CMP Framework Amendment 5

CMP Framework Amendment 5

Proposed actions: The amendmentwould modify the regulations that prohibit fishing for and retaining the bag limit of king and Spanish mackerel on recreational trips on vessels with federal commercial king mackerel and Spanish mackerel permits, when there is a commercial quota closure.

Most Recent Council Actions: In September 2016, the Council selected Alternatives 2 and 3 as the preferred alternatives and approved the amendment for formal review by the Secretary of Commerce.

Amendment Status: Implemented

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Council Process

  • Pre-Scoping:  N/A
  • Scoping:  N/A
  • Public Hearing:  N/A
  • Final Approval:  September 2016

NMFS Process

  • Secretarial Review:  December 2, 2016
  • Rule Making:  March 2017
  • Implementation:  August 2017