[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 94 (Tuesday, May 16, 2006)]
[Page 28308]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-7418]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 050306D]

Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.


SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Highly 
Migratory Species Management Team (HMSMT) will hold a work session on 
May 30,2006, via telephone conference call, which is open to the 

DATES: The HMSMT work session will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2006, 
from 12 noon to 3 p.m., Pacific Time

ADDRESSES: The work session will be held via telephone conference call. 
Interested members of the public may contact Dr. Kit Dahl for 
information on how to participate.

Management Council; telephone: (503) 820-2280.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this HMSMT work session is to 
review any exempted fishing permit (EFP) applications for HMS fisheries 
received by the Council for the 2007 fishing year (which begins April 
1, 2007) that have not been reviewed to date. According to Council 
operating procedures, applications must be received at least two weeks 
prior to the June Council meeting and a deadline of 5 p.m. on May 26, 
2006, has been set for such receipt. Based on their review and 
discussion at this meeting, the HMSMT will prepare a written report 
with advice to the Council. If no applications are received by this 
date the HMSMT teleconference meeting will be cancelled and no HMSMT 
report will be prepared.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda 
may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action 
during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues 
specifically listed in this document and any issues arising after 
publication of this document that require emergency action under 
section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to 
take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820-2280 at least 5 
days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: May 9, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E6-7418 Filed 5-15-06; 8:45 am]