Atlantic Herring Catch Reporting Rulemaking

Docket ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0137
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Parent Agency: Department of Commerce (DOC)
The goal of the catch reporting rulemaking is to improve monitoring of the Annual Catch Limit (ACL) and sub-ACLs for each management area in the Atlantic herring fishery. Requirements under consideration include: Daily reporting via vessel monitoring systems for limited access herring vessels; weekly reporting via the interactive voice response system for open access vessels; and weekly submission of vessel trip reports for limited access and/or open access vessels.
RIN: 0648-BA79
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 648
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2011
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
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/15/201176 FR 34947
NPRM Comment Period End06/30/2011
Final Action09/01/201176 FR 54385
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jun 30, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/15/2011
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0137-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 09/01/2011
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0137-0008

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Patricia A. Kurkul
Regional Administrator, Northeast Region, NMFS
978 281-9200
978 281-9117 (Fax)
55 Great Republic Way
Gloucester, MA 01930
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