MDMR to Hold Public Hearing Oct. 12, 2011, on Proposed Trip Ticket Program

11-101-CWS | September 29, 2011

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) will hold a public hearing Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 at 6 p.m. in the Bolton State Office Building, 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Miss., to solicit public comments on the Notice of Intent to update, modify and change Title 22, Part 9 Rules and Regulations for Statistical Reporting and Confidentiality of Statistical Data for Marine Fisheries in the State of Mississippi. Proposed changes are to adopt a Trip Ticket program for all components of the Mississippi seafood industry and to introduce language to establish a Fresh Product Permit.


Public comments will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Oct. 17, 2011. You may either email or mail to: The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources; Attention: Christine Murrell at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530.


The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at


Contact: Jennifer Goldman Leirer
Phone: 228-523-4101