South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 44863-44865 [2019-18459]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices In addition to the certifications described above, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iv), Constant Forest submitted documentation establishing the following: (1) The date on which the company first shipped plywood for export to the United States and the date on which the plywood was first entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption; (2) the volume of its first shipment; and (3) the date of its first sale to an unaffiliated customer in the United States.8 Commerce conducted a query of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) database and confirmed that Constant Forest’s shipment of subject merchandise had entered the United States for consumption and that liquidation of such entries had been properly suspended for antidumping duties. The information that Commerce examined was consistent with that provided by Constant Forest in its request. In particular, the CBP data confirmed the price and quantity reported by Constant Forest for the sale that forms the basis of this NSR request. Commerce also confirmed by examining CBP data that Constant Forest’s entries were made during the period of review specified by Commerce’s regulations.9 Period of Review jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(c), an exporter or producer may request an NSR within one year of the date on which its subject merchandise was first entered. Further, 19 CFR 351.214(d)(1) states that Commerce will initiate an NSR in the calendar month immediately following the anniversary month or the semiannual anniversary month if the request for review is made during the six-month period ending with the end of the anniversary month or the semiannual anniversary month, whichever is applicable. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.214(g)(1)(i)(B), the period of review (POR) for an NSR initiated in the month immediately following the semiannual anniversary month will be the sixmonth period immediately preceding the semi-annual anniversary month. Constant Forest requested this NSR within one year of the date on which its plywood was first entered, and the request was filed in July 2019, which is the semiannual anniversary month of the Order. Therefore, the POR for this 8 Id. at Exhibit 2. Memorandum, ‘‘Release of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Information,’’ dated concurrently with this notice; see also Memorandum, ‘‘Initiation of Antidumping New Shipper Review: Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (NSR Initiation Checklist). 9 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 NSR is January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. Initiation of New Shipper Review Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.214(b), and the information on the record, we find that the request from Constant Forest meets the threshold requirements for the initiation of an NSR for shipments of plywood from China produced and exported during the POR by Constant Forest.10 However, if the information supplied by Constant Forest is later found to be incorrect or insufficient during the course of this proceeding, Commerce may rescind the review or apply adverse facts available, pursuant to section 776 of the Act, depending upon the facts on record. Unless extended, Commerce intends to issue the preliminary results within 180 days from the date of initiation, and the final results within 90 days from the issuance of the preliminary results.11 It is our usual practice, in cases involving non-market economies, to require that a company seeking to establish eligibility for an AD rate separate from the country-wide rate (i.e., a separate rate) provide evidence of de jure and de facto absence of government control over the company’s export activities.12 Accordingly, Commerce will issue questionnaires to Constant Forest that will include a section requesting information with regard to the company’s export activities for the purpose of establishing its eligibility for a separate rate. The review will proceed if the response provides sufficient indication that Constant Forest is not subject to either de jure or de facto government control with respect to its exports of subject merchandise. We will conduct this new shipper review in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act, as amended by the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015.13 Because Constant Forest certified that it produced and exported subject merchandise, the sale of which is the basis for its request for an NSR, we will instruct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation of all entries of subject 10 See NSR Initiation Checklist. section 751(a)(2)(B)(iii) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i). 12 See Import Administration Policy Bulletin, Number: 05.1. (http://ia.ita.doc.gov/policy/bull051.pdf). 13 The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 removed from section 75l(a)(2)(B) of the Act the provision directing Commerce to instruct Customs and Border Protection to allow an importer the option of posting a bond or security in lieu of a cash deposit during the pendency of a new shipper review. 11 See PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44863 merchandise produced and exported by Constant Forest. To assist in its analysis of the bona fide nature of Constant Forest’s sales, upon initiation of this NSR, Commerce will require Constant Forest to submit, on an ongoing basis, complete transaction information concerning any sales of subject merchandise to the United States that were made subsequent to the POR. Interested parties requiring access to propietary information in this proceeding should submit applications for disclosure under administrative protective order in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305 and 19 CFR 351.306. This initiation and notice are in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214 and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i). Dated: August 22, 2019. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2019–18450 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV035 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the following: Personnel Committee/Committee of the Whole (Closed Session); Snapper Grouper Committee; Protected Resources Committee; Dolphin Wahoo Committee; Executive Finance Committee; Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Joint Habitat Ecosystem, Shrimp, and Golden Crab Committee; and Mackerel Cobia Committee. The Council meeting week will include a training session for Council members on Robert’s Rules, a formal public comment period, and a meeting of the full Council. SUMMARY: The Council meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 until 1 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019. ADDRESSES: DATES: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 44864 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Town and Country Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407; phone: (843) 571–1000. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302–8440 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. Meeting information is available from the Council’s website at: http:// safmc.net/safmc-meetings/councilmeetings/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public comment: Written comments may be directed to Gregg Waugh, Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (see ADDRESSES) or electronically via the Council’s website at http://safmc.net/ safmc-meetings/council-meetings/. Comments received by close of business the Monday before the meeting (9/9/19) will be compiled, posted to the website as part of the meeting materials, and included in the administrative record; please use the Council’s online form available from the website. For written comments received after the Monday before the meeting (after 9/9/19), individuals submitting a comment must use the Council’s online form available from the website. Comments will automatically be posted to the website and available for Council consideration. Comments received prior to noon on Thursday, September 19, 2019 will be a part of the meeting administrative record. The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as follows: jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Robert’s Rules Training—Monday, September 16, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m. 1. Council members will receive training on the use of Robert’s Rules for meeting purposes. Personnel Committee/Committee of the Whole—Monday, September 16, 2019, 1:30 p.m. Until 6 p.m. (Closed Session) 1. The Committee/Council will discuss personnel issues and provide guidance to staff. 2. The Committee/Council will conduct executive director interviews and select a new executive director. commercial catches versus quotas for species under annual catch limits (ACLs) and the status of amendments under formal Secretarial review. 2. The Committee will receive preliminary results from the August 19– 21, 2019 Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC)/Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Workshop to address issues with recreational data. 3. The Committee will review Regulatory Framework Amendment 29 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) addressing best fishing practices and the use of powerhead gear, discuss outreach needs, and consider recommendation for Council approval for formal Secretarial Review. 4. The Committee will receive an update on Snapper Grouper Abbreviated Framework Amendment 3 addressing management of blueline tilefish and take action as needed. 5. The Committee will review the Wreckfish Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) Review document and consider recommending approval for formal Secretarial review. 6. The Committee will review Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 33 addressing season modifications for red snapper, consider public hearing comments, select preferred alternatives, and provide guidance to staff as needed. 7. The Committee will review Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 34 addressing Special Management Zones (SMZs) for North Carolina and South Carolina and consider recommending the amendment for public hearings. 8. The Committee will provide guidance on agenda items for the upcoming Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel meeting, review the draft 2021– 2026 Vision Blueprint for the Snapper Grouper Fishery, and a white paper on authorized gear for harvesting lionfish and take action as necessary. Protected Resources Committee, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 8 a.m. Until 8:30 a.m. 1. The Committee will receive an overview of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Council and NOAA Fisheries, discuss and take action as needed. 2. The Committee will receive Snapper Grouper Committee, Tuesday, updates on Biological Opinions for September 17, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 5:30 Dolphin Wahoo and Highly Migratory p.m. Species Fisheries, updates on other Protected Resources issues, and take 1. The Committee will receive action as needed. updates from NOAA Fisheries on VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dolphin Wahoo Committee, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 3:45 p.m. 1. The Committee will receive updates from NOAA Fisheries on the status of commercial catches versus annual catch limits. 2. The Committee will receive a report from the Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panel, discuss recommendations, and take action as necessary. 3. The Committee will review the goals and objectives of the Dolphin Wahoo FMP and provide guidance to staff. The Committee will also review Amendment 10 to the Dolphin Wahoo FMP. Draft Amendment 10 currently includes actions to revise annual catch limits, sector allocations, and accountability measures, and options to reduce the vessel limit for dolphin. The amendment would also remove Operator Card requirements; modify gear, bait, and training requirements in the commercial longline fishery for dolphin and wahoo to align with Highly Migratory Species requirements; and other measures. The Committee will review actions in the draft amendment and consider approving for public scoping. 4. The Committee will review draft Amendment 12 with measures to add bullet mackerel and frigate mackerel as Ecosystem Component species to the Dolphin Wahoo FMP, consider appropriate regulatory actions, and provide guidance to staff. Executive Finance Committee— Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3:45 p.m. until 4 p.m. and Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m. 1. The Committee will consider ranking of amendments for the Council’s work schedule and provide guidance to staff. 2. The Committee will receive a report from the November 2019 meeting of the Council Coordination Committee (CCC) and an update on the Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization, discuss and provide guidance to staff. 3. The Committee will receive an update on the status of the Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Budget, discuss and take action as necessary. 4. The Committee will review a prioritization schedule for work on amendments, discuss and provide guidance to staff. Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 4 p.m.—Public comment will be accepted on items on the Council meeting agenda scheduled to be approved for Secretarial Review: Snapper Grouper Regulatory E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices Amendment 29 (Best Practices and Powerheads) and the Wreckfish ITQ Review document. Public comment will also be accepted on items for scoping/ public hearings and all other agenda items. The Council Chair, based on the number of individuals wishing to comment, will determine the amount of time provided to each commenter. Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m. 1. The Committee will receive an overview of Council actions relevant to Habitats and Ecosystems, review the Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Advisory Panel Report, discuss and take action as needed. Joint Habitat Protection and EcosystemBased Management Committee, Shrimp Committee, and Golden Crab Committee Meeting, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10 a.m. Until 12 p.m. 1. The Committees will review a comprehensive amendment (Coral Amendment 10/Shrimp Amendment 11/Golden Crab Amendment 10) addressing access to managed areas, transit provisions, and options for vessel monitoring systems (VMS) for the golden crab fishery, discuss and consider approval for public scoping. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Mackerel Cobia Committee, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m. Until 3:30 p.m. 1. The Committee will receive an update on the status of commercial catches versus ACLs and the status of amendments under formal Secretarial review. 2. The Committee will receive an overview of Framework Amendment 8 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic FMP addressing king mackerel commercial trip limits in Season 2 in the Atlantic Southern Zone, review analyses, select preferred alternatives, and consider approving for public hearings. 3. The Committee will review a white paper to address Spanish mackerel closures in the Atlantic Northern Zone and other management measures, discuss possible port meetings for the king and Spanish mackerel fisheries, and take action as necessary. 4. The Committee will review a Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Framework action to modify federal forhire trip limits in the Gulf reef fish and Coastal Migratory Pealgics fisheries, discuss and take action as necessary. 5. The Committee will also discuss agenda items for the upcoming Mackerel Cobia Advisory Panel meeting, provide VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 44865 direction to staff, and take action as necessary. the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Council Session: Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 1 p.m. (Partially Closed Session if Needed) Special Accommodations The Full Council will begin with the Call to Order, adoption of the agenda, approval of minutes, and presentations for the 2018 Law Enforcement of the Year award and Council staff recognition. The Council will receive a Legal Briefing on Litigation from NOAA General Counsel (if needed) during Closed Session. The Council will receive staff reports including the Executive Director’s Report, and updates on the MyFishCount pilot project and the Council’s Citizen Science Program. Updates will be provided by NOAA Fisheries including a report on the status of commercial catches versus ACLs for species not covered during an earlier committee meeting, the Southeast Geographic Strategic Plan, data-related reports (for-hire amendment and bycatch), update on the status of the of the Commercial Electronic Logbook Program, and the status of the Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) conversions for recreational fishing estimates. The Council will discuss and take action as necessary. The Council will review any Exempted Fishing Permits received as necessary. The Council will receive reports from the following committees: Snapper Grouper; Mackerel Cobia; Protected Resources; Dolphin Wahoo; Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management; Joint Habitat/Shrimp/ Golden Crab; Executive Finance; and Personnel. The Council will take action as appropriate. The Council will receive agency and liaison reports; and discuss other business and upcoming meetings and take action as necessary. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). 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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice 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 PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 22, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–18459 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV037 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a oneday meeting of its Coral Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Coral and Shrimp Advisory Panels (AP). SUMMARY: The meeting will convene on Monday, September 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., EDT. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The meeting will be held at the Gulf Council office. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. ADDRESSES: Dr. Natasha Mendez-Ferrer, Biologist, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; natasha.mendez@gulfcouncil.org, telephone: (813) 348–1630. The Council’s website, www.gulfcouncil.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and other materials. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The following items are on the agenda, though agenda items may be addressed out of order (changes will be noted on the Council’s website when possible.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV035


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold meetings of the following: Personnel Committee/Committee of the 
Whole (Closed Session); Snapper Grouper Committee; Protected Resources 
Committee; Dolphin Wahoo Committee; Executive Finance Committee; 
Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Joint 
Habitat Ecosystem, Shrimp, and Golden Crab Committee; and Mackerel 
Cobia Committee. The Council meeting week will include a training 
session for Council members on Robert's Rules, a formal public comment 
period, and a meeting of the full Council.

DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, 
September 16, 2019 until 1 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019.

ADDRESSES:

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    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Town and Country 
Inn, 2008 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407; phone: (843) 571-
1000.
    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302-8440 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; 
fax: (843) 769-4520; email: [email protected]. Meeting information 
is available from the Council's website at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/council-meetings/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Public comment: Written comments may be directed to Gregg Waugh, 
Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (see 
ADDRESSES) or electronically via the Council's website at http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/council-meetings/. Comments received by close 
of business the Monday before the meeting (9/9/19) will be compiled, 
posted to the website as part of the meeting materials, and included in 
the administrative record; please use the Council's online form 
available from the website. For written comments received after the 
Monday before the meeting (after 9/9/19), individuals submitting a 
comment must use the Council's online form available from the website. 
Comments will automatically be posted to the website and available for 
Council consideration. Comments received prior to noon on Thursday, 
September 19, 2019 will be a part of the meeting administrative record.
    The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as 
follows:

Robert's Rules Training--Monday, September 16, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 
p.m.

    1. Council members will receive training on the use of Robert's 
Rules for meeting purposes.

Personnel Committee/Committee of the Whole--Monday, September 16, 2019, 
1:30 p.m. Until 6 p.m. (Closed Session)

    1. The Committee/Council will discuss personnel issues and provide 
guidance to staff.
    2. The Committee/Council will conduct executive director interviews 
and select a new executive director.

Snapper Grouper Committee, Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 
5:30 p.m.

    1. The Committee will receive updates from NOAA Fisheries on 
commercial catches versus quotas for species under annual catch limits 
(ACLs) and the status of amendments under formal Secretarial review.
    2. The Committee will receive preliminary results from the August 
19-21, 2019 Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC)/Marine 
Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Workshop to address issues with 
recreational data.
    3. The Committee will review Regulatory Framework Amendment 29 to 
the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) addressing best 
fishing practices and the use of powerhead gear, discuss outreach 
needs, and consider recommendation for Council approval for formal 
Secretarial Review.
    4. The Committee will receive an update on Snapper Grouper 
Abbreviated Framework Amendment 3 addressing management of blueline 
tilefish and take action as needed.
    5. The Committee will review the Wreckfish Individual Transferable 
Quota (ITQ) Review document and consider recommending approval for 
formal Secretarial review.
    6. The Committee will review Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 
33 addressing season modifications for red snapper, consider public 
hearing comments, select preferred alternatives, and provide guidance 
to staff as needed.
    7. The Committee will review Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 
34 addressing Special Management Zones (SMZs) for North Carolina and 
South Carolina and consider recommending the amendment for public 
hearings.
    8. The Committee will provide guidance on agenda items for the 
upcoming Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel meeting, review the draft 2021-
2026 Vision Blueprint for the Snapper Grouper Fishery, and a white 
paper on authorized gear for harvesting lionfish and take action as 
necessary.

Protected Resources Committee, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 8 a.m. 
Until 8:30 a.m.

    1. The Committee will receive an overview of the Memorandum of 
Understanding (MOU) between the Council and NOAA Fisheries, discuss and 
take action as needed.
    2. The Committee will receive updates on Biological Opinions for 
Dolphin Wahoo and Highly Migratory Species Fisheries, updates on other 
Protected Resources issues, and take action as needed.

Dolphin Wahoo Committee, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 
3:45 p.m.

    1. The Committee will receive updates from NOAA Fisheries on the 
status of commercial catches versus annual catch limits.
    2. The Committee will receive a report from the Dolphin Wahoo 
Advisory Panel, discuss recommendations, and take action as necessary.
    3. The Committee will review the goals and objectives of the 
Dolphin Wahoo FMP and provide guidance to staff. The Committee will 
also review Amendment 10 to the Dolphin Wahoo FMP. Draft Amendment 10 
currently includes actions to revise annual catch limits, sector 
allocations, and accountability measures, and options to reduce the 
vessel limit for dolphin. The amendment would also remove Operator Card 
requirements; modify gear, bait, and training requirements in the 
commercial longline fishery for dolphin and wahoo to align with Highly 
Migratory Species requirements; and other measures. The Committee will 
review actions in the draft amendment and consider approving for public 
scoping.
    4. The Committee will review draft Amendment 12 with measures to 
add bullet mackerel and frigate mackerel as Ecosystem Component species 
to the Dolphin Wahoo FMP, consider appropriate regulatory actions, and 
provide guidance to staff.

Executive Finance Committee--Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3:45 p.m. 
until 4 p.m. and Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m.

    1. The Committee will consider ranking of amendments for the 
Council's work schedule and provide guidance to staff.
    2. The Committee will receive a report from the November 2019 
meeting of the Council Coordination Committee (CCC) and an update on 
the Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization, discuss and provide guidance to 
staff.
    3. The Committee will receive an update on the status of the 
Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Budget, discuss and take action as necessary.
    4. The Committee will review a prioritization schedule for work on 
amendments, discuss and provide guidance to staff.
    Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 4 p.m.--
Public comment will be accepted on items on the Council meeting agenda 
scheduled to be approved for Secretarial Review: Snapper Grouper 
Regulatory

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Amendment 29 (Best Practices and Powerheads) and the Wreckfish ITQ 
Review document. Public comment will also be accepted on items for 
scoping/public hearings and all other agenda items. The Council Chair, 
based on the number of individuals wishing to comment, will determine 
the amount of time provided to each commenter.

Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee, Thursday, 
September 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m.

    1. The Committee will receive an overview of Council actions 
relevant to Habitats and Ecosystems, review the Habitat Protection and 
Ecosystem-Based Management Advisory Panel Report, discuss and take 
action as needed.

Joint Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee, 
Shrimp Committee, and Golden Crab Committee Meeting, Thursday, 
September 19, 2019, 10 a.m. Until 12 p.m.

    1. The Committees will review a comprehensive amendment (Coral 
Amendment 10/Shrimp Amendment 11/Golden Crab Amendment 10) addressing 
access to managed areas, transit provisions, and options for vessel 
monitoring systems (VMS) for the golden crab fishery, discuss and 
consider approval for public scoping.

Mackerel Cobia Committee, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m. Until 
3:30 p.m.

    1. The Committee will receive an update on the status of commercial 
catches versus ACLs and the status of amendments under formal 
Secretarial review.
    2. The Committee will receive an overview of Framework Amendment 8 
to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic FMP addressing king mackerel 
commercial trip limits in Season 2 in the Atlantic Southern Zone, 
review analyses, select preferred alternatives, and consider approving 
for public hearings.
    3. The Committee will review a white paper to address Spanish 
mackerel closures in the Atlantic Northern Zone and other management 
measures, discuss possible port meetings for the king and Spanish 
mackerel fisheries, and take action as necessary.
    4. The Committee will review a Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management 
Council Framework action to modify federal for-hire trip limits in the 
Gulf reef fish and Coastal Migratory Pealgics fisheries, discuss and 
take action as necessary.
    5. The Committee will also discuss agenda items for the upcoming 
Mackerel Cobia Advisory Panel meeting, provide direction to staff, and 
take action as necessary.

Council Session: Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 1 p.m. 
(Partially Closed Session if Needed)

    The Full Council will begin with the Call to Order, adoption of the 
agenda, approval of minutes, and presentations for the 2018 Law 
Enforcement of the Year award and Council staff recognition.
    The Council will receive a Legal Briefing on Litigation from NOAA 
General Counsel (if needed) during Closed Session. The Council will 
receive staff reports including the Executive Director's Report, and 
updates on the MyFishCount pilot project and the Council's Citizen 
Science Program.
    Updates will be provided by NOAA Fisheries including a report on 
the status of commercial catches versus ACLs for species not covered 
during an earlier committee meeting, the Southeast Geographic Strategic 
Plan, data-related reports (for-hire amendment and bycatch), update on 
the status of the of the Commercial Electronic Logbook Program, and the 
status of the Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) 
conversions for recreational fishing estimates. The Council will 
discuss and take action as necessary.
    The Council will review any Exempted Fishing Permits received as 
necessary.
    The Council will receive reports from the following committees: 
Snapper Grouper; Mackerel Cobia; Protected Resources; Dolphin Wahoo; 
Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management; Joint Habitat/
Shrimp/Golden Crab; Executive Finance; and Personnel. The Council will 
take action as appropriate.
    The Council will receive agency and liaison reports; and discuss 
other business and upcoming meetings and take action as necessary.
    Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council 
office (see ADDRESSES).
    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 these meetings. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified in this notice 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 final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meeting.

    Note:  The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


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

    Dated: August 22, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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