New England Fishery Management Council; Statement of Organization, Practices, and Procedures, 21710 [2015-08969]

Download as PDF 21710 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 75 / Monday, April 20, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Telecommunications and Information Administration RIN 0648–XC849 Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting New England Fishery Management Council; Statement of Organization, Practices, and Procedures National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: The Assistant Administrator for Fisheries has approved amendments to the New England Fishery Management Council’s Statement of Organization, Practices, and Procedures. Copies of the document are available to the public. ADDRESSES: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, phone 302–674–2331, fax 302–674– 5399. In accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Magnuson Act, section 302(f)(6), each regional fishery management council is required to describe its organization and operations in a Statement of Organization, Practices, and Procedures (SOPP). The New England Fishery Management Council has amended its SOPP to be compliant with the 2006 amendments to the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Council function and responsibilities, development of acceptable biological catch, public notice, and other administrative procedures have been updated. Pursuant to 50 CFR 600.115(b), the New England Fishery Management Council’s SOPP, as amended, has been approved by the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce. The SOPP is available to the public. Copies may be obtained by contacting the Council (see ADDRESSES). An electronic version of the SOPP may be downloaded from http:// www.nefmc.org/. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: April 14, 2015 Samuel D. Rauch III, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–08969 Filed 4–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Apr 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters. DATES: The meeting will be held on May 12, 2015, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mountain Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Communication Technology Laboratory, 325 Broadway, Room 1A116, Building 81, Boulder, CO 80305. Public comments may be mailed to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4099, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to BWashington@ ntia.doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce M. Washington, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 482–6415 or BWashington@ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit NTIA’s Web site at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management in order to: License radio frequencies in a way that maximizes their public benefits; keep wireless networks as open to innovation as possible; and make wireless services available to all Americans. See Charter at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2015/csmac-2015-charter. This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. 904(b). The Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. For more information about the Committee visit: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/ csmac. Matters to Be Considered: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary to assist in developing and maintaining spectrum management policies that enable the United States to maintain or strengthen its global leadership role in the introduction of communications technology and services and innovation, thus expanding the economy, adding jobs, and increasing international trade, while at the same time providing for the expansion of existing technologies and supporting the country’s homeland security, national defense, and other critical needs of government missions. The Committee will hear reports of the following Subcommittees: 1. Enforcement 2. General Occupancy Measurements and Quantification of Federal Spectrum Use 3. Spectrum Management via Databases 4. Federal Access to Non-federal Bands (Bi-Directional Sharing) 5. Spectrum Sharing Cost Recovery Alternatives 6. Industry and Government Collaboration NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ category/csmac, prior to the meeting. To the extent that the meeting time and agenda permit, any member of the public may speak to or otherwise address the Committee regarding the agenda items. See Open Meeting and Public Participation Policy, available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/ csmac. Time and Date: The meeting will be held on May 12, 2015, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mountain Daylight Time. The times and the agenda topics are subject to change. The meeting will be available via two-way audio link and may be webcast. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ category/csmac, for the most up-to-date meeting agenda and access information. Place: The meeting will be held at the NIST Communication Technology Laboratory, 325 Broadway, Room 1A116, Building 81, Boulder, CO 80305. The meeting will be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. All visitors, especially Foreign National Visitors, must send a written request to participate in the meeting on site. Such visit requests must be provided to Mr. Washington at BWashington@ ntia.doc.gov no later than May 4, 2015. Visitors from certain states must adhere to the Real ID Act of 2005 requirements, in order to access the NIST campus. For E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC849


New England Fishery Management Council; Statement of 
Organization, Practices, and Procedures

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

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Administrator for Fisheries has approved 
amendments to the New England Fishery Management Council's Statement of 
Organization, Practices, and Procedures. Copies of the document are 
available to the public.

ADDRESSES: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, 
Mill 2, Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
phone 302-674-2331, fax 302-674-5399.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens 
Fishery Conservation and Magnuson Act, section 302(f)(6), each regional 
fishery management council is required to describe its organization and 
operations in a Statement of Organization, Practices, and Procedures 
(SOPP). The New England Fishery Management Council has amended its SOPP 
to be compliant with the 2006 amendments to the Magnuson-Stevens Act. 
Council function and responsibilities, development of acceptable 
biological catch, public notice, and other administrative procedures 
have been updated.
    Pursuant to 50 CFR 600.115(b), the New England Fishery Management 
Council's SOPP, as amended, has been approved by the Assistant 
Administrator for Fisheries, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce. 
The SOPP is available to the public. Copies may be obtained by 
contacting the Council (see ADDRESSES). An electronic version of the 
SOPP may be downloaded from http://www.nefmc.org/.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: April 14, 2015
Samuel D. Rauch III,
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-08969 Filed 4-17-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P