Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meeting, 29628-29629 [2015-12507]

Download as PDF 29628 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 99 / Friday, May 22, 2015 / Notices the final agenda that will be posted on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Web site at http:// www.nist.gov/baldrige/community/ overseers.cfm. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak, but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, Attention Nancy Young, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20899–1020, via fax at 301–975–4967 or electronically by email to nancy.young@ nist.gov. All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Nancy Young no later than 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday, June 4, 2015, and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact Nancy Young. Contact Ms. Young, by email at nancy.young@nist.gov or by phone at (301) 975–2361. Also, please note that under the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–13), federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. NIST also currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver’s license. For detailed information please contact Ms. Young or visit: http://www.nist.gov/public_ affairs/visitor/. Kevin Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2015–12571 Filed 5–21–15; 8:45 am] The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Executive Committee will meet to review scientific information affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Monday, June 8, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel, 250 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801; telephone: (603) 431–2300; fax: (603) 433–5649. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Items The Executive Committee will meet to review proposed changes to the National Standard Guidelines (80 Federal Register 2786). The Committee will develop recommended comments that will be discussed by the full Council at its June 16–18, 2015 meeting. Subsequent to that discussion, the Committee will discuss administrative issues of the Council and address other business as necessary. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: May 19, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–12493 Filed 5–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES RIN 0648–XD956 RIN 0648–XD960 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 May 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of public meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. ACTION: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (GMFMC) will hold meetings of the: Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem, Mackerel, and Data Collection Committees, Full Council (Closed Session) Scientific and Statistical and Reef Fish Advisory Panel Selection; Reef Fish, Shrimp and Joint Coral and Habitat Management Committees; in conjunction with a meeting of the Full Council. The Council will also hold a formal public comment session. DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 8 until 4 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2015. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Beachside Hotel, 3841 North Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL 33040 (305) 296–8100. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Douglas Gregory, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630; fax: (813) 348–1711; email: doug.gregory@ gulfcouncil.org. SUMMARY: The agenda items for discussion during each individual management committee meeting are as follows: Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Committee Agenda, Monday, June 8, 2015, 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.: • Review of Draft Letter on National Standard 1 Proposed Revisions • Review of Council Coordinating Committee (CCC) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) White Paper Mackerel Management Committee Agenda, Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.: • Final Action on Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Framework Amendment 3: Gulf of Mexico King Mackerel Gillnet Fishery Management Modifications • Joint Draft Options Paper for CMP Amendment 26: Modifications to Allocations, Stock Boundaries, and Sale provisions for Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Migratory Groups of King Mackerel • Discussion of Potential CMP Amendment 28: Separating Permits for Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Migratory Groups of King Mackerel SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 99 / Friday, May 22, 2015 / Notices • Scoping Workshop Summaries on Proposed CMP Amendments 26 and 28 Data Collection Management Committee Agenda, Monday, June 8, 2015, 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.: • Joint Options Paper for Electronic Charter Vessel Reporting • Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Fishing Effort Transition Plan Scientific and Statistical Management Selection Committee Agenda, Full Council—CLOSED SESSION, Monday, June 8, 2015, 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.: • Appointments to Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC) Reef Fish Advisory Panel Selection Committee Agenda, Full Council— CLOSED SESSION, Monday, June 8, 2015, 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.: • Appointments to the Restructured Reef Fish Advisory Panel (AP) — Recess — asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Reef Fish Management Committee Agenda, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.: • SSC Review of Alternative Red Snapper Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY) Proxies • SSC Review of the effect of recalibrated recreational removals and recreational selectivity on estimates of Overfishing Limits (OFL), Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC), and MSY for Gulf Red Snapper • Options Paper—Framework Action to set Gag Annual Catch Limit (ACL) and Recreational Season • SSC Recommendations for Hogfish and Mutton Snapper OFL and ABC • Options Paper—Joint Generic South Florida Management • Updated Draft Amendment 28: Red Snapper Allocation • Draft Framework Action to Allow NMFS to withhold a Portion of the Commercial Red Snapper Quota • Revised Alternatives—Amendment 39: Regional Management of Recreational Red Snapper • Scoping Summaries on Amendment 36: Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Modifications • Grouper/Tilefish IFQ 5-Year Review — Recess — Reef Fish Management Committee Agenda continued, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.: • Report of the Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter For-Hire Advisory Panel (AP) • Report of the Ad Hoc Reef Fish Headboat AP • Other Business VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 May 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 Shrimp Management Committee Agenda, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m.: • Final Action on Shrimp Amendment 15: Status Determination Criteria for Penaeid Shrimp and Adjustments to the Shrimp Framework Procedure • Draft Options Paper for Shrimp Amendment 17: Addressing the Expiration of the Shrimp Permit Moratorium Joint Coral and Habitat Management Committee Agenda, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 11 a.m. until 12 noon: • Coral SSC and AP Summary Report Council Session Agenda, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.: Call to Order, Announcements, Introductions, Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes 1:45 p.m.–2 p.m.: Review of and Vote on Exempted Fishing Permits (EFPs), if any. 2:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: The Council will receive presentations reviewing changes from proposed to final rule implementation of the Gulf Aquaculture Fishery Management Plan (FMP), Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Issues, Spawning Potential Ratios, and Southeast Data Assessment and Review (SEDAR). 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: The Council will receive public testimony for Final Action on Framework Action: Modifications to the Commercial King Mackerel Gillnet Fishery in the Gulf of Mexico, Final Action on Shrimp Amendment 15: Status Determination Criteria for Penaeid Shrimp and Adjustments to the Shrimp Framework Procedure, Revised Reef Fish Amendment 28—Red Snapper Allocation; and open public comment regarding other fishery issues or concerns. — Recess — Joint Council Session with South Atlanta Council Agenda (Doubletree Hotel), Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:45 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.: 8:45 a.m.–5:30 p.m.: The councils will receive committee reports from the Data Collection, Mackerel and Reef Fish Management Committees. Council Session Agenda, Friday, June 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m.—4 p.m.: 8:30 a.m.–12 noon: The Council will continue to receive committee reports from Reef Fish, Mackerel, and Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Management Committees. — Recess — 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: The Council will receive a committee report from the PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29629 Shrimp, Joint Habitat/Coral, and SSC Panelists and AP Members Selected. 3:30 p.m.–4 p.m.: The Council will review Other Business. A presentation on the Gulf of Mexico Habitat Mapping and Water Quality Monitoring Project. — Adjourn — The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted on the Council’s file server, which can be accessed by going to the Council Web site at http://www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on FTP Server under Quick Links. For meeting materials see folder ‘‘Briefing Books/Briefing Book 2015–06’’ on Gulf Council file server. The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. The meetings will be Webcast over the Internet. A link to the Webcast will be available on the Council’s Web site, http:// www.gulfcouncil.org. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified 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 Kathy Pereira at the Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 99 (Friday, May 22, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD960


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council); Public 
Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery 
Management Council.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (GMFMC) will 
hold meetings of the: Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem, Mackerel, and 
Data Collection Committees, Full Council (Closed Session) Scientific 
and Statistical and Reef Fish Advisory Panel Selection; Reef Fish, 
Shrimp and Joint Coral and Habitat Management Committees; in 
conjunction with a meeting of the Full Council. The Council will also 
hold a formal public comment session.

DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 
8 until 4 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2015.

ADDRESSES:
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Beachside 
Hotel, 3841 North Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL 33040 (305) 296-
8100.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 
North Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Douglas Gregory, Executive 
Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 
348-1630; fax: (813) 348-1711; email: doug.gregory@gulfcouncil.org.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The agenda items for discussion during each 
individual management committee meeting are as follows:

    Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem Committee Agenda, Monday, June 8, 
2015, 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.:

 Review of Draft Letter on National Standard 1 Proposed 
Revisions
 Review of Council Coordinating Committee (CCC) National 
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) White Paper

    Mackerel Management Committee Agenda, Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:30 
a.m. until 11:30 a.m.:

 Final Action on Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Framework 
Amendment 3: Gulf of Mexico King Mackerel Gillnet Fishery Management 
Modifications
 Joint Draft Options Paper for CMP Amendment 26: Modifications 
to Allocations, Stock Boundaries, and Sale provisions for Gulf of 
Mexico and Atlantic Migratory Groups of King Mackerel
 Discussion of Potential CMP Amendment 28: Separating Permits 
for Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Migratory Groups of King Mackerel

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 Scoping Workshop Summaries on Proposed CMP Amendments 26 and 
28

    Data Collection Management Committee Agenda, Monday, June 8, 2015, 
1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.:

 Joint Options Paper for Electronic Charter Vessel Reporting
 Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Fishing Effort 
Transition Plan

    Scientific and Statistical Management Selection Committee Agenda, 
Full Council--CLOSED SESSION, Monday, June 8, 2015, 2:30 p.m. until 
4:30 p.m.:

 Appointments to Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC)

    Reef Fish Advisory Panel Selection Committee Agenda, Full Council--
CLOSED SESSION, Monday, June 8, 2015, 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.:

 Appointments to the Restructured Reef Fish Advisory Panel (AP)
-- Recess --
    Reef Fish Management Committee Agenda, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 8:30 
a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.:

 SSC Review of Alternative Red Snapper Maximum Sustainable 
Yield (MSY) Proxies
 SSC Review of the effect of recalibrated recreational removals 
and recreational selectivity on estimates of Overfishing Limits (OFL), 
Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC), and MSY for Gulf Red Snapper
 Options Paper--Framework Action to set Gag Annual Catch Limit 
(ACL) and Recreational Season
 SSC Recommendations for Hogfish and Mutton Snapper OFL and ABC
 Options Paper--Joint Generic South Florida Management
 Updated Draft Amendment 28: Red Snapper Allocation
 Draft Framework Action to Allow NMFS to withhold a Portion of 
the Commercial Red Snapper Quota
 Revised Alternatives--Amendment 39: Regional Management of 
Recreational Red Snapper
 Scoping Summaries on Amendment 36: Red Snapper Individual 
Fishing Quota (IFQ) Modifications
 Grouper/Tilefish IFQ 5-Year Review
-- Recess --
    Reef Fish Management Committee Agenda continued, Wednesday, June 
10, 2015, 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.:

 Report of the Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter For-Hire Advisory 
Panel (AP)
 Report of the Ad Hoc Reef Fish Headboat AP
 Other Business

    Shrimp Management Committee Agenda, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 9:30 
a.m. until 11 a.m.:

 Final Action on Shrimp Amendment 15: Status Determination 
Criteria for Penaeid Shrimp and Adjustments to the Shrimp Framework 
Procedure
 Draft Options Paper for Shrimp Amendment 17: Addressing the 
Expiration of the Shrimp Permit Moratorium

    Joint Coral and Habitat Management Committee Agenda, Wednesday, 
June 10, 2015, 11 a.m. until 12 noon:

 Coral SSC and AP Summary Report

    Council Session Agenda, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 1:30 p.m. until 
5:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m.: Call to Order, Announcements, Introductions, 
Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes
1:45 p.m.-2 p.m.: Review of and Vote on Exempted Fishing Permits 
(EFPs), if any.
2:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: The Council will receive presentations reviewing 
changes from proposed to final rule implementation of the Gulf 
Aquaculture Fishery Management Plan (FMP), Florida Keys National Marine 
Sanctuary Issues, Spawning Potential Ratios, and Southeast Data 
Assessment and Review (SEDAR).
3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: The Council will receive public testimony for 
Final Action on Framework Action: Modifications to the Commercial King 
Mackerel Gillnet Fishery in the Gulf of Mexico, Final Action on Shrimp 
Amendment 15: Status Determination Criteria for Penaeid Shrimp and 
Adjustments to the Shrimp Framework Procedure, Revised Reef Fish 
Amendment 28--Red Snapper Allocation; and open public comment regarding 
other fishery issues or concerns.
-- Recess --
    Joint Council Session with South Atlanta Council Agenda (Doubletree 
Hotel), Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:45 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.:

8:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: The councils will receive committee reports from 
the Data Collection, Mackerel and Reef Fish Management Committees.

    Council Session Agenda, Friday, June 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m.--4 p.m.:

8:30 a.m.-12 noon: The Council will continue to receive committee 
reports from Reef Fish, Mackerel, and Sustainable Fisheries/Ecosystem 
Management Committees.
-- Recess --
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: The Council will receive a committee report from 
the Shrimp, Joint Habitat/Coral, and SSC Panelists and AP Members 
Selected.
3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: The Council will review Other Business. A 
presentation on the Gulf of Mexico Habitat Mapping and Water Quality 
Monitoring Project.
-- Adjourn --
    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be 
posted on the Council's file server, which can be accessed by going to 
the Council Web site at http://www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on FTP 
Server under Quick Links. For meeting materials see folder ``Briefing 
Books/Briefing Book 2015-06'' on Gulf Council file server. The username 
and password are both ``gulfguest''. The meetings will be Webcast over 
the Internet. A link to the Webcast will be available on the Council's 
Web site, http://www.gulfcouncil.org.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified 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 Kathy Pereira at the Council 
Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting.

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

    Dated: May 19, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-12507 Filed 5-21-15; 8:45 am]
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