[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 173 (Friday, September 4, 2020)]
[Page 55259]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-19574]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XA451]

Council Coordination Committee Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting; information regarding the agenda.


SUMMARY: The National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Sustainable 
Fisheries will host a virtual meeting of the Council Coordination 
Committee (CCC), consisting of the Regional Fishery Management Council 
chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors on September 23 to 
September 24, 2020. The intent of this meeting is to discuss issues of 
relevance to the Councils and NMFS, including issues related to the 
implementation of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Reauthorization Act. All sessions are open to the public and 
time will be set aside for public comments at the end of each session.

DATES: The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, 
September 23, 2020, recess at 5:30 p.m. Eastern, reconvene at 1:30 p.m. 
Eastern on Thursday, September 24, 2020, and adjourn by 5:30 p.m. 

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held online via WebEx. Attendees can 
find information on how to join at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/partners/council-coordination-committee and http://www.fisherycouncils.org/ccc-meetings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicholas Pieper by email at 
[email protected] or at (301) 427-8500.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation 
and Management Reauthorization Act established the CCC. The CCC 
consists of the chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors of each of 
the eight Regional Fishery Management Councils or other Council members 
or staff. Updates to this meeting and additional information will be 
posted on https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/partners/council-coordination-committee and http://www.fisherycouncils.org/ when 

Proposed Agenda

Wednesday, September 23, 2020--1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Eastern

1. Welcome/Introduction
    a. NOAA Fisheries Update and FY20/21 Priorities
2. Recent Issues with Council Operations and Agency Operational, 
Science, and Regulatory Issues
3. Rule on Council Membership; Financial Disclosure and Recusal
4. CEQ Final NEPA Regulation
5. Legislative Outlook
6. Public Comment
Adjourn Day 1

Thursday, September 24, 2020--1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Eastern

7. Aquaculture and the Executive Order on Promoting American Seafood 
Competitiveness and Economic Growth
8. CCC Committees
    a. Electronic Monitoring
    b. Communications
9. Public Comment
10. Wrap-up and Other Business
Adjourn Day 2

    The order in which the agenda items are addressed may change. The 
CCC will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business.

Special Accommodations

    If you have particular access needs please contact Nicholas Pieper 
at [email protected] at least 7 business days prior to the 
meeting for accommodation.

    Dated: August 31, 2020.
Kelly Denit,
Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
[FR Doc. 2020-19574 Filed 9-3-20; 8:45 am]