The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) does hereby give public notice that on April 21, 2020 at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Commission on Marine Resources, the Commission approved a Notice of Intent to update, modify and change below listed sections of Title 22 Part 9. Said Notice of Intent was filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office on April 21, 2020. A complete copy of Title 22 Part 9 and the proposed changes are available are available at www.dmr.ms.gov. Public comments on the proposed regulation changes will be accepted through May 18, 2020. All comments should be mailed to the MDMR, Attn: Trevor Moncrief, 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530 or emailed to: Trevor Moncrief at firstname.lastname@example.org and delivered by 5:00 PM on May 18, 2020.
Complete description of proposed changes:
TITLE 22 – MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES, PART 9 RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR STATISTICAL REPORTING AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF STATISTICAL DATA FOR MARINE FISHERIES IN THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
Chapter 11 Recreational Fishing Landings Reporting Requirements
101 Charter and Head Boat Reporting. Charter Boat and Head Boat captains operating in Mississippi waters shall be required to may complete questionnaires furnished by the MDMR for each trip. Completed questionnaires shall be furnished to an information confidentiality officer upon request. In addition to the reporting required pursuant to this paragraph, the following reporting is also required.