South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 63338-63340 [2021-24963]

Download as PDF 63338 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 16, 2021 / Notices Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shelley Spedden, (302) 526–5251 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 9, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–24899 Filed 11–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB582] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a joint public meeting of its Scallop Committee 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 Friday, December 3, 2021, at 9 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/5448562120551399437. ADDRESSES: Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Agenda The Committee will discuss Framework 34 (FW 34): Review specifications alternatives in FW 34 and make final recommendations. FW 34 will set specifications including acceptable biological catch/annual catch limit (ABC/ACLs), days-at-sea (DAS), access area allocations for Limited Access (LA) and Limited Access General Category (LAGC), Total Allowable VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Nov 15, 2021 Jkt 256001 Landings (TAL) for Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) management area, target-TAC for LAGC incidental catch and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 2022 and default specifications for fishing year 2023. Also on the agenda is Evaluation of Rotational Management: Review draft report and provide feedback. They will also receive an update on progress from the Scallop Survey Working Group. Other business will be discussed, if 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. 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: November 9, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–24898 Filed 11–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB586] South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting 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: Mackerel Cobia Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; Southeast Data, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Committee; Citizen Science Committee; and Outreach and Communications Committee. The meeting week will also include a formal public comment session and a meeting of the Full Council (partially Closed Session). DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, December 6, 2021, until 12 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Beaufort Hotel, 2400 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort, NC 28516; phone: (252) 728–3000. The meeting will also be available via webinar. Registration is required. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting information, including agendas, overviews, and briefing book materials will be posted on the Council’s website at: http://safmc.net/ safmc-meetings/council-meetings/. Webinar registration links for the meeting will also be available from the Council’s website. Public comment: Public comment on agenda items may be submitted through the Council’s online comment form available from the Council’s website at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ council-meetings/. Comments will be accepted from November 19, 2021, until December 10, 2021. These comments are accessible to the public, part of the Administrative Record of the meeting, and immediately available for Council consideration. The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as follows: Council Session I, Monday, December 6, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m. (Closed Session) and 10 a.m.–12 p.m. The Council will review applications for open seats on its advisory panels and the Socio-Economic Sub-panel of its Scientific and Statistical Committee. Participants for the SEDAR 82 assessment addressing South Atlantic Triggerfish and for the SEDAR 76 assessment for South Atlantic Black Sea Bass will also be reviewed and approved. The Council will receive a legal briefing if needed. The Council will then meet in Open Session to receive reports from state agencies, Council liaisons, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement, and the U.S. Coast Guard. The Council will receive an update on the review of Standardized E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 16, 2021 / Notices Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) in Council Fishery Management Plans from NOAA Fisheries and recommendations on SBRM from its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). Council members will review any Exempted Fishery Permit applications and additional topics as needed. Mackerel Cobia Committee, Monday, December 6, 2021, 1:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m. The Committee will review public hearings comments received for Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Amendment 34 addressing management measures for Atlantic king mackerel and Spanish mackerel in the South Atlantic and continue work on the amendment. The Committee will also review public hearing input received on CMP Amendment 32 addressing management measures to end overfishing for Gulf of Mexico cobia and is scheduled to recommend approval of the amendment for Secretarial review. The Committee will also review management options for draft CMP Amendment 33 addressing Gulf migratory group king mackerel. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Snapper Grouper Committee, Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Until 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Until 3:45 p.m. The Committee will receive a presentation on the Ecopath Project on Red Snapper Recruitment including modelling team discussion and SSC comments. The Committee will discuss possible revisions to management of the Snapper Grouper fishery including framework options and items to consider for long-term management, and consider input from its Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) and the Private Recreational Reporting Workgroup. The Committee will also review a white paper on South Atlantic Snapper Grouper Commercial Fishing Permits and consider recommendations from the Snapper Grouper AP. The Committee will receive a presentation from NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center on the SEDAR 68 Scamp Research Track Assessment and review SSC recommendations. The Committee will review options and recommendations from the Snapper Grouper AP for the following draft amendments to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP): Amendment 51 addressing snowy grouper; Amendment 52 addressing golden tilefish; and Amendment 53 addressing gag, and is scheduled to approve the amendments for public scoping. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Nov 15, 2021 Jkt 256001 The Committee will also review proposed modifications to greater amberjack management through Amendment 49 to the Snapper Grouper FMP and is scheduled to approve the amendment for public hearings. The Committee will review public scoping comments and recommendations from the Snapper Grouper AP for Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 addressing yellowtail snapper management measures and continue work on Snapper Grouper Amendment 50 with modifications to red porgy management. The Committee will receive updates on projects for the South Atlantic Red Snapper Count and the Greater Amberjack Count in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic, and review any additional recommendations from the Snapper Grouper AP. Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 4 p.m.—Public comment will be accepted from individuals attending the meeting on all items on the Council meeting agenda. The Council Chair will determine the amount of time provided to each commenter based on the number of individuals wishing to comment. Council Session II, Thursday, December 9, 2021, 8 a.m. Until 9 a.m. (Closed Session) The Council will meet in Closed Session to conduct an annual performance review of its Executive Director. SEDAR Committee, Thursday, December 9, 2021, 9 a.m. Until 11 a.m. The Committee will receive a report from the SEDAR Steering Committee and consider revisions to current Council processes and approvals relative to stock assessments due to changes in SEDAR. The Committee will review the Terms of Reference and schedules for the following: SEDAR 68 Scamp Operational Assessment; SEDAR 82 Gray Triggerfish Research Track Assessment; SEDAR 83 Vermillion Snapper Operational Assessment; and the SEDAR 86 Red Grouper Operational Assessment. The Committee will also review the 2024 golden Tilefish Operational Statement of Work and address stock assessment prioritization. Citizen Science Committee, Thursday, December 9, 2021, 11 a.m. Until 12 p.m. The Committee will receive an update on the Council’s Citizen Science Program and the program’s research priorities and consider approving for adoption. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63339 Outreach and Communications Committee, Thursday, December 9, 2021, 1:30 p.m. Until 3 p.m. The Committee will receive a report from the Outreach and Communications AP, receive an update on the status of the Sea Grant Fellowship for outreach, and receive a demonstration of the Council’s new website. Council Session III, Thursday, December 9, 2021, From 3 p.m. Until 5:30 p.m., and Friday, December 10, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m. The Council will present the 2020 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award, discuss any applications for Exempted Fishery Permits, consider any legal briefing, and any SSC recommendations not covered earlier, if needed. The Council will receive staff reports, a briefing on the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project, and review the FMP workplan and upcoming meetings. The Committee will receive reports from earlier Council sessions and reports from the following committees: Mackerel Cobia; Snapper Grouper; SEDAR, Citizen Science, and Outreach and Communications. The Council will also receive a report from the November 2021 meeting of its Executive Committee. The Council will receive reports from NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center including an update on commercial e-logbook progress and from the Southeast Regional Office, including updates on the Southeast For-Hire Electronic Reporting Program, SAFE Report status, a protected resources update, and a blueline tilefish summary. The Council will discuss other business, 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 this meeting. 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. E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 63340 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 16, 2021 / Notices Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 10, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–24963 Filed 11–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB581] New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a joint public meeting of its Scallop Advisory Panel 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. DATES: This webinar will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 9 a.m. Webinar registration URL information: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/ register/9136197676274751757. ADDRESSES: Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: Agenda The Advisory Panel will discuss Framework 34 (FW 34): Review specifications alternatives in FW 34 and make final recommendations. FW 34 will set specifications including acceptable biological catch/annual catch limit (ABC/ACLs), days-at-sea (DAS), access area allocations for Limited Access (LA) and Limited Access General Category (LAGC), Total Allowable Landings (TAL) for Northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) management area, target-TAC for LAGC incidental catch and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 2022 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Nov 15, 2021 Jkt 256001 and default specifications for fishing year 2023. Also on the agenda is Evaluation of Rotational Management: Review draft report and provide feedback. They will also receive an update on progress from the Scallop Survey Working Group. Other business will be discussed, if 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. 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: November 9, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–24890 Filed 11–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB587] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its 142nd Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), Executive and Budget Standing Committee, and 189th Council meetings to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. DATES: The meetings will be held between November 30 and December 9, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2021. For specific times and agendas, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held by web conference via Webex. Instructions for connecting to the web conference and providing oral public comments will be posted on the Council website at www.wpcouncil.org. For assistance with the web conference connection, contact the Council office at (808) 522–8220. The Council has arranged host sites only for the 189th Council meeting at the following venues: Cliff Pointe, 304 W. O’Brien Drive, Hagatna, Guam; BRI Building Suite 205, Kopa Di Oru St., Garapan, Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); and, Tedi of Samoa Building Suite 208B, Fagatogo Village, American Samoa. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; phone: (808) 522– 8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All times shown are in Hawaii Standard Time. The 142nd SSC meeting will be held between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on November 30–December 2, 2021. The Executive and Budget Standing Committee meeting will be held between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on December 6, 2021. The 189th Council meeting will be held between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on December 7–9, 2021. Please note that the evolving public health situation regarding COVID–19 may affect the conduct of the December Council and its associated meetings. At the time this notice was submitted for publication, the Council anticipated convening the meeting by web conference with host site locations in Guam, CNMI and American Samoa for the 189th Council meeting only. Council staff will monitor COVID–19 developments and will determine the extent to which in-person public participation at host sites will be allowable consistent with applicable local and federal safety and health guidelines. If public participation will be limited to web conference only or on a first-come-first-serve basis consistent with applicable guidelines, the Council will post notice on its website at www.wpcouncil.org. Agenda items noted as ‘‘Final Action’’ refer to actions that may result in Council transmittal of a proposed fishery management plan, proposed plan amendment, or proposed regulations to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, under Sections 304 or 305 of the MSA. In addition to the agenda items listed here, the Council and its advisory bodies will hear E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XB586]


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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: Mackerel Cobia Committee; Snapper 
Grouper Committee; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) 
Committee; Citizen Science Committee; and Outreach and Communications 
Committee. The meeting week will also include a formal public comment 
session and a meeting of the Full Council (partially Closed Session).

DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, 
December 6, 2021, until 12 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Beaufort 
Hotel, 2400 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort, NC 28516; phone: (252) 728-
3000. The meeting will also be available via webinar. Registration is 
required. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

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].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Meeting information, including agendas, overviews, and briefing 
book materials will be posted on the Council's website at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/council-meetings/. Webinar registration links 
for the meeting will also be available from the Council's website.
    Public comment: Public comment on agenda items may be submitted 
through the Council's online comment form available from the Council's 
website at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/council-meetings/. Comments 
will be accepted from November 19, 2021, until December 10, 2021. These 
comments are accessible to the public, part of the Administrative 
Record of the meeting, and immediately available for Council 
consideration.
    The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as 
follows:

Council Session I, Monday, December 6, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m. 
(Closed Session) and 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

    The Council will review applications for open seats on its advisory 
panels and the Socio-Economic Sub-panel of its Scientific and 
Statistical Committee. Participants for the SEDAR 82 assessment 
addressing South Atlantic Triggerfish and for the SEDAR 76 assessment 
for South Atlantic Black Sea Bass will also be reviewed and approved. 
The Council will receive a legal briefing if needed.
    The Council will then meet in Open Session to receive reports from 
state agencies, Council liaisons, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement, and 
the U.S. Coast Guard. The Council will receive an update on the review 
of Standardized

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Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) in Council Fishery Management 
Plans from NOAA Fisheries and recommendations on SBRM from its 
Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC). Council members will review 
any Exempted Fishery Permit applications and additional topics as 
needed.

Mackerel Cobia Committee, Monday, December 6, 2021, 1:30 p.m. Until 5 
p.m.

    The Committee will review public hearings comments received for 
Coastal Migratory Pelagics (CMP) Amendment 34 addressing management 
measures for Atlantic king mackerel and Spanish mackerel in the South 
Atlantic and continue work on the amendment. The Committee will also 
review public hearing input received on CMP Amendment 32 addressing 
management measures to end overfishing for Gulf of Mexico cobia and is 
scheduled to recommend approval of the amendment for Secretarial 
review. The Committee will also review management options for draft CMP 
Amendment 33 addressing Gulf migratory group king mackerel.

Snapper Grouper Committee, Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Until 
5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Until 3:45 p.m.

    The Committee will receive a presentation on the Ecopath Project on 
Red Snapper Recruitment including modelling team discussion and SSC 
comments. The Committee will discuss possible revisions to management 
of the Snapper Grouper fishery including framework options and items to 
consider for long-term management, and consider input from its Snapper 
Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) and the Private Recreational Reporting 
Workgroup. The Committee will also review a white paper on South 
Atlantic Snapper Grouper Commercial Fishing Permits and consider 
recommendations from the Snapper Grouper AP.
    The Committee will receive a presentation from NOAA Fisheries 
Southeast Fisheries Science Center on the SEDAR 68 Scamp Research Track 
Assessment and review SSC recommendations. The Committee will review 
options and recommendations from the Snapper Grouper AP for the 
following draft amendments to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management 
Plan (FMP): Amendment 51 addressing snowy grouper; Amendment 52 
addressing golden tilefish; and Amendment 53 addressing gag, and is 
scheduled to approve the amendments for public scoping.
    The Committee will also review proposed modifications to greater 
amberjack management through Amendment 49 to the Snapper Grouper FMP 
and is scheduled to approve the amendment for public hearings. The 
Committee will review public scoping comments and recommendations from 
the Snapper Grouper AP for Snapper Grouper Amendment 44 addressing 
yellowtail snapper management measures and continue work on Snapper 
Grouper Amendment 50 with modifications to red porgy management. The 
Committee will receive updates on projects for the South Atlantic Red 
Snapper Count and the Greater Amberjack Count in the Gulf of Mexico and 
South Atlantic, and review any additional recommendations from the 
Snapper Grouper AP.
    Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 4 p.m.--Public 
comment will be accepted from individuals attending the meeting on all 
items on the Council meeting agenda. The Council Chair will determine 
the amount of time provided to each commenter based on the number of 
individuals wishing to comment.

Council Session II, Thursday, December 9, 2021, 8 a.m. Until 9 a.m. 
(Closed Session)

    The Council will meet in Closed Session to conduct an annual 
performance review of its Executive Director.

SEDAR Committee, Thursday, December 9, 2021, 9 a.m. Until 11 a.m.

    The Committee will receive a report from the SEDAR Steering 
Committee and consider revisions to current Council processes and 
approvals relative to stock assessments due to changes in SEDAR. The 
Committee will review the Terms of Reference and schedules for the 
following: SEDAR 68 Scamp Operational Assessment; SEDAR 82 Gray 
Triggerfish Research Track Assessment; SEDAR 83 Vermillion Snapper 
Operational Assessment; and the SEDAR 86 Red Grouper Operational 
Assessment. The Committee will also review the 2024 golden Tilefish 
Operational Statement of Work and address stock assessment 
prioritization.

Citizen Science Committee, Thursday, December 9, 2021, 11 a.m. Until 12 
p.m.

    The Committee will receive an update on the Council's Citizen 
Science Program and the program's research priorities and consider 
approving for adoption.

Outreach and Communications Committee, Thursday, December 9, 2021, 1:30 
p.m. Until 3 p.m.

    The Committee will receive a report from the Outreach and 
Communications AP, receive an update on the status of the Sea Grant 
Fellowship for outreach, and receive a demonstration of the Council's 
new website.

Council Session III, Thursday, December 9, 2021, From 3 p.m. Until 5:30 
p.m., and Friday, December 10, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m.

    The Council will present the 2020 Law Enforcement Officer of the 
Year Award, discuss any applications for Exempted Fishery Permits, 
consider any legal briefing, and any SSC recommendations not covered 
earlier, if needed. The Council will receive staff reports, a briefing 
on the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project, and review the FMP workplan 
and upcoming meetings. The Committee will receive reports from earlier 
Council sessions and reports from the following committees: Mackerel 
Cobia; Snapper Grouper; SEDAR, Citizen Science, and Outreach and 
Communications. The Council will also receive a report from the 
November 2021 meeting of its Executive Committee.
    The Council will receive reports from NOAA Fisheries Southeast 
Fisheries Science Center including an update on commercial e-logbook 
progress and from the Southeast Regional Office, including updates on 
the Southeast For-Hire Electronic Reporting Program, SAFE Report 
status, a protected resources update, and a blueline tilefish summary.
    The Council will discuss other business, 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 this meeting. 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.

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    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject 
to change.
    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: November 10, 2021.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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