South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Jan. 2024 Law Enforcement AP Meeting

Time: to
Location: Crowne Plaza, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29418

Meeting Agenda & Briefing Materials

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on January 29, and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on January 30, 2024.

Meeting information, including agendas, webinar registration, and briefing book materials are posted as they become available.

Monday, January 29, 2024

1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

  1. Amendments under development and other projects (Attachment 1)
  2. Wreckfish (Snapper Grouper Amendment 48; Attachment 2)
  3. Tournament Sales of King Mackerel (Attachment 3)

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

  1. Private Recreational Permit and Education Requirement for the Snapper Grouper Fishery
    (Snapper Grouper Amendment 46; Attachment 4)
  2. On-demand Gear for Black Sea Bass Pots (Snapper Grouper Regulatory Amendment 36; Attachment 5)
  3. Compliance Updates
    1. For-Hire Electronic Reporting (Attachment 6)
    2. Descending Devices
    3. Marine Protected Areas and Spawning Special Management Zones
  4. Agency Updates
    1. Joint Enforcement Agreement Activities
    2. NOAA Office of Law Enforcement
    3. US Coast Guard
  5. Other Business

Public Comment

Staff Contact

Advisory Panel Members
Captain Scott Pierce, ChairFL
Captain Michael Paul Thomas, Vice ChairSC
LT Andrew LoefflerSC
Colonel Bruce BucksonFL
Joshua Burton SC
Michael FreemanFL
Alana HarrisonNC
Captain Chris HodgeGA
Lt. Pat O’ShaughnessySC
Kevin RobersonSC
Jamal IngramFL
Captain Garland YoppNC