Magnuson-Stevens Act Implementation

Activity Sheet #N-34.02May 4, 1998
Activity:GULF OF MEXICO RED SNAPPER RESEARCH: Referendum [Sec. 207(b); 138-139]: Prepare

procedures for conducting a referendum on Red Snapper IFQ program
Completion date:October 1, 2000
Product (s):Prepare report to F/SF and appropriate Councils

Overview and scope of task and sub-tasks:

A. Consult with Council and industry representatives after Oct. 1, 2000, and upon

request of Gulf Council.

B. Determine list of eligible voters basaed on criteria specified after Oct. 1, 2000, and

upon request of Gulf Council.

C. Develop formula for weighting votes after Oct. 1, 2000, and upon request of Gulf

Council.

D. Draft referendum procedures after Oct. 1, 2000, and upon request of Gulf Council.