Regulatory Amendment to Exempt Gulf of Alaska Dinglebar Fishermen from a Vessel Monitoring System Requirement

December 23, 2008

Analyses of the repeal of certain Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) requirements.

This document contains an Environmental Assessment, a Regulatory Impact Review, and a Final Regulatory Flexibility Analysis analyzing an action to repeal requirements that vessels with Federal fishing permits and dinglebar gear on board (a type of troll gear) in the Gulf of Alaska carry transmitting VMS units. 

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 11/23/2018

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