Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting
Acy Cooper, Chairman
Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Terrebonne Parish Main Library
151 Library Dr.
Houma, LA 70360
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Roll Call
III. Approval of May 4, 2022 Meeting Minutes
IV. Approval of the August 3, 2022 Meeting Agenda
V. Federal Shrimp Permits Report
VI. New Business
A. To Receive a Presentation and Consider the 2022 Fall Inshore Shrimp Season- LDWF
B. To Hear an Update and Discuss the Shrimp Label of Origin Bill (HB335)- LDH
C. To Consider Funding the Sunset Review- STF
D. To Consider Funding the 2023 LA Fisheries Forward Summit- Julie Falgout, LA Sea Grant
E. To Discuss and Consider Funding the MSC and Gulf RFM Shrimp Fishery Sustainability Assessments as well as Audubon Gulf’s Operational Costs- STF
F. To Discuss and Consider BOEM’s Draft Wind Energy Areas in the Gulf of Mexico- Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
G. To Discuss Funding that was Legislatively Dedicated from the Shrimp Task Force Fund to the LA Shrimp Association (HB1)- STF
H. To Discuss the Seafood Processing Plant in Jeanerette, LA- Sea Grant/ STF
I. To Discuss Shrimp Prices- STF
VII. Public Comment
VIII. Set Next Meeting
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