National Saltwater Angler Registry Program, 22082 [2011-9628]

Download as PDF 22082 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 76 / Wednesday, April 20, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA368 RIN 0648–XA379 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel via conference call. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: Members of the Law Enforcement Advisory Panel will meet via conference call from 2 p.m.–4 p.m. on May 10, 2011. DATES: A listening station will be established at the Council office, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. ADDRESSES: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; e-mail: kim.iverson@safmc.net. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The LEAP will discuss nominations for selection of a Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award and develop recommendations to the Council. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the conference call. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Note: The specific end time for the conference call is subject to change. Dated: April 14, 2011. William D. Chappell, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–9529 Filed 4–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:52 Apr 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 National Saltwater Angler Registry Program National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: NMFS has designated the states of Pennsylvania and New Hampshire as exempted states for anglers, spear fishers and for-hire fishing vessels. DATES: The designation of the states as exempted states is effective on April 20, 2011. ADDRESSES: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist, NMFS ST–12453, 1315 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist; (301) 713–2367 x175; e-mail: Gordon.Colvin@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 requires persons who are angling, spear fishing or operating a for-hire fishing vessel in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone or for anadromous species to register annually with NOAA. However, persons who are licensed or registered by, or state residents who are not required to register or hold a license issued by, a state that is designated as an exempted state are not required to register with NOAA. The final rule sets forth the requirements for states to be designated as exempted states. Generally, exempted states must agree to provide to NMFS names, addresses, dates of birth and telephone numbers of the persons licensed or registered under a qualifying state license and/or registry program, or to provide catch and effort data from a qualifying regional survey of recreational fishing, and enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with NMFS to formalize the data reporting agreement. NMFS has received proposals for providing license/registry data from the states listed below, has determined that the states’ programs qualify for exempted state designation under the provisions of the final rule, and has entered into Memoranda of Agreement SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with each of the states. Therefore, pursuant to 50 CFR 600.1415(b)(3), notice is hereby given that the following states are designated as exempted states under 50 CFR 600.1415: Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. Persons who hold a valid fishing license or registration issued by these exempted states for angling, spear fishing or operating a forhire fishing vessel in tidal waters are not required to register with NOAA under 50 CFR 600.1405(b). Persons who are residents of these exempted states who are not required to hold a fishing license, or to be registered to fish under the laws of these exempted states, also are not required to register with NOAA. Dated: April 14, 2011. Eric C. Schwaab, Assistant Administrator For Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–9628 Filed 4–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Renewal of the Agricultural Advisory Committee Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Renewal. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has determined to renew the charter of its Global Markets Advisory Committee. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Martin B. White, Committee Management Officer, at 202–418–5129, or Thuy Dinh, at 202–418–5128. Written comments should be submitted to David A. Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. Electronic comments may be submitted to the Commission’s Committee Management Officer, Martin White at mwhite@cftc.gov until a Designated Federal Officer is appointed. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 76 (Wednesday, April 20, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-9628]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA368


National Saltwater Angler Registry Program

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: NMFS has designated the states of Pennsylvania and New 
Hampshire as exempted states for anglers, spear fishers and for-hire 
fishing vessels.

DATES: The designation of the states as exempted states is effective on 
April 20, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist, NMFS ST-12453, 1315 
East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gordon C. Colvin, Fishery Biologist; 
(301) 713-2367 x175; e-mail: Gordon.Colvin@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 
requires persons who are angling, spear fishing or operating a for-hire 
fishing vessel in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone or for anadromous 
species to register annually with NOAA. However, persons who are 
licensed or registered by, or state residents who are not required to 
register or hold a license issued by, a state that is designated as an 
exempted state are not required to register with NOAA. The final rule 
sets forth the requirements for states to be designated as exempted 
states. Generally, exempted states must agree to provide to NMFS names, 
addresses, dates of birth and telephone numbers of the persons licensed 
or registered under a qualifying state license and/or registry program, 
or to provide catch and effort data from a qualifying regional survey 
of recreational fishing, and enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with 
NMFS to formalize the data reporting agreement.
    NMFS has received proposals for providing license/registry data 
from the states listed below, has determined that the states' programs 
qualify for exempted state designation under the provisions of the 
final rule, and has entered into Memoranda of Agreement with each of 
the states. Therefore, pursuant to 50 CFR 600.1415(b)(3), notice is 
hereby given that the following states are designated as exempted 
states under 50 CFR 600.1415: Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. Persons 
who hold a valid fishing license or registration issued by these 
exempted states for angling, spear fishing or operating a for-hire 
fishing vessel in tidal waters are not required to register with NOAA 
under 50 CFR 600.1405(b). Persons who are residents of these exempted 
states who are not required to hold a fishing license, or to be 
registered to fish under the laws of these exempted states, also are 
not required to register with NOAA.

    Dated: April 14, 2011.
Eric C. Schwaab,
Assistant Administrator For Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-9628 Filed 4-19-11; 8:45 am]
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