Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 62218-62219 [2012-25117]

Download as PDF 62218 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 198 / Friday, October 12, 2012 / Notices 3 p.m.–3:30 p.m.—The SSC Selection Committee will discuss the duties and responsibilities of the SSC. 3:30 p.m.–4 p.m.—The Advisory Panel Selection Committee in a CLOSED SESSION with the FULL COUNCIL will review and appoint members to the new Ad Hoc Artificial Substrate Advisory Panel and discuss appointments of former Council members to advisory panels. 4 p.m.–5 p.m.—CLOSED SESSION— FULL COUNCIL will meet to receive a report from NOAA’s General Counsel. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Tuesday, October 30, 2012 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.—The Reef Fish Management Committee will discuss the Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota 5-Year Review, including the Socioeconomic SSC recommendations; review the Economic Evaluation of Red Snapper Allocation; take Final Action on Amendment 37—Gray Triggerfish Rebuilding Plan; review a Scoping Document for Amendment 39—Regional Management of Red Snapper; discuss the 2013 Red Snapper Season and NonCompliance by States; review a Draft Regulatory Amendment for Vermilion Snapper Annual Catch Limits and Bag Limits; take Final Action on a Regulatory Amendment to set the 2013 Gag Recreational Season and Bag Limits; discuss the SEDAR 27—Yellowtail Snapper Benchmark Assessment; review any additional comments from the Scientific and Statistical Committee and from the Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committee; and discuss Exempted Fishing Permits related to Reef Fish (if any). —Recess— Immediately following the Committee Recess will be the Informal Question & Answer Session on Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Issues. Wednesday, October 31, 2012 8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.—The Reef Fish Management Committee will continue with discussions on agenda items from the previous day. 9:30 a.m.–10 a.m.—The Joint Reef Fish/Mackerel/Red Drum Committees will meet to review changes to the aquaculture proposed rule. They will also consider modifications to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics reporting requirements suggested by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council under its Comprehensive EcosystemBased Amendment 3. 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m.—The Law Enforcement Committee will review and approve a new Gulf of Mexico Cooperative Law Enforcement Strategic Plan 2013–16 and a new Gulf of Mexico VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:59 Oct 11, 2012 Jkt 229001 Cooperative Law Enforcement Operations Plan 2013–14. —Recess— Council Wednesday, October 31, 2012 1 p.m.—The Council meeting will begin at with a Call to Order and Introductions. 1:10 p.m.–1:20 p.m.—The Council will review the agenda and approve the minutes. 1:20 p.m.–1:30 p.m.—The Council will approve the 2013 Committee Appointments. 1:30 p.m.–1:35 p.m.—The Council will review the Action Schedule. 1:35 p.m.–1:45 p.m.—The Council will review Exempted Fishing Permits (EFP), if any. 1:45 p.m.–5:30 p.m.—The Council will receive public testimony on Final Reef Fish Amendment 37—Gray Triggerfish Rebuilding Plan; a Regulatory Amendment to set the 2013 Gag Recreational Season and Bag Limits; and Exempted Fishing Permits (EFPs), if any. The Council will also hold an open public comment period regarding any other fishery issues or concerns. People wishing to speak before the Council should complete a public comment card prior to the comment period. 8:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m.—The Council will vote on Exempted Fishing Permits (if any). 8:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m.—The Council will review and discuss reports from committee meetings as follows: Ad Hoc Restoration, Reef Fish, Data Collection, Shrimp, Mackerel, SSC Selection, AP Selection, Joint Reef Fish/Mackerel/Red Drum, and Law Enforcement. 3:30 p.m.–4 p.m.—Other Business items will follow. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agendas may come before the Council and Committees for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions of the Council and Committees will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agendas and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council Office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: October 9, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–25114 Filed 10–11–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC286 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: Thursday, November 1, 2012 PO 00000 completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items. In order to further allow for such adjustments and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date/time established in this notice. The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. DATES: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet November 2– 7, 2012. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through Wednesday, November 7, 2012. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held at the end of business on Saturday, November 3, 2012 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. SUMMARY: The meetings of the Pacific Council and its advisory entities will be held at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa Hotel, 3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; telephone: (714) 540– 7000. Council Address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 198 / Friday, October 12, 2012 / Notices 62219 Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: (503) 820–2280 or (866) 806– 7204 toll free; or access the Pacific Council Web site, http:// www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Pacific Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order: J. Highly Migratory Species Management Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants As Needed 1. Council Recommendations on International Highly Migratory Species Management A. Call to Order Day 1—Friday, November 2, 2012 1. Opening Remarks 2. Roll Call 3. Executive Director’s Report 4. Approve Agenda Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team 8 a.m. Hake Carryover Workshop 8 a.m. Scientific and Statistical Committee 8 a.m. Habitat Committee 8:30 a.m. Budget Committee 3 p.m. Day 6—Wednesday, November 7, 2012 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Enforcement Consultants As Needed 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 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B. Open Comment Period 1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items C. Salmon Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Report 2. Preseason Salmon Management Schedule for 2013 3. 2012 Salmon Methodology Review 1. Current Habitat Issues E. Pacific Halibut Management 1. 2013 Pacific Halibut Regulations F. Administrative Matters 1. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 2. Fiscal Matters 3. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures 4. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning G. Coastal Pelagic Species Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) Process 3. Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment and Management for 2013, Including Preliminary EFP Proposals and Tribal Set-Aside H. Enforcement Issues wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Groundfish Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Amendment 24 (Improvements to the Groundfish Management Process) 3. Progress Report on Using Descending Devices to Mitigate Barotrauma in Recreational Fisheries 4. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments 5. Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions and Updates Jkt 229001 Schedule of Ancillary Meetings California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team 8 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Management Team 8 a.m. Scientific and Statistical Committee 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants 4:30 p.m. Day 3—Sunday, November 4, 2012 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Highly Migratory Species Management Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants As Needed Annual Awards Banquet 6 p.m. Day 4—Monday, November 5, 2012 1. Current Enforcement Issues 13:59 Oct 11, 2012 1. Fishery Ecosystem Plan 2. Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Implementation Report 3. California Current Ecosystem Report Day 2—Saturday, November 3, 2012 D. Habitat VerDate Mar<15>2010 K. Ecosystem Based Management California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m. Enforcement Consultants As Needed Day 5—Tuesday, November 6, 2012 California State Delegation 7 a.m. Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m. Washington State Delegation 7 a.m. Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: October 9, 2012. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2012–25117 Filed 10–11–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Proposed Additions to and Deletions from the Procurement List. AGENCY: The Committee is proposing to add services to the Procurement List that will be provided by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities and deletes products previously furnished by such agencies. Comments Must Be Received On or Before: 11/12/2012. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Jefferson Plaza 2, Suite 10800, 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202–3259. For Further Information or to Submit Comments Contact: Barry S. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC286


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 (Pacific Council) and 
its advisory entities will hold public meetings.

DATES: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet November 
2-7, 2012. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Saturday, November 
3, 2012 at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through Wednesday, November 7, 
2012. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will 
be held at the end of business on Saturday, November 3, 2012 to address 
litigation and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late 
as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business.

ADDRESSES: The meetings of the Pacific Council and its advisory 
entities will be held at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa Hotel, 
3050 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; telephone: (714) 540-7000.
    Council Address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive 
Director; telephone: (503) 820-2280 or (866) 806-7204 toll free; or 
access the Pacific Council Web site, http://www.pcouncil.org for the 
current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing 
materials.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Pacific 
Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order:

A. Call to Order

1. Opening Remarks
2. Roll Call
3. Executive Director's Report
4. Approve Agenda

B. Open Comment Period

1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items

C. Salmon Management

1. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Report
2. Preseason Salmon Management Schedule for 2013
3. 2012 Salmon Methodology Review

D. Habitat

1. Current Habitat Issues

E. Pacific Halibut Management

1. 2013 Pacific Halibut Regulations

F. Administrative Matters

1. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes
2. Fiscal Matters
3. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures
4. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning

G. Coastal Pelagic Species Management

1. NMFS Report
2. Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) Process
3. Pacific Sardine Stock Assessment and Management for 2013, Including 
Preliminary EFP Proposals and Tribal Set-Aside

H. Enforcement Issues

1. Current Enforcement Issues

I. Groundfish Management

1. NMFS Report
2. Amendment 24 (Improvements to the Groundfish Management Process)
3. Progress Report on Using Descending Devices to Mitigate Barotrauma 
in Recreational Fisheries
4. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments
5. Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions and Updates

J. Highly Migratory Species Management

1. Council Recommendations on International Highly Migratory Species 
Management

K. Ecosystem Based Management

1. Fishery Ecosystem Plan
2. Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Implementation Report
3. California Current Ecosystem Report

Schedule of Ancillary Meetings

Day 1--Friday, November 2, 2012

Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team 8 a.m.
Hake Carryover Workshop 8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee 8 a.m.
Habitat Committee 8:30 a.m.
Budget Committee 3 p.m.

Day 2--Saturday, November 3, 2012

California State Delegation 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation 7 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m.
Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team 8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Management Team 8 a.m.
Scientific and Statistical Committee 8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants 4:30 p.m.

Day 3--Sunday, November 4, 2012

California State Delegation 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation 7 a.m.
Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m.
Highly Migratory Species Management Team 8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants As Needed
Annual Awards Banquet 6 p.m.

Day 4--Monday, November 5, 2012

California State Delegation 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation 7 a.m.
Ecosystem Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m.
Groundfish Advisory Subpanel 8 a.m.
Groundfish Management Team 8 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants As Needed

Day 5--Tuesday, November 6, 2012

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.
Enforcement Consultants As Needed

Day 6--Wednesday, November 7, 2012

California State Delegation 7 a.m.
Oregon State Delegation 7 a.m.
Washington State Delegation 7 a.m.
Enforcement Consultants As Needed

    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 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 Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 
at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: October 9, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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