New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 95571 [2016-31325]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 28, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF111 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Herring Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 1 Audubon Road, Wakefield, MA 01880; telephone: (781) 245–9300. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Agenda The Herring Committee will review alternatives and analyses prepared for Framework Adjustment 5 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP), an action considering modification of accountability measures (AMs) that trigger if the sub-ACL of Georges Bank haddock is exceeded by the midwater trawl herring fishery. The committee may recommend preferred alternatives for the Council to consider for final action. The committee will review preliminary outcomes from the recent workshop held in December on Management Strategy Evaluation of Atlantic Herring Acceptable Biological Catch control rules being considered in Amendment 8 to the Atlantic Herring FMP. The committee may recommend a range of alternatives for the Committee to consider including in Amendment 8 related to harvest control rule alternatives. The committee will also review public comments on the herring related measures being considered in the Omnibus Industry Funded Monitoring (IFM) Amendment. The committee may recommend preferred VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Dec 27, 2016 Jkt 241001 alternatives for the Committee to consider as well as address other business, as necessary. 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 this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. 95571 Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice. the purpose of the Board and Councils. The Bureau expects to announce the selection of new members in August 2017. DATES: The application will be available on January 16, 2017 here: https://goo.gl/ u23ClY. Complete application packets received on or before March 1, 2017, will be given consideration for membership on the Board and Councils. ADDRESSES: If electronic submission is not feasible, the completed application packet can be mailed to Julian Alcazar, Outreach and Engagement Specialist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552. All applications for membership on the Board and Councils should be sent: • Electronically: https://goo.gl/ u23ClY. We strongly encourage electronic submissions. Mail: • Julian Alcazar, Outreach and Engagement Specialist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552. Submissions must be postmarked on or before March 1, 2017. • Hand Delivery/Courier in Lieu of Mail: Julian Alcazar, Outreach and Engagement Specialist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 1275 First Street NE., 1223–C, Washington, DC 20002. Submissions must be received on or before 5 p.m. eastern standard time on March 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Julian Alcazar, Outreach and Engagement Specialist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (202) 435–9885. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authorities given to the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) under the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) Director Richard Cordray invites the public to apply for membership for appointment to its Consumer Advisory Board (Board), Community Bank Advisory Council, and Credit Union Advisory Council (collectively, Advisory Councils). Membership of the Board and Councils includes representatives of consumers, communities, the financial services industry and academics. Appointments to the Board are typically for three years and appointments to the Councils are typically for two years. However, the Director may amend the respective Board and Council charters from time to time during the charter terms, as the Director deems necessary to accomplish I. Background The Bureau is charged with regulating ‘‘the offering and provision of consumer financial products or services under the Federal consumer financial laws,’’ so as to ensure that ‘‘all consumers have access to markets for consumer financial products and services and that markets for consumer financial products and services are fair, transparent, and competitive.’’ Pursuant to section 1021(c) of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law 111–203, Dodd-Frank Act, the Bureau’s primary functions are: 1. Conducting financial education programs; 2. Collecting, investigating, and responding to consumer complaints; 3. Collecting, researching, monitoring, and publishing information relevant to the function of markets for consumer financial products and services to 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, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 22, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–31325 Filed 12–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION Consumer Advisory Board and Councils Solicitation of Applications for Membership AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XF111


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Herring Committee to consider 
actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone 
(EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full 
Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 9 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 1 
Audubon Road, Wakefield, MA 01880; telephone: (781) 245-9300.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Agenda

    The Herring Committee will review alternatives and analyses 
prepared for Framework Adjustment 5 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery 
Management Plan (FMP), an action considering modification of 
accountability measures (AMs) that trigger if the sub-ACL of Georges 
Bank haddock is exceeded by the midwater trawl herring fishery. The 
committee may recommend preferred alternatives for the Council to 
consider for final action. The committee will review preliminary 
outcomes from the recent workshop held in December on Management 
Strategy Evaluation of Atlantic Herring Acceptable Biological Catch 
control rules being considered in Amendment 8 to the Atlantic Herring 
FMP. The committee may recommend a range of alternatives for the 
Committee to consider including in Amendment 8 related to harvest 
control rule alternatives. The committee will also review public 
comments on the herring related measures being considered in the 
Omnibus Industry Funded Monitoring (IFM) Amendment. The committee may 
recommend preferred alternatives for the Committee to consider as well 
as address other business, as necessary.
    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 this meeting. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising 
after publication of this notice that require emergency action under 
section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has 
been notified of the Council's intent to take final 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 Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: December 22, 2016.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-31325 Filed 12-27-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P