Meeting on Budget Issues D. Ocean Commission Report: President’s U.S. Ocean Action Plan E. Ecosystem Management Approaches 1. NOAA-Councils Work Group Report on Guidelines 2. NOAA Activities 3. Councils Fishery Ecosystem Plan Update F. Council Member Training G. Next CCED Meeting Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503–820–2280 at least five days prior to the meeting date. Dated: April 4, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 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The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). The Liberty Science Center is authorized to receive and use five individual, captive-bred, nonreleaseable shortnose sturgeon for an educational display exhibit. This project of displaying endangered captive bred shortnose sturgeon responds directly to a recommendation of the NMFS recovery outline for this species. In addition, the facility will formulate a public education program and exhibit to increase awareness of the shortnose sturgeon and its status. This project will educate the public on shortnose sturgeon life history and the reason for its declining numbers. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17661 Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that this permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species which is the subject of the permit, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: March 31, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–6938 Filed 4–6–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel AGENCY: ACTION: Department of the Navy, DOD. Notice of closed meeting. SUMMARY: The CNO Executive Panel is to report the findings and recommendations of the East Asia Strategy Study Group to the Chief of Naval Operations. The meeting will consist of discussions on a maritime strategy for East Asia. The meeting will be held on Friday, April 22, 2005, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Chief of Naval Operations office, Room 4E540, 2000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Steve Vincent, CNO Executive Panel, 4825 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311, 703–681– 4906. Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), these matters constitute classified information that is specifically authorized by Executive Order to be kept secret in the interest of national defense and are, in fact, properly classified pursuant to such Executive Order. Accordingly, the Secretary of the Navy has determined in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of the meeting be closed to the public because they will be concerned with matters listed in section 552b(c)(1) of title 5, United States Code. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 17662 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 66 / Thursday, April 7, 2005 / Notices Dated: April 1, 2005. I. C. Le Moyne Jr., Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Alternate Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–6913 Filed 4–6–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Publication of State Plans Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107–252, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register material changes to HAVA State plans previously submitted by Alaska and Ohio. DATES: This notice is effective upon publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Whitener, Telephone 202–566– 3100 or 1–866–747–1471 (toll-free). 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 66 (Thursday, April 7, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17661-17662]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-6913]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy


Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DOD.

ACTION: Notice of closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: The CNO Executive Panel is to report the findings and 
recommendations of the East Asia Strategy Study Group to the Chief of 
Naval Operations. The meeting will consist of discussions on a maritime 
strategy for East Asia.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, April 22, 2005, from 11 a.m. 
to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Chief of Naval Operations 
office, Room 4E540, 2000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Steve Vincent, CNO Executive 
Panel, 4825 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311, 703-681-4906.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), these matters constitute 
classified information that is specifically authorized by Executive 
Order to be kept secret in the interest of national defense and are, in 
fact, properly classified pursuant to such Executive Order. 
Accordingly, the Secretary of the Navy has determined in writing that 
the public interest requires that all sessions of the meeting be closed 
to the public because they will be concerned with matters listed in 
section 552b(c)(1) of title 5, United States Code.


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    Dated: April 1, 2005.
I. C. Le Moyne Jr.,
Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy, Alternate 
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-6913 Filed 4-6-05; 8:45 am]
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