Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meetings, 62511-62512 [2019-24790]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2019 / Notices Dated: November 1, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in the Fireweed Room from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Agenda [FR Doc. 2019–24826 Filed 11–14–19; 8:45 am] Monday, December 2, 2019 Through Tuesday, December 10, 2019 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XV130] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and its advisory committees. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet in December. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held Monday, December 2, 2019 through Tuesday, December 10, 2019. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: Meeting Address: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 W 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501. 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: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. in the Aleutian Room on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 continuing through Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. in the King Salmon/Iliamna Room on Monday, December 2, 2019 and continue through Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. in the Dillingham/Katmai Room on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 and continue through Saturday, December 7, 2019. The Community Engagement Committee will meet on Monday, December 2, 2019 in the Fireweed Room from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Charter Halibut Management Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in the Birch/Willow Room from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Enforcement Committee will DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Nov 14, 2019 Jkt 250001 Council Plenary Session: The agenda for the Council’s plenary session will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. 1. Executive Director’s Report 2. NMFS Management Report 3. NOAA General Counsel Report 4. NOAA Enforcement Report 5. ADF&G Report (including Biennial Halibut Subsistence report) 6. USCG Report 7. USFWS Report 8. IPHC Report 9. BSAI Groundfish Specifications 10. GOA Groundfish Specifications 11. 2020 Charter Halibut Management Measures for Areas 2C and 3A 12. BSAI Parallel Waters—Final Action 13. Crab Partial Deliveries—Final Action 14. St Matthew Blue King Crab Rebuilding Plan 15. Central Gulf of Alaska Rockfish Reauthorization 16. Non-Guided Halibut Rental Boat Registration 17. Halibut abundance-based management workplan 18. Sablefish Discards 19. Aleutian Islands Community Follow Up 20. Staff Tasking The Advisory Panel will address Council agenda items 9 through 20, with the exception of item 17, which is Council only. The SSC agenda will include the following issues: 1. BSAI Groundfish Specifications 2. GOA Groundfish Specifications 3. St. Matthew Blue King Crab Rebuilding Plan 4. Central GOA Rockfish Reauthorization 5. Comments on National Standard 1 Technical Guidance on ABC control rule provisions In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council’s primary peer review panel for scientific information, as described by the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 guidelines (78 FR 43066). The peer review process is also deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62511 The Community Engagement Committee will review existing Council engagement strategies and practices to develop recommendations to improve Council engagement with rural and Alaska Native communities. The Charter Halibut Management Committee will discuss 2020 Charter Halibut Measures for Areas 2C and 3A and the non-guided halibut rental boat registration analysis. The Enforcement Committee will discuss the non-guided halibut rental boat registration analysis, and other business. The Agendas are subject to change, and the latest versions will be posted at http://www.npfmc.org/. Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted either electronically at: meetings.npfmc.orgor through the mail: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. Deadline for comments is November 29, 2019, at 12 p.m. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Maria Davis at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 12, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–24787 Filed 11–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XV132] 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, December 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, December 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 62512 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2019 / Notices December 11, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and, Thursday, December 12, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401; telephone: (410) 972–4300. 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, December 9, 2019 Executive Committee (Closed Session) Ricks E Savage Award 2020–24 Strategic Plan Review public comments and approve 2020–2024 Strategic Plan Risk Policy Framework—Meeting #2 Review results of biological and economic management strategy evaluations and select preferred alternative(s) Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Habitat Update Update on NRHA Assessment, presentation on CCC Habitat Workshop and update of Projects of Interest in the Region SSC Membership White Paper Review and determine future SSC membership needs and expertise VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Nov 14, 2019 Jkt 250001 Bluefish Allocation and Rebuilding Amendment Review and approve supplemental scoping document for additional scoping hearings Summer Flounder 2020 Recreational Specifications Review recent fishery performance, Monitoring Committee, and Advisory Panel recommendations, recommend Conservation Equivalency or coastwide management and associated measures for 2020 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Scup 2020 Recreational Specifications Review recent fishery performance, Monitoring Committee, and Advisory Panel recommendations, adopt recommendations for 2020 federal waters recreational management measures Black Sea Bass 2020 Recreational Specifications Seized Commercial Catch and the Quota Monitoring/Accountability Process Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Excessive Shares Amendment Review public hearing comments and Committee recommendations and select preferred alternatives and take final action Presentation of Oscar E. Sette Award (American Fisheries Society) Review recent fishery performance, Monitoring Committee, and Advisory Panel recommendations, adopt recommendation for 2020 federal waters recreational management measures Review fishery performance, Monitoring Committee, and Advisory Panel recommendations, adopt recommendations for 2020 federal waters recreational management measures 2020–24 Research Priorities Review and approve research priorities document EAFM Summer Flounder Conceptual Model Bluefish 2020 Recreational Specifications Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational Allocation Amendment Review and approve draft scoping document Black Sea Bass Commercial Allocation Addendum/Amendment Discuss options for addressing potential impacts of coastwide quota management in federal waters on states Commercial eVTR Omnibus Framework—Meeting #2 Select preferred alternatives and take final action Thursday, December 12, 2019 2020 Implementation Plan Review and approve 2020 Implementation Plan PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Business Session Committee Reports: SSC and Executive Committee; 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: November 12, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–24790 Filed 11–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sunsetting of Raster Nautical Charts Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: NOAA is undertaking a fiveyear program to end all raster and paper nautical chart production. Ultimately, production of all NOAA paper nautical charts, raster navigational charts (NOAA RNC®), and related products, such as BookletChartsTM will cease. NOAA is seeking feedback from chart users and companies that provide products and services based on NOAA raster and electronic navigational chart (NOAA ENC®) products. This information will shape the manner and timing in which SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XV132]


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, December 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. 
to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, December 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 
Wednesday,

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December 11, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and, Thursday, December 12, 
2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Westin Annapolis, 100 
Westgate Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401; telephone: (410) 972-4300.
    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, December 9, 2019

Executive Committee (Closed Session)

    Ricks E Savage Award

2020-24 Strategic Plan

    Review public comments and approve 2020-2024 Strategic Plan

2020-24 Research Priorities

    Review and approve research priorities document

Risk Policy Framework--Meeting #2

    Review results of biological and economic management strategy 
evaluations and select preferred alternative(s)

Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Excessive Shares Amendment

    Review public hearing comments and Committee recommendations and 
select preferred alternatives and take final action

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Habitat Update

    Update on NRHA Assessment, presentation on CCC Habitat Workshop and 
update of Projects of Interest in the Region

EAFM Summer Flounder Conceptual Model

Presentation of Oscar E. Sette Award (American Fisheries Society)

SSC Membership White Paper

    Review and determine future SSC membership needs and expertise

Bluefish 2020 Recreational Specifications

    Review recent fishery performance, Monitoring Committee, and 
Advisory Panel recommendations, adopt recommendation for 2020 federal 
waters recreational management measures

Bluefish Allocation and Rebuilding Amendment

    Review and approve supplemental scoping document for additional 
scoping hearings

Summer Flounder 2020 Recreational Specifications

    Review recent fishery performance, Monitoring Committee, and 
Advisory Panel recommendations, recommend Conservation Equivalency or 
coastwide management and associated measures for 2020

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Scup 2020 Recreational Specifications

    Review recent fishery performance, Monitoring Committee, and 
Advisory Panel recommendations, adopt recommendations for 2020 federal 
waters recreational management measures

Black Sea Bass 2020 Recreational Specifications

    Review fishery performance, Monitoring Committee, and Advisory 
Panel recommendations, adopt recommendations for 2020 federal waters 
recreational management measures

Seized Commercial Catch and the Quota Monitoring/Accountability Process

Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational 
Allocation Amendment

    Review and approve draft scoping document

Black Sea Bass Commercial Allocation Addendum/Amendment

    Discuss options for addressing potential impacts of coastwide quota 
management in federal waters on states

Commercial eVTR Omnibus Framework--Meeting #2

    Select preferred alternatives and take final action

Thursday, December 12, 2019

2020 Implementation Plan

    Review and approve 2020 Implementation Plan

Business Session

    Committee Reports: SSC and Executive Committee; 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: November 12, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-24790 Filed 11-14-19; 8:45 am]
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