Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements; Public Hearing Notification, 37647 [2012-15341]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 121 / Friday, June 22, 2012 / Proposed Rules Fundraising for Third-Party Non-Profit Organizations). wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS (f) A noncommercial educational television station may interrupt regular programming to conduct fundraising activities on behalf of a third-party nonprofit organization, provided that such fundraising activities do not exceed one percent of the station’s total annual airtime. For purposes of this paragraph, a non-profit organization is an entity that qualifies as a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. (1) Opt-In Notification. A noncommercial educational television station that intends to interrupt regular programming to conduct fundraising activities on behalf of third-party nonprofit organizations must file an opt-in notification with the FCC prior to engaging in such fundraising activities. (2) Audience Disclosure. A noncommercial educational television station that interrupts regular programming to conduct fundraising activities on behalf of third-party nonprofit organizations must air a disclosure during such activities clearly stating that the fundraiser is not for the benefit of the station itself and identifying the entity for which it is fundraising and the specific cause, if any, supported by the fundraiser. The station must air the audience disclosure at the beginning and the end of each fundraising program and at least once during each hour in which the program is on the air. (3) Reports. A noncommercial educational television station that interrupts regular programming to conduct fundraising activities on behalf of third-party non-profit organizations must file a report with the FCC on an annual basis describing such activities. These reports must include, for each fundraiser, the date and time of the fundraiser, the name of the non-profit entity benefitted by the fundraiser and whether this entity is a local organization, the specific cause, if any, supported by the fundraiser, the type of fundraising activity, the duration of the fundraiser, and the total funds raised. * * * * * 4. Section 73.3527 is amended by adding new paragraph (e)(14) to read as follows: § 73.3527 Local public inspection file of noncommercial educational stations. * * * * * (e) * * * (14) Reports on Fundraising for ThirdParty Non-Profit Organizations. For noncommercial educational FM broadcast stations a copy of each report required to be filed with the FCC by VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:18 Jun 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 § 73.503(e)(3). For noncommercial educational TV broadcast stations a copy of each report required to be filed with the FCC by § 73.621(f)(3). These reports shall be retained in the public inspection file until final action has been taken on the station’s next license renewal application. [FR Doc. 2012–12952 Filed 6–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 223 RIN 0648–BC10 Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements; Public Hearing Notification National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of public hearing. AGENCY: NMFS announces a sixth public hearing to be held in Miami, FL on July 6, 2012, to answer questions and receive public comments on the proposed rule to withdraw the alternative tow time restriction and require all skimmer trawls, pusher-head trawls, and wing nets (butterfly trawls) rigged for fishing to use turtle excluder devices (TEDs) in their nets, which was published in the Federal Register on May 10, 2012. In the proposed rule, we announced five public hearings to be held in Morehead City, NC, Larose, LA, Belle Chasse, LA, D’Iberville, MS, and Bayou La Batre, AL. DATES: A public hearing will be held on July 6, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Miami, FL. Written comments (see ADDRESSES) will be accepted through July 9, 2012. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further details. ADDRESSES: As published on May 10, 2012 (77 FR 27411), you may submit comments on this proposed rule, identified by 0648–BC10, by any of the following methods: • Electronic Submissions: Submit all electronic public comments via the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. • Mail: Michael Barnette, Southeast Regional Office, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. • Fax: 727–824–5309; Attention: Michael Barnette. Instructions: All comments received are a part of the public record and will SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 37647 generally be posted to http:// www.regulations.gov without change. All Personal Identifying Information (for example, name, address, etc.) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. We will accept anonymous comments (enter N/A in the required fields, if you wish to remain anonymous). You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, WordPerfect, or Adobe PDF file formats only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Barnette, 727–551–5794. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The date, time and location of the hearing is as follows: 1. Friday, July 6, 2012, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Miami, FL: Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay, 1633 N. Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33132, (305) 374–3900 or (866) 257–5990. These hearings are physically accessible to people with disabilities; a Spanish language interpreter will be available, if needed. Dated: June 18, 2012. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–15341 Filed 6–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 635 [Docket No. 120416016–2151–01] RIN 0648–BB96 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Silky Shark Management Measures National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments. AGENCY: This rule would implement the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) recommendation 11–08, which prohibits retaining, transshipping, or landing of silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) caught in association with ICCAT fisheries. In order to improve domestic enforcement capabilities, the National Marine Fisheries Service is also proposing to prohibit the storing, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JNP1.SGM 22JNP1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 121 (Friday, June 22, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 37647]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-15341]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 223

RIN 0648-BC10


Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements; Public 
Hearing Notification

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

ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of public hearing.

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SUMMARY: NMFS announces a sixth public hearing to be held in Miami, FL 
on July 6, 2012, to answer questions and receive public comments on the 
proposed rule to withdraw the alternative tow time restriction and 
require all skimmer trawls, pusher-head trawls, and wing nets 
(butterfly trawls) rigged for fishing to use turtle excluder devices 
(TEDs) in their nets, which was published in the Federal Register on 
May 10, 2012. In the proposed rule, we announced five public hearings 
to be held in Morehead City, NC, Larose, LA, Belle Chasse, LA, 
D'Iberville, MS, and Bayou La Batre, AL.

DATES: A public hearing will be held on July 6, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. 
in Miami, FL. Written comments (see ADDRESSES) will be accepted through 
July 9, 2012. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further details.

ADDRESSES: As published on May 10, 2012 (77 FR 27411), you may submit 
comments on this proposed rule, identified by 0648-BC10, by any of the 
following methods:
     Electronic Submissions: Submit all electronic public 
comments via the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov.
     Mail: Michael Barnette, Southeast Regional Office, NMFS, 
263 13th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
     Fax: 727-824-5309; Attention: Michael Barnette.
    Instructions: All comments received are a part of the public record 
and will generally be posted to http://www.regulations.gov without 
change. All Personal Identifying Information (for example, name, 
address, etc.) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly 
accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or 
otherwise sensitive or protected information. We will accept anonymous 
comments (enter N/A in the required fields, if you wish to remain 
anonymous). You may submit attachments to electronic comments in 
Microsoft Word, Excel, WordPerfect, or Adobe PDF file formats only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Barnette, 727-551-5794.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The date, time and location of the hearing 
is as follows:
    1. Friday, July 6, 2012, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Miami, FL: Marriott 
Miami Biscayne Bay, 1633 N. Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33132, (305) 374-
3900 or (866) 257-5990.
    These hearings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities; a Spanish language interpreter will be available, if 
needed.

    Dated: June 18, 2012.
Alan D. Risenhoover,
Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-15341 Filed 6-21-12; 8:45 am]
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