[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 151 (Monday, August 6, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 46733]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19164]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC145


Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee

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

ACTION: Notice of open public meeting.

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

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for August 20, 2012, 3-5 p.m., Eastern 
Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: Conference call. Public access is available at 1311-B East-
West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Holliday, (301) 427-8004; email: 
Mark.Holliday@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 complete charter and other information are 
located online at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ocs/mafac/.

Matters To Be Considered

    The Committee is convening to prepare comments from MAFAC on the 
draft National Aquaculture Research and Development Strategic Plan. 
This agenda is subject to change.

    Dated: July 31, 2012.
Samuel D. Rauch III,
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, performing the 
functions and duties of the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, 
National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-19164 Filed 8-3-12; 8:45 am]
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