Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 47947-47948 [2020-17286]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 153 / Friday, August 7, 2020 / Notices and health care industries. Members are selected for their familiarity with quality improvement operations and competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, service companies, small businesses, nonprofits, health care providers, and educational institutions. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results of examiners’ scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. The Chief Financial Officer/Assistant Secretary for Administration and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the Assistant General Counsel for Employment, Litigation and Information, formally determined on May 25, 2020 pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended by Section 5(c) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the meeting of the Judges Panel may be closed to the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) because the meeting is likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person which is privileged or confidential, and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) because the meeting is likely to disclose information the premature disclosure of which would, in the case of any agency, be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action. The meeting, which involves examination of current Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) applicant data from U.S. organizations and a discussion of these data as compared to the Award criteria in order to recommend Award recipients, will be closed to the public. Kevin Kimball, NIST Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2020–17295 Filed 8–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [RTID 0648–XA340] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Aug 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 ACTION: Notice of public meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council’s is convening its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) via webinar to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. SUMMARY: This webinar will be held on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/915817728111315726 Call in information: +1 (415) 930–5321, Access Code: 792–543–455. DATES: The meeting will be held via webinar. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The Scientific and Statistical Committee will meet to review recent stock assessment information from the U.S/Canada Transboundary Resource Assessment Committee and information provided by the Council’s Groundfish Plan Development Team (PDT) and recommend the overfishing level (OFL) and acceptable biological catch (ABC) for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder for the 2021 and 2022 fishing years. The committee will also review information provided by the Groundfish Plan Development Team (PDT) on possible rebuilding approaches and on the basis for the range of alternative rebuilding strategies developed by the PDT. Other business will be discussed as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained on the agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. The public also should be aware that the meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47947 Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 4, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–17287 Filed 8–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA325] 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 (Council) will hold a five-day webinar meeting to consider actions affecting the Gulf of Mexico fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). SUMMARY: The webinar will convene Monday, August 24 through Friday, August 28, 2020, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., EDT, each day. DATES: The meeting will take place via webinar; you may register for the meeting at www.gulfcouncil.org. Council address: Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 4107 W Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607; telephone: (813) 348–1630. ADDRESSES: Dr. Carrie Simmons, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Monday, August 24, 2020; 9 a.m.–9:30 a.m. The meeting will begin in a CLOSED SESSION of the FULL COUNCIL to make final selection of members to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics and Red Drum Advisory Panels; and other internal administrative matters. E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1 47948 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 153 / Friday, August 7, 2020 / Notices Monday, August 24, 2020; 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020; 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The meeting will open to the general public mid-morning (approximately 10 a.m.) beginning with the Administrative/Budget Committee review and approval of the Funded 2020 Budget. The Data Collection Committee will review potential regulatory changes from Commercial Electronic Logbook Program Implementation; receive a briefing on Shrimp Electronic Logbook Program and an update on Southeast For-hire Electronic Reporting (SEFHIER) Program. The Sustainable Fisheries Committee will review Aquaculture Aspects of Executive Order 13921, and receive recommendations and public comments on Executive Order 13921; review Public Hearing Draft Amendment Reef Fish 48/Red Drum 5: Status Determination Criteria and Optimum Yield for reef Fish and Red Drum; and receive a presentation on Depredation by Marine Mammals. The Mackerel Committee will receive an update on Coastal Migratory Pelagics Landings; and, review of SEDAR 28 Update: Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Cobia Stock Assessment. The Ecosystem Committee will receive an update on Gulf of Mexico Fishery Ecosystem Plan and the Southeast Regional Efforts to Build a Foundation for the Fishery Ecosystem Plan. Full Council will convene after lunch with a Call to Order, Announcements, and Introductions; Induction of New Council Members; Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes. The Council will hold public comment testimony beginning at approximately 1:20 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Comments on Executive Order 13921; and, open testimony on other fishery issues or concerns. Public comment may begin earlier than 1:20 p.m. EDT but will not conclude before that time. Persons wishing to give public testimony must register on the Council website before the start of the public comment period at 1:20 p.m. EDT. Following Public Comment period, the Council will begin to receive committee reports from Administrative/ Budget and the Coastal Migratory Pelagics and Red Drum Advisory Panel (AP) Appointments. Tuesday, August 25, 2020; 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The Reef Fish Committee will review the Reef Fish Landings; discuss the Fishing Industry Impacts Due to COVID–19 and Potential Emergency Rule Requests; and, receive status of Gulf State Recreational Data Collection Programs and 2020 Red Snapper Seasons. The Committee will receive an update from the Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Fishing Effort Survey Calibration Workshop; receive a meeting summary from the August 5, 2020 MRIP Red Snapper State Data Calibration Meeting and SSC recommendations. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Wednesday, August 26, 2020; 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The Reef Fish Committee will reconvene to review Revised Draft Amendment 53: Red Grouper Catch Limits and Sector Allocations, Draft Framework Action: Modification of the Gulf of Mexico Lane Snapper Annual Catch Limit, and SEDAR 64: Southeastern U.S. Yellowtail Snapper Stock Assessment. The Committee will also review Public Hearing Draft Amendment 36B: Modifications to Commercial IFQ Programs, and any remaining items from the SSC Agenda. The Gulf Southeast Data Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee will receive update on Operational Stock Assessment Process and SSC Recommendations; and discuss the Timing and Use of Interim Analyses for Management. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Aug 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 Friday, August 28, 2020; 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The Council will continue to receive committee reports from Gulf SEDAR, Data Collection, Sustainable Fisheries, Ecosystem, Mackerel, and Reef Fish Committees. The Council will receive updates from the following supporting agencies: Texas Law Enforcement Efforts; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; NOAA Office of Law Enforcement (OLE); Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and Department of State. The Council will discuss Other Business item; and, hold an election for Chair and Vice Chair. —Meeting Adjourns The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Council meeting on the calendar. The timing and order in which agenda items are addressed may change as required to effectively address the issue, and the latest version along with other meeting materials will be posted on the website as they become available. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided that the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 4, 2020. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2020–17286 Filed 8–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA357] Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s (Council) District Advisory Panels (DAPs) will hold public virtual meetings to address the items contained in the tentative agenda included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The DAPs public virtual meetings will be held as follows: St. Thomas/St. John DAP, August 24, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on August 25, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; St. Croix DAP, August 26, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Puerto Rico DAP, August 27, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All meetings will be at Eastern Day Time. ADDRESSES: You may join the DAPs public virtual meetings (via GoToMeeting) from a computer, tablet or smartphone by entering the following address: SUMMARY: Monday, August 24, 2020—St. Thomas/ St. John, DAP, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Please, join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/ 386200149 You can also dial in using your phone. E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 153 (Friday, August 7, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47947-47948]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-17286]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA325]


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 (Council) will 
hold a five-day webinar meeting to consider actions affecting the Gulf 
of Mexico fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

DATES: The webinar will convene Monday, August 24 through Friday, 
August 28, 2020, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., EDT, each day.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via webinar; you may register 
for the meeting at www.gulfcouncil.org.
    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. Carrie Simmons, Executive 
Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 
348-1630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Agenda

Monday, August 24, 2020; 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

    The meeting will begin in a CLOSED SESSION of the FULL COUNCIL to 
make final selection of members to the Coastal Migratory Pelagics and 
Red Drum Advisory Panels; and other internal administrative matters.

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Monday, August 24, 2020; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    The meeting will open to the general public mid-morning 
(approximately 10 a.m.) beginning with the Administrative/Budget 
Committee review and approval of the Funded 2020 Budget. The Data 
Collection Committee will review potential regulatory changes from 
Commercial Electronic Logbook Program Implementation; receive a 
briefing on Shrimp Electronic Logbook Program and an update on 
Southeast For-hire Electronic Reporting (SEFHIER) Program. The 
Sustainable Fisheries Committee will review Aquaculture Aspects of 
Executive Order 13921, and receive recommendations and public comments 
on Executive Order 13921; review Public Hearing Draft Amendment Reef 
Fish 48/Red Drum 5: Status Determination Criteria and Optimum Yield for 
reef Fish and Red Drum; and receive a presentation on Depredation by 
Marine Mammals.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    The Reef Fish Committee will review the Reef Fish Landings; discuss 
the Fishing Industry Impacts Due to COVID-19 and Potential Emergency 
Rule Requests; and, receive status of Gulf State Recreational Data 
Collection Programs and 2020 Red Snapper Seasons. The Committee will 
receive an update from the Marine Recreational Information Program 
(MRIP) Fishing Effort Survey Calibration Workshop; receive a meeting 
summary from the August 5, 2020 MRIP Red Snapper State Data Calibration 
Meeting and SSC recommendations.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    The Reef Fish Committee will reconvene to review Revised Draft 
Amendment 53: Red Grouper Catch Limits and Sector Allocations, Draft 
Framework Action: Modification of the Gulf of Mexico Lane Snapper 
Annual Catch Limit, and SEDAR 64: Southeastern U.S. Yellowtail Snapper 
Stock Assessment. The Committee will also review Public Hearing Draft 
Amendment 36B: Modifications to Commercial IFQ Programs, and any 
remaining items from the SSC Agenda. The Gulf Southeast Data Assessment 
and Review (SEDAR) Committee will receive update on Operational Stock 
Assessment Process and SSC Recommendations; and discuss the Timing and 
Use of Interim Analyses for Management.

Thursday, August 27, 2020; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    The Mackerel Committee will receive an update on Coastal Migratory 
Pelagics Landings; and, review of SEDAR 28 Update: Gulf of Mexico 
Migratory Group Cobia Stock Assessment. The Ecosystem Committee will 
receive an update on Gulf of Mexico Fishery Ecosystem Plan and the 
Southeast Regional Efforts to Build a Foundation for the Fishery 
Ecosystem Plan.
    Full Council will convene after lunch with a Call to Order, 
Announcements, and Introductions; Induction of New Council Members; 
Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes. The Council will hold 
public comment testimony beginning at approximately 1:20 p.m. until 
3:30 p.m. on Comments on Executive Order 13921; and, open testimony on 
other fishery issues or concerns. Public comment may begin earlier than 
1:20 p.m. EDT but will not conclude before that time. Persons wishing 
to give public testimony must register on the Council website before 
the start of the public comment period at 1:20 p.m. EDT.
    Following Public Comment period, the Council will begin to receive 
committee reports from Administrative/Budget and the Coastal Migratory 
Pelagics and Red Drum Advisory Panel (AP) Appointments.

Friday, August 28, 2020; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    The Council will continue to receive committee reports from Gulf 
SEDAR, Data Collection, Sustainable Fisheries, Ecosystem, Mackerel, and 
Reef Fish Committees. The Council will receive updates from the 
following supporting agencies: Texas Law Enforcement Efforts; South 
Atlantic Fishery Management Council; NOAA Office of Law Enforcement 
(OLE); Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service; and Department of State.
    The Council will discuss Other Business item; and, hold an election 
for Chair and Vice Chair.
--Meeting Adjourns
    The meeting will be broadcast via webinar. You may register for the 
webinar by visiting www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on the Council 
meeting on the calendar.
    The timing and order in which agenda items are addressed may change 
as required to effectively address the issue, and the latest version 
along with other meeting materials will be posted on the website as 
they become available.
    Although other 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 meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed 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 that the public has been 
notified of the Council's intent to take final action to address the 
emergency.

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

    Dated: August 4, 2020.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-17286 Filed 8-6-20; 8:45 am]
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