RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
68B-48.001: Purpose and Intent; Repeal of Section 370.11(2)(a)2., F.S.; Designation as Restricted Species, Aquaculture Exemption
68B-48.003: Size and Bag Limits
68B-48.004: Gear Specifications and Prohibited Gear
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for sheepshead and flounder in the 2012 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement requirements.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Subject areas addressed in the rule development notice include size limits, bag limits, gear restrictions and other subjects encompassed by the above-cited rules.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: The ADA Coordinator at (850)488-6411. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Ms. Jessica McCawley, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries Management, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 2590 Executive Center Circle E., Station 201, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, (850)487-0554
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.