Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting

Special Meeting

Acy Cooper, Chairman

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:00 a.m.

LDWF Headquarters

3rd Floor Conference Room

2000 Quail Dr.

Baton Rouge, LA 70898



I.        Pledge of Allegiance

II.        Roll Call

III.        Approval of August 3, 2022 Meeting Minutes

IV.        Approval of the September 21, 2022 Meeting Agenda

V.        New Business

A.    To Discuss the State of the Shrimp Industry- STF

B.    To Discuss Hiring a Lobbyist- STF

C.   To Consider Funding to Hire a Lobbyist- STF

D.   To Consider a STF Representative for the Natural Resource Committee Meeting- STF

E.    To Discuss the Public Fishermen's Meeting- STF

F.    To Discuss the Amendments to HB335- STF

VI.        Public Comment

VII.        Set Next Meeting

VIII.        Adjourn

*Check in with the front desk to be admitted to the 3rd floor conference room*

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_KYiX6ZGIS4GXxowEiDeFAQ

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