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|A. Call to Order|
|B. Open Comment|
|B1||0 Comments||Comments on Non-Agenda Items|
|C1||0 Comments||Council Coordination Committee Report|
|C2||1 Comment||National Marine Fisheries Service National Policy for Saltwater Recreational Fisheries|
|C3||0 Comments||Legislative Matters|
|C4||1 Comment||Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary Designation|
|C5||1 Comment||National Marine Fisheries Service Accomplishments and Priorities|
|C6||0 Comments||Marine Planning|
|C7||0 Comments||Fiscal Matters|
|C8||0 Comments||Approval of Council Meeting Record|
|C9||0 Comments||Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures|
|C10||1 Comment||Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning|
|D. Salmon Management|
|D1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|D2||1 Comment||Final Methodology Review|
|D3||0 Comments||2023 Preseason Management Schedule|
|E. Pacific Halibut Management|
|E1||5 Comments||2023 Catch Sharing Plan and Annual Regulations – Final Action|
|E2||0 Comments||2023 Commercial-Directed Fishery Regulations – Final Action|
|F. Habitat Issues|
|F1||0 Comments||Current Habitat Issues|
|G. Highly Migratory Species Management|
|G1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|G2||1 Comment||International Management Activities|
|G3||999 Comments||Drift Gillnet Fishery Hard Caps – Final Action|
|G4||0 Comments||Biennial Harvest Specifications and Management Measures – Preliminary|
|H. Groundfish Management|
|H1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|H2||0 Comments||Trawl Catch Share Program and Inter-Sector Allocation Review - Hearing Schedule|
|H3||7 Comments||Sablefish Gear Switching|
|H4||0 Comments||Methodology Review – Final Fishery Impact Model Topics and Final Assessment Methodologies|
|H5||0 Comments||Stock Definitions|
|H6||0 Comments||Inseason Adjustments Including Pacific Whiting Set-Asides – Final Action|
|H7||1 Comment||Electronic Monitoring|
|I. Coastal Pelagic Species Management|
|I1||0 Comments||National Marine Fisheries Service Report|
|I2||0 Comments||Preliminary Review of Exempted Fishing Permits for 2023|
|I3||1 Comment||Fishery Management Plan Housekeeping Amendment|
|I4||1 Comment||Stock Assessment Terms of Reference – Final Action|
|I5||0 Comments||Stock Assessment Prioritization|