Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Meeting, 46964-46965 [2018-20129]

Download as PDF 46964 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 180 / Monday, September 17, 2018 / Notices Security, 245 Murray Lane, Washington, DC 20528–0205. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number. Comments received will be posted without alteration at https:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read the background documents or comments received by the HSSTAC, go to https://www.regulations.gov and enter the docket number into the search function: DHS–2018–0053. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Kareis, HSSTAC Designated Federal Official, Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Interagency Office (IAO), STOP 0205, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Washington, DC 20528– 0205, 202–254–8778 (Office), 202–254– 6176 (Fax), HSSTAC@hq.dhs.gov (Email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (Pub. L. 92– 463). The committee addresses areas of interest and importance to the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for S&T, such as new developments in systems engineering, cyber-security, knowledge management and how best to leverage related technologies funded by other Federal agencies and by the private sector. It also advises the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for S&T on policies, management processes, and organizational constructs as needed. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES II. Registration To register for the teleconference please send an email to: HSSTAC@ hq.dhs.gov with the following subject line: RSVP to HSSTAC meeting. The email should include the name(s), title, organization/affiliation, email address, and telephone number of those interested in attending. You must RSVP by September 26, 2017. III. Public Comment At the end of the open session, there will be a thirty minute period for oral statements. The public is limited to 2 minutes per speaker. Please note that the comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for oral statements, and the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. To register as a speaker, contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Sep 14, 2018 Jkt 244001 To facilitate public participation, we invite public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ below. Anyone is permitted to submit comments at any time, including orally during the meeting. However, those who would like their comments reviewed by committee members prior to the meeting must submit them in written form no later than September 24, 2018 per the instructions in the ADDRESSES section above. IV. Agenda This webinar is a follow on to the preceding September 13, 2018 in-person meeting, at which the Technology Scouting Partnerships Report and recommendations will be briefed. During the webinar, the committee will be voting on approval of the report, which was a collaborative effort of the Technology Scouting Partnerships subcommittee. The report can be found on the following website: https:// www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/ hsstac. A copy may also be requested by emailing HSSTAC@HQ.DHS.GOV. We will begin with an overview and discussion of the Technology Scouting Partnerships Report, followed by a thirty minute period for oral statements. The public is limited to 2 minutes per speaker. Please note that the comments period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for oral statements. Meeting materials and the final meeting agenda will be posted on the following website by September 16, 2018: https://www.dhs.gov/science-andtechnology/hsstac. Dated: September 11, 2018. Michel Kareis, Designated Federal Official for the HSSTAC. [FR Doc. 2018–20055 Filed 9–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–R–2018–N120; FXGO1664091HCC0–FF09D00000–189] Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Meeting Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council (Council), in accordance with the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Council’s purpose is to provide recommendations to the Federal Government, through the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture, regarding policies and endeavors that benefit wildlife resources; encourage partnership among the public; sporting conservation organizations; and Federal, state, tribal, and territorial governments; and benefit recreational hunting and recreational shooting sports. DATES: Meeting: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. Deadline for Attendance or Participation: For security purposes, signup or request for accommodations is required no later than September 25, 2018. For more information, contact the Council Designated Federal Officer (FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). For more information regarding participation during the meeting, see Public Input under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 JM Keynes Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262. Comment Submission: You may submit written comments in advance of the meeting by emailing them to the Council Designated Federal Officer (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Designated Federal Officer, HSSCC, by telephone at 703– 358–2336, or by email at doug_hobbs@ fws.gov. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to providing access to this meeting for all participants. Please direct all requests for sign language interpretation service, closed captioning, or other accommodations to Douglas Hobbs by close of business on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. If you are hearing impaired or speech impaired, contact Douglas Hobbs via the Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council (Council). The Council was established to further the provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742a), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701), the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 (16 U.S.C. 668dd), other Acts applicable to specific bureaus, and Executive Order 13443 (August 17, 2007), ‘‘Facilitation of Hunting Heritage E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 180 / Monday, September 17, 2018 / Notices and Wildlife Conservation.’’ The Council’s membership is composed of 18 discretionary members. The HSSCC’s purpose is to provide recommendations to the Federal Government, through the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture, regarding policies and endeavors that (a) benefit wildlife resources; (b) encourage partnership among the public; sporting conservation organizations; and Federal, state, tribal, and territorial governments; and (c) benefit recreational hunting and recreational shooting sports. Meeting Agenda • Overview and update on the implementation of outdoor recreation Secretarial Orders. • Update from the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture and bureaus from both agencies regarding efforts to create or expand hunting and recreational shooting opportunities on Federal lands. • Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council subcommittee reports. • Consideration of subcommittee reports and discussion of strategic issues and possible recommendations. Attend the meeting ................................................................................... Submit written information before the meeting for the Council to consider during the meeting. Give an oral presentation during the public comment period .................. Submitting Written Information Interested members of the public may submit relevant information for the Council to consider during the public meeting. Written statements must be received by the date in Public Input, so that the information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be supplied to the Council Designated Federal Officer in the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, and/or one electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text file). Giving an Oral Presentation daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES • Other miscellaneous Council business. • Public comment period. The final agenda and other related meeting information will be posted on the Council website at https:// www.fws.gov/hsscc. The Designated Federal Officer will maintain detailed minutes of the meeting, which will be posted for public inspection within 90 days after the meeting at https:// www.fws.gov/hsscc. Public Input You must contact the Council Designated Federal Officer (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than If you wish to Depending on the number of people wishing to comment and the time available, the amount of time for individual oral comments may be limited. Interested parties should contact the Council Designated Federal Officer, in writing (preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), for advance placement on the public speaker list for this meeting. Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements to the Council Designated Federal Officer up to 30 days following the meeting. Requests to address the Council during the public comment period will be accommodated in the order the requests are received. VerDate Sep<11>2014 46965 17:47 Sep 14, 2018 Jkt 244001 September 25, 2018. September 25, 2018. September 25, 2018. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits. some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities involving listed species unless a Federal permit is issued to allow such activity. ADDRESSES: Information about the applications for the permits listed in this notice is available online at www.regulations.gov. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, by phone at 703–358– 2104, via email at DMAFR@fws.gov, or via the Federal Relay Service at 800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species in response to permit applications that we received under the authority of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). After considering the information submitted with each permit application and the public comments received, we issued the requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth in each permit. For each application for an endangered species, we found that (1) the application was filed in good faith, (2) the granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) the granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have issued permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). With Availability of Documents The permittees’ original permit application materials, along with public comments we received during public comment periods for the applications, Availability of Public Comments Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). Dated: August 30, 2018. James W. Kurth, Deputy Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Exercising the Authority of the Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2018–20129 Filed 9–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2018–0054; FXIA16710900000–178–FF09A30000] Foreign Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 180 (Monday, September 17, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46964-46965]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-20129]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-R-2018-N120; FXGO1664091HCC0-FF09D00000-189]


Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Meeting

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 
public meeting of the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council 
(Council), in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The 
Council's purpose is to provide recommendations to the Federal 
Government, through the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of 
Agriculture, regarding policies and endeavors that benefit wildlife 
resources; encourage partnership among the public; sporting 
conservation organizations; and Federal, state, tribal, and territorial 
governments; and benefit recreational hunting and recreational shooting 
sports.

DATES: 
    Meeting: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 
meeting is open to the public.
    Deadline for Attendance or Participation: For security purposes, 
signup or request for accommodations is required no later than 
September 25, 2018. For more information, contact the Council 
Designated Federal Officer (FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). For more 
information regarding participation during the meeting, see Public 
Input under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting Location: Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 JM Keynes 
Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262.
    Comment Submission: You may submit written comments in advance of 
the meeting by emailing them to the Council Designated Federal Officer 
(see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Designated Federal 
Officer, HSSCC, by telephone at 703-358-2336, or by email at 
[email protected]. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to 
providing access to this meeting for all participants. Please direct 
all requests for sign language interpretation service, closed 
captioning, or other accommodations to Douglas Hobbs by close of 
business on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. If you are hearing impaired 
or speech impaired, contact Douglas Hobbs via the Federal Relay Service 
at 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
(Service), announce a public meeting of the Hunting and Shooting Sports 
Conservation Council (Council). The Council was established to further 
the provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742a), 
the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701), 
the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 (16 U.S.C. 
668dd), other Acts applicable to specific bureaus, and Executive Order 
13443 (August 17, 2007), ``Facilitation of Hunting Heritage

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and Wildlife Conservation.'' The Council's membership is composed of 18 
discretionary members. The HSSCC's purpose is to provide 
recommendations to the Federal Government, through the Secretary of the 
Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture, regarding policies and 
endeavors that (a) benefit wildlife resources; (b) encourage 
partnership among the public; sporting conservation organizations; and 
Federal, state, tribal, and territorial governments; and (c) benefit 
recreational hunting and recreational shooting sports.

Meeting Agenda

     Overview and update on the implementation of outdoor 
recreation Secretarial Orders.
     Update from the Department of the Interior and Department 
of Agriculture and bureaus from both agencies regarding efforts to 
create or expand hunting and recreational shooting opportunities on 
Federal lands.
     Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council 
subcommittee reports.
     Consideration of subcommittee reports and discussion of 
strategic issues and possible recommendations.
     Other miscellaneous Council business.
     Public comment period.

The final agenda and other related meeting information will be posted 
on the Council website at https://www.fws.gov/hsscc. The Designated 
Federal Officer will maintain detailed minutes of the meeting, which 
will be posted for public inspection within 90 days after the meeting 
at https://www.fws.gov/hsscc.

Public Input

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                                           You must contact the Council
                                         Designated Federal Officer (see
             If you wish to                  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
                                              CONTACT) no later than
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Attend the meeting.....................  September 25, 2018.
Submit written information before the    September 25, 2018.
 meeting for the Council to consider
 during the meeting.
Give an oral presentation during the     September 25, 2018.
 public comment period.
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Submitting Written Information

    Interested members of the public may submit relevant information 
for the Council to consider during the public meeting. Written 
statements must be received by the date in Public Input, so that the 
information may be made available to the Council for their 
consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be 
supplied to the Council Designated Federal Officer in the following 
formats: One hard copy with original signature, and/or one electronic 
copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, 
MS PowerPoint, or rich text file).

Giving an Oral Presentation

    Depending on the number of people wishing to comment and the time 
available, the amount of time for individual oral comments may be 
limited. Interested parties should contact the Council Designated 
Federal Officer, in writing (preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT), for advance placement on the public speaker list 
for this meeting. Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their 
oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be 
accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements to the 
Council Designated Federal Officer up to 30 days following the meeting. 
Requests to address the Council during the public comment period will 
be accommodated in the order the requests are received.

Availability of Public Comments

    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

    Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).

    Dated: August 30, 2018.
James W. Kurth,
Deputy Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Exercising the 
Authority of the Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-20129 Filed 9-14-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P