Department of Commerce August 29, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; 2019 Commercial Accountability Measure and Closure for South Atlantic Red Snapper
Document Number: 2019-18703
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS implements accountability measures for commercial red snapper in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic. NMFS projects commercial landings for red snapper will reach the commercial annual catch limit (ACL) for the 2019 fishing year. Therefore, NMFS is closing the commercial sector for red snapper in the South Atlantic EEZ on August 30, 2019. This closure is necessary to protect the red snapper resource.
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem
Document Number: 2019-18666
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem for the healthcare sector use case. This notice is the initial step for the NCCoE in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the healthcare sector program. Participation in the use case is open to all interested organizations.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-18662
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Monkfish Advisory 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.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-18661
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Monkfish Committee 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.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-18660
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The SEDAR Steering Committee will meet to discuss the SEDAR process and stock assessment schedule. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Public Hearing on the Proposed Trademark Fee Schedule
Document Number: 2019-18655
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office
Under Section 10 of the America Invents Act (AIA), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) may set or adjust by rule any patent or trademark fee established, authorized, or charged under Title 35 of the United States Code or the Trademark Act of 1946, respectively. The USPTO currently is planning to set or adjust trademark fees pursuant to its Section 10 fee setting authority. As part of the rulemaking process to set or adjust trademark fees, the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC) is required under Section 10 of the AIA to hold a public hearing about any proposed trademark fees, and the USPTO is required to assist TPAC in carrying out that hearing. To that end, the USPTO will make its proposed trademark fees available as set forth in the Supplementary Information section of this Notice before any TPAC hearing and will help the TPAC to notify the public about the hearing. Accordingly, this document announces the dates and logistics for the TPAC public hearing regarding USPTO proposed trademark fees. Interested members of the public are invited to testify at the hearing and/or submit written comments about the proposed trademark fees.
Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Amendment 18
Document Number: 2019-18649
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes regulations to implement Amendment 18 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Waters (Amendment 18), as prepared and submitted by the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) Fishery Management Council (Council). This proposed rule would modify the target reduction goal for juvenile red snapper mortality in the Federal Gulf penaeid shrimp trawl fishery, and would modify the FMP framework procedures. The purposes of Amendment 18 are to promote economic stability, to achieve optimum yield in the Federal Gulf shrimp fishery by reducing effort constraints, and to equitably distribute the benefits from red snapper rebuilding, while continuing to protect, the Gulf red snapper stock.
42nd Meeting of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2019-18619
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) will hold a public meeting of the 42nd U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF).