Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 71088 [E5-6511]

Download as PDF 71088 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 226 / Friday, November 25, 2005 / Notices Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802-4213; phone (562)980–4001; fax (562)980–4018; FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ruth Johnson or Tammy Adams (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 3, 2005, notice was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 57566) that an amendment of Permit No. 774– 1649–02 had been requested by the above-named organization. The requested amendment has been granted under authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals (50 CFR part 216). The amended permit authorizes the Holder to administer isotopes (doublylabeled water (DLW)) to and collect serial blood samples from up to 15 Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazelle) females and 30 pups to study female/pup energetics and maternal investment. Dated: November 21, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–23288 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 111605G] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Council task force to convene via Conference Call. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a task force comprised of Council members, Council staff, and Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) members via conference call to address the operations of the SSC governing their activities. DATES: The Conference Call will be held on Monday, December 12, 2005. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call and a listening station will be available. For specific locations see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:11 Nov 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Wayne Swingle, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a task force comprised of Council members, Council staff and Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) members by conference call on December 12, 2005 at 10 a.m. EST. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the operations governing activities of the SSC and to make recommendations to the Council. The Council will hear these recommendations at the meeting in Corpus Christi, TX, scheduled for January 9 - 12, 2006. A listening station for members of the public to hear the discussion will be set up at the National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Regional Office, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; contact: Virginia Fay; telephone: (727) 551–5785. A copy of related materials can be obtained by calling the Council office at (813) 348–1630. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified 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 This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Dawn Aring at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: November 18, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–6511 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Amendment to a Determination Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) November 18, 2005. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Directive to the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Amendments to CITA’s directive that determined certain textile and apparel goods from Nigeria be treated as ‘‘handloomed, handmade, folklore articles, or ethnic printed fabrics’’ and qualify for preferential treatment under the AGOA. EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Flaaten, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-3400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Sections 112(a) and 112(b)(6) of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Title I of the Trade and Development Act of 2000, Pub. L. No. 106-200) (‘‘AGOA’’), as amended by Section 7(c) of the AGOA Acceleration Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108-274) (‘‘AGOA Acceleration Act’’) (19 U.S.C. §§ 3721(a) and (b)(6)); Sections 2 and 5 of Executive Order No. 13191 of January 17, 2001; Sections 25-27 and Paras. 13-14 of Presidential Proclamation 7912 of June 29, 2005. AGOA provides preferential tariff treatment for imports of certain textile and apparel products of beneficiary subSaharan African countries, including hand-loomed, handmade, or folklore articles of a beneficiary country that are certified as such by the competent authority in the beneficiary country. The AGOA Acceleration Act further expanded AGOA by adding ethnic printed fabrics to the list of textile and apparel products made in the beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries that may be eligible for the preferential treatment described in section 112(a) of the AGOA. CITA approved Nigeria for Category 9 effective August 1, 2005. (70 FR 43397). The United States and Nigeria have agreed to add Atlantic Textiles Manufacturing Co. Ltd. to the list of companies in Annex B who are producers of ethnic printed fabrics in Nigeria. CITA notes a technical correction to this same notice. The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) number referenced in Annex B E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 111605G]


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Council task force to convene via Conference Call.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
convene a task force comprised of Council members, Council staff, and 
Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) members via conference call 
to address the operations of the SSC governing their activities.

DATES: The Conference Call will be held on Monday, December 12, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call and a listening 
station will be available. For specific locations see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 
North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Wayne Swingle, Executive Director, 
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management 
Council (Council) will convene a task force comprised of Council 
members, Council staff and Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) 
members by conference call on December 12, 2005 at 10 a.m. EST.
    The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the operations governing 
activities of the SSC and to make recommendations to the Council. The 
Council will hear these recommendations at the meeting in Corpus 
Christi, TX, scheduled for January 9 - 12, 2006.
    A listening station for members of the public to hear the 
discussion will be set up at the National Marine Fisheries Service 
Southeast Regional Office, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 
33701; contact: Virginia Fay; telephone: (727) 551-5785.
    A copy of related materials can be obtained by calling the Council 
office at (813) 348-1630.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified 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.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Dawn Aring at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: November 18, 2005.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-6511 Filed 11-23-05; 8:45 am]
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