Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 29922-29923 [E6-7875]

Download as PDF 29922 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 100 / Wednesday, May 24, 2006 / Notices Federalism implications as that term is defined in Executive Order 13132. Administrative Procedure Act/ Regulatory Flexibility Act Prior notice and an opportunity for public comment are not required by the Administrative Procedure Act or any other law for rules concerning public property, grants, benefits, and contracts (5 U.S.C. 553(a)(2)). Because notice and opportunity for comments are not required pursuant to U.S.C. 553 or any other law, the analytical requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) are inapplicable. Therefore, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required and none has been prepared. Dated: May 17, 2006. Mark E. Brown, Chief Financial Officer, OAR, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E6–7968 Filed 5–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 051806B] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. DATES: The Council and its advisory entities will meet June 11–16, 2006. The Council meeting will begin on Tuesday, June 13, at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through Friday, June 16. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404; telephone: (650) 570–5700. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: (503) 820–2280. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 May 23, 2006 Jkt 208001 The following items are on the Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order: A. Call to Order 1. Opening Remarks and Introductions 2. Roll Call 3. Executive Director’s Report 4. Approve Agenda B. Administrative Matters 1. Future Council Meeting Agenda Planning 2. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 3. Legislative Matters 4. Fiscal Matters 5. Appointments to Advisory Bodies, Standing Committees, and Other Forum, Including any Necessary Changes to Council Operating Procedures 6. Council Three-Meeting Outlook, Draft September 2006 Council Meeting Agenda, and Workload Priorities C. Coastal Pelagic Species Management 1. Pacific Mackerel Harvest Guideline for 2006–07 Season 2. NMFS Report D. Habitat 1. Current Habitat Issues E. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. Changes to Routine Management Measures for 2007–08 Season 2. Exempted Fishing Permits for 2007–08 Season 3. Albacore Management F. Groundfish Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Tentative Adoption of 2007–08 Groundfish Fishery Specifications/ Management Measures and Amendment 16–4 3. Trawl Individual Quota Analysis Review of Stage I Document 4. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 5. Council Clarification of Tentative Adoption of 2007–08 Groundfish Fishery Specifications/Management Measures and Amendment 16–4 (if necessary) 6. Final Adoption of 2007–08 Groundfish Fishery Specifications/ Management Measures and Amendment 16–4 G. Salmon Management 1. Fishery Regulation Assessment Model 2. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 15 (de minimis fisheries) 3. Application of Genetic Stock Identification in Ocean Salmon Fisheries SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Schedule of Ancillary Meetings SUNDAY, June 11, 2006 Groundfish Management Team — 1 p.m. Trawl Individual Quota Committee — 1 p.m. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 MONDAY, June 12, 2006 Council Secretariat — 8 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel — 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team — 8 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel — 8 a.m. Scientific and Statistical Committee — 8 a.m. Habitat Committee — 9 a.m. Budget Committee — 10:30 a.m. Legislative Committee — 1 p.m. Enforcement Consultants — 4:30 p.m. Chair’s Reception — 6 p.m. TUESDAY, June 13, 2006 Council Secretariat — 7 a.m. California State Delegation — 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation — 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation — 7 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel — 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team — 8 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel — 8 a.m. Scientific and Statistical Committee — 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants — As necessary WEDNESDAY, June 14, 2006 Council Secretariat — 7 a.m. California State Delegation — 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation — 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation — 7 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel — 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team — 8 a.m. Salmon Amendment Committee — 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants — As necessary THURSDAY, June 15, 2006 Council Secretariat — 7 a.m. California State Delegation — 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation — 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation — 7 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel — 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team — 8 a.m. Salmon Advisory Subpanel — 8 a.m. Salmon Technical Team — 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants — As necessary FRIDAY, June 16, 2006 Council Secretariat — 7 a.m. California State Delegation — 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation — 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation — 7 a.m. Enforcement Consultants — As necessary Groundfish Advisory Subpanel — As necessary Groundfish Management Team — As necessary 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 E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 100 / Wednesday, May 24, 2006 / Notices 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. 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 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: May 18, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–7875 Filed 5–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 051806D] South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a joint meeting of its Habitat and Ecosystem-based Management Committees, Snapper Grouper Committee, a joint meeting of its King and Spanish Mackerel Committee and Advisory Panel, King and Spanish Mackerel Committee, Scientific and Statistical Selection Committee (CLOSED SESSION), Joint Executive/ Finance Committees, Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee and a meeting of the full Council. In addition, the Council will hold a public input session. DATES: The meetings will be held on June 12–16, 2006. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. The meetings will be held at the Wyndham Grand Bay Hotel, 2669 South Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove, FL 33133; telephone: (1–800) 996–3426 or (305) 858–9600, fax: (305) 859–2026. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, One jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 May 23, 2006 Jkt 208001 Southpark Circle, Suite 306, Charleston, SC 29407- 4699. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free at (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; e-mail: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Dates 1. Joint Habitat and Ecosystem-Based Management Committees Meeting: June 12, 2006, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and June 13, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon. The Habitat and Ecosystem-Based Management Committees will receive results and recommendations from a joint meeting of the Habitat and Coral Advisory Panels, receive a report regarding the status of the Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) development, and an overview of items for consideration in the FEP Comprehensive Amendment. The Committees will develop recommendations for the FEP and the FEP Comprehensive Amendment. 2. Snapper Grouper Committee Meeting: June 13, 2006, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. and June 14, 2006, 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon The Snapper Grouper Committee will receive an overview of Amendment 14 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and recommendations from the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). Amendment 14 addresses the use of marine protected areas for deepwater snapper grouper species. The Committee will discuss highly migratory species considerations associated with the amendment and then develop recommendations to the Council for Amendment 14. The Committee will also receive an overview and SSC recommendations for Amendment 15 to the Snapper Grouper FMP. Amendment 15 addresses rebuilding schedules for snowy grouper, golden tilefish, black sea bass, and red porgy; recreational sale; permit issues (incorporation and 60-day renewal), size limits for queen triggerfish, and fishing year changes for golden tilefish. After discussing the biological opinion for the snapper grouper fishery, the Committee will make recommendations to the Council regarding Amendment 15. The Committee will receive additional presentations from the SSC regarding cooperative research and data collection, a red porgy SEDAR update, data collection recommendations for species like snowy grouper; and presentations from NMFS on landings, the status of Amendment 13C addressing overfishing, and quota monitoring. The Committee will PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29923 develop recommendations for the Council following the SSC and NMFS presentations. June 13, 2006, 4:30 p.m. - The Council will hold a Public Input Session. Members of the public are invited to address the Council on items listed on the agenda or any other fishery issue that falls under the jurisdiction of the Council. 3. Joint Mackerel Committee and Advisory Panel (AP) Meeting: June 14, 2006, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Mackerel Committee and AP will receive a report from the SSC on king mackerel stock identification and an overview from Council staff of framework actions that will meet management requirements. The AP will provide input and recommendations to the Committee. 4. Mackerel Committee Meeting: June 15, 2006, 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. The Mackerel Committee will meet to develop recommendations on items for framework action or to include in the FEP Comprehensive Amendment. 5. Joint Executive Finance Committee Meeting: June 15, 2006, 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon The Committees will receive an update on Calendar Year 2006 budget, activities schedule, FMP timelines, and the status of the President’s Fiscal Year 2007 budget. The Committees will then review and approve the Regional Operations Agreement for the Council/ NMFS Southeast Regional Office teams responsible for drafting management documents. 6. SEDAR Committee Meeting: June 15, 2006, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. The SEDAR Committee will receive an SSC briefing on the Research and Monitoring Report and receive a report on SEDAR Steering Committee meeting. The Committee will provide input on future species to be assessed through the SEDAR process and provide recommendations for the Council. 7. SSC Selection Committee Meeting: June 15, 2006, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Closed Session) The SSC Selection Committee will meet to review applications and develop recommendations for the Council on the appointment of members to the SSC. 8. Council Session: June 15, 2006, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. and June 16, 2006, 8:30 a.m. 12 noon From 4 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., the Council will call the meeting to order, adopt the E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 051806B]


Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION:  Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY:  The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory entities will hold public meetings.

DATES:  The Council and its advisory entities will meet June 11-16, 
2006. The Council meeting will begin on Tuesday, June 13, at 8 a.m., 
reconvening each day through Friday, June 16. All meetings are open to 
the public, except a closed session will be held from 8 a.m. until 9 
a.m. on Tuesday, June 13 to address litigation and personnel matters. 
The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its 
scheduled business.

ADDRESSES:  The meetings will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1221 
Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404; telephone: (650) 570-5700.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive 
Director; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Council 
agenda, but not necessarily in this order:
A. Call to Order
    1. Opening Remarks and Introductions
    2. Roll Call
    3. Executive Director's Report
    4. Approve Agenda
B. Administrative Matters
    1. Future Council Meeting Agenda Planning
    2. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes
    3. Legislative Matters
    4. Fiscal Matters
    5. Appointments to Advisory Bodies, Standing Committees, and Other 
Forum, Including any Necessary Changes to Council Operating Procedures
    6. Council Three-Meeting Outlook, Draft September 2006 Council 
Meeting Agenda, and Workload Priorities
C. Coastal Pelagic Species Management
    1. Pacific Mackerel Harvest Guideline for 2006-07 Season
    2. NMFS Report
D. Habitat
    1. Current Habitat Issues
E. Highly Migratory Species Management
    1. Changes to Routine Management Measures for 2007-08 Season
    2. Exempted Fishing Permits for 2007-08 Season
    3. Albacore Management
F. Groundfish Management
    1. NMFS Report
    2. Tentative Adoption of 2007-08 Groundfish Fishery Specifications/
Management Measures and Amendment 16-4
    3. Trawl Individual Quota Analysis - Review of Stage I Document
    4. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments
    5. Council Clarification of Tentative Adoption of 2007-08 
Groundfish Fishery Specifications/Management Measures and Amendment 16-
4 (if necessary)
    6. Final Adoption of 2007-08 Groundfish Fishery Specifications/
Management Measures and Amendment 16-4
G. Salmon Management
    1. Fishery Regulation Assessment Model
    2. Fishery Management Plan Amendment 15 (de minimis fisheries)
    3. Application of Genetic Stock Identification in Ocean Salmon 
Fisheries

Schedule of Ancillary Meetings

SUNDAY, June 11, 2006

Groundfish Management Team -- 1 p.m.
Trawl Individual Quota Committee -- 1 p.m.

MONDAY, June 12, 2006

Council Secretariat -- 8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel -- 8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team -- 8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel -- 8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee -- 8 a.m.
Habitat Committee -- 9 a.m.
Budget Committee -- 10:30 a.m.
Legislative Committee -- 1 p.m.
Enforcement Consultants -- 4:30 p.m.
Chair's Reception -- 6 p.m.

TUESDAY, June 13, 2006

Council Secretariat -- 7 a.m.
California State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel -- 8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team -- 8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel -- 8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee -- 8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants -- As necessary

WEDNESDAY, June 14, 2006

Council Secretariat -- 7 a.m.
California State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel -- 8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team -- 8 a.m.
Salmon Amendment Committee -- 8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants -- As necessary

THURSDAY, June 15, 2006

Council Secretariat -- 7 a.m.
California State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel -- 8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team -- 8 a.m.
Salmon Advisory Subpanel -- 8 a.m.
Salmon Technical Team -- 8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants -- As necessary

FRIDAY, June 16, 2006

Council Secretariat -- 7 a.m.
California State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation -- 7 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants -- As necessary
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel -- As necessary
Groundfish Management Team -- As necessary
    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

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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.

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 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: May 18, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-7875 Filed 5-23-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S