The following Agenda is subject to change.
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The E-Portal will open on 8/4 and close at 5pm Pacific Time/6pm Mountain Time on 9/6. Comment received between 8/4 and 8/18 by 5pm Pacific Time/6pm Mountian Time will go live on 8/19 when Briefing Book materials are posted. Comments received between 8/19 and 9/6 will be viewable upon approval and no later than the start of the Council meeting.
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|B. Open Comment Period|
|B1||2 Comments||Comments on Non-Agenda Items|
|C. Administrative Matters|
|C1||0 Comments||Research and Data Needs|
|C2||1 Comment||Equity and Environmental Justice|
|C3||0 Comments||Council Meeting and Process Efficiencies|
|C4||1 Comment||Marine Planning|
|C5||0 Comments||Fiscal Matters|
|C6||0 Comments||Approval of Council Meeting Records|
|C7||0 Comments||Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures|
|C8||1 Comment||Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning|
|D. Salmon Management|
|D1||0 Comments||Methodology Review - Final Topic Selection and Update on Model Improvements|
|E. Pacific Halibut Management|
|E1||0 Comments||2023 Catch Sharing Plan and Annual Regulations|
|E2||0 Comments||Commercial-Directed Fishery Regulations for 2023|
|F. Habitat Issues|
|F1||0 Comments||Current Habitat Issues|
|G. Groundfish Management|
|G1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|G2||1 Comment||Workload and New Management Measure Update|
|G3||0 Comments||Electronic Monitoring Update|
|G4||0 Comments||Methodology Review – Preliminary Fishery Impact Model Topics and Final Assessment Methodologies|
|G5||1 Comment||Stock Definitions Update|
|G6||1 Comment||Non-Trawl Area Management|
|G7||0 Comments||Stock Assessment Check-In and Plan – Final Action|
|G8||0 Comments||Trawl Catch Share Program – Cost Project|
|G9||0 Comments||Trawl Catch Share Program and Inter-Sector Allocation Review - Planning|
|G10||0 Comments||Inseason Adjustments – Final Action|
|H. Ecosystem Management|
|H1||3 Comments||Fishery Ecosystem Plan Initiatives Appendix and New Initiative|
|H2||2 Comments||Western Regional Action Plan|
|I. Highly Migratory Species Management|
|I1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|I2||0 Comments||International Management Activities|
|I3||0 Comments||Exempted Fishing Permits - Final Action|
|I4||0 Comments||Biennial Harvest Specifications and Management Measures – Preliminary|
|I5||0 Comments||Swordfish Management and Monitoring Plan|