Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 4051 [2019-02324]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 31 / Thursday, February 14, 2019 / Notices 6. Issue of state-licensed for-hire boats and privately owned boats taking paying passengers to fish for red snapper in federal waters 7. Developing a Possible Team of the Year Award 8. LETC Other Business DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG806 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting GSMFC LEC Items 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 meeting of its Law Enforcement Technical Committee (LETC), in conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee (LEC). DATES: The meeting will convene on Wednesday, March 20, 2019; beginning at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel, located at 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130; telephone: (504) 525–6500. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, 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, and Mr. Steve VanderKooy, Inter-jurisdictional Fisheries (IJF) Coordinator, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; svanderkooy@gsmfc.org, telephone: (228) 875–5912. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the agenda are as follows: SUMMARY: Joint Gulf Council’s Law Enforcement Technical Committee and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee Meeting Agenda Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 5 p.m. 1. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda 2. Approval of Minutes (Joint Meeting October 17, 2018) Gulf Council LETC Items 3. Recreational Red Snapper State Management Programs—new action for federal water closures and update on final action 4. Historical Captain Endorsement action—update 5. Review of Council Actions to determine Law Enforcement Implications VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Feb 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 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. Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Dated: February 11, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–02324 Filed 2–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 9. Future of JEAs and JEA Funding Discussion 10. IJF Program Activity (a) Cobia Profile (b) Red Drum Profile (c) Officers’ Pocket Guide (d) Annual License and Fees (e) Law Summary (red book) 11. State Report Highlights (a) Florida (b) Alabama (c) Mississippi (d) Louisiana (e) Texas (f) U.S. CG (g) NOAA OLE (h) U.S. FWS 12. Other Business —Meeting Adjourns The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they become available. The Law Enforcement Technical Committee consists of principal law enforcement officers in each of the Gulf States, as well as the NOAA Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the NOAA General Counsel for Law Enforcement. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come before this group 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 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. PO 00000 4051 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG800 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 webinar to collect comments on the Generic Amendment—Carryover of Unharvested Quota. DATES: The meeting will convene via webinar on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 6 p.m. and will conclude no later than 9 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Rindone, Fishery Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; ryan.rindone@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council staff will brief the public on the purpose and need of the amendment. The Council is currently considering a provision to carry over the uncaught quota for applicable species to the following fishing year, given certain conditions. Council staff will also provide an overview of the actions and alternatives considered in the amendment, including the Council’s preferred alternatives. Staff and Council member will be available to answer any questions, and the public will have the opportunity to provide testimony on the amendment and other related testimony. The schedule is as follows: Monday, March 4, 2019; 6 p.m.–9 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the meeting on the calendar. The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 31 (Thursday, February 14, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG806


Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a 
meeting of its Law Enforcement Technical Committee (LETC), in 
conjunction with the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission's Law 
Enforcement Committee (LEC).

DATES: The meeting will convene on Wednesday, March 20, 2019; beginning 
at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel, located 
at 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130; telephone: (504) 525-6500.
    Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W 
Spruce Street, Suite 200, 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, and Mr. Steve VanderKooy, Inter-
jurisdictional Fisheries (IJF) Coordinator, Gulf States Marine 
Fisheries Commission; svanderkooy@gsmfc.org, telephone: (228) 875-5912.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The items of discussion on the agenda are as 
follows:

Joint Gulf Council's Law Enforcement Technical Committee and Gulf 
States Marine Fisheries Commission's Law Enforcement Committee Meeting 
Agenda

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 5 p.m.

1. Introductions and Adoption of Agenda
2. Approval of Minutes (Joint Meeting October 17, 2018)
Gulf Council LETC Items
3. Recreational Red Snapper State Management Programs--new action for 
federal water closures and update on final action
4. Historical Captain Endorsement action--update
5. Review of Council Actions to determine Law Enforcement Implications
6. Issue of state-licensed for-hire boats and privately owned boats 
taking paying passengers to fish for red snapper in federal waters
7. Developing a Possible Team of the Year Award
8. LETC Other Business
GSMFC LEC Items
9. Future of JEAs and JEA Funding Discussion
10. IJF Program Activity
    (a) Cobia Profile
    (b) Red Drum Profile
    (c) Officers' Pocket Guide
    (d) Annual License and Fees
    (e) Law Summary (red book)
11. State Report Highlights
    (a) Florida
    (b) Alabama
    (c) Mississippi
    (d) Louisiana
    (e) Texas
    (f) U.S. CG
    (g) NOAA OLE
    (h) U.S. FWS
12. Other Business
--Meeting Adjourns

    The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version along with 
other meeting materials will be posted on www.gulfcouncil.org as they 
become available.
    The Law Enforcement Technical Committee consists of principal law 
enforcement officers in each of the Gulf States, as well as the NOAA 
Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, 
and the NOAA General Counsel for Law Enforcement.
    Although other non-emergency issues not on the agenda may come 
before this group 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 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 11, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-02324 Filed 2-13-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P