Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings, 48596-48597 [2019-19958]

Download as PDF 48596 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2019 / Notices Sunday April 19, 2020 Trade Mission Participants Arrive in Japan or Vietnam (if electing to participate in one of these mission stops) Monday April 20, 2020 Japan or Vietnam (choice of one mission stop) Business to Business meetings and networking with government and business officials Tuesday April 21, 2020 Arrive in Hong Kong Wednesday–Friday, April 22–24, 2020 Hong Kong: Trade Winds Business Forum and SCO Consultations Market Briefings, Business to Business meetings, Consultations with U.S. government trade representatives and networking with U.S. and foreign government and business officials Saturday–Sunday, April 25–26, 2020 Travel to South Korea or Thailand (if electing to participate in one of these mission stops) Monday April 27, 2020 South Korea or Thailand (choice of one mission stop) Business to Business meetings and networking with government and business officials Tuesday April 28, 2020 Trade Mission Participants Depart jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Participation Requirements All parties interested in participating in the trade mission to Hong Kong (including mission stops with business matchmaking in Hong Kong and/or additional countries) must complete and submit an application package for consideration by the Department of Commerce. All applicants will be evaluated on their ability to meet certain conditions and best satisfy the selection criteria as outlined below. A minimum of 40 companies and/or trade associations will be selected to participate in the mission from the applicant pool on a rolling basis. Mission stop participation will be limited as follows: Business matchmaking capacity: Hong Kong—32 South Korea—20 Japan—20 Thailand—20 Vietnam—20 Additional companies may be accepted based on available space. U.S. companies and/or trade associations already doing business in or seeking business in Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, or Vietnam for the first time may apply. Fees and Expenses If and when an applicant is selected to participate on a particular mission, a VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 payment to the Department of Commerce in the amount of the designated participation fee below is required. Upon notification of acceptance to participate, those selected have 5 business days to submit payment or the acceptance may be revoked. The below trade mission fees include the $750 participation fee for the Trade Winds business forum to be held in Hong Kong on April 20–28, 2020. 1. For one mission stop, the participation fee will be $2,200 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $4,200 for large firms. 2. For two mission stops, the participation fee will be $3,400 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $5,400 for large firms. 3. For three mission stops, the participation fee will be $4,600 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $6,600 for large firms. 4. For four mission stops, the participation fee will be $5,800 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $7,800 for large firms. An additional representative for both SMEs and large firms at the Forum will require an additional fee of $500. Timeframe for Recruitment and Application Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce Department trade mission calendar (http://export.gov/ trademissions) and other internet websites, press releases to general and trade media, direct mail, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and conclude no later than March 6, 2020. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis beginning 14 DAYS AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE FEDERAL REGISTER NOTICE, until the maximum number of participants is selected. After March 6, 2020, applications will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Contacts Colleen Fisher, Director, U.S. Export Assistance Center—Baltimore, MD, Colleen.Fisher@trade.gov, Tel: 410– 962–3097 Leandro Solorzano, Trade Specialist, U.S. Export Assistance Center—Fort Lauderdale, FL, Leandro.Solorzano@ trade.gov, Tel: 954–356–6647 PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 International Contact Information, Geoffrey Parish, Deputy Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service Hong Kong, Email: Geoffrey.Parish@trade.gov Tiara Hampton-Diggs, Program Specialist, Trade Promotion Programs. [FR Doc. 2019–19966 Filed 9–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV067 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold public meetings of the Council and its Committees. DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, October 7, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, October 8, 2019. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and, Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701; telephone: (919) 956–9404. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 526–5255. The Council’s website, www.mafmc.org also has details on the meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and briefing materials. SUMMARY: 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: Monday, October 7, 2019 Executive Committee (Closed Session) Review and approve changes to SOPPs E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2019 / Notices Executive Committee Meeting Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Review progress on 2019 Implementation Plan and develop recommendations for 2020 priorities Black Sea Bass Specifications Review SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff recommendations and adopt revised specifications for 2020 and new specifications for 2021 Monkfish Specifications Summary of Operational Assessment and review SSC, PDT, Advisory Panel and staff recommendations and adopt specifications for 2020–22 Spiny Dogfish Specifications Review, SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff recommendations for 2020 specifications and recommend any changes if necessary Illex Permitting and Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish Goals and Objectives Amendment Review Committee recommendations and provide direction to staff on Amendment development Illex In-Year Quota Adjustment Working Group 2020–24 Comprehensive Research Priorities Review and provide feedback on draft research priorities 2020–24 Strategic Plan Review draft 2020–24 Strategic Plan Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Summary of Operational Assessments for Scup, Black Sea Bass, and Bluefish Bluefish Specifications Review SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff recommendations and adopt revised specifications for 2020 and new specifications for 2021 Bluefish Allocation Amendment Discuss current status of the Bluefish Allocation Amendment and review the updated action plan Scup Commercial Discards Report Review commercial scup discards through 2018 Scup Specifications jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Review SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff recommendations and adopt revised specifications for 2020 and new specifications for 2021 Summer Flounder Specifications Review SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff recommendations for 2020 specifications and review previously implemented 2020 specifications and recommend changes if necessary 18:14 Sep 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 Potential Black Sea Bass Commercial Amendment Update on ASMFC discussions regarding state-by-state commercial quota allocations and consider initiating an amendment to address black sea bass commercial state-by state allocations Recreational Reform Initiative Progress update on recreational management reform initiative focused on black sea bass, summer flounder, scup, and bluefish Review Working Group Terms of Reference VerDate Sep<11>2014 Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational Allocations Discuss implications of revised MRIP data for sector allocations defined in FMP’s and consider initiating an amendment to address commercial and recreational allocations for all three species Thursday, October 10, 2019 Business Session Committee Reports: SSC and Executive (review and approve SOPP recommendations); Executive Director’s Report; Organization Reports; and, Liaison Reports Continuing and New Business Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions 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 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 sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48597 should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: September 11, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–19958 Filed 9–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV071 North Pacific 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 North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Legislative Committee will meet in October. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Land’s End Resort, 4786 Homer Spit Rd, Homer, AK 99603. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Witherell, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Agenda The agenda will include updates on legislation, including HR 1979 and HR 2236, and development of recommendations for the Council. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/Details/ 923. Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted either electronically at: meetings.npfmc.org/ Meeting/Details/923 or through the mail: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. Deadline for comments is September 27, 2019, at 12 p.m. E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 179 (Monday, September 16, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XV067


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); 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 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold public meetings of the Council and its Committees.

DATES: The meetings will be held Monday, October 7, 2019, from 9 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, October 8, 2019. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 
October 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and, Thursday, October 10, 
2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Durham Convention Center, 
301 W. Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701; telephone: (919) 956-9404.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. 
State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive 
Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 
526-5255. The Council's website, www.mafmc.org also has details on the 
meeting location, proposed agenda, webinar listen-in access, and 
briefing materials.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.)

Monday, October 7, 2019

Executive Committee (Closed Session)

Review and approve changes to SOPPs

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Executive Committee Meeting

Review progress on 2019 Implementation Plan and develop recommendations 
for 2020 priorities

Monkfish Specifications

Summary of Operational Assessment and review SSC, PDT, Advisory Panel 
and staff recommendations and adopt specifications for 2020-22

Spiny Dogfish Specifications

Review, SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff 
recommendations for 2020 specifications and recommend any changes if 
necessary

Illex Permitting and Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish Goals and 
Objectives Amendment

Review Committee recommendations and provide direction to staff on 
Amendment development

Illex In-Year Quota Adjustment Working Group

Review Working Group Terms of Reference

2020-24 Comprehensive Research Priorities

Review and provide feedback on draft research priorities

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Summary of Operational Assessments for Scup, Black Sea Bass, and 
Bluefish Bluefish Specifications

Review SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff 
recommendations and adopt revised specifications for 2020 and new 
specifications for 2021

Bluefish Allocation Amendment

Discuss current status of the Bluefish Allocation Amendment and review 
the updated action plan

Scup Commercial Discards Report

Review commercial scup discards through 2018

Scup Specifications

Review SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff 
recommendations and adopt revised specifications for 2020 and new 
specifications for 2021

Summer Flounder Specifications

Review SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff 
recommendations for 2020 specifications and review previously 
implemented 2020 specifications and recommend changes if necessary

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Black Sea Bass Specifications

Review SSC, Monitoring Committee, Advisory Panel, and staff 
recommendations and adopt revised specifications for 2020 and new 
specifications for 2021

Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational 
Allocations

Discuss implications of revised MRIP data for sector allocations 
defined in FMP's and consider initiating an amendment to address 
commercial and recreational allocations for all three species

Potential Black Sea Bass Commercial Amendment

Update on ASMFC discussions regarding state-by-state commercial quota 
allocations and consider initiating an amendment to address black sea 
bass commercial state-by state allocations

Recreational Reform Initiative

Progress update on recreational management reform initiative focused on 
black sea bass, summer flounder, scup, and bluefish

2020-24 Strategic Plan

Review draft 2020-24 Strategic Plan

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Business Session

Committee Reports: SSC and Executive (review and approve SOPP 
recommendations); Executive Director's Report; Organization Reports; 
and, Liaison Reports

Continuing and New Business

    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these 
meetings. Actions 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 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 sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526-5251, at 
least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

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

    Dated: September 11, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-19958 Filed 9-13-19; 8:45 am]
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