[Federal Register: May 18, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 95)]
[Page 27002]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: As provided in Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, the Service announces a meeting designed to foster 
partnerships to enhance public awareness of the importance of aquatic 
resources and the social and economic benefits of recreational fishing 
and boating in the United States. This meeting, sponsored by the Sport 
Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (Council), is open to the 
public, and interested persons may make oral statements to the Council 
or may file written statements for consideration.

DATES: June 9, 1999, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, 625 First 
Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Telephone (703) 548-6300, FAX (703) 
    Summary minutes of the conference will be maintained by the Council 
Coordinator at 1033 North Fairfax Street, Suite 200, Arlington, VA 
22314, and will be available for public inspection during regular 
business hours within 30 days following the meeting. Personal copies 
may be purchased for the cost of duplication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laury Parramore, Council Coordinator, 
at 703/836-1392.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership 
Council (Council) will convene to discuss: (1) the ongoing effort to 
monitor and evaluate Federal agency activities pursuant to Executive 
Order 12962 for Recreational Fisheries; (2) the Council's role as a 
facilitator of discussions concerning national fisheries management 
issues; and (3) the Interior Secretary's approval of the Strategic Plan 
for the National Outreach and Communications Program and the Council's 
continued involvement in the administration of the plan. Under 
Executive Order 12962, the Council is required to monitor and annually 
report its findings on various Federal agencies' actions and policies 
for protecting, restoring, and enhancing recreational fishery 
resources. The Council will hear a report and recommendations from its 
Technical Working Group on this and other topics.

    Dated: May 12, 1999.
John G. Rogers,
Deputy Director.
[FR Doc. 99-12454 Filed 5-17-99; 8:45 am]