[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 198 (Friday, October 12, 2018)]
[Page 51665]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-22251]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG532

Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open public meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). 
The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined under 

DATES: The meeting will be held November 6 and 7, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m., and November 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Silver Spring 
Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910; 301-589-0800.

Director; 301-427-8034; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is hereby given 
of a meeting of MAFAC. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of 
Commerce (Secretary), and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all 
living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the 
Department of Commerce. The complete charter and summaries of prior 
meetings are located online at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/.

Matters To Be Considered

    This meeting time and agenda are subject to change.
    The meeting is convened to hear presentations and updates and to 
discuss policies and guidance on the following topics: Building 
consumer confidence and support for U.S. seafood; recreational 
fisheries and fishing effort surveys; Saltonstall Kennedy grant 
objectives and processes; Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force efforts 
on the conservation and restoration of salmon and steelhead; 
aquaculture; and the budget outlook for FY2019. MAFAC will discuss 
various administrative and organizational matters, and meetings of 
subcommittees and working groups will be convened.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Heidi Lovett; 301-427-8034 by October 26, 2018.

    Dated: October 9, 2018.
Jennifer Lukens,
Director for the Office of Policy, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-22251 Filed 10-11-18; 8:45 am]