50 CFR 600.751 - Determination of need for a fishery negotiation panel.

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§ 600.751 Determination of need for a fishery negotiation panel.
A Council or NMFS may establish an FNP to assist in the development of specific fishery conservation and management measures. In determining whether to establish an FNP, NMFS or the Council, as appropriate, shall consider whether:
(a) There is a need for specific fishery conservation and management measures.
(b) There are a limited number of identifiable interests that will be significantly affected by the conservation and management measure.
(c) There is a reasonable likelihood that an FNP can be convened with a balanced representation of persons who:
(1) Can adequately represent the interests identified under paragraph (b) of this section.
(2) Are willing to negotiate in good faith to reach a consensus on a report regarding the issues presented.
(d) There is a reasonable likelihood that an FNP will reach
a consensus on a report regarding the issues presented within 1 year from date of establishment of the FNP.
(e) The use of an FNP will not unreasonably delay Council or NMFS fishery management plan development or rulemaking procedures.
(f) The costs of establishment and operation of an FNP are reasonable when compared to fishery management plan development or rulemaking procedures that do not use FNP procedures.
(g) The Council or NMFS has adequate resources and is willing to commit such resources, including technical assistance, to an FNP.
(h) The use of an FNP is in the public interest.

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  • 2014-10-28; vol. 79 # 208 - Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    1. 79 FR 64097 - Western Pacific Pelagic Fisheries; U.S. Territorial Catch and Fishing Effort Limits
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Final rule; final specifications; effectiveness of collection- of-information requirements.
      This final rule and final specifications are effective October 24, 2014. The deadline to submit a specified fishing agreement for review pursuant to § 665.819(b)(3) is November 28, 2014.
      15 CFR Part 902

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Title 50 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2014-11-13; vol. 79 # 219 - Thursday, November 13, 2014
    1. 79 FR 67411 - Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf, and South Atlantic; Aquaculture
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.
      The comment period for the proposed rule that published on August 28, 2014 (79 FR 51424), and closed on October 27, 2014, will reopen on November 13, 2014 and remain open through November 28, 2014.
      50 CFR Parts 600 and 622