Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 62998-62999 [E6-18031]

Download as PDF 62998 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 208 / Friday, October 27, 2006 / Notices be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under secion 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens 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 Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at 978– 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 24, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–18026 Filed 10–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 102306D] Pacific 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 Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. The Council and its advisory entities will meet November 12–17, 2006. The Council meeting will begin on Monday, November 13, at 2:30 pm, reconvening each day through Friday, November 17. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 13 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. DATES: The meetings will be held at the Hilton San Diego/Del Mar Hotel, 15575 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014; telephone: (858) 792– 5200.Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:53 Oct 26, 2006 Jkt 211001 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. Updated Research and Data Needs 3. Legislative Matters 4. Fiscal Matters 5. Appointments of Council Officers and Members of Advisory Bodies, Standing Committees, and Other Forums, Including the 2007–09 Advisory Body Term, and any Necessary Changes to Council Operating Procedures 6. Council Three-Meeting Outlook, Draft March 2007 Council Meeting Agenda, and Workload Priorities C. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Final Changes to Routine Management Measures 3. Exempted Fishing Permits 4. Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Amendment 1: Overfishing Response for Bigeye Tuna 5. Yellowfin Tuna Status D. Groundfish Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Groundfish Bycatch Work Plan 3. Groundfish Stock Assessments for 2007 4. Exempted Fishing Permits for 2007 Fisheries 5. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 6. Shore-Based Whiting Monitoring Program 7. Intersector Allocation for Trawl Individual Quotas and Other Management Needs E. HabitatCurrent Habitat Issues F. Coastal Pelagic Species Management 1. Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment and Harvest Guideline 2. Stock Assessment Review Panel Terms of Reference for 2007 G. Pacific Halibut Management Changes to Catch Sharing Plan and 2007 Annual Regulations H. Marine Protected Areas Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Marine Protected Areas I. Salmon Management 1. Preseason Salmon Management Schedule for 2007 2. Salmon Methodology Review FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3. FMP Amendment 15 (de minimis fisheries) SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2006 Budget Committee - 4 p.m. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006 Council Secretariat - 8 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel - 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team - 8 a.m. Habitat Committee - 8 a.m. Scientific and Statistical Committee - 8 a.m. Special Session: National Marine Sanctuary RoundtableDiscussion - 8:30 a.m. Special Session: Groundfish Ecosystem ProductivityPresentation - 10:30 a.m. Enforcement Consultants - 5:30 p.m. Legislative Committee -7 p.m. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 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. Scientific and Statistical Committee - 8 a.m. Habitat Committee/Scientific and Statistical Subcommittee on Ecosystem Management - 2:30 p.m. Enforcement Consultants - As necessary WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 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 Amendment Committee - 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants - As necessary Annual Awards Banquet - 6 p.m. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 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. 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, NOVEMBER 17, 2006 Council Secretariat - 7 a.m. California State Delegation - 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation - 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation - 7 a.m. Salmon Technical Team - As necessary Enforcement Consultants - As necessary Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 208 / Friday, October 27, 2006 / Notices 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. 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: October 24, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–18031 Filed 10–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Establishment of Agreed Import Levels for Certain Cotton, Wool, Man-Made Fiber, Silk Blend and Other Vegetable Fiber Textiles and Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in the People’s Republic of China October 23, 2006. Committee for the Implementation of Textiles Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Directive to Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) establishing agreed levels. AGENCY: EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2007. Ross Arnold, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482– 4212. For information on the quota status of these limits, refer to U.S. Customs and Border Protection website (http://www.cbp.gov), or call (202) 3442650. For information on embargoes and quota re-openings, refer to the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http:// otexa.ita.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Authority: Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854); Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:53 Oct 26, 2006 Jkt 211001 62999 In the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Governments of the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China concerning Trade in Textile and Apparel Products, signed and dated November 8, 2005, and Paragraph 242 of the Report of the Working Party for the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization, the Governments of the United States and China established agreed levels for certain cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blend and other vegetable fiber textiles and textile products, produced or manufactured in China and exported to the United States during three one-year periods beginning on January 1, 2006 and extending through December 31, 2008. The agreed levels published below may be adjusted during the course of the year for ‘‘carryover’’ or ‘‘carryforward’’ under the terms of the MOU. Baby socks in HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050 shall be counted in dozen pairs. These baby socks are subject to the quota level for 332/432/632-T and the sublevel for 332/432/632-B but the correct category designation 239 will be required at the time of entry for quota purposes. In the letter published below, the Chairman of CITA directs the Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to establish the 2007 limits. A description of the textile and apparel categories in terms of HTS numbers is available in the CORRELATION: Textile and Apparel Categories with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (refer to the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http://otexa.ita.doc.gov). China and exported during the twelve-month period beginning on January 1, 2007 and extending through December 31, 2007, in excess of the following agreed levels: Philip J. Martello, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. 1 Categories 332/432/632-T: baby socks: only HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050; within Category 632: only HTS numbers 6115.20.9010, 6115.93.6020, 6115.93.9020, 6115.99.1420 and 6115.99.1820. 2 Categories 332/432/632-B: baby socks: only HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050; within Category 632: only HTS numbers 6115.93.6020, 6115.93.9020, 6115.99.1420 and 6115.99.1820. 3 Categories 338/339pt: all HTS numbers except: 6110.20.1026, 6110.20.1031, 6110.20.2067, 6110.20.2077, 6110.90.9067, and 6110.90.9071. 4 Category 359-S: only HTS numbers 6112.39.0010, 6112.49.0010, 6211.11.8010, 6211.11.8020, 6211.12.8010 and 6211.12.8020; Category 659-S: only HTS numbers 6112.31.0010, 6112.31.0020, 6112.41.0010, 6112.41.0020, 6112.41.0030, 6112.41.0040, 6211.11.1010, 6211.11.1020, 6211.12.1010 and 6211.12.1020. 5 Categories 638/639pt.: all HTS numbers except: 6110.30.2051, 6110.30.2061, 6110.30.3051, 6110.30.3057, 6110.90.9079, and 6110.90.9081. 6 Categories 647/648pt.: all HTS numbers except 6203.43.3510, 6204.63.3010, 6210.40.5031, 6210.50.5031, 6211.20.1525 and 6211.20.1555. 7 Category 666pt.: only HTS numbers 6303.12.0010 and 6303.92.2030. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements October 23, 2006. Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229. Dear Commissioner: Pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments of the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China, Concerning Trade in Textiles and Apparel Products, dated November 8, 2005, you are directed to prohibit, effective on January 1, 2007, entry into the United States for consumption and withdrawal from warehouse for consumption of cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blend and other vegetable fiber textiles and textile products in the following categories and HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050, produced or manufactured in PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Category Restraint Period 200/301 .................... 222 ........................... 229 ........................... 332/432/632-T (plus baby socks) 1.. 8,659,019 kilograms. 18,631,460 kilograms. 38,467,942 kilograms. 73,963,859 dozen pairs, of which not more than 70,318,431 dozen pairs shall be in categories 332/432/ 632-B (plus baby socks) 2. 23,424,875 dozen. 7,586,600 dozen. 9,201,612 dozen. 22,124,305 dozen. 25,634,144 dozen. 21,317,554 dozen. 5,164,454 kilograms. 116,231,482 numbers. 1,514,342 numbers. 241,880 dozen. 62,222,069 square meters. 90,221,904 square meters. 37,104,765 square meters. 9,067,571 dozen. 8,955,399 dozen. 1,084,516 kilograms. 19,853,162 dozen. 338/339pt. 3 ............. 340/640 .................... 345/645/646 ............. 347/348 .................... 349/649 .................... 352/652 .................... 359-S/659-S 4 .......... 363 ........................... 443 ........................... 447 ........................... 619 ........................... 620 ........................... 622 ........................... 638/639pt. 5 ............. 647/648pt. 6 ............. 666pt. 7 .................... 847 ........................... Baby socks in HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050 shall be counted in dozen pairs for quota purposes. These baby socks are subject to the quota level for 332/432/632-T and the sublevel for 332/432/632-B but the correct category designation 239 will be required at the time of entry for quota purposes. The agreed levels set forth above are subject to adjustment pursuant to the current E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 102306D]


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 November 12-17, 
2006. The Council meeting will begin on Monday, November 13, at 2:30 
pm, reconvening each day through Friday, November 17. All meetings are 
open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 2:30 p.m. 
until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 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 Hilton San Diego/Del Mar 
Hotel, 15575 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014; telephone: 
(858) 792-5200.Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 
7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, 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. Updated Research and Data Needs
    3. Legislative Matters
    4. Fiscal Matters
    5. Appointments of Council Officers and Members of Advisory Bodies, 
Standing Committees, and Other Forums, Including the 2007-09 Advisory 
Body Term, and any Necessary Changes to Council Operating Procedures
    6. Council Three-Meeting Outlook, Draft March 2007 Council Meeting 
Agenda, and Workload Priorities
C. Highly Migratory Species Management
    1. NMFS Report
    2. Final Changes to Routine Management Measures
    3. Exempted Fishing Permits
    4. Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Amendment 1: Overfishing Response 
for Bigeye Tuna
    5. Yellowfin Tuna Status
D. Groundfish Management
    1. NMFS Report
    2. Groundfish Bycatch Work Plan
    3. Groundfish Stock Assessments for 2007
    4. Exempted Fishing Permits for 2007 Fisheries
    5. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments
    6. Shore-Based Whiting Monitoring Program
    7. Intersector Allocation for Trawl Individual Quotas and Other 
Management Needs
E. HabitatCurrent Habitat Issues
F. Coastal Pelagic Species Management
    1. Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment and Harvest Guideline
    2. Stock Assessment Review Panel Terms of Reference for 2007
G. Pacific Halibut Management
    Changes to Catch Sharing Plan and 2007 Annual Regulations
H. Marine Protected Areas
    Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Marine Protected Areas
I. Salmon Management
    1. Preseason Salmon Management Schedule for 2007
    2. Salmon Methodology Review
    3. FMP Amendment 15 (de minimis fisheries)

SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2006

Budget Committee - 4 p.m.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006

Council Secretariat - 8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel - 8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team - 8 a.m.
Habitat Committee - 8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee - 8 a.m.
Special Session: National Marine Sanctuary RoundtableDiscussion - 8:30 
a.m.
Special Session: Groundfish Ecosystem ProductivityPresentation - 10:30 
a.m.
Enforcement Consultants - 5:30 p.m.
Legislative Committee -7 p.m.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 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.
Scientific and Statistical Committee - 8 a.m.
Habitat Committee/Scientific and Statistical Subcommittee on Ecosystem 
Management - 2:30 p.m.
Enforcement Consultants - As necessary

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 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 Amendment Committee - 8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants - As necessary
Annual Awards Banquet - 6 p.m.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 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.
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, NOVEMBER 17, 2006

Council Secretariat - 7 a.m.
California State Delegation - 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation - 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation - 7 a.m.
Salmon Technical Team - As necessary
Enforcement Consultants - As necessary
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come

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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.

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: October 24, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-18031 Filed 10-26-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-S