Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Bluefin Tuna Management, Amendment 7

Docket ID: NOAA-NMFS-2013-0101
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Parent Agency: Department of Commerce (DOC)
The National Marine Fisheries Service is amending the 2006 Consolidated HMS FMP to address bluefin tuna management due to recent trends and characteristics of the bluefin fishery.
RIN: 0648-BC09
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 635
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq., 16 U.S.C. 971 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
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice04/23/201277 FR 24161
Notice06/08/201277 FR 34025
NPRM08/21/201378 FR 52032
NPRM Comment Period Extended09/18/201378 FR 57340
Public Hearing11/05/201378 FR 66327
NPRM Comment Period Reopened12/11/201378 FR 75327
Public Hearing12/26/201378 FR 78322
Final Rule12/02/201479 FR 71509
Notice of Public Webinars12/16/201479 FR 74652
Final Rule12/30/201479 FR 78310
Final Rule02/04/201580 FR 5991
Final Rule Effective02/04/201580 FR 5991
Notice05/07/201580 FR 26196
Final Action-Next Stage Undetermined12/00/2016
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: 0648-BC09, 0648-XD973, 0648-XE095, 0648-XD653, 0648-XE007, 0648-XD902, 0648-XC812, 0648-XD672, 0648-XE079
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 06, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 08/29/2014
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2013-0101-2234
Comment Period Closed
Jan 10, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/26/2013
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2013-0101-2203
Comment Period Closed
Jan 10, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/11/2013
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2013-0101-0791
Comment Period Closed
Jan 10, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/05/2013
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2013-0101-0623
Comment Period Closed
Dec 10, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/18/2013
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2013-0101-0009

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Final Rule
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Agency Contact
Alan Risenhoover
Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries
301 713-2334
301 713-0596 (Fax)
Room 13362, 1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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