Chapter 34 - GROUNDFISH REGULATIONS

  1. § 188-34-01 - Definitions
  2. § 188-34-02 - Methods of Mesh Measurement
  3. § 188-34-03 - Groundfish Spawning Closures
  4. § 188-34-04 - Groundfish Gear Restrictions
  5. § 188-34-05 - Commercial Groundfish Restrictions
  6. § 188-34-06 - Recreational Groundfish Restrictions.
  7. § 188-34-07 - Atlantic Halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)
  8. § 188-34-08 - Whiting/Silver Hake (Merluccius-Bilinearis) Commercial Effort Restrictions

Notes

EFFECTIVE DATE:
August 22, 1979
AMENDED:
May 2, 1982 - Section 05
May 5, 1982 - Section 05 & Appendix
June 30, 1982 - Section 10
April 26, 1983 - Section 10(C)(1)
April 20, 1984 - Section 05
November 8, 1986 - Section 10(B)
May 3, 1987 - Section 10
December 21, 1987 - Section 10
September 12, 1988 - Section 10
March 21, 1989 - Section 10
September 19, 1989 - Section 10(A) & (B)
December 13, 1989 - Section 15, EMERGENCY, Expires 3/13/90
June 18, 1990 - Section 15
December 26, 1994 - Section 10(B)
April 23, 1995 - Section 10, 15 (REPEALED)
July 1, 1995 - Section 10(A)
August 31, 1997 - Section 10(A) & (B)
August 25, 1998 - renumbering throughout; addition of 34.10(1)(C)(3)
December 12, 1998 - Section 10(1)(B)(3) added
February 26, 2001 - Section 10
February 26, 20 01 - Section 20, EMERGENCY, Expires 5/27/01
May 23, 2001 - Section 10(1)(B)(2)(a) and (1)(B)(4)
March 25, 2002 - Section 10(1)(B)(4)(b)
May 22, 2002 - Section 10, EMERGENCY, Expires 8/20/02
July 22, 2002 - Section 10
October 21, 2002 - Section 10(1)(B)(4)(a)(i) and (ii); 10(1)(C)(4) added
September 16, 2003 - Section 10(1)(B)(2)(a) and (c), and 10(1)(C)(3)(e)
September 16, 2003 - Section 10(1)(B)(4)(c)
December 17, 2003 - Sections 10(1)(B)(4)(b) and (c)
September 20, 2004 - Section 10(1)(B)&(C)
May 5, 2005 - Section (10)(1)(B)(4)(a)(i) EMERGENCY, Expires 8/03/05
June 20, 2005 - Section 10(1)(B)(2)(c)
June 20, 2005 - Section 10(1)(B)(4)(a)(i)
October 24, 2005 - Section 10(1)(B)(4)(d)
July 24, 2006 - Section 10(1)(B)(2)(a) and (c)
June 25, 2007 - Section 34.10(1)(A)(5)
June 25, 2007 - Sections 34.01, 34.10(1)(B)(4)(c)(i)(b)
September 24, 2007 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(4)(b)
November 6, 2007 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(1)(a) - sunsets February 7, 2008
April 30, 2008 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(4)(vii) (major substantive)
May 26, 2008 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(4)(b)(ii)&(iii)
May 26, 2008 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(2)&(4)
September 23, 2008 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(4)(c)(i)(b)
July 20, 2009 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(2)(a)&(c)(iv)
February 22, 2010 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(1)(b)(i); and (d); 10(1)(B)(2)(c); 10(1)(C)(6)
April 6, 2010 - Section 34.10(1)(B) and
January 1, 2011 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(4)(b)(i) Note: This season becomes effective Jan. 1, 2011
October 26, 2010 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(4)(c)
December 20, 2010 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(1)(e) and (2)(f); (C)(7)
August 22, 2011 - Section 34.10(1)(B)(2)(e) repealed, (f) renumbered to (e)
April 27, 2012-Sections 34.10 (1)(B)(2)(a)&(c) EMERGENCY, Expires July 26, 2012
July 23, 2012- Section 34.10 (1)(B)(2)(a)&(c)
April 16, 2013-Section 34.10(1)(B)(1)(b)(i);10(1)(B)(1)(d); and 10(2)(c)
May 16, 2013-Section 34.10 (1)(B)(1)(a) & (1)(B)(2)(a);EMERGENCY Expires August 14, 2013
July 25, 2013- Section 34.10 (1)(B)(1)(a) & (1)(B)(2)(a)
May 8, 2014-Section 34.10(1)(A)(6) added; 34.10(1)(B)(1)(e), 34.10(1)(B)(2) EMERGENCY
Expires August 5, 2014
May 9, 2015-Section 34.10(1)(B)(2)(a); and 34.10(1)(B)(2)(c); EMERGENCY Expires August 6, 2015
August 8, 2015- Section 34.10(1)(B)(2)(a); and 34.10(1)(B)(2)(c)
July 12, 2016 - Repeal and Replace by Regular Rulemaking
April 30, 2017-Section 34.07(D)(8)-EMERGENCY, Expires July 29, 2017
August 7, 2017 Section 34.06(C)(1); 34.06(2)(b); 34.06(D)(2); 34.06(D)(2)(d); and 34.06(D)(4)
April 23, 2018- Section 34.07(A), 34.07(D)(4)&(8); EMERGENCY, Expires July 22, 2018
August 21, 2018-Section 34.07(A), 34.07(D)(4)&(8).
March 13, 2019-Section 34.07(C)(1)
July 17, 2019-Section 34.06
November 13, 2019-Section 34.06(D)(4)
May 6, 2020-Section 34.07(A)-Emergency rule-expires August 4, 2020
November 9, 2020-Section 34.07(A)-Adoption of emergency rule via regular rulemaking
May 6, 2021-34.07(A)-EMERGENCY
March 13, 2021-34.07(A)-Adoption of emergency rule via regular rule-making
September 1, 2022-34.06(C), (D), and (4)-EMERGENCY
November 1, 2022-Adoption of the September 1, 2022 emergency rule.
March 18, 2023-34.01(A), and 34.05(B)(3)
August 18. 2023 - 34.06 (C) and (D) - EMERGENCY
11/5/2023 - 34.06 (C) and (D), 34.07 filing 2023-224

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