Pacific Fishery Management Council

Pacific Fishery Management Council

November 2021 Council Meeting - Briefing Book Public Comments

Public Comments
Closed for written comment at 11/11/2021 05:00 PM PST Closed for oral testimony sign-up

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Meeting Time: 11/16/2021 08:00 AM PST

The following Agenda is subject to change.



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The E-Portal will open on 10/19 and close at 5pm on 11/11/21. Comment received between 10/22 and 10/31 by 5pm will go live on 11/1 when we post the Briefing Book materials. Comments received between 11/1 and 11/11 will be viewable upon approval and no later than the start of the Council meeting.

Sign up for oral testimony will begin at 8am on 11/16. The sign up window will remain open until we reach the Public comment section of each Agenda Item at which point they will be closed.

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B. Open Comment Period
B1 1 Comment Comments on Non-Agenda Items
C. Administrative Matters
C1 0 Comments Council Coordination Committee Meeting Report
C2 1 Comment Marine Planning
C3 0 Comments Final Regional Operating Agreement
C4 0 Comments Preliminary West Coast Regional Framework for Determining the Best Scientific Information Available
C5 0 Comments Fiscal Matters
C6 0 Comments Legislative Matters
C7 0 Comments Approval of Council Meeting Record
C8 0 Comments Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology - Final Action
C9 34 Comments Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures
C10 0 Comments Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning
D. Habitat Issues
D1 1 Comment Current Habitat Issues
E. Groundfish Management
E1 0 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
E2 1 Comment Adopt Stock Assessments
E3 3 Comments Harvest Specifications for 2023-2024 Including Final Overfishing Limits and Acceptable Biological Catches
E4 0 Comments Preliminary Exempted Fishing Permit Approval for 2023-2024
E5 5 Comments Biennial Management Measures for 2023-2024
E6 3 Comments Non-trawl Sector Area Management Measures
E7 0 Comments Inseason Adjustments Including Pacific Whiting Set-Asides for 2022- Final Action
F. Salmon Management
F1 0 Comments Final Methodology Review
F2 0 Comments 2022 Preseason Management Schedule
F3 0 Comments Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Coho Endangered Species Act Harvest Control Rule - Final Action
G. Pacific Halibut Management
G1 0 Comments Commercial-Directed Fishery Regulations for 2022- Final Action
G2 0 Comments 2022 Catch Sharing Plan and Annual Regulations - Final Action
H. Highly Migratory Species Management
H1 0 Comments National Marine Fisheries Service Report
H2 0 Comments International Management Activities
H3 1 Comment Drift Gillnet Fishery Hard Caps
I. Coastal Pelagic Species Management
I1 0 Comments Preliminary Review of New Exempted Fishing Permits for 2022
I2 4 Comments Fishery Management Plan Management Categories