Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel, 8178-8179 [2016-03272]

Download as PDF 8178 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 32 / Thursday, February 18, 2016 / Notices meeting materials will be posted on the Council’s file server. To access the file server, the URL is https://public. gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/index.cgi, or go to the Council’s Web site and click on the FTP link in the lower left of the Council Web site (http:// www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest.’’ Click on the ‘‘Library Folder,’’ then scroll down to ‘‘SSC meeting–2016–03.’’ The meeting will be webcast over the internet. A link to register for the webcast is available on the Council’s Web site, http://www.gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Scientific and Statistical Committee for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Scientific and Statistical Committee will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This 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 Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: February 12, 2016. Tracy Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–03339 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE446 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Feb 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 meeting of its Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter Advisory Panel (AP). DATES: The meeting will convene Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Ava Lasseter, Anthropologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; ava.lasseter@gulfcouncil.org; telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This 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 Gulf Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: February 12, 2016. Tracy Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–03337 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Agenda The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows: Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter Advisory Panel Agenda, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. I. Adoption of Agenda II. Approval of May 2015 Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter AP meeting summary III. Overview of Draft Amendment 41 IV. Program Goals and Objectives V. Recommendations to the Council on the design of a Red Snapper Management Program for Charter Vessels VI. Other Business —Meeting Adjourns— The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on the Council’s file server. To access the file server, the URL is https://public. gulfcouncil.org:5001/webman/index.cgi, or go to the Council’s Web site and click on the File Server link in the lower left of the Council Web site (http:// www.gulfcouncil.org). The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest.’’ Click on the ‘‘Library Folder,’’ then scroll down to ‘‘Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter AP.’’ The meeting will be webcast over the Internet. A link to the ebcast will be available on the Council’s Web site, http://www.gulfcouncil.org. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before the Advisory Panel for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions of the Advisory Panel will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agenda 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 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE421 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Meeting of the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and webinar/conference call. AGENCY: NMFS will hold a 3-day Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Advisory Panel (AP) meeting in March 2016. The intent of the meeting is to consider options for the conservation and management of Atlantic HMS. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The AP meeting and webinar will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016; from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016; and from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2016. There will be an introduction for new AP members at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. The meeting presentations will also be available via WebEx webinar/ conference call. On Tuesday, March 29, 2016, the conference call information is phone number 1–888–566–6157; Participant Code: 5998985; and the webinar event address is: https://noaaevents2.webex. com/noaaevents2/onstage/g.php?MTID= ee08141a7a0cf50251a257df9d3b931fa; event password: NOAA. On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, the conference call information is phone SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 32 / Thursday, February 18, 2016 / Notices number 1–888–282–0431; Participant Code: 9825698; and the webinar event address is: https://noaaevents2. webex.com/noaaevents2/onstage/g.php ?MTID=ee29585c757454c5e48b292d7 dc2fc95f; event password: NOAA. On Thursday, March 31, 2016, the conference call information is phone number 1–800–593–9960; Participant Code: 5039500; and the webinar event address is: https://noaaevents2.webex. com/noaaevents2/onstage/g.php?MTID =e9dc5e094b476fc2b3621dfbe73e9cd6c; event password: NOAA. Participants are strongly encouraged to log/dial in fifteen minutes prior to the meeting. NMFS will show the presentations via webinar and allow public comment during identified times on the agenda. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Guy DuBeck or Margo Schulze-Haugen at (301) 427–8503. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq., as amended by the Sustainable Fisheries Act, Public Law 104–297, provided for the establishment of an AP to assist in the collection and evaluation of information relevant to the development of any Fishery Management Plan (FMP) or FMP amendment for Atlantic HMS. NMFS consults with and considers the comments and views of AP members when preparing and implementing FMPs or FMP amendments for Atlantic tunas, swordfish, billfish, and sharks. The AP has previously consulted with NMFS on: Amendment 1 to the Billfish FMP (April 1999); the HMS FMP (April 1999); Amendment 1 to the HMS FMP (December 2003); the Consolidated HMS FMP (October 2006); and Amendments 1, 2, 3, 4, 5a, 5b, 6, 7, 8, and 9 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP (April and October 2008, February and September 2009, May and September 2010, April and September 2011, March and September 2012, January and September 2013, April and September 2014, March and September 2015), among other things. The intent of this meeting is to consider alternatives for the conservation and management of all Atlantic tunas, swordfish, billfish, and shark fisheries. We anticipate discussing the upcoming Amendments 5b on dusky sharks and 10 on Essential Fish Habitat, including lemon shark aggregations off southeast Florida; reviewing implementation of Final Amendment 9 on smoothhound sharks and Final Amendment 7 on bluefin tuna management; and progress updates on the final rule to implement the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Feb 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 electronic bluefin tuna documentation system and the various other rulemakings. We also anticipate discussing a survey of Atlantic HMS tournaments that is in development, a request from the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council to consider management changes regarding blacknose sharks, and domestic implementation of recommendations from the 2015 meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas. We also intend to invite other NMFS offices to provide updates on their activities relevant to HMS fisheries such as the IUU Task Force implementation and international trade, and DeepWater Horizon Pelagic Longline Project. Additional information on the meeting and a copy of the draft agenda will be posted prior to the meeting at: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/ advisory_panels/hms_ap/meetings/ap_ meetings.html. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Guy DuBeck at (301) 427–8503 at least 7 days prior to the meeting. Dated: February 11, 2016. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–03272 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No: CFPB–2016–0007] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; Emergency Processing Request Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is proposing a new information collection titled, ‘‘Application Process for Designation of Rural Area under Federal Consumer Financial Law.’’ DATES: An emergency review has been requested in accordance with the PRA (44 U.S.C. Chapter 3507(j)). Approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has been requested by February 29, 2016. A standard PRA clearance process is also beginning. Interested SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8179 persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 18, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods: • Electronic: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20002. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments will become public records, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or social security numbers, should not be included. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435–9575, or email: PRA@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to this mailbox. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Application Process for Designation of Rural Area under Federal Consumer Financial Law. OMB Control Number: 3170–XXXX. Type of Review: New collection (Request for a new OMB control number). Affected Public: Private sector (banks and credit unions). Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5. Abstract: On December 4, 2015, Congress passed the Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act of 2015 (HELP Rural Communities Act or the Act) Public Law 114–94, Title LXXXIX (2015). Section 89002 requires the Bureau to establish, within 90 days of its passage, a procedure by which persons and businesses may apply to have a geographic area designated as ‘‘rural’’ for the purposes of applying federal consumer protection law and certain exceptions related to areas so designated. Due to the 90-day deadline, contained in the Act, if following standard PRA clearance procedures, the Bureau would be unable to meet this statutory E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 32 (Thursday, February 18, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-03272]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE421


Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Meeting of the Atlantic Highly 
Migratory Species Advisory Panel

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting and webinar/conference call.

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SUMMARY: NMFS will hold a 3-day Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) 
Advisory Panel (AP) meeting in March 2016. The intent of the meeting is 
to consider options for the conservation and management of Atlantic 
HMS. The meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The AP meeting and webinar will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 6 
p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016; from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 
March 30, 2016; and from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 
2016. There will be an introduction for new AP members at 9 a.m. on 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 
8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. The meeting presentations 
will also be available via WebEx webinar/conference call.
    On Tuesday, March 29, 2016, the conference call information is 
phone number 1-888-566-6157; Participant Code: 5998985; and the webinar 
event address is: https://noaaevents2.webex.com/noaaevents2/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee08141a7a0cf50251a257df9d3b931fa; event password: NOAA.
    On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, the conference call information is 
phone

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number 1-888-282-0431; Participant Code: 9825698; and the webinar event 
address is: https://noaaevents2.webex.com/noaaevents2/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee29585c757454c5e48b292d7dc2fc95f; event password: NOAA.
    On Thursday, March 31, 2016, the conference call information is 
phone number 1-800-593-9960; Participant Code: 5039500; and the webinar 
event address is: https://noaaevents2.webex.com/noaaevents2/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9dc5e094b476fc2b3621dfbe73e9cd6c; event password: NOAA.
    Participants are strongly encouraged to log/dial in fifteen minutes 
prior to the meeting. NMFS will show the presentations via webinar and 
allow public comment during identified times on the agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Guy DuBeck or Margo Schulze-Haugen at 
(301) 427-8503.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation 
and Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq., as amended by the 
Sustainable Fisheries Act, Public Law 104-297, provided for the 
establishment of an AP to assist in the collection and evaluation of 
information relevant to the development of any Fishery Management Plan 
(FMP) or FMP amendment for Atlantic HMS. NMFS consults with and 
considers the comments and views of AP members when preparing and 
implementing FMPs or FMP amendments for Atlantic tunas, swordfish, 
billfish, and sharks.
    The AP has previously consulted with NMFS on: Amendment 1 to the 
Billfish FMP (April 1999); the HMS FMP (April 1999); Amendment 1 to the 
HMS FMP (December 2003); the Consolidated HMS FMP (October 2006); and 
Amendments 1, 2, 3, 4, 5a, 5b, 6, 7, 8, and 9 to the 2006 Consolidated 
HMS FMP (April and October 2008, February and September 2009, May and 
September 2010, April and September 2011, March and September 2012, 
January and September 2013, April and September 2014, March and 
September 2015), among other things.
    The intent of this meeting is to consider alternatives for the 
conservation and management of all Atlantic tunas, swordfish, billfish, 
and shark fisheries. We anticipate discussing the upcoming Amendments 
5b on dusky sharks and 10 on Essential Fish Habitat, including lemon 
shark aggregations off southeast Florida; reviewing implementation of 
Final Amendment 9 on smoothhound sharks and Final Amendment 7 on 
bluefin tuna management; and progress updates on the final rule to 
implement the electronic bluefin tuna documentation system and the 
various other rulemakings. We also anticipate discussing a survey of 
Atlantic HMS tournaments that is in development, a request from the 
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council to consider management 
changes regarding blacknose sharks, and domestic implementation of 
recommendations from the 2015 meeting of the International Commission 
for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas. We also intend to invite other 
NMFS offices to provide updates on their activities relevant to HMS 
fisheries such as the IUU Task Force implementation and international 
trade, and DeepWater Horizon Pelagic Longline Project.
    Additional information on the meeting and a copy of the draft 
agenda will be posted prior to the meeting at: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/advisory_panels/hms_ap/meetings/ap_meetings.html.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Guy DuBeck at (301) 427-8503 at least 7 days 
prior to the meeting.

    Dated: February 11, 2016.
Emily H. Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-03272 Filed 2-17-16; 8:45 am]
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