June Council Meeting Schedule Change

Continue adaptive management program pass-through

Action status

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

The current pass-through of the quota pounds allocated for the quota share set-aside for the adaptive management program (10% of the non-whiting quota shares) was set to expire at the end of 2014 (for further description of the Adaptive Management Program, see “Develop Criteria for Distributing Adaptive Management Program Quota Pounds”). The Council recommended a rule to continue that pass through until after the trawl catch share program review. The proposed rule was published on October 10, 2014 and the public comment deadline was November 10, 2014.  A final environmental assessment was published on December 1, 2014.  The final rule published December 17, 2014 with an effective date of December 17, 2014.