General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the General Advisory Committee; Conference Call Announcement, 62478 [2016-21765]

Download as PDF 62478 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 175 / Friday, September 9, 2016 / Notices initial planning for 10 to 20-day field program; introduction of NEFSC Working Group on transition options (i.e., to transition to industry based sampling platforms—in full or in part); and next steps for NTAP including discussion about additional funding for future meetings. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 6, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–21730 Filed 9–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE779 General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee to the General Advisory Committee; Conference Call Announcement National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: NMFS announces a conference call of the General Advisory Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) and the Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to the GAC on September 23, 2016. The meeting and call topics are described under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The conference call with the GAC and SAS will be held on September 23, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (or until business is concluded). ADDRESSES: The call will be held via conference line: 1–888–790–6181, passcode: 55049. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Debevec, West Coast Region, NMFS, at Taylor.Debevec@noaa.gov, or at (562) 980–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act (16 U.S.C. 951 et seq.), as amended, asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Sep 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 the U.S. Department of Commerce, in consultation with the Department of State (the State Department), appoints a GAC to the U.S. Section to the IATTC, and a SAS that advises the GAC. The U.S. Section consists of four U.S. Commissioners to the IATTC and representatives of the State Department, NOAA, Department of Commerce, other agencies of the U.S. Government, and other stakeholders. The purpose of the GAC is to advise the U.S. Section with respect to scientific research about, and management of, tuna and tuna-like species in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean conducted by the IATTC, with particular reference to development of U.S. policies, positions, and negotiating tactics. The purpose of the SAS is to advise the GAC on matters of science. NMFS West Coast Region provides administrative support for the GAC and SAS. The meetings of the GAC and SAS shall generally be open to the public, unless the meetings go into executive session for specific topics. The time and manner of public comment will be at the discretion of the chairs for the GAC and SAS. The 90th meeting of the IATTC was held in La Jolla, CA, from June 27 to July 1, 2016, but not all agenda items were addressed and the meeting was temporarily adjourned. As such, the 90th meeting of the IATTC will be resumed from October 12 to October 14, 2016, in La Jolla, CA. For more information on the resumed meeting, please visit the IATTC’s Web site: https://www.iattc.org/ MeetingsENG.htm. GAC and SAS Call Topics The call topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Formulation of advice on issues that may arise at the resumed 90th meeting of the IATTC, including the IATTC staff’s recommended conservation measures, U.S. proposals, and proposals from other IATTC members; and 2. Other issues as they arise. Special Accommodations Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Taylor Debevec (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by September 16, 2016. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 951 et seq. Dated: September 6, 2016. Jennifer M. Wallace, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–21765 Filed 9–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE865 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 via webinar. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting via webinar of its Data Collection Technical Committee. DATES: The meeting will convene Thursday, September 29, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar; you may register at: https:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/ 5388009774335661059. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. John Froeschke, Fishery BiologistStatistician, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; john.froeschke@ gulfcouncil.org; telephone: (813) 348– 1630. SUMMARY: The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows: The Data Collection Technical Committee will meet to discuss the minimum data elements necessary to implement electronic reporting of forhire fisheries data in the Gulf of Mexico. The Technical Committee will review data elements collected by existing forhire programs in the Gulf and other regions as well as the data elements recommended for consideration by the National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Regional Office. The objectives are to improve timeliness and data quality of fisheries data from the federal for-hire sector that will be used to support fisheries science and management. The Technical Committee is expected to discuss and provide recommendations to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council regarding about the minimum data elements to achieve the goals of the program. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting Adjourns Please register for Data Collection Technical Committee meeting on Thursday, September 29, 2016, 9 a.m. EDT at: https:// E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE779


General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-
American Tropical Tuna Commission and Scientific Advisory Subcommittee 
to the General Advisory Committee; Conference Call Announcement

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: NMFS announces a conference call of the General Advisory 
Committee (GAC) to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna 
Commission (IATTC) and the Scientific Advisory Subcommittee (SAS) to 
the GAC on September 23, 2016. The meeting and call topics are 
described under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

DATES: The conference call with the GAC and SAS will be held on 
September 23, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time 
(or until business is concluded).

ADDRESSES: The call will be held via conference line: 1-888-790-6181, 
passcode: 55049.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Debevec, West Coast Region, 
NMFS, at Taylor.Debevec@noaa.gov, or at (562) 980-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act 
(16 U.S.C. 951 et seq.), as amended, the U.S. Department of Commerce, 
in consultation with the Department of State (the State Department), 
appoints a GAC to the U.S. Section to the IATTC, and a SAS that advises 
the GAC. The U.S. Section consists of four U.S. Commissioners to the 
IATTC and representatives of the State Department, NOAA, Department of 
Commerce, other agencies of the U.S. Government, and other 
stakeholders. The purpose of the GAC is to advise the U.S. Section with 
respect to scientific research about, and management of, tuna and tuna-
like species in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean conducted by the 
IATTC, with particular reference to development of U.S. policies, 
positions, and negotiating tactics. The purpose of the SAS is to advise 
the GAC on matters of science. NMFS West Coast Region provides 
administrative support for the GAC and SAS. The meetings of the GAC and 
SAS shall generally be open to the public, unless the meetings go into 
executive session for specific topics. The time and manner of public 
comment will be at the discretion of the chairs for the GAC and SAS.
    The 90th meeting of the IATTC was held in La Jolla, CA, from June 
27 to July 1, 2016, but not all agenda items were addressed and the 
meeting was temporarily adjourned. As such, the 90th meeting of the 
IATTC will be resumed from October 12 to October 14, 2016, in La Jolla, 
CA. For more information on the resumed meeting, please visit the 
IATTC's Web site: https://www.iattc.org/MeetingsENG.htm.

GAC and SAS Call Topics

    The call topics will include, but are not limited to, the 
following:
    1. Formulation of advice on issues that may arise at the resumed 
90th meeting of the IATTC, including the IATTC staff's recommended 
conservation measures, U.S. proposals, and proposals from other IATTC 
members; and
    2. Other issues as they arise.

Special Accommodations

    Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Taylor Debevec (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT) by September 16, 2016.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 951 et seq.

    Dated: September 6, 2016.
Jennifer M. Wallace,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-21765 Filed 9-8-16; 8:45 am]
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