Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas; Fall Meeting, 62876 [2016-21992]

Download as PDF 62876 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 177 / Tuesday, September 13, 2016 / Notices Dated: September 7, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–21907 Filed 9–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE792 Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas; Fall Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In preparation for the 2016 International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting, the Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to ICCAT is announcing the convening of its fall meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held October 13–14, 2016. There will be an open session on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 9 a.m. through approximately 12:30 p.m. The remainder of the meeting will be closed to the public and is expected to end by 1 p.m. on October 14. Interested members of the public may present their views during the public comment session on October 13, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel, 8727 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910. Written comments should be sent via email (Rachel.O’Malley@noaa.gov). Comments may also be sent via mail to Rachel O’Malley at NMFS, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, Room 10653, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel O’Malley, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, 301– 427–8373. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to ICCAT will meet October 13–14, 2016, first in an open session to consider management- and researchrelated information on stock status of Atlantic highly migratory species and then in a closed session to discuss sensitive matters. The open session will be from 9 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. on October 13, 2016, including an opportunity for public comment Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:27 Sep 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 beginning at approximately 12 p.m. Comments may also be submitted in writing for the Advisory Committee’s consideration. Interested members of the public can submit comments by mail or email; use of email is encouraged. All written comments must be received by October 11, 2016 (see ADDRESSES). NMFS expects members of the public to conduct themselves appropriately at the open session of the Advisory Committee meeting. At the beginning of the public comment session, an explanation of the ground rules will be provided (e.g., alcohol in the meeting room is prohibited, speakers will be called to give their comments in the order in which they registered to speak, each speaker will have an equal amount of time to speak and speakers should not interrupt one another). The session will be structured so that all attending members of the public are able to comment, if they so choose, regardless of the degree of controversy of the subject(s). Those not respecting the ground rules will be asked to leave the meeting. After the open session, the Advisory Committee will meet in closed session to discuss sensitive information relating to upcoming international negotiations regarding the conservation and management of Atlantic highly migratory species. Special Accommodations The meeting location is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Rachel O’Malley at (301) 427–8373 or Rachel.O’Malley@ noaa.gov at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 8, 2016. John Henderschedt, Director, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–21992 Filed 9–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE793 Advisory Committee and Species Working Group Technical Advisor Appointment National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice; nominations. NMFS is soliciting nominations to the Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) as established by the Atlantic Tunas Convention Act (ATCA). NMFS is also soliciting nominations for Technical Advisors to the Advisory Committee’s species working groups. DATES: Nominations must be received by October 3, 2016. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent via email (Rachel.O’Malley@noaa.gov). Nominations may also be sent via mail to Rachel O’Malley at NMFS, Office of International Affairs, Room 10653, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel O’Malley, Office of International Affairs, 301–427–8373. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 971b of ATCA (16 U.S.C. 971 et seq.) requires that an advisory committee be established that shall be comprised of: (1) Not less than five nor more than 20 individuals appointed by the U.S. Commissioners to ICCAT who shall select such individuals from the various groups concerned with the fisheries covered by the ICCAT Convention; and (2) the chairs (or their designees) of the New England, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf Fisheries Management Councils. Each member of the Advisory Committee appointed under paragraph (1) shall serve for a term of 2 years and be eligible for reappointment. All members of the Advisory Committee are appointed in their individual professional capacity and undergo a background screening. Any individual appointed to the Committee who is unable to attend all or part of an Advisory Committee meeting may not appoint another person to attend such meetings as his or her proxy. Members of the Advisory Committee shall receive no compensation for their services. The Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State may pay the necessary travel expenses of members of the Advisory Committee. The terms of all currently appointed Advisory Committee members expire on December 31, 2016. Section 971b(1) of ATCA specifies that the U.S. Commissioners may establish species working groups for the purpose of providing advice and recommendations to the U.S. Commissioners and to the Advisory Committee on matters relating to the conservation and management of any SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE792


Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section of the International 
Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas; Fall Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In preparation for the 2016 International Commission for the 
Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting, the Advisory Committee 
to the U.S. Section to ICCAT is announcing the convening of its fall 
meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held October 13-14, 2016. There will be an 
open session on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 9 a.m. through 
approximately 12:30 p.m. The remainder of the meeting will be closed to 
the public and is expected to end by 1 p.m. on October 14. Interested 
members of the public may present their views during the public comment 
session on October 13, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel, 
8727 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910. Written comments should 
be sent via email (Rachel.O'Malley@noaa.gov). Comments may also be sent 
via mail to Rachel O'Malley at NMFS, Office of International Affairs 
and Seafood Inspection, Room 10653, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver 
Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel O'Malley, Office of 
International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, 301-427-8373.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section 
to ICCAT will meet October 13-14, 2016, first in an open session to 
consider management- and research-related information on stock status 
of Atlantic highly migratory species and then in a closed session to 
discuss sensitive matters. The open session will be from 9 a.m. through 
12:30 p.m. on October 13, 2016, including an opportunity for public 
comment beginning at approximately 12 p.m. Comments may also be 
submitted in writing for the Advisory Committee's consideration. 
Interested members of the public can submit comments by mail or email; 
use of email is encouraged. All written comments must be received by 
October 11, 2016 (see ADDRESSES).
    NMFS expects members of the public to conduct themselves 
appropriately at the open session of the Advisory Committee meeting. At 
the beginning of the public comment session, an explanation of the 
ground rules will be provided (e.g., alcohol in the meeting room is 
prohibited, speakers will be called to give their comments in the order 
in which they registered to speak, each speaker will have an equal 
amount of time to speak and speakers should not interrupt one another). 
The session will be structured so that all attending members of the 
public are able to comment, if they so choose, regardless of the degree 
of controversy of the subject(s). Those not respecting the ground rules 
will be asked to leave the meeting.
    After the open session, the Advisory Committee will meet in closed 
session to discuss sensitive information relating to upcoming 
international negotiations regarding the conservation and management of 
Atlantic highly migratory species.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting location is physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Rachel O'Malley at (301) 427-8373 
or Rachel.O'Malley@noaa.gov at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: September 8, 2016.
John Henderschedt,
Director, Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection, 
National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-21992 Filed 9-12-16; 8:45 am]
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