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Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee

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


Notice of open public meetings.


This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of two forthcoming meetings of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined in the agenda below.


The meetings are scheduled for June 12, 2014, 3-5 p.m. and June 17, 2014, 3-5 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.


The public meeting will be conducted by telephone. Public access is available at 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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Any member of the public wishing to attend the public teleconference may contact Heidi Lovett, (301) 427-8004; email:

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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 Commerce. The charter and other information are located online at​ocs/​mafac/​.

Matters To Be Considered

The Committee is convening to discuss recommendations for the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act for submission to the NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator. This agenda is subject to change.

Special Accommodations

These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Heidi Lovett, 301-427-8004 by June 6, 2014.

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Dated: May 23, 2014.

Eileen Sobeck,

Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.

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[FR Doc. 2014-12597 Filed 5-30-14; 8:45 am]