[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 186 (Wednesday, September 25, 2019)]
[Pages 50412-50413]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-20740]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XU003

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 October 15 and 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m., and October 17, 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

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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: Seafood promotion and marketing in 
the U.S.; role of the new senior advisor for seafood strategy; 
recreational fisheries engagement and electronic reporting; wind 
development in the marine environment; and electronic monitoring 
policies and implementation. MAFAC will receive updates on the phase 2 
work of Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force, NMFS scientific 
enterprise, and the budget outlook for FY2020. 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 7, 2019.

    Dated: September 19, 2019.
Jennifer Lukens,
Director for the Office of Policy, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-20740 Filed 9-24-19; 8:45 am]