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Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee teleconference

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The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (CFSAC) will meet via teleconference to discuss CFSAC recommendations as part of the process of developing voluntary guidelines for fishing vessel construction, maintenance, and repair. The teleconference will be open to the public.

The full committee is scheduled to meet by teleconference Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that this teleconference may adjourn early if the committee has completed its business.

Comments and related material may be submitted to http://www.regulations.gov, by Oct. 23, 2019. Include the words “Department of Homeland Security” and the docket number USCG-2019-0751. Comments received will be posted without alteration, including any personal information provided. 

To join the teleconference or to request special accommodations, contact Mr. Joseph D. Myers at (202) 372-1249 or Mr. Jonathan Wendland at (202) 372-1245, or by email, CGFishsafe@uscg.mil, no later than 1 p.m. on Oct. 24, 2019. The number of teleconference lines is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For full details, read the Federal Register Notice.

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