[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 216 (Friday, November 6, 2020)]
[Pages 71088-71089]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-24619]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-R-2020-N136; FXGO1664091HCC0-FF09D00000-190]

Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council; Public Meeting 
by Videoconference

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public 
meeting via videoconference of the Hunting and Shooting Sports 
Conservation Council (Council), in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act. The videoconference is open to the public.

DATES: Videoconference: Thursday, December 3, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 
4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
    Deadlines: For deadlines for registration, requests for 
accommodation, or comment submission, please see Public Input under 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Designated Federal 
Officer, by email at doug_hobbs@fws.gov, by telephone at 703-358-2336, 
or by the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council was established to further the 
provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742a et 
seq.), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 
1701-1785), the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 
(16 U.S.C. 668dd-ee), other statutes applicable to specific bureaus, 
and Executive Order 13443 (August 16, 2007), ``Facilitation of Hunting 
Heritage and Wildlife Conservation.'' The Council's purpose is to 
provide recommendations to the Federal Government, through the 
Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture, regarding 
policies and endeavors that (a) benefit wildlife resources; (b) 
encourage partnership among the public; sporting conservation 
organizations; and Federal, State, Tribal, and territorial governments; 
and (c) benefit recreational hunting and recreational shooting sports.

Meeting Agenda

     Review issues and recommendations from the 2018-2020 
Council term and consider a final report of activities.
     Discuss issues for future Council consideration.
     Conduct other miscellaneous Council business.
     Open public comment period.
    The final agenda and other related meeting information will be 
posted on the Council website at https://www.fws.gov/hsscc. The 
Designated Federal Officer will maintain detailed minutes of the 
meeting, which will be posted for public inspection within 90 days 
after the meeting at https://www.fws.gov/hsscc.

Public Input

                                                   You must contact the
                                                    Council Designated
                                                   Federal Officer (see
                 If you wish to                         FOR FURTHER
                                                   INFORMATION CONTACT)
                                                       no later than
Listen to the meeting via telephone (listen-only  November 30, 2020.
Request special accommodations..................  November 27, 2020.
Submit written information before the meeting     November 30, 2020.
 for the Council to consider during the
Give an oral presentation during the              December 3, 2020.
Submit a copy of oral statement or expanded       Up to 30 days after
 statement, or to submit statement because time    the videoconference
 constraints prevented presentation during the     date.

Submitting Written Information

    Interested members of the public may submit relevant information 
for the Council to consider during the videoconference. Written 
statements must be received by the Council Designated Federal Officer 
no later than the date in Public Input so that the information may be 
made available to the Council for their consideration prior to the 
videoconference. Written statements must be supplied to the Council 
Designated Federal Officer via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe 
Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text file) (see FOR 

Giving an Oral Presentation

    Depending on the number of people who want to comment and the time 
available, the amount of time for individual oral comments may be 
limited. Interested parties should contact the Council Designated 
Federal Officer, in writing (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), for 
placement on the public speaker list for this videoconference. 
Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or 
those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the 
agenda, may submit written statements to the Council Designated Federal 
Officer up to 30 days following the meeting. Requests to address the 
Council during the videoconference will be accommodated in the order 
the requests are received. Requests to address the Council during the 
teleconference will be accommodated in the order the requests are 


    The Service is committed to providing access to this 
videoconference to all participants. Please direct all requests for 
accommodations to Douglas Hobbs (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) 
by close of business on the date in Public Input. If you are hearing 
impaired or speech impaired, contact Douglas Hobbs via the Federal 
Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

Availability of Public Comments

    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

(Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2)

Matthew Huggler,
Acting Assistant Director--External Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-24619 Filed 11-5-20; 8:45 am]