Cost recovery

Action status

  • Implemented
  • Undergoing NMFS Review
  • Approved by Council
  • Under development by the Council

In September 2011, the Council adopted a cost recovery program structure. Download the complete description of the Council’s recommendations on Cost Recovery. National Marine Fisheries Service published a proposed rule on February 1, 2013 and the public comment deadline was March 18, 2013. The National Environmental Policy Act analysis for cost recovery was covered by the Amendment 20 EIS. The final rule was published on December 11, 2013 with an effective date of January 10, 2014. The Council’s assigned responsibility for identifying efficiencies which might reduce costs and fees to its Cost Recovery Committee.