Gulf of Mexico Generic Actions- Actions involving multiple Fishery Management Plans

Actions

Framework Action: Replacement of Historical Captain Permits with Standard Federal Charter/Headboat Permits

This amendment and rule will provide an opportunity for eligible individuals to replace historical captain permits in the reef fish and coastal migratory pelagic fisheries with standard federal for-hire permits.  The rule would apply to individuals that…
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Comments Close
02/22/2020

Framework Amendment to Modify Multi-Day Trip Possession Limits for Federal Permitted Charter/Headboat Vessels in the Gulf of Mexico

The rule would modify the on-board possession limit for federal for-hire trips in the Gulf of Mexico.  It would increase the required trip duration to greater than 30 hours, but would allow anglers to retain the second daily bag limit at any time after…
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Issued
01/01/2020

Carryover Provisions and Framework Modifications

The purpose of this amendment to is establish a carryover provision for managed reef fish and coastal migratory pelagic (CMP) stocks. Carryover provisions would apply to stocks and stock complexes with sector allocations. Unused portions of the sector…
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Issued
03/11/2019

Gulf of Mexico Modifications to Charter Vessel and Headboat Reporting Requirements

The For-Hire Electronic Reporting Amendment would modify data reporting requirements for federally permitted for-hire vessels (charter vessels and headboats) in the Gulf of Mexico to declare (hail-out) the type of trip (for-hire or other) prior to…
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Published
10/26/2018
There are no recently finalized actions associated with this management plan.

Gulf of Mexico Generic Historical Amendments and Rulemaking (2000-2014)

The following is a list of historic rulemakings to Fishery Management Plans for Gulf of Mexico fishery resources effective 2014 and earlier. For current amendments and recent rulemaking, see the Gulf of Mexico Generic Actions Homepage or Notices & Rules…
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Issued
12/31/2014

Modifications to Federally Permitted Seafood Dealer Reporting Requirements

Effective August 7, 2014, the action modifies permitting and reporting requirements for seafood dealers who first receive federally managed species.  This action is intended to improve the accuracy, completeness, consistency, and timeliness of data…
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Effective
08/07/2014

Modification of the Coastal Migratory Pelagic and Reef Fish Charter Vessel/Headboat Permit Renewal and Transfer Requirements

March 2013 Regulations implemented through the Coastal Migratory Pelagic and Reef Fish Fishery Management Plans limit Gulf for-hire permit transfers and renewals to vessels that have the same passenger capacity or a lower passenger capacity.  This…
Effective
08/30/2013

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 09/24/2019