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The U.S. Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee will conduct a series of meetings May 23-25 to review, discuss, and make recommendations to the Secretary on matters relating to Marine Casualty investigation cases related to Personal Flotation Devices (PFD), Cold Water, and Falls Overboard. The meetings will be open to the public.
The Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), Wednesday, May 24, 2023, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. EDT, and Thursday, May 25, 2023, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. EDT. The Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. will be dedicated to an administrative meeting (Committee members only). Please note these meetings may close early if the Committee has completed its business.
To ensure your comments are received before the meeting, please submit your written comments no later than May 18, 2023.
The meeting will be held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 East Main Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510, Hotel in Downtown Norfolk, VA | Norfolk Waterside Marriott.
Mr. Jonathan Wendland, Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) of the National Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. SE, Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593–7509, telephone 202–372–1245 or Jonathan.G.Wendland@uscg.mil.
The meeting notice and agenda are available on the Federal Register under Docket Number USCG-2023-0245.