LA Shrimp Task Force March Meeting


March 22, 2023
shrimp on a scale

LA Shrimp Task Force March Meeting

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @

Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting
Acy Cooper, Chairman
Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 10:00 a.m.
Terrebonne Parish Main Library
151 Library Drive
Houma, LA 70360


I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of January 4, 2023 Meeting Minutes

IV. Approval of the March 22, 2023 Meeting Agenda

V. Financial Report

VI. Federal Shrimp Permit Report

VII. New Business

A. To Hear an Update on the Matter of Louisiana State v. Dept. of Commerce et al. (TEDs in Skimmers)- STF

B. To Hear a Presentation on Imports of U.S. Shrimp Products 2022- LDWF, Jack Isaacs

C. To Hear an Update on the STF Lobbyist Efforts and Future Planning- American Strategic Partners, Brian Shinault

D. To Discuss Monterey Bay Shrimp Sustainability Rating- STF

E. To Hear an Update on the STF Washington, D.C. Trip- STF

F. To Discuss and Consider Possible Amendments to Act 372, the Shrimp Labeling Bill- STF

VIII. Public Comment

IX. Set Next Meeting

X. Adjourn

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