50 CFR 229.8 - Publication of List of Fisheries.
(a) The Assistant Administrator will publish in the Federal Register a proposed revised List of Fisheries on or about July 1 of each year for the purpose of receiving public comment. Each year, on or about October 1, the Assistant Administrator will publish a final revised List of Fisheries, which will become effective January 1 of the next calendar year.
(b) The proposed and final revised List of Fisheries will:
(1) Categorize each commercial fishery based on the definitions of Category I, II, and III fisheries set forth in § 229.2; and
(d) The revised final List of Fisheries will become effective no sooner than 30 days after publication in the Federal Register.