Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
As required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, notice is hereby given of a meeting of MAFAC. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary), and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The complete charter and summaries of prior meetings are located online at
This agenda is subject to change.
The meeting is convened to hear presentations and discuss policies and guidance on the following topics: NMFS budget and legislative issues, fisheries certification and sustainability, Endangered Species Act and current protected resources issues, and revisions to MAFAC's
These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mark Holliday, MAFAC Executive Director; 301-427-8004 by October 12, 2012.