Fishing industry advisory committee (FIAC)
Fishing industry advisory committee (FIAC) means an advisory group formed and selected by a regional fishery management council under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(3)(A) and formally designated in the Council's SOPP or by a formal charge to the FIAC made by the chair and recorded in the Council's minutes. A FIAC is not an advisory panel as defined under this section.
50 CFR § 600.10
Unless defined otherwise in other parts of Chapter VI, the terms in this chapter have the following meanings: