[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 87 (Friday, May 5, 2023)]
[Pages 29097-29098]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-09549]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[RTID 0648-XC974]

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 May 31, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., June 1, 
from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and June 2, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Pacific Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Westgate Hotel, 1055 Second 
Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101; 619-238-1818. Meeting will also be by 
webinar and teleconference.

427-8038; 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

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Commerce. The complete charter and summaries of prior meetings are 
located online at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/topic/partners/marine-fisheries-advisory-committee.

Matters To Be Considered

    This meeting time and agenda are subject to change. The meeting is 
convened to hear presentations and discuss policies and guidance on the 
following topics: climate science to management for climate-ready 
fisheries, NOAA National Seafood Strategy, NOAA Fisheries Equity and 
Environmental Justice Strategy, new habitat restoration and coastal 
resilience funding opportunities, budget outlook, recreational 
fisheries, and other program updates. MAFAC will discuss various 
administrative and organizational matters, and meetings of 
subcommittees and working groups will be convened.

Time and Date

    The meeting will be May 31, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., June 1, from 
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 2, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Time, 
and will be accessible by webinar and teleconference. Access 
information for the public will be posted at https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/partners/marine-fisheries-advisory-committee-meeting-materials-and-summaries by May 15, 2023.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Katie Denman, MAFAC Assistant, at (301) 427-8038, 
at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: May 1, 2023.
Jennifer Lukens,
Director for the Office of Policy, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2023-09549 Filed 5-4-23; 8:45 am]