NJ DEPARTMENT of ENVIRONMENTAL
NJDEP Fish and Wildlife
Marine Resources Administration
Notice of Rule Proposal
Marine Fisheries, N.J.A.C. 7:25-18.1
Take notice that the NJ Department of Environmental Protection is proposing an amendment to the Marine Fisheries rules.
A statement of the substance of the proposal follows:
The Department is proposing an amendment to expand authority of the Commissioner to modify gear types and gear restrictions by Notice of Administrative Change at N.J.A.C.7:25-18.1, so that when changes are made to Federal or multistate regional fishery management plans, the Department can act promptly to maintain compliance.
The proposal is scheduled to be published in the New Jersey Register dated August 1, 2022. A copy of the proposal is available from: http://www.nj.gov/dep/rules/proposals/proposal-20220801a.pdf and LexisNexis free public access to the New Jersey Register at http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/njoal/.
Written comments may be submitted electronically by September 30, 2022, at www.nj.gov/dep/rules/comments, or in hard copy to:
Melissa P. Abatemarco, Esq.
ATTN: DEP Docket No. 05-22-06
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Office of Legal Affairs
Mail Code 401-04L; PO Box 402
401 East State Street, 7th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402