Federal Register: July 12, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 132)
DOCID: FR Doc 04-15691
COMMISSION ON OCEAN POLICY
Ocean Policy Commission
DOCUMENT ACTION: Announcement of public meeting.
DATES: The public meeting will be held on Thursday, July 22, 2004, from 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., ET.
The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy was established pursuant to the Oceans Act of 2000 to make recommendations to the President and Congress for a coordinated and comprehensive national ocean policy. The meeting will be held to consider changes to the Commission's Preliminary Report and approval of a draft final report containing such recommendations.
This meeting is being held pursuant to the
requirements of Section 3(e)(1) and (2) of the Oceans Act of 2000 (Pub.
L. 106256). The agenda will include opening remarks by the Chairman of
the Commission, Admiral James D. Watkins, U.S. Navy (Retired) and other
Commissioners, a discussion of changes being proposed to the
Commission's Preliminary Report as a result of comments received from
Governors and nongubernatorial stakeholders pursuant to Section 3(g)
of Public Law 106256, a public comment session, the consideration of a
motion to approve a draft final report, and such other actions as
deemed necessary to submit to Congress and the President a final report
of the Commission's findings and recommendations regarding United
States ocean policy. A more detailed agenda, including the specific
time for the public comment period, will be posted on the Commission's
Web site at http://www.oceancommission.gov closer to the date of the public meeting. Anyone
interested in speaking during the public comment period should review the Guidelines for Public Comment at Meetings posted on the Commission website.
Dated: July 6, 2004.
Thomas R. Kitsos,
Executive Director, Commission on Ocean Policy.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Polin Cohanne, U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, 1120 20th Street, NW., Suite 200 N, Washington, DC 20036, 2024183442, firstname.lastname@example.org.