Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act: NOAA and Council Perspectives

August 1, 2017

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), chairman of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, will convene the hearing titled “Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act: NOAA and Council Perspectives” at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. This hearing is the first in a series to examine the state of our nation’s fishery laws and guide the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

Witnesses:

- Mr. Christopher Oliver, Assistant Administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
- Dr. John Quinn, Chair, Council Coordination Committee and Northeast Fishery Management Council

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

Webcast

Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. John Quinn

    Chair
    Council Coordination Committee and Northeast Fishery Management Council
  • Mr. Christopher Oliver

    Assistant Administrator
    National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association