Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska; Amendment 95 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish

 
Docket ID: NOAA-NMFS-2012-0151
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Parent Agency: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Summary:
This action implements Amendment 95 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska. This action modifies halibut prohibited species catch management in the Gulf of Alaska to establish the Gulf of Alaska halibut prohibited species catch limits in Federal regulation; reduce the Gulf of Alaska halibut prohibited species catch limits for the trawl, hook and line catcher/processor and catcher vessel sectors, and the hook and line demersal shelf rockfish fishery in the Southeast Outside District; and allow two additional options for vessels to better maintain groundfish harvest while achieving the halibut prohibited species catch reduction of this action.
RIN: 0648-BC39
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 679
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 16 USC 1801 et seq
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Timetable
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice08/29/201378 FR 53419
NPRM09/17/201378 FR 57106
NPRM Comment Period End10/17/2013
Final Action02/20/201479 FR 9625
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Related RINs: 0648-BC39
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking
 

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 28, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/29/2013
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2012-0151-0001
Comment Period Closed
Oct 17, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/17/2013
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2012-0151-0004
Comment Period Closed
Rule
Posted: 02/20/2014
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2012-0151-0035

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/29/2013
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2012-0151-0002
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/29/2013
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2012-0151-0003

Comments

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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
James Balsiger
Administrator, Alaska Region
NOAA/DOC
jim.balsiger@noaa.gov
907 586-7221
907 586-7465 (Fax)
709 West Ninth Street, Juneau, AK 99801
Juneau, AK 99801
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