Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 72793 [2010-29690]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 227 / Friday, November 26, 2010 / Notices 2. ETRAC Member Discussion Emerging Technology Analysis. 3. Public Comments. Council to convene a public meeting. ACTION: 1. ETRAC Member Discussion Emerging Technology Analysis. The open sessions will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yspringer@bis.doc.gov no later than December 6, 2010. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via e-mail. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on October 4, 2010, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ (10)(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters the disclosure of which would be likely to frustrate significantly implementation of an agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)1 and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: November 22, 2010. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–29819 Filed 11–24–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA055 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:32 Nov 24, 2010 Jkt 223001 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a meeting of the Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committees. DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 13, 2010 and conclude by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15, 2010. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Population Dynamics Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee will meet to discuss attendance issues and problems with achieving a quorum, plus review several issues related to development of the generic annual catch limit/ accountability measures amendment. These issues include a review of the latest version of the draft acceptable biological catch control rule, and a discussion on the use of judgment calls and use of mean catch to define the overfishing limit when setting the acceptable biological catch for data poor species. The Committee will also review the use of in-season accountability measures as part of a system of accountability measures for sectors that exceed their annual catch limits, and proposed revisions to species groupings to be used in setting annual catch limits. Finally, the Committee will make recommendations for acceptable biological catch, and overfishing limit if necessary, for all stocks in the generic annual catch limit/accountability measures amendment that are still in need of such recommendations. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling (813) 348–1630 or can be downloaded from the Council’s ftp site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical SUMMARY: Closed Session: 1 p.m.–3:30 p.m. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72793 Committees will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 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 Trish Kennedy at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: November 19, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–29690 Filed 11–24–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA050 National Saltwater Angler Registry Program National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: NMFS has established an annual fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00) for registration of anglers, spear fishers and for-hire fishing vessels to register under the National Saltwater Angler Registry Program. SUMMARY: The registration fee will be required effective January 1, 2011. ADDRESSES: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist, NMFS ST–12453, 1315 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist; (301) 713–2367 x175; e-mail: Gordon.Colvin@noaa.gov. The final rule implementing the National Saltwater Angler Registry Program, 50 CFR part 600, subpart P, was published in the Federal Register on December 30, 2008. The final rule states that persons registering with NMFS must pay an annual fee effective January 1, 2011, and that NMFS will publish the annual SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA055


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Council to convene a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
convene a meeting of the Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific and 
Statistical Committees.

DATES: The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 13, 2010 
and conclude by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15, 2010.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery 
Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 
33607; telephone: (813) 348-1630.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. 
Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Atran, Population Dynamics 
Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: 
(813) 348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee will meet to discuss 
attendance issues and problems with achieving a quorum, plus review 
several issues related to development of the generic annual catch 
limit/accountability measures amendment. These issues include a review 
of the latest version of the draft acceptable biological catch control 
rule, and a discussion on the use of judgment calls and use of mean 
catch to define the overfishing limit when setting the acceptable 
biological catch for data poor species. The Committee will also review 
the use of in-season accountability measures as part of a system of 
accountability measures for sectors that exceed their annual catch 
limits, and proposed revisions to species groupings to be used in 
setting annual catch limits. Finally, the Committee will make 
recommendations for acceptable biological catch, and overfishing limit 
if necessary, for all stocks in the generic annual catch limit/
accountability measures amendment that are still in need of such 
recommendations.
    Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by 
calling (813) 348-1630 or can be downloaded from the Council's ftp 
site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before the Scientific and Statistical Committees for discussion, in 
accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical 
Committees will be restricted to those issues specifically identified 
in the agenda 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 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 Trish Kennedy at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at 
least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

    Dated: November 19, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-29690 Filed 11-24-10; 8:45 am]
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