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Federal Register/Vol. 75, No. 219/Monday, November 15, 2010/Notices
President prospective NMTI recipients.
The NMTI Nomination Evaluation
Committee makes its recommendations
for the NMTI candidates to the Secretary
of Commerce, who in turn makes
recommendations to the President for
final selection. NMTI Nomination
Evaluation Committee members are
drawn from both the public and private
sectors and are appointed by the
Secretary for three-year terms, with
eligibility for one reappointment. The
NMTI Nomination Evaluation
Committee members are composed of
distinguished experts in the fields of
science, technology, business and patent
law. The Chief Financial Officer and
Assistant Secretary for Administration,
United States Department of Commerce,
with the concurrence of the Assistant
General Counsel for Administration,
formally determined on November 8,
2010, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the
Federal Advisory Committee Act, that
the meeting may be closed because
Committee members are concerned with
matters that are within the purview of
5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). Due to
closure of this meeting, copies of any
minutes of the meeting will not be
available. A copy of the determination
is available for public inspection at the
United States Patent and Trademark
Dated: November 10, 2010.
Peter C. Pappas,
Chief Communications Officer of the United
States Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2010-28802 Filed 11-12-10; 8:45 am]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
North Pacific Fishery Management
Council; Public Meetings
AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries
Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
ACTION: Notice of public meetings.
SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery
Management Council (Council) and its
advisory committees will hold public
meetings, December 6-14, 2010, in
DATES: The Council will begin its
plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday,
December 8 continuing through
Tuesday, December 14. The Council's
Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8
a.m., Monday, December 6 and continue
through Friday, December 10. The
Scientific and Statistical Committee
(SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday,
December 6 and continue through
Wednesday, December 8, 2010. The
Enforcement Committee will meet
Tuesday, December 7 from 1 p.m. to 5
p.m. All meetings are open to the
public, except executive sessions.
ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at
the Hilton Hotel, 500 W Third Avenue,
Council address: North Pacific
Fishery Management Council, 605 W.
4th Avenue, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
David Witherell, Council staff;
telephone: (907) 271-2809.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council
Plenary Session: The agenda for the
Council's plenary session will include
the following issues. The Council may
take appropriate action on any of the
1. Executive Director's Report
(including Statement of Practices and
Procedures (SOPPs) revisions; report on
Regional Ocean Partnerships/Marine
Spatial Planning; and Coast Guard Bill).
NMFS Management Report.
NOAA Enforcement Report.
Protected Species Report.
2. Steller Sea Lion Issues: Receive
report final Biological opinion (BiOp)/
Reasonable and Prudent Alternative
(RPA); discuss Center of Independent
Experts (CIE) review); discuss
comprehensive science review options.
3. Bering Sea Aleutian Island (BSAI)
Crab Management: Initial Review/Final
Action on BSAI Crab Emergency Relief;
Initial Review on BSAI Crab Right of
First Refusal (ROFR); Receive report on
BSAI Crab Rationalization 5-year
review; Initial review of Pribliof Blue
King Crab Rebuilding Plan; NOAA-
Bering Sea Fisheries Research
Foundation survey snow crab selectivity
analysis (SSC only).
4. Salmon Fishery Management Plan
(FMP): Review discussion paper.
5. Halibut/Sablefish Individual
Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program: Initial
review Community Quota Entity (CQE)
area 3A purchase of D category halibut
quota; Review discussion paper on CQE
in Area 4B; Initial review/final action to
add up to four new eligible CQE
communities; Initial review/Final action
on Area 4B D shares on C vessels.
6. GOA Chinook Salmon Bycatch:
Review discussion paper.
7. Amendment 80 Groundfish
Retention Standards (GRS) Program
Changes: Initial Review of analysis.
8. Groundfish Specifications: Approve
final BSAI groundfish specifications and
Stock Assessment Fishery Evaluation
(SAFE) reports; Approve final GOA
groundfish specifications and SAFE
9. Groundfish Management: Review
discussion paper on Pacific Cod Jig
Fishery Management; review discussion
paper on Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Halibut
Prohibited Species Catch (PSC); initial
review of Hagemeister Island closures
10. Staff Tasking: Review Committees
and tasking (including charter permit
11. Other Business.
The SSC agenda will include the
1. BSAI Crab Management.
2. Amendment 80 GRS.
3. Groundfish Specifications.
4. Hagemeister Island closures.
The Advisory Panel will address most
of the same agenda issues as the
Council, except for #1 reports. The
Agenda is subject to change, and the
latest version will be posted at http://
Although non-emergency issues not
contained in this agenda may come
before these groups for discussion, those
issues may not be the subject of formal
action during these meetings. Action
will be restricted to those issues
specifically listed in this notice and any
issues arising after publication of this
notice that require emergency action
under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and
Management Act, provided the public
has been notified of the Council's intent
to take final action to address the
These meetings are physically
accessible to people with disabilities.
Requests for sign language
interpretation or other auxiliary aids
should be directed to Gail Bendixen at
(907) 271-2809 at least 7 working days
prior to the meeting date.
Dated: November 9, 2010.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable
Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-28610 Filed 11-12-10; 8:45 am]
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