Louisiana Shrimp Task Force to Meet May 3


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Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting

Acy Cooper, Chairman
Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 1:00 p.m.
LDWF Headquarters
2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70898


I.        Pledge of Allegiance

II.       Roll Call

III.      Approval of March 22, 2023 Meeting Minutes

IV.      Approval of the May 3, 2023 Meeting Agenda

V.        Financial Report

VI.      Federal Shrimp Permit Report

VII.    New Business

A. To Hear a Presentation on Shrimp Trends and to Consider Recommendations on the 2023 Spring Inshore Shrimp Season for Zones 1 and 3- LDWF

B. To Hear a Presentation on Per Capita Protein Consumption Including Shrimp- LDWF

C. To Hear a Shrimp Legislative Update- STF

D. To Discuss LDH’s Enforcement Efforts of Restaurant Menu Seafood Labeling- STF/ LDH

VIII.  Public Comment

IX.     Set Next Meeting

X.      Adjourn

The meeting will be held in compliance with Louisiana’s Open Meetings Law as defined by Louisiana R.S. 42:11, et seq. The public is invited to attend. To listen in to the meeting via webinar register at: https://wlf-la.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Lu9JHS2aQgWys3bRxd4WHQ

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