California Fish and Game Code
(Last Updated August 2008)

California Fish And Game Code Section 1
This code shall be known as the Fish and Game Code.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2
Unless the provisions or the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this code and all regulations...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3
The provisions of this code, insofar as they are substantially the same as existing statutory provisions relating to the same subject matter, shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4
Division, part, chapter, article, and section headings do not in any manner affect the scope, meaning, or intent of the provisions of this code.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5
Whenever reference is made to any portion of this code or of any other law of this State, the reference applies to all amendments and additions...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6
Whenever a power is granted to, or duty is imposed upon, a public officer, the power may be exercised or the duty may be performed by a deputy of the
California Fish And Game Code Section 7
Whenever any statement or report is required to be made, it shall be made in the English language.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8
The present tense includes the past and future tenses, and the future, the present.
California Fish And Game Code Section 9
The masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 10
The singular number includes the plural, and the plural, the singular.
California Fish And Game Code Section 11
Whenever in this code the doing of an act between certain dates or from one date to another is allowed or prohibited, the period of time thereby...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12
Wherever the term "Fish Commission Fund" or "Game Preservation Fund" appears in any law, it means "Fish and Game Preservation Fund."
California Fish And Game Code Section 13
Unless otherwise specified by statute, any notice or other written communication required to be sent to any person by this code or regulations...
California Fish And Game Code Section 14
"Anadromous fish" means fish which spawn in fresh water and spend a portion of their lives in the ocean.
California Fish And Game Code Section 15
"Angling" means the taking of, or attempting to take, fish by hook and line with the line held in the hand, or by hook and line with the line...
California Fish And Game Code Section 16
"Affix" means physically attached to or imprinting an electronic validation to a license document.
California Fish And Game Code Section 17
"Aquaculture" means that form of agriculture devoted to the propagation, cultivation, maintenance, and harvesting of aquatic plants and animals in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 18
"Bag limit" means the maximum limit, in number or amount, of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians that may lawfully be taken by any one...
California Fish And Game Code Section 19
"Possession limit" means the maximum, in number or amount, of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians that may be lawfully possessed by one...
California Fish And Game Code Section 22
"Bird" means any wild bird or any part thereof.
California Fish And Game Code Section 24
"Buy" includes an offer to buy, purchase, barter, exchange, or trade.
California Fish And Game Code Section 27
"Chumming" means the placing in the water of fish, parts of fish, or other material upon which fish feed, for the purpose of attracting fish to a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 29
"Closed season" means that period of time during which the taking of birds, mammals, fish, or amphibia is prohibited.
California Fish And Game Code Section 30
"Commission" means the Fish and Game Commission, and "commissioner" means a member of the Fish and Game Commission.
California Fish And Game Code Section 32
"County" includes city and county.
California Fish And Game Code Section 35
"Day" means calendar day, and "week" means calendar week.
California Fish And Game Code Section 37
"Department" means the Department of Fish and Game.
California Fish And Game Code Section 39
"Director" means the Director of Fish and Game.
California Fish And Game Code Section 41
"District" means fish and game district.
California Fish And Game Code Section 45
"Fish" means wild fish, mollusks, crustaceans, invertebrates, or amphibians, including any part, spawn, or ova thereof.
California Fish And Game Code Section 46
"Guide boat" means a boat or vessel under 25 feet in length, which is used by a guide, who is licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2535)
California Fish And Game Code Section 48
"Hook" or "fishhook" means an implement to catch or hold fish or amphibia. "Single hook" means any hook with one point and with or without a barb;...
California Fish And Game Code Section 51
"Kelp" means kelp or other marine aquatic plants and the seeds thereof.
California Fish And Game Code Section 54
"Mammal" means any wild or feral mammal or any part thereof, but not any wild, feral, or undomesticated burro.
California Fish And Game Code Section 54.5
"Marine finfish aquaculture" means the propagation, cultivation, or maintenance of finfish species in the waters of the Pacific Ocean that are...
California Fish And Game Code Section 55
"Mile" means either a statute mile (5,280 feet) or a nautical mile (6,077 feet) depending on the application. Statute miles shall be the unit of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 56
"Net" means any gear made of any kind of twine, thread, string, rope, wire, wood, or other materials used for the gilling, entangling, trapping, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 57
"Nonresident" means any person who has not resided continuously in the State of California for six months immediately prior to the date of his...
California Fish And Game Code Section 60
"Oath" includes affirmation.
California Fish And Game Code Section 61
"Ocean ranching" means aquaculture where juvenile anadromous fish are reared and released into state waters to grow and return to an aquaculture...
California Fish And Game Code Section 62
"Open season" means that period of time during which the taking of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians is allowed as prescribed in this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 64
"Order," "rule," and "regulation" are used interchangeably and each includes the others.
California Fish And Game Code Section 67
"Person" means any natural person or any partnership, corporation, limited liability company, trust, or other type of association.
California Fish And Game Code Section 68
"Purchase" means "buy" as defined in Section 24.
California Fish And Game Code Section 70
"Resident" means any person who has resided continuously in the State of California for six months or more immediately prior to the date of his...
California Fish And Game Code Section 73
"Section" means a section of this code unless some other statute is specifically mentioned. "Subdivision" means a subdivision of the section in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 75
"Sell" includes offer or possess for sale, barter, exchange, or trade.
California Fish And Game Code Section 79
"Shall" is mandatory and "may" is permissive.
California Fish And Game Code Section 81
"Signature" or "subscription" includes mark when the signer or subscriber cannot write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 82
"Slurp gun" means a self-contained, hand-held device used to capture fish by rapidly drawing water containing fish into a closed chamber.
California Fish And Game Code Section 83
"State" means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. In the latter case, it includes the District of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 86
"Take" means hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill, or attempt to hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill.
California Fish And Game Code Section 88
"Transport" includes offer or receive for transportation.
California Fish And Game Code Section 89
For the purposes of this code, "recycled water" or "reclaimed water" has the same meaning as recycled water as defined in subdivision (n) of Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 89.1
"Waters of the state," "waters of this state," and "state waters" have the same meaning as "waters of the state" as defined in subdivision (e) of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 90
The definitions in this chapter govern the construction of Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 1700) of Division 2 and Division 6 (commencing with...
California Fish And Game Code Section 90.1
"Adaptive management," in regard to a marine fishery, means a scientific policy that seeks to improve management of biological resources,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 90.5
"Bycatch" means fish or other marine life that are taken in a fishery but which are not the target of the fishery. "Bycatch" includes discards.
California Fish And Game Code Section 90.7
"Depressed," with regard to a marine fishery, means the condition of a fishery for which the best available scientific information, and other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 91
"Discards" means fish that are taken in a fishery but are not retained because they are of an undesirable species, size, sex, or quality, or because...
California Fish And Game Code Section 93
"Essential fishery information," with regard to a marine fishery, means information about fish life history and habitat requirements; the status and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 94
"Fishery" means both of the following: (a) One or more populations of marine fish or marine plants that may be treated as a unit for purposes of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 96
"Marine living resources" includes all wild mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and plants that normally occur in or are associated with salt water, and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 96.5
"Maximum sustainable yield" in a marine fishery means the highest average yield over time that does not result in a continuing reduction in stock...
California Fish And Game Code Section 97
"Optimum yield," with regard to a marine fishery, means the amount of fish taken in a fishery that does all of the following: (a) Provides the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 97.5
"Overfished," with regard to a marine fishery, means both of the following: (a) A depressed fishery. (b) A reduction of take in the fishery is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 98
"Overfishing" means a rate or level of taking that the best available scientific information, and other relevant information that the commission or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 98.2
"Participants" in regard to a fishery means the sportfishing, commercial fishing, and fish receiving and processing sectors of the fishery.
California Fish And Game Code Section 98.5
"Population" or "stock" means a species, subspecies, geographical grouping, or other category of fish capable of management as a unit.
California Fish And Game Code Section 99
"Restricted access," with regard to a marine fishery, means a fishery in which the number of persons who may participate, or the number of vessels...
California Fish And Game Code Section 99.5
"Sustainable," "sustainable use," and "sustainability," with regard to a marine fishery, mean both of the following: (a) Continuous replacement of
California Fish And Game Code Section 101
There is in the Resources Agency the Fish and Game Commission created by Section 20 of Article IV of the Constitution.
California Fish And Game Code Section 102
The commissioners shall elect one of their number as president and one as vice president.
California Fish And Game Code Section 103
(a) Each of the commissioners shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) for each day of actual service performed in carrying out his or her official...
California Fish And Game Code Section 104
The commission may employ a staff, including an executive director, to assist the commission in conducting its operations, but neither the commission
California Fish And Game Code Section 105
The commission shall form a marine resources committee from its membership consisting of at least one commissioner. The committee shall report to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 106
(a) The commission shall adopt and approve a Conflict of Interest Code pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 87300) of Chapter 7 of Title 9...
California Fish And Game Code Section 200
There is hereby delegated to the commission the power to regulate the taking or possession of birds, mammals, fish, amphibia, and reptiles to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 201
Nothing in this article confers upon the commission any power to regulate any natural resources or commercial or other activity connected therewith,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 202
The commission shall exercise its powers under this article by regulations made and promulgated pursuant to this article. Regulations adopted...
California Fish And Game Code Section 203
Any regulation of the commission pursuant to this article relating to resident game birds, game mammals and furbearing mammals may apply to all or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 203.1
When adopting regulations pursuant to Section 203, the commission shall consider populations, habitat, food supplies, the welfare of individual...
California Fish And Game Code Section 204
The commission has no power under this article to make any regulation authorizing or permitting the taking of: (a) Any bird or mammal in any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 205
Any regulation of the commission pursuant to this article which relates to fish, amphibia, and reptiles, may apply to all or any areas, districts, or
California Fish And Game Code Section 206
(a) The commission shall hold no fewer than ten regular meetings per calendar year. The commission may also hold special meetings or hearings to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 207
(a) Except for emergency regulations, the commission shall consider and adopt regulations pursuant to Sections 203 and 205 at a series of no fewer...
California Fish And Game Code Section 210
(a) The commission shall provide copies of the regulations added, amended, or repealed pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 206, subdivision (e) of
California Fish And Game Code Section 211
(a) Material printed pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 210 that contains advertisements shall meet all specifications prescribed by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 215
Every regulation of the commission made pursuant to this article shall be filed with the Secretary of State, and shall become effective at the time...
California Fish And Game Code Section 217.5
(a) The department shall identify property it owns or manages that includes areas for sport fishing which are accessible to disabled persons. (b)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 217.6
Commencing with the booklet of sportfishing regulations published in 1987, the booklet shall also contain any human health advisories relating to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 218
Any regulation of the commission made pursuant to this article shall be subject to review in accordance with law by any court of competent...
California Fish And Game Code Section 219
Any regulation adopted pursuant to this article may supersede any section of this code designated by number in the regulation, but shall do so only...
California Fish And Game Code Section 220
(a) Any regulation of the commission added or amended pursuant to this article shall remain in effect for the period specified therein or until...
California Fish And Game Code Section 240
(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, the commission, when promulgating regulations pursuant to any authority otherwise vested in it
California Fish And Game Code Section 250
If Article 1 (commencing with Section 200) ceases to be effective, all regulations adopted pursuant to that article which are in effect on the day of
California Fish And Game Code Section 300
Any regulation issued under any subsequent provisions of this code shall be filed with the Secretary of State, as required by Chapter 4 (commencing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 301
The commission may make such regulations as it deems necessary for the disposition of birds or mammals and parts thereof which are killed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 302
When adopting regulations pursuant to any authority otherwise vested in the commission by this code, the commission shall annually determine whether...
California Fish And Game Code Section 303
Prior to adopting a regulation authorizing a special hunting season for black bears for the purpose of curtailing property damage in any specified...
California Fish And Game Code Section 306
Whenever, because of extreme fire hazard, any area is closed to entry by the public by any order or proclamation issued or concurred in by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 307
Whenever after due investigation the commission shall find that game fish, resident or migratory birds, game or furbearing mammals, or amphibia have...
California Fish And Game Code Section 308
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, in District 22 the taking of birds, mammals, fish, amphibia, or reptiles shall be subject to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 308.5
For the preservation, protection and restoration of mountain sheep and other birds and mammals in arid regions of the state, the commission, in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 309
(a) The commission or any person appointed by it to conduct a hearing may, in any investigation or hearing, cause the deposition of witnesses,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 310
The commission may designate salmon spawning areas. It is unlawful to take salmon in any such spawning area, or within 250 feet of any salmon...
California Fish And Game Code Section 312
The commission may issue a permit authorizing any member of the armed forces of the United States or any student or faculty member of an elementary...
California Fish And Game Code Section 313
The commission may prohibit the taking or possessing of tuna in the same manner as taking or possessing tuna is prohibited by federal law or by rules
California Fish And Game Code Section 314
The commission at any time may close to the taking of any species or subspecies of bird or mammal any area newly stocked by the department with...
California Fish And Game Code Section 315
The commission may at any time close any stream, lake, or other inland waters, or portions thereof, to the taking of any species or subspecies of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 315.3
The commission may, at any time when facts are presented to the commission which were not presented to the commission at the time of its December...
California Fish And Game Code Section 316
The commission may prohibit the taking or possessing of Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus) in the same manner as the taking or possessing of Pacific...
California Fish And Game Code Section 316.5
The commission may prohibit the taking or possessing of salmon in the same manner as the taking or possessing of salmon is prohibited by federal law...
California Fish And Game Code Section 317
Any organization conducting a special hunt for servicemen or veterans residing in or assigned to a United States veterans or armed services medical...
California Fish And Game Code Section 325
Whenever after due investigation the commission finds that game mammals, other than deer, and fur-bearing mammals and resident game birds have...
California Fish And Game Code Section 326
Prior to the making of such a regulation the commission at an open meeting shall publicly announce the contents of the proposed regulation and fix a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 327
Notice of the hearing shall be published at least once, and at least 10 days prior to the hearing, in a newspaper of general circulation in each of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 328
Such employees of the department as may be necessary or are requested by any interested group of persons, shall be present at the hearing. After the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 329
The regulation may fix a license fee for special hunting and designate the number of special licenses to be issued, the area in which such hunting...
California Fish And Game Code Section 330
Cooperative hunting areas, as described in Sections 1570 to 1572, may be established in connection with any area opened to hunting under the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 331
(a) The commission may determine and fix the area or areas, the seasons and hours, the bag and possession limit, and the sex and total number of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 332
(a) The commission may determine and fix the area or areas, the seasons and hours, the bag and possession limit, and the number of elk that may be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 355
The commission may, annually, adopt regulations pertaining to migratory birds to conform with or to further restrict the rules and regulations...
California Fish And Game Code Section 356
Migratory game birds may be taken in conformity with the federal laws and regulations and the regulations of the commission as provided in Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 357
The president of the commission may be a member ex officio of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission created by the act of Congress known as the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 375
The commission may negotiate the terms of a compact between the States of Arizona and California with any appropriate officials of the State of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 390
The commission, subject to the approval of the Attorney General, may enter into reciprocal agreements with corresponding state or county official...
California Fish And Game Code Section 391
The department may exchange or release to any appropriate federal, state, or local agency or agencies in other states, for purposes of law...
California Fish And Game Code Section 395
(a) The commission may adopt regulations for the possession or training, and the capture, importation, exportation, or intrastate transfer, of any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 396
(a) The falconry license shall be valid for a license year beginning on July 1 and ending on the last day of June of the next succeeding calendar...
California Fish And Game Code Section 398
The base year for determining the inflationary index applied to the fee established by Section 396 shall be the 1984-85 fiscal year, and the base...
California Fish And Game Code Section 400
The State of California hereby assents to the provisions of the act of Congress entitled "An act to provide that the United States shall aid the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 401
The State of California hereby assents to the provisions of the act of Congress entitled "An act to provide that the United States shall aid the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 450
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the Legislature to encourage the conservation, restoration, maintenance, and utilization of California's...
California Fish And Game Code Section 451
As used in this chapter "general deer hunting season" means the annual season for the area in question as is set by the commission under its general...
California Fish And Game Code Section 452
The department shall designate deer herd management units and designate the manager for the units. Such units may encompass a single deer herd or a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 453
The department shall develop plans for such deer herd management units. The objectives of such plans shall be the restoration and maintenance of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 454
Such management plans shall contain the following program elements: (a) Document existing information on deer herd management units and programs...
California Fish And Game Code Section 455
Deer herd management unit plans shall be reviewed annually and shall be the basis for department recommendations to the commission pursuant to this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 456
(a) The department shall biennially report to the Legislature and to the Fish and Game Commission on the progress that is being made toward the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 457
The department shall determine prior to December 15 of each year its proposed recommendations to the commission, including its recommendations as to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 458
The department not later than December 15 shall notify, by certified mail, the board of supervisors of each county affected of the details of its...
California Fish And Game Code Section 459
The board of supervisors of any county specified in Section 458 which has held a public hearing pursuant to Section 458 may, not later than February...
California Fish And Game Code Section 460
Prior to the February meeting of the commission as required in Section 207, the department shall recommend to the commission those deer herd units to
California Fish And Game Code Section 500
(a) The commission shall, by regulation, adopt guidelines to assist the director and the department in ascertaining the amount of civil penalties to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 700
There is in the Resources Agency a Department of Fish and Game administered through the director.
California Fish And Game Code Section 701
The director shall be appointed by the Governor, and receive the annual salary provided for by Chapter 6 (commencing at Section 11550) of Part 1 of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 701.3
There shall be one deputy director of the department who shall be a civil executive officer and shall be appointed by the Governor and serve at the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 701.5
The director or one or more of his designees may accept the office of director or alternate director of an entity established by a joint powers...
California Fish And Game Code Section 702
This code shall be administered and enforced through regulations adopted only by the department, except as otherwise specifically provided by this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 703
(a) General policies for the conduct of the department shall be formulated by the commission. The director shall be guided by those policies and ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 704
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the director is the appointing power of all employees within the department, and all employees in the
California Fish And Game Code Section 706
The provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing at Section 11150), Part 1, Division 3, Title 2 of the Government Code shall govern and apply to the conduct...
California Fish And Game Code Section 707
It is the duty of the attorney for the department to act as counsel in defense of any officer or deputy of the department in any suit for damages...
California Fish And Game Code Section 710
The Legislature finds and declares that the department has in the past not been adequately funded to meet its mandates. The principal causes have...
California Fish And Game Code Section 710.5
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the department continues to be inadequately funded to meet its mandates. While revenues have been...
California Fish And Game Code Section 710.7
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) The department continues to face serious funding instability due to revenue...
California Fish And Game Code Section 711
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to ensure adequate funding from appropriate sources for the department. To this end, the Legislature finds...
California Fish And Game Code Section 711.2
(a) For purposes of this code, unless the context otherwise requires, "wildlife" means and includes all wild animals, birds, plants, fish,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 711.4
(a) The department shall impose and collect a filing fee in the amount prescribed in subdivision (d) to defray the costs of managing and protecting...
California Fish And Game Code Section 711.7
(a) The fish and wildlife resources are held in trust for the people of the state by and through the department. (1) Insofar as state wildlife...
California Fish And Game Code Section 712
It is the intent of the Legislature that the Department of Finance shall include in the Governor's Budget sufficient moneys from the General Fund and
California Fish And Game Code Section 712.5
(a) Commencing July 1, 2005, any moneys appropriated from the Public Resources Account in the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Surtax Fund for programs
California Fish And Game Code Section 713
(a) The changes in the Implicit Price Deflator for State and Local Government Purchases of Goods and Services, as published by the United States...
California Fish And Game Code Section 714
(a) In addition to Section 3031, 3031.2, 7149, 7149.05, or 7149.2 and notwithstanding Section 3037, the department shall issue lifetime sportsman's...
California Fish And Game Code Section 716
The Wildlife Violator Compact is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other participating states.
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.1
It is the policy of this state in entering into the compact to do all of the following: (a) Promote compliance with the statutes, ordinances, and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.2
The purposes of this chapter include both of the following: (a) To provide a means by which participating states may join in a reciprocal program
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.3
For purposes of this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Board" means the board of compact administrators established...
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.4
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when issuing a citation for a wildlife violation for purposes of this chapter, a wildlife officer of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.5
(a) Upon receipt of a report from the licensing authority of the issuing state reporting the failure of a violator to comply with the terms of a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.6
(a) As a participating member of the wildlife violator compact, the licensing authority of this state may recognize the suspension of license...
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.7
Except as expressly required by this chapter, this chapter shall not be construed to affect the right of any participating state to apply any of its...
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.8
(a) (1) A board of compact administrators is hereby established to serve as a governing body for the resolution of all matters relating to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 716.9
(a) This chapter shall become effective at such time as it is adopted in substantially similar form by this state and one or more other states,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 717
(a) This compact may be amended periodically. Amendments shall be presented in resolution form to the chairperson of the board, and shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 717.1
This compact shall be liberally construed to effectuate its purposes.
California Fish And Game Code Section 717.2
The provisions of this chapter are severable. If any provision of this chapter or its application is held invalid or contrary to the constitution of
California Fish And Game Code Section 850
The director shall, from time to time, employ or appoint, with or without pay, such deputies, clerks, assistants, and other employees as the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 851
A deputy appointed to enforce the provisions of this code is a peace officer. The deputy has all the powers and authority conferred by law upon...
California Fish And Game Code Section 853
The director may deputize any employee of the department to check persons for licenses required under Section 7145 and to enforce any violation of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 854
Notwithstanding Section 18932 of the Government Code, the minimum age limit for appointment to the position of fish and game warden of the Department
California Fish And Game Code Section 855
Regularly employed law enforcement officers of the department may, when authorized by the director, expend such sums as authorized for the purchase...
California Fish And Game Code Section 856
(a) All employees of the department designated by the director as deputized law enforcement officers are peace officers as provided by Section 830.2...
California Fish And Game Code Section 857
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the status of a person as an employee, agent, or licensee of the department does not confer upon that
California Fish And Game Code Section 858
(a) The department, in cooperation with landowners and landowner organizations, shall, on or before January 1, 1995, develop a statewide policy and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 875
The board of supervisors of each county may, in its discretion, appoint a suitable person to serve for a period of two years from the date of his...
California Fish And Game Code Section 876
The board of supervisors shall fix the salary to be paid and the expenses to be allowed the county fish and game warden, which salary and expenses...
California Fish And Game Code Section 877
The board may by a majortiy vote of its members remove the warden at any time.
California Fish And Game Code Section 878
The county fish and game warden shall enforce the state laws relating to the protection of fish and game. The warden has the powers and authority...
California Fish And Game Code Section 879
The county fish and game warden shall report quarterly to the board of supervisors, giving a detailed statement of all arrests made, convictions had...
California Fish And Game Code Section 880
The board of supervisors of each county may, in its discretion, appoint a deputy fish and game warden, to serve at the pleasure of the board.
California Fish And Game Code Section 881
The deputy shall have such powers, perform such duties, and receive such salary and be entitled to such expenses as the board may provide.
California Fish And Game Code Section 882
The salary and expenses of a deputy county fish and game warden shall be paid from the county treasury.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1000
The department shall expend such funds as may be necessary for biological research and field investigation and for the collection and diffusion of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1000.6
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) The commercial fishing industry of the North Coast has been greatly affected by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1001
Nothing in this code or any other law shall prohibit the department from taking, for scientific, propagation, public health or safety, prevention or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1002
(a) The department may issue permits, subject to restrictions and regulations that the commission determines are desirable, to take or possess, in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1003
Mammals, birds, and the nest and eggs thereof, fish and eggs thereof, reptiles, mollusks, crustaceans, or any other form of plant or animal life...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1004
The department may capture and sell birds and mammals, at prices to be fixed by the commission, to persons engaged in the domestication and sale...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1005
For the purpose of exhibiting fish and game educational material at fairs or sportsmen's shows and making other public displays, and to make...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1005.5
Notwithstanding Section 11005 of the Government Code, the department may accept gifts of personal property if the donor is a county of the state and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1006
The department may inspect the following: (a) All boats, markets, stores and other buildings, except dwellings, and all receptacles, except the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1007
The department may import, propagate, and distribute birds, mammals, or fish.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1008
The department shall investigate all diseases of, and problems relating to, birds, mammals, or fish, and establish and maintain laboratories to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1009
The department may obtain for the State rights of way over private lands for the purpose of furnishing access for the public to lands or waters open...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1010
The department, by and with the approval of the Department of General Services, may sell grazing permits or otherwise dispose of excess vegetation or
California Fish And Game Code Section 1011
(a) The department may procure insurance for any of the following purposes: (1) For itself and landowners who agree to permit the department to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1012
The department may procure insurance for its employees for injury or death against the liability of the owner or operator of any vessel boarded by an
California Fish And Game Code Section 1013
In any lease, easement, or right-of-way entered into whereby the department leases real property or obtains a grant of easement or right-of-way in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1014
In the event the Department of Parks and Recreation contracts with the federal government pursuant to Public Law 89-161 for the administration of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1015
Whenever the department is required, or provided an opportunity, to assess the adequacy of a project or to provide a detailed environmental impact...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1016
(a) Whenever the department determines that an oil sump, as defined by Section 3780 of the Public Resources Code, is hazardous to wildlife, but does...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1017
(a) It is the policy of the state to anticipate and resolve potential conflicts between the management, conservation, and protection of fish and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1018
The director shall use the department's resources, to the fullest extent feasible, to coordinate with the federal government to promote the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1019
(a) Subject to an appropriation of funds by the Legislature for that purpose, for parcels wholly within its jurisdiction acquired on or after January
California Fish And Game Code Section 1050
(a) All licenses, permits, tags reservations, and other entitlements authorized by this code shall be prepared and issued by the department. (b)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1050.1
Any license, permit, tag, stamp, or other entitlement authorized pursuant to this code is not valid until it is filled out completely and accurately...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1050.3
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the department may issue a temporary document that allows the holder of a license, permit, license...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1050.5
The department may accept a credit card charge as a method of payment. Any contract executed by the department with credit card issuers or draft...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1050.6
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the names and addresses contained in records submitted and retained by the department for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1051
Licenses of each class shall be uniquely numbered. Every license shall contain its expiration date and the fee for which it is issued. If no fee is
California Fish And Game Code Section 1052
It is unlawful for any person to do any of the following: (a) Transfer any license, tag, stamp, permit, application, or reservation. (b) Use or
California Fish And Game Code Section 1052.5
Any stamp issued pursuant to this article is not valid unless affixed to the appropriate license document.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1053
No person shall obtain more than one license, permit, reservation, or other entitlement of the same class, or more than the number of tags authorized
California Fish And Game Code Section 1053.5
Applicants for hunting licenses pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1053 shall first satisfactorily complete a hunter education equivalency...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1054
(a) It is unlawful to submit, or conspire to submit, any false, inaccurate, or otherwise misleading information on any application or other document...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1054.2
Every person while engaged in taking any bird, mammal, fish, amphibian, or reptile shall have on his or her person or in his or her immediate...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1054.5
The department may issue and shall collect payment for any entitlement, document, or authorization for which a fee is authorized pursuant to this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1054.8
(a) The department shall establish, and keep current, written policies and procedures relating to the application process and the award of hunting...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1055
(a) Any person, except a commissioner, officer, or employee of the department, may submit an application to the department, to be a license agent to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1055.1
(a) Any person, except a commissioner, officer, or employee of the department, may submit an application to the department to be a license agent to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1055.3
The department may authorize any person, except a commissioner or an officer or employee of the department, to issue, as an agent of the department,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1055.4
Any person authorized pursuant to Section 1055 who submits a check or money order for payment of licenses, permits, reservations, tags, and other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1055.5
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) or (c), each authorized license agent who receives licenses, permits, reservations, tags, and other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1055.6
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), each license agent authorized pursuant to Section 1055.1 shall remit to the department the fees prescribed
California Fish And Game Code Section 1056
(a) Authorized license agents who receive licenses, permits, reservations, tags, and other entitlements pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 1055...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1057
All license, tag, permit, reservation, and other entitlement money shall be accounted for separately from other funds of a license agent, and shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1058
In case of an assignment for the benefit of creditors, receivership, or bankruptcy, the state shall have a preferred claim against the license agent,
California Fish And Game Code Section 1059
(a) The failure or refusal of any license agent to account for licenses, permits, reservations, tags, and other entitlements, or any fees received...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1060
(a) The department may accept from any authorized license agent an affidavit for settlement on its account in lieu of licenses, permits,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1061
(a) The department may allow a person to purchase a license voucher as a gift for a licensee when the licensee's complete and accurate personal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1068
(a) Beginning November 1, 1991, the director shall make a grant in installments to a nonprofit organization of sea urchin divers in an amount not to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1069
The director may enter into an agreement with the Secretary of Food and Agriculture for the collection of an assessment on behalf of any marketing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1070
The department shall transmit monthly to the Department of Finance, for review, a summary report of the fee remittances and accounting reports...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1110
Section 1110 as added to this code by the initiative measure adopted at the General Election of November 8, 1938, is set forth at Section 7891 of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1120
The commission shall establish fish hatcheries for stocking the waters of this State with fish. The department shall maintain and operate such...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1121
In any lease entered into whereby the state leases from any county, city, irrigation district, or other public agency in this state, real property...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1122
Any claim for damages arising against the state under Section 1121 shall be presented to the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1122.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of General Services, with the consent of the department, may lease to the Friends of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1123
The department may purchase and import spawn or ova of fish suitable for food, and stock with such spawn or ova the waters of this State.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1123.5
Notwithstanding Section 1120 or any other provision of law, all funds allocated for fish purchases for the department's urban fishing program shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1124
It is unlawful to take any fish in any pond, reservoir, or other water-retaining structure belonging to or controlled by the department and used for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1125
The Secretary of the Interior of the United States and his duly authorized agents may conduct fish cultural operations and scientific investigations...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1126
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, department personnel may construct or repair bird exclosures at state owned or operated fish hatcheries.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1150
The boards of supervisors of the several counties may establish and maintain fish hatcheries, and may purchase the spawn or ova of fish.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1170
The commission may issue a permit, subject to such restrictions and regulations as the commission deems desirable, to a nonprofit organization to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1171
The commission shall not issue a permit unless it determines the nonprofit organization has the financial capability to successfully construct and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1172
No permit will be issued which may tend to deplete the natural runs of anadromous fish, result in waste or deterioration of fish, or when the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1173
All fish handled under authority of this article during the time they are in the hatchery or in the wild are the property of the state and when in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1174
Any permit granted by the commission pursuant to this article shall contain all of the following conditions: (a) If after a hearing the commission
California Fish And Game Code Section 1175
The state shall assume no responsibility for the operation of a hatchery pursuant to this article and shall not be in any manner liable for its...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1200
The department is authorized to enter into agreements with counties, nonprofit groups, private persons, individually or in combination, for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1201
An applicant who wishes to enter into an agreement to operate a rearing facility shall demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the department prior to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1202
All fish handled or released under authority of this article are the property of the state and may be taken only after their release into the wild...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1203
The release of fish reared in facilities pursuant to this article shall be made in accordance with the policy of the commission.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1204
The department shall fund the agreements provided for in Section 1200 only on a matching basis with the persons or entities who enter into such...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1205
The department shall, subject to the limitations of appropriate egg sources and funding, make available fish of appropriate size and species to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1206
Salmon and steelhead raised pursuant to this article shall be released in streams, rivers, or waters north of Point Conception and upon release shall
California Fish And Game Code Section 1300
This chapter is known and may be cited as the Wildlife Conservation Law of 1947.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1301
The preservation, protection and restoration of wildlife within the State is an inseparable part of providing adequate recreation for our people in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1320
There is in the department the Wildlife Conservation Board, hereafter referred to as the board. The board consists of the president of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1321
The chairman of the board shall be elected by the members of the board.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1322
The members of the board shall receive their actual and necessary traveling expenses, which shall be paid from the Wildlife Restoration Fund.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1323
Three Members of the Senate, appointed by the Committee on Rules thereof, and three Members of the Assembly, appointed by the Speaker thereof, shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1324
For the purposes of this chapter, the Members of the Legislature shall constitute an interim investigating committee on the subject of this chapter...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1345
The board shall investigate, study, and determine what areas within the State are most essential and suitable for wildlife production and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1346
The board shall also ascertain what lands are suitable for providing cover for the propagation and rearing in a wild state of waterfowl, shore birds,
California Fish And Game Code Section 1347
As a result of the studies, the board shall determine what areas, lands, or rights in lands or waters should be acquired by the state in order to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1348
(a) The board shall authorize the acquisition of such real property, rights in real property, water, or water rights as may be necessary to carry out
California Fish And Game Code Section 1348.1
Before the board authorizes the purchase of any land, or any interest therein, the board shall notify all owners of record of adjacent parcels of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1348.2
When the board acquires real property, other than by eminent domain, the purchase price for the real property shall not exceed the fair market value...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1348.3
(a) No governmental entity may condemn any wildlife conservation easement acquired by a state agency, except as provided in subdivision (b). As used
California Fish And Game Code Section 1349
No farm lands may be acquired under the provisions of this chapter by proceedings in eminent domain except by specific authorization of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1350
(a) The department shall, when authorized by the board, construct in accordance with law such facilities as are suitable for the purpose for which...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1351
Each recreational area shall be so managed and controlled that the public shall have access to and use of the area for all recreational purposes.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1352
(a) The money in the Wildlife Restoration Fund, as provided for by Section 19632 of the Business and Professions Code, is available for expenditure...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1352.5
(a) The San Francisco Baylands Restoration Program Account is hereby established within the Wildlife Restoration Fund, as provided for by Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1353
The board may purchase such boats, aircraft, or equipment as it deems necessary for the use of the department for the improvement and protection of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1354
The board may authorize the acquisition of such lands or rights in land as may be necessary for the purpose of furnishing public access to lands or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1355
The net proceeds of the sale or other disposition of real property used as a fish hatchery that has been acquired by or is under the jurisdiction of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1356
The board, when it prioritizes the use of available funds for proposed acquisitions, with regard to the priority of a proposal to acquire forestland,
California Fish And Game Code Section 1360
This article shall be known, and may be cited, as the Oak Woodlands Conservation Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1361
For purposes of this article, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Board" means the Wildlife Conservation Board established...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1362
It is the intent of the Legislature that this article accomplish all of the following: (a) Support and encourage voluntary, long-term private...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1363
(a) The Oak Woodlands Conservation Fund is hereby created in the State Treasury. The fund shall be administered by the board. Moneys in the fund may
California Fish And Game Code Section 1363.5
(a) Commencing on June 30, 2003, and every two years thereafter, the board shall report to the Legislature and the Governor concerning the activities
California Fish And Game Code Section 1364
Moneys in the fund shall be available to local government entities, park and open-space districts, resource conservation districts, private...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1365
The board shall develop and adopt guidelines and criteria for awarding grants that achieve the greatest lasting conservation of oak woodlands. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1366
(a) To qualify for a grant pursuant to this article, the county or city in which the grant money would be spent shall prepare, or demonstrate that it
California Fish And Game Code Section 1367
On or before April 1, 2002, the board and the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection shall develop a memorandum of understanding regarding the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1368
The board may not approve a grant to a local government entity, park and open-space district, resource conservation district, or nonprofit...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1369
A city or county planning department may utilize a grant awarded for the purposes of this article to consult with a citizen advisory committee and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1370
No money may be expended from the fund to adopt guidelines or to administer the fund until at least one million dollars ($1,000,000) is deposited in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1372
Nothing in this article grants any new authority to the board or any other agency, office, or department to affect local policy or land use...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1375
The board may act either independently or may cooperate with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Interior, or any other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1385
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Riparian Habitat Conservation Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1386
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) California's rivers, wetlands, and waterways, and the fisheries and wildlife habitat...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1387
The Wildlife Conservation Board shall establish and administer, through the department, the California Riparian Habitat Conservation Program pursuant
California Fish And Game Code Section 1388
The board, pursuant to this chapter, shall approve projects to acquire, preserve, restore, and enhance riparian habitat throughout the state, and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1389
The preservation and enhancement of riparian habitat shall be a primary concern of the Wildlife Conservation Board and the department, and of all...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1390
In order to accomplish the objectives of this chapter, the Wildlife Conservation Board may authorize the department to do all of the following: ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1391
Grants to nonprofit organizations pursuant to Section 1390 for the acquisition of real property or interests therein shall be subject to all of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1400
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1401
"Fund" means the Inland Wetlands Conservation Fund, created in the Wildlife Restoration Fund by Section 1430.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1402
"Board" means the Wildlife Conservation Board created by Section 1320.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1403
"Inland areas" means the entire area of California except lands under the jurisdiction of the State Coastal Conservancy, lands within the Santa...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1404
"Program" means the Inland Wetlands Conservation Program, as provided in this chapter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1405
"Nonprofit organization" means an organization described in subsection (c) of Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States (26...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1410
The Inland Wetlands Conservation Program is hereby created in the board.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1411
(a) The Inland Wetlands Conservation Program is the program designated for use of the funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 2791, as
California Fish And Game Code Section 1412
The board may apply for and accept federal grants and receive gifts, donations, subventions, rent, royalties, and other financial support from public
California Fish And Game Code Section 1413
The board may acquire or accept the gift or dedication of fee title, easements, leases, development rights, or other interests in lands in inland...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1414
The board shall coordinate its activities in the program with federal surplus land sales in inland areas.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1415
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the board may lease, rent, sell, exchange, or otherwise transfer any land, interest in land, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1416
The board may make grants or loans to nonprofit organizations, local governmental agencies, and state departments and agencies for the purpose of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1417
The board may lease nonwetlands habitat in need of restoration to nonprofit organizations, local governmental agencies, and state departments and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1418
The board may acquire former wetlands and associated upland habitat, restore those areas, and sell the lands, or any interest therein, to private...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1419
Any funds remaining after an eligible acquisition, restoration, or enhancement of any project under this article shall be returned to the board and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1420
In reviewing any grant or loan application, preference shall be given to projects on wetlands that have a secure source of water or are adjacent to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1421
When creating new wetlands, the board shall give preference to lands most suitable for this purpose due to elevations, existence of levees, proximity
California Fish And Game Code Section 1422
On or before January 1, 1992, and every third year thereafter, the board shall prepare and submit a report to the Governor and the Legislature on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1430
The Inland Wetlands Conservation Fund is hereby created in the Wildlife Restoration Fund. The money in the fund shall be solely used to carry out...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1431
The board shall deposit in the fund all allocations made pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 2791. Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1500
The department may, with the approval of the commission and the Department of General Services, exchange any portion of the property lying within the
California Fish And Game Code Section 1500.5
With respect to exchanging or selling any property pursuant to Section 1500, the director, with respect to any parcel containing 15 acres or less,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1501
The department may expend such funds as may be necessary for the improvement of property, including nonnavigable lakes and streams, riparian zones,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1501.5
(a) The department may enter into contracts for fish and wildlife habitat preservation, restoration, and enhancement with public and private entities
California Fish And Game Code Section 1502
The department, in accordance with policies established by the commission, may provide for the feeding of game birds, mammals, or fish at such times...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1503
The department shall provide for the feeding of deer wherever the director finds that natural forage is unavailable therefor due to excessive snow. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1504
(a) When income is derived directly from real property acquired and operated by the state as wildlife management areas, and regardless of whether...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1505
In addition to any other powers vested in the department, it may manage, control and protect such portions of the following spawning areas which...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1506
(a) The fisheries management program described in the Kings River Fisheries Management Program Framework Agreement, effective May 28, 1999, as...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1507
(a) (1) It is the intent of the Legislature to control mosquito production on managed wetland habitat that is owned or managed by the department, in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1525
For the purposes of propagating, feeding and protecting birds, mammals, and fish, and establishing wildlife management areas or public shooting...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1526
Any property acquired for wildlife management areas or public shooting grounds shall be acquired in the name of the State, and shall, at all times,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1526.4
(a) The department, upon request of the leaseholder, shall extend any existing lease for a recreational homesite on Lower Sherman Island to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1527
The department shall do all things necessary to secure a valid title in the State to the property acquired for wildlife management areas or public...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1528
Lands, or lands and water, acquired for public shooting grounds, state marine (estuarine) recreational management areas, or wildlife management areas
California Fish And Game Code Section 1529
The output of any state game farm shall be distributed on public lands or where the department determines that the output will receive adequate...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1530
Except in accordance with the regulations of the commission, it is unlawful to enter upon any wildlife management areas or public shooting grounds...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1570
In establishing the Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement ("SHARE") program, it is the intent of the Legislature to encourage private...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1571
For purposes of this article, the following definitions apply: (a) "Agreement" includes, but is not limited to, a contract, license, easement,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1572
(a) The department, in partnership with nonprofit conservation groups and other interested nongovernmental organizations that seek to increase and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1573
(a) (1) The department may enter into a voluntary agreement with a private landowner, including an agreement under which the private landowner is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1574
(a) The department may revoke, for up to three years, the public access privilege granted pursuant to this article, of any person who violates any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1575
To provide added protection for landowners from the depredation of trespassers and to provide additional hunting opportunities to public hunters and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1580
The Legislature hereby declares that the policy of the state is to protect threatened or endangered native plants, wildlife, or aquatic organisms or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1581
Any property acquired in fee for ecological reserves shall be acquired in the name of the state, and shall, at all times, be subject to such rules...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1582
The department shall do all things necessary to secure a valid title in the state to the property acquired in fee for ecological reserves but no...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1583
Except in accordance with the regulations of the commission it is unlawful to enter upon any ecological reserves established under the provisions of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1584
As used in this article, "ecological reserve" means land or land and water areas that are designated as an ecological reserve by the commission...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1585
Notwithstanding Section 1580, which sets forth the primary purposes of ecological reserves, the department may construct facilities and conduct...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1586
The Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve Maintenance and Preservation Fund is hereby created in the State Treasury. Notwithstanding Section 13340 of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1590
The commission may designate, delete, or modify state marine recreational management areas established by the commission for hunting purposes, state...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1591
(a) The Marine Managed Areas Improvement Act (Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 36600) of Division 27 of the Public Resources Code) establishes a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1600
The Legislature finds and declares that the protection and conservation of the fish and wildlife resources of this state are of utmost public...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1601
The following definitions apply to this chapter: (a) "Agreement" means a lake or streambed alteration agreement. (b) "Day" means calendar day.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1602
(a) An entity may not substantially divert or obstruct the natural flow of, or substantially change or use any material from the bed, channel, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1603
(a) After the notification is complete, the department shall determine whether the activity may substantially adversely affect an existing fish and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1604
Any party affected by a decision made by an arbitration panel pursuant to this chapter may petition a court of competent jurisdiction for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1605
(a) (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the term of an agreement shall not exceed five years. (2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1),...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1606
The department shall not condition the issuance of an agreement on the receipt of another local, state, or federal permit.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1607
Any time period prescribed in this chapter may be extended by mutual agreement.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1608
The department shall provide any entity that submits a notification pursuant to Section 1602 with all of the following information: (a) The time...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1609
(a) The director may establish a graduated schedule of fees to be charged to any entity subject to this chapter. The fees charged shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1610
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), this chapter does not apply to any of the following: (1) Immediate emergency work necessary to protect...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1611
(a) An entity that submits a timber harvesting plan in accordance with Section 4581 of the Public Resources Code or directly to the department is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1612
The department may suspend or revoke an agreement at any time if it determines that an entity is not in compliance with the terms of the agreement or
California Fish And Game Code Section 1613
If, after receiving a notification, but before the department executes a final agreement, the director of the department informs the entity, in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1614
If the entity is required to perform work subject to this chapter pursuant to a court or administrative order or notice, the entity shall include the
California Fish And Game Code Section 1615
(a) A person who violates this chapter is subject to a civil penalty of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for each violation. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1616
Any agreement or any memorandum of understanding executed by the department pursuant to this chapter prior to January 1, 2004, shall be subject to,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1700
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state to encourage the conservation, maintenance, and utilization of the living resources of the ocean...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1725
This act shall be known as the Trout and Steelhead Conservation and Management Planning Act of 1979.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1726
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is the policy of the state to do all of the following: (a) Establish and maintain wild trout...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1726.4
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the department, in administering its existing wild trout program, shall conduct a biological and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1726.5
The Legislature further finds and declares that activities and programs mandated by this chapter are a continuation and perpetuation of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1727
(a) In order to provide for a diversity of available angling experiences throughout the state, it is the intent of the Legislature that the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1728
For purposes of this chapter, "trout" includes steelhead trout.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1740
This chapter shall be known as the Black Bass Conservation and Management Act of 1980.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1741
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is the policy of the state to preserve and enhance black bass resources and to manage black bass...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1742
The Legislature further finds and declares that the black bass management program components specified in this chapter are a continuation of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1743
(a) The department's black bass management program shall include, but not be limited to, the following components: (1) The department shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1750
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Native Species Conservation and Enhancement Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1755
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) That it is the policy of this state: (1) To maintain sufficient populations of all
California Fish And Game Code Section 1756
(a) The policy set forth in this chapter is in the public interest without regard to the economic value or the lack of economic value of wildlife or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1760
The department shall maintain within the Fish and Game Preservation Fund a Native Species Conservation and Enhancement Account, which is hereby...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1761
Whenever the department receives funds from persons or organizations for the support of nongame and native plant species conservation and enhancement
California Fish And Game Code Section 1762
The department shall provide each person or organization making a contribution of five dollars ($5) or more for the support of nongame and native...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1763
The department may take all appropriate measures to encourage donations by individuals, organizations, and public agencies to the Native Species...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1764
(a) The director shall designate those particular areas of land managed by the department at which possession of a valid annual wildlife pass or day...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1765
(a) The department may issue an annual wildlife area pass or a day use pass that authorizes the bearer to enter and use facilities and programs on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1766
The department may also offer for sale a native species stamp, promotional materials, and nature study aids. The fee for a native species stamp is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1767.5
(a) The revenues from fees and sales under this article and Section 1055.3 shall be deposited in the Native Species Conservation and Enhancement...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1768
The Legislature finds and declares that the revenues from fees and sales under this article are related to the protection and propagation of fish and
California Fish And Game Code Section 1769
The department may take all appropriate measures to encourage persons to obtain annual wildlife area passes and day use passes issued pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1770
The department shall maintain within the Fish and Game Preservation Fund an Endangered and Rare Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Species Conservation and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1771
(a) Whenever the department receives funds from the Treasurer under Article 7 (commencing with Section 18520) of Chapter 17 of Part 10 of Division 2...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1772
The department may take all appropriate measures to encourage donations to this account through the tax return checkoff system provided for in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1775
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Wetlands Mitigation Bank Act of 1993.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1776
The Legislature finds and declares the following: (a) Wetlands are an important natural resource of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley because they
California Fish And Game Code Section 1776.5
It is the intent of the Legislature that the funds necessary to cover the costs of administering this chapter be provided by the purchase of credits...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1777
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1777.2
"Bank site" or "mitigation bank site" means a publicly or privately owned and operated site on which wetlands have been or will be created in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1777.5
"Credit" means a numerical value that represents the wetland acreage and habitat values of a mitigation bank site.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1778
"Operator" means the department, or a public or private person or entity approved by the department, to administer a wetlands mitigation bank site.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1778.5
"Permittee" means a public or private person or entity that meets all of the following conditions: (a) Has received a permit pursuant to Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1779
"Qualifying urban area" means any of the following when they occur within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley: (a) A geographical area having a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1779.5
"Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley" means the central valley region, as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 13200 of the Water Code.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1780
The purpose of this chapter is to ensure that no net loss of wetland acreage or habitat values within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley occurs as a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1781
It is the state's goal to increase the total wetlands acreage and values within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1784
(a) The department, in cooperation with those agencies specified in Section 1786, shall adopt regulations that establish standards and criteria for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1785
If any person desires to establish a wetlands mitigation bank site under this chapter, the person shall apply to the department for a determination...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1786
(a) Before any wetlands are created on the bank site qualified pursuant to Section 1785, the department shall coordinate and shall be a signatory to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1787
(a) If the bank site owner is a public entity, that entity shall pay annually to the county in which the property is located an amount equal to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1790
Upon the successful creation of any wetlands of at least 20 acres, or in the case of vernal pools, upon successful creation of vernal pools on a site
California Fish And Game Code Section 1791
(a) Upon receipt of a request pursuant to Section 1790, the department shall determine the number of acres which are wetlands in the bank site based...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1792
In the interest of assuring that the minimum price for wetland credit is sufficient to ensure the financial integrity of the bank, the department may
California Fish And Game Code Section 1792.5
The department shall be reimbursed for those expenses of the department identified in Section 1792 according to a schedule contained in an agreement...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1793
A permittee shall provide compensation pursuant to Section 404 of the federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. Sec. 1344 et seq.). The department shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1794
Compensation pursuant to Section 1793 is subject to the condition that the operator establish the trust or bond required by subparagraph (B) of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1795
After payment to the operator pursuant to this article, the permittee has no further obligations with respect to the operation of the bank site to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1796
No bank site shall be qualified under Section 1785 on or after January 1, 2010.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1800
As used in this chapter "wildlife" means birds, mammals, and reptiles not raised in captivity.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1801
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state to encourage the preservation, conservation, and maintenance of wildlife resources under the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1802
The department has jurisdiction over the conservation, protection, and management of fish, wildlife, native plants, and habitat necessary for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1850
On or before January 1, 2002, the department shall establish an updated data base of all existing and operating wetlands mitigation banks that sell...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1851
On or before January 1, 2002, and biennially thereafter, the department shall review the data base and the data catalog described in Section 1850,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1852
This article shall not be implemented until sufficient funds for its implementation have been appropriated in the annual Budget Act or other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1900
The intent of the Legislature and the purpose of this chapter is to preserve, protect and enhance endangered or rare native plants of this state. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1901
The department shall establish criteria for determining if a species, subspecies, or variety of native plant is endangered or rare. As used in this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1904
The commission may, after public hearing, designate endangered and rare native plants. To the extent that the location of such plants is known, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1905
The department may undertake botanical research and field investigations and may collect and diffuse such statistics and information as shall pertain
California Fish And Game Code Section 1906
Nothing in this code or any other law shall prohibit the department from taking, for scientific or propagation purposes, any species of native...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1907
(a) The commission may adopt regulations governing the taking, possession, propagation, transportation, exportation, importation, or sale of any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1908
No person shall import into this state, or take, possess, or sell within this state, except as incident to the possession or sale of the real...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1909
When any power or authority is given by any provision of this chapter to any person, it may be exercised by any deputy, inspector, or agency duly...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1910
A peace officer or an employee or agent of the department may, in the enforcement of this chapter, make arrests without warrant for a violation of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1911
All state departments and agencies shall, in consultation with the department, utilize their authority in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter
California Fish And Game Code Section 1912
The provisions of this chapter shall not be applicable to emergency work necessary to protect life or property; however, notification by the person...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1913
(a) The provisions of this chapter are not intended and shall not be construed as authorizing any public agency to mandate, prescribe, or otherwise...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1925
The department shall enforce the provisions of the California Desert Native Plants Act Division 23 (commencing with Section 80001) of the Food and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1926
In carrying out the provisions of this chapter, the department shall cooperate fully with the Department of Food and Agriculture.
California Fish And Game Code Section 1930
The Legislature finds and declares that: (a) Areas containing diverse ecological and geological characteristics are vital to the continual health...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1930.5
(a) Contingent upon funding being provided by the Wildlife Conservation Board from moneys available pursuant to Section 75055 of the Public Resources
California Fish And Game Code Section 1931
The Legislature further finds and declares that it is the policy of this state to encourage the cooperation of federal, state, local, and private...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1932
There is hereby established the Significant Natural Areas Program which shall be administered by the department. The department, in administering...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1932.5
(a) In carrying out its responsibilities pursuant to this chapter, the department shall solicit and utilize all relevant results of existing studies...
California Fish And Game Code Section 1933
No authority or responsibility provided for in this chapter shall, of itself, change or prevent the change of the use of any area identified pursuant
California Fish And Game Code Section 1940
(a) The Department of Fish and Game shall undertake the development of a vegetation mapping standard for the state. (b) The development of a state
California Fish And Game Code Section 2000
It is unlawful to take any bird, mammal, fish, reptile, or amphibian except as provided in this code or regulations made pursuant thereto. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2000.5
(a) Notwithstanding Section 219, 2000, or any other provision of law, and notwithstanding any requirement for a permit or license or other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2001
(a) It is unlawful to take mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians outside of established seasons or to exceed any bag limit or possession...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2002
It is unlawful to possess any bird, mammal, fish, reptile, or amphibian, or parts thereof, taken in violation of any of the provisions of this code,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2003
(a) Except as specified in subdivisions (b), (c), and (d), it is unlawful to offer any prize or other inducement as a reward for the taking of any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2003.5
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the fish of this state are a vital, renewable resource which provides recreation, outdoor experiences,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2003.6
The department may implement the "Adopt a Lake Program" to facilitate private groups' and associations' undertaking volunteer efforts to rehabilitate
California Fish And Game Code Section 2004
It is unlawful for any person, while taking any bird, mammal, fish, reptile, or amphibian, to cause damage, or assist in causing damage, to real or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2005
(a) Except as otherwise authorized by this section, it is unlawful to use an artificial light to assist in the taking of game birds, game mammals, or
California Fish And Game Code Section 2006
It is unlawful to possess a loaded rifle or shotgun in any vehicle or conveyance or its attachments which is standing on or along or is being driven...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2007
It is unlawful to set, cause to be set, or placed any trap gun. A "trap gun" is a firearm loaded with other than blank cartridges and connected...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2009
(a) A person shall not willfully interfere with the participation of any individual in the lawful activity of shooting, hunting, fishing, falconry,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2010
It is unlawful to use or possess a shotgun larger than 10-gauge, or to use or possess a shotgun capable of holding more than six cartridges at one...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2011
(a) It is unlawful for any person to take, mutilate, or destroy any bird or mammal lawfully in the possession of another. (b) For the purpose of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2012
All licenses, tags, and the birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians taken or otherwise dealt with under this code, and any device or apparatus...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2013
Unless otherwise provided, the provisions of this code relating to the possession of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibia, or parts thereof apply
California Fish And Game Code Section 2014
(a) It is the policy of this state to conserve its natural resources and to prevent the willful or negligent destruction of birds, mammals, fish,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2015
It is unlawful to possess any bird, mammal, fish or amphibian which may not be legally sold, in any restaurant or other eating establishment unless...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2016
It is unlawful to enter any lands under cultivation or enclosed by a fence, belonging to, or occupied by, another, or to enter any uncultivated or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2017
It is unlawful to take any mammal or bird or to discharge any firearm upon any land (whether fenced, cultivated, or not) where signs, at least 81/2...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2018
It is unlawful to post any sign indicating an area is a state or federal refuge unless it is established by state or federal law, or to post any sign
California Fish And Game Code Section 2019
It is unlawful for any person, including state, federal, county, and city officials or their agents, to authorize, offer or pay a bounty for any bird
California Fish And Game Code Section 2050
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Endangered Species Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2051
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) Certain species of fish, wildlife, and plants have been rendered extinct as a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2052
The Legislature further finds and declares that it is the policy of the state to conserve, protect, restore, and enhance any endangered species or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2052.1
The Legislature further finds and declares that if any provision of this chapter requires a person to provide mitigation measures or alternatives to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2053
The Legislature further finds and declares that it is the policy of the state that state agencies should not approve projects as proposed which would
California Fish And Game Code Section 2054
The Legislature further finds and declares that, in the event specific economic, social, or other conditions make infeasible such alternatives,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2055
The Legislature further finds and declares that it is the policy of this state that all state agencies, boards, and commissions shall seek to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2056
The Legislature further finds and declares that the cooperation of the owners of land which is identified as habitat for endangered species and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2060
The definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2061
"Conserve," "conserving," and "conservation" mean to use, and the use of, all methods and procedures which are necessary to bring any endangered...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2062
"Endangered species" means a native species or subspecies of a bird, mammal, fish, amphibian, reptile, or plant which is in serious danger of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2063
"Feasible" means feasible as defined in Section 21061.1 of the Public Resources Code.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2064
"Project" means project as defined in Section 21065 of the Public Resources Code.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2065
"State lead agency" means the state agency, board, or commission which is a lead agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2067
"Threatened species" means a native species or subspecies of a bird, mammal, fish, amphibian, reptile, or plant that, although not presently...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2068
"Candidate species" means a native species or subspecies of a bird, mammal, fish, amphibian, reptile, or plant that the commission has formally...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2070
The commission shall establish a list of endangered species and a list of threatened species. The commission shall add or remove species from either
California Fish And Game Code Section 2071
The commission shall adopt guidelines by which an interested person may petition the commission to add a species to, or to remove a species from...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2071.5
The department shall recommend, and the commission shall adopt, criteria for determining if a species is endangered or threatened.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2072
The petition shall be written, shall be clearly identified as a petition, and shall clearly indicate the administrative measure recommended.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2072.3
To be accepted, a petition shall, at a minimum, include sufficient scientific information that a petitioned action may be warranted. Petitions shall
California Fish And Game Code Section 2072.7
The department may, in the absence of a petition from an interested party, recommend to the commission that it add a species to, or remove a species...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2073
Within 10 days of the receipt of a petition from an interested person under Section 2072.3, the commission shall refer the petition to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2073.3
(a) The commission shall publish a notice in the California Regulatory Notice Register of the receipt of a petition prepared pursuant to Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2073.4
(a) A person may submit information to the department relating to the petitioned species during the evaluation of the petition pursuant to Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2073.5
(a) Within 90 days of receipt of the petition, the department shall evaluate the petition on its face and in relation to other relevant information...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2073.7
A petitioner may amend a petition at any time prior to the beginning of the meeting held by the commission pursuant to Section 2074.2. However, if...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2074
The commission shall schedule the petition for consideration at its next available meeting, but not sooner than 30 days after receipt of the petition
California Fish And Game Code Section 2074.2
(a) At the scheduled meeting, the commission shall consider the petition, the department's written report, and comments received, and the commission...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2074.4
If a petition is accepted by the commission for consideration, all reasonable attempts shall be made to notify affected and interested parties and to
California Fish And Game Code Section 2074.6
The department shall promptly commence a review of the status of the species concerned in the petition. Within 12 months of the date of publication...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2074.8
Nothing in this article imposes any duty or obligation for, or otherwise requires, the commission or the department to undertake independent studies...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2075
The commission shall schedule the petition for final consideration at its next available meeting after receipt of the departmental report provided...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2075.5
At the meeting scheduled pursuant to Section 2075, the commission shall make one of the following findings: (1) The petitioned action is not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2076
Any finding pursuant to this section is subject to judicial review under Section 1094.5 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2076.5
Notwithstanding Sections 2071 to 2075.5, inclusive, the commission may adopt a regulation which adds a species to the list of endangered species or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2077
(a) The department shall review species listed as an endangered species or as a threatened species every five years to determine if the conditions...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2078
(a) To provide all interested persons access to information and notification of pending listing or delisting actions, the commission shall distribute
California Fish And Game Code Section 2079
The department shall, by January 30 of every third year, beginning January 30, 1986, prepare a report summarizing the status of all state listed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2080
No person shall import into this state, export out of this state, or take, possess, purchase, or sell within this state, any species, or any part or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2080.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, or Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 1900) or Chapter 11 (commencing with Section 1925) of
California Fish And Game Code Section 2081
The department may authorize acts that are otherwise prohibited pursuant to Section 2080, as follows: (a) Through permits or memorandums of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2081.1
Nothing in this chapter or in any other provision of law prohibits the taking or the incidental taking of any endangered, threatened, or candidate...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2081.5
If an ongoing surface mining operation has been issued a permit pursuant to Section 2770 of the Public Resources Code by the lead agency, as defined...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2081.7
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 3511, 4700, 5050, and 5515, and contingent upon the fulfillment of the conditions listed in subdivisions (b), (c), and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2081.8
The Resources Agency shall undertake the necessary activities to assess the protection of recreational opportunities, including, but not limited to,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2082
This chapter does not prohibit the sale of any endangered species or threatened species, or any part or product thereof, when the owner can...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2083
This chapter does not apply to the taking of fish otherwise authorized pursuant to Part 3 (commencing with Section 7600) of Division 6 or to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2084
The commission may authorize, subject to terms and conditions it prescribes, the taking of any candidate species, or the taking of any fish by hook...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2085
The provisions of this article shall apply to any species designated as a candidate species under Section 2074.2 if notice has been given pursuant to
California Fish And Game Code Section 2086
(a) The department, in cooperation with the Department of Food and Agriculture, agricultural commissioners, extension agents, farmers, ranchers, and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2087
(a) Accidental take of candidate, threatened, or endangered species resulting from acts that occur on a farm or a ranch in the course of otherwise...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2088
This article does not authorize the take of fish species and does not apply to timber harvesting governed by the State Board of Forestry. "Fish...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2089
Routine and ongoing agricultural activities shall be defined by the department by regulation and shall not include the conversion of agricultural...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2098
The department shall pay the costs of administration of this chapter from the Endangered and Rare Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Species Conservation and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2100
(a) The commission established pursuant to Section 2099 shall represent the full range of opinions and viewpoints regarding the protection of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2106
(a) The department may develop and implement a recovery strategy pilot program for coho salmon. (b) The department shall seek private and federal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2107
(a) For each species identified pursuant to Sections 2105 and 2106, the department shall assemble a recovery strategy team consisting of, but not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2109
A recovery strategy for a species shall contain all of the following information: (a) An explanation of scientific knowledge and assumptions...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2110
The department shall include general policies to guide the department's issuance of a permit pursuant to Section 2080.1 or 2081 if the department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2111
After the department submits the recovery strategy to the commission, the commission shall hold a public hearing to consider approval of the recovery
California Fish And Game Code Section 2111.5
If the commission does not approve the recovery strategy pursuant to Section 2111 because it could not make all of the necessary findings, it shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2112
If a recovery strategy for one of the species identified pursuant to Section 2105 or 2106 includes policies to guide the department's issuance of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2113
After approval of a recovery strategy by the commission, the department shall consult with the recovery strategy team assembled for that species...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2114
If the commission elects to authorize the preparation of a recovery strategy prior to or in conjunction with a decision to add a species to a list...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2115
The two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) appropriated in the Budget Act of 1997 for the purposes of this article shall be used for the Greater...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2115.1
This article does not affect the recovery strategy for coho salmon prepared by the department in August 2003. This article does not affect...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2115.5
This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2014, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, which is enacted...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2116
As used in this chapter, "wild animal" means any animal of the class Aves (birds), class Mammalia (mammals), class Amphibia (frogs, toads,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2116.5
The Legislature finds and declares that wild animals are being captured for importation and resale in California; that some populations of wild...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2117
As used in this chapter, "enforcing officers" means the department, the state plant quarantine officers, the local law enforcement agents, the county
California Fish And Game Code Section 2118
It is unlawful to import, transport, possess, or release alive into this state, except under a revocable, nontransferable permit as provided in this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2118.2
Except as provided in Section 1007, it is unlawful to import any elk (genus Cervus) into this state. The department may import elk pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2118.3
No part of any elk horn or antler shall be removed from any live elk for commercial purposes.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2118.4
The department shall seize any elk imported in violation of Section 2118.2.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2118.5
The commission may designate wild animals which may be possessed without a permit.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2119
The Department of Fish and Game shall publish from time to time as changes arise, a list of animals which may not be imported or transported into...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2120
(a) The commission, in cooperation with the Department of Food and Agriculture, shall adopt regulations governing both (1) the entry, importation,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2121
No person having possession or control over any wild animal under this chapter shall intentionally free, or knowingly permit the escape, or release...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2122
The commission shall promulgate regulations in cooperation with the State Department of Food and Agriculture for the guidance of enforcing officers.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2123
The department in cooperation with the State Department of Food and Agriculture shall furnish descriptive and illustrative material concerning the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2124
(a) Except as otherwise authorized by this code or regulations adopted pursuant thereto, including, but not limited to, those provisions that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2125
(a) In addition to any other penalty provided by law, any person who violates this chapter or any regulations implementing this chapter, is subject...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2126
(a) Except as otherwise authorized by this code or regulations made pursuant thereto, it is unlawful for any person to take any mammal as identified...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2127
(a) The department may reimburse eligible local entities, pursuant to a memorandum of understanding entered into pursuant to this section, for costs...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2150
(a) (1) The department, in cooperation with the Department of Food and Agriculture, may, upon application, issue a written permit to import into,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2150.1
Fees collected pursuant to this chapter for permits, permit applications, and facility inspections shall be deposited in the Fish and Game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2150.2
The department shall establish fees for permits, permit applications, and facility inspections in amounts sufficient to cover the costs of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2150.3
(a) The director shall appoint a committee to advise the director on the humane care and treatment of wild animals. (b) The committee shall make...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2150.4
(a) The department or an eligible local entity shall inspect the wild animal facilities, as determined by the director's advisory committee, of each...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2150.5
Classes, orders, families, genera, and species which may not be imported, transported, possessed, or released alive in this state solely because of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2151
A permit shall be issued only upon written application from the person desiring to import or transport the species, enumerating all of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2152
Each permit issued shall set forth all of the following: (a) The number and true scientific name of the species of wild animal for which the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2153
Whenever any permit is issued under the provisions of this article, one copy shall be sent by the department to the State Department of Food and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2155
The provisions of this chapter and regulations adopted pursuant thereto shall apply to the progeny of any wild animal imported or possessed under...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2156
Neither the provisions of this chapter nor the regulations of the commission shall prevent any city or county from enacting ordinances relating to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2157
(a) Every person holding a permit issued pursuant to Section 2150 shall uniquely identify each wild mammal that poses a risk to the health and safety
California Fish And Game Code Section 2185
(a) Any person who transports, receives, or imports into the State, or transports within the State, any live wild animal enumerated in or designated...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2186
(a) If during inspection upon arrival any wild animal is found to be diseased, or there is reason to suspect the presence of disease, or there is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2187
(a) Whenever any wild animal is brought into this state under permit, as provided in this chapter, the enforcing officers may, from time to time,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2189
(a) As used in this section "nonnative wild animal" means any nonnative animal species, or hybrid thereof, that is not normally domesticated pursuant
California Fish And Game Code Section 2190
It is unlawful for any person who keeps in confinement, with or without a permit, any wild animal of a species enumerated in or designated pursuant...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2192
Notwithstanding Part 2.5 (commencing with Section 18900) of Division 13 of the Health and Safety Code, Section 11356 of the Government Code, or any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2193
(a) Every person who holds a permit issued pursuant to Section 2150 shall immediately report by telephone the intentional or unintentional escape or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2195
When a wild animal enumerated in, or designated pursuant to, Section 671 of Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations is properly confiscated by
California Fish And Game Code Section 2200
For purposes of this article, "mammal" means any wild animal of the class Mammalia as specified in Article 1 (commencing with Section 2116) or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2201
The Animal Trust Fund is hereby established in the State Treasury. Upon appropriation by the Legislature, the money in the fund is available to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2202
The department may seek grants and accept donations from private and public organizations and agencies for the purposes of this article for deposit...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2203
(a) The director, with the advice of the committee established pursuant to Section 2150.3, shall adopt regulations to establish and administer a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2225
Except as otherwise provided, it is unlawful for any common carrier to transport any live protected nongame bird or any live resident or migratory...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2250
It is unlawful to import or transport into or possess any live muskrat (genus Ondatra) in California except under permit issued by the department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2270
It is unlawful for any person to receive, bring, or cause to be brought into this state, for the purpose of propagation, any fish, reptile,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2270.5
Section 2270 does not apply to the importation of live aquatic plants or animals for aquaculture purposes by a registered aquaculturist if the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2271
(a) No live aquatic plant or animal may be imported into this state without the prior written approval of the department pursuant to regulations...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2272
Each package containing any live aquatic plant or animal shall bear, in a conspicuous place, a tag on which shall be stated the name and address of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2300
(a) No person shall sell, possess, import, transport, transfer, release alive in the state, or give away without consideration the salt water algae...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2301
(a) (1) Except as authorized by the department, a person shall not possess, import, ship, or transport in the state, or place, plant, or cause to be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2302
(a) Any person, or federal, state, or local agency, district, or authority that owns or manages a reservoir, as defined in Section 6004.5 of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2345
This article applies to all dead wild birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. This article also applies to live mollusks and crustaceans that
California Fish And Game Code Section 2346
It is unlawful for a common carrier or his or her agent to transport for, or to receive for transportation from, any one person, during any interval...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2347
It is unlawful for any person to offer for transportation by common carrier during any interval of time more than the bag limit of birds, mammals,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2348
(a) Any package in which birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians, or parts thereof, are offered for transportation to, or are transported or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2349
No bird, mammal, fish, reptile, or amphibian, except smoked, cured, or dried fish other than trout, may be shipped by parcel post.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2350
It is unlawful to transport or carry out of this State any deer or game bird, or parts thereof, except by the holder of a nonresident hunting license
California Fish And Game Code Section 2352
Except as permitted by this code, it is unlawful for any common carrier to transport any protected nongame bird, or to transport any resident or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2353
(a) Birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians shall not be imported or possessed in this state unless all of the following requirements are met:
California Fish And Game Code Section 2354
Marlin meat may not be transported out of this State.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2355
Deer may be transported into this State only when in accordance with the law of the state in which the deer was taken, and when in accordance with...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2356
It is unlawful at any time to offer for shipment, ship, or receive for shipment, or transport from this state any trout taken in the waters of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2358
It is unlawful to ship trout into an area where the season is closed unless the shipment is accompanied by a written statement containing the name...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2359
Except as provided in Section 2363, no striped bass may be transported or carried out of or into this state, except striped bass taken from the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2360
Black bass and spotted bass lawfully taken may be carried or transported into and possessed in an area where the season is closed.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2361
It is unlawful to import into this state for commercial purposes any salmon of smaller size than can be legally taken under regulations of either the
California Fish And Game Code Section 2362
Yellowtail, barracuda, and white seabass taken in waters lying south of the maritime boundary line between the United States and Mexico, with that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2363
Striped bass, sturgeon, or shad or parts thereof legally taken in another state, which permits the sale of that fish, may be imported into the state...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2364
Crab meat from outside the State may be imported into the State under regulations of the commission.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2365
Spiny lobsters may be imported into California until the twenty-sixth day after the close of the California season. Lobsters imported into...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2368
No pismo clam taken in this State may be shipped.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2369
Pismo clams taken outside this state may be imported into this state when accompanied by a United States customhouse entry certificate showing their...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2371
Abalone or abalone meat legally taken outside this state may be imported into this state when accompanied by a United States customhouse entry...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2400
Common carriers may transport at any time the carcasses or parts thereof of dead domesticated game birds and mammals tagged with a domesticated game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2401
Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 3206, the carcasses or parts of domesticated game birds which have been raised outside of this State may be
California Fish And Game Code Section 2535
As used in this chapter, "guide" means any person who is engaged in the business of packing or guiding, or who, for a fee, assists another person in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2536
(a) It is unlawful for any person to engage in the business of guiding or packing, or to act as a guide for any consideration or compensation...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2537
A person operating under a commercial passenger fishing boat license issued pursuant to Section 7920 is not required to obtain a guide license.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2538
An application for a guide license shall be on a form furnished by the department on request. The application shall show all of the following: ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2539
If the licensee operates with pack or riding animals in any area in which a grazing permit is required, the license is not valid unless the holder...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2540
(a) The base fee for a guide license issued to a resident is one hundred fifty dollars ($150). (b) The base fee for a guide license issued to a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2541
Each applicant for a guide license shall submit proof of having obtained a surety bond in the amount of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2542
The commission shall adopt regulations governing the conduct and qualifications of guides to ensure the safety and welfare of persons engaging the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2543
The commission may require licensed guides to maintain and submit records of their operations. The records may be examined at any time by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2544
The department may refuse to issue a guide license to an applicant upon a showing of any of the following: (a) The applicant has failed to fulfill
California Fish And Game Code Section 2545
An applicant denied a guide license by the department may request a hearing before the commission and the commission shall determine whether or not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2546
The commission may revoke a guide license or the privilege to guide upon a showing of any of the following: (a) The licensee has been convicted of
California Fish And Game Code Section 2575
"Wild rodents" as used in this chapter means wild ground squirrels, chipmunks, rats, mice or any other members of the order Rodentia native to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2576
It is unlawful to knowingly capture for sale, transport for sale or sell wild rodents, except as provided in Article 1.5 (commencing with Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2580
The definitions in this section govern the construction of this chapter. (a) "Qualified hearing officer" means an attorney admitted to the State...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2581
If the loss is lawful under this code and regulations adopted under this code, this chapter does not apply to the loss of any bird, mammal,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2582
(a) The department may impose civil liability upon any person pursuant to this chapter for any of the following acts done for profit or personal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2583
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), any person who violates this code or any regulation adopted to carry out this code, and, with the exercise
California Fish And Game Code Section 2584
(a) Upon an actionable violation, the department shall consult, as to the appropriate civil or criminal remedy, with the district attorney in the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2585
The civil penalties imposed under this chapter are in addition to any forfeiture of equipment pursuant to Section 12157 or forfeiture of birds,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2586
(a) The director may pay a reward from any funds available for that purpose to any person who furnished information which led to an arrest, a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2587
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12511 of the Government Code, the department may retain or appoint legal counsel to prepare and prosecute civil actions...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2588
All civil penalties and revenues from forfeitures collected pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2589
The commission and the department may adopt regulations as are necessary to carry out their responsibilities under this chapter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2600
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Fish and Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Act of 1984.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2601
(a) The fundamental requirement for healthy, vigorous populations of fish and wildlife is habitat. Without adequate habitat, efforts to conserve and
California Fish And Game Code Section 2602
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Acquisition" means the acquisition of any interest in real...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2620
All money deposited in the Fish and Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Fund shall be available for appropriation by the Legislature for the following...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2621
An annual amount, not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), may be appropriated from the funds available pursuant to subdivisions (a)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2622
An annual amount, not to exceed two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), may be appropriated from the funds available pursuant to subdivision...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2623
(a) None of the funds appropriated pursuant to this chapter may be encumbered for any purpose described in Section 1353. (b) Notwithstanding...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2624
Funds available pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 2620 may be encumbered only for lands constituting habitat that is subject to destruction,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2625
No acquisition shall be undertaken with funds appropriated pursuant to Section 2620 and no grant of funds appropriated pursuant to subdivision (c)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2626
(a) All restoration projects which involve the expenditure of funds available pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 2620 shall be reviewed in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2627
(a) Funds granted pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 2620 for any purpose, other than acquisition, shall not be encumbered by the recipient until
California Fish And Game Code Section 2640
Bonds in the total amount of eighty-five million dollars ($85,000,000), or so much thereof as is necessary, may be issued and sold to provide a fund...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2641
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected such a sum in addition to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2642
There is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury for the purpose of this chapter, such an amount as will equal the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2643
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the Fish and Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Fund, which is hereby...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2644
For the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this article, the Director of Finance may, pursuant to appropriate authority in each annual Budget
California Fish And Game Code Section 2644.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of this bond act, or of the State General Obligation Bond Law (Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2645
All proposed appropriations for the program shall be included in a section in the Budget Bill for the 1984-85 fiscal year and each succeeding fiscal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2646
The bonds authorized by this chapter shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2647
Solely for the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale, pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law (Chapter 4 (commencing with Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2648
All money deposited in the fund which is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold shall be reserved in the fund and shall be available
California Fish And Game Code Section 2649
Commencing with the Budget Bill for the 1995-96 fiscal year, the balance remaining in the fund may be appropriated by the Legislature for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2650
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this chapter are not "proceeds of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2651
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2700
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Wildlife and Natural Areas Conservation Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2701
(a) The fundamental requirement for healthy, vigorous populations of fish and wildlife is habitat. Without adequate habitat, efforts to conserve and
California Fish And Game Code Section 2702
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Acquisition" means the acquiring of any interest in real property.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2720
Moneys available for the purposes of this chapter pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 5930) of Division 5.8 of the Public Resources Code...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2721
Funds available pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 2720 shall be expended to acquire, enhance, restore, or protect lands in California on which...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2722
(a) Whenever the application of the criteria specified in Section 2721 results in the identification of two or more parcels of land that are...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2723
(a) Of the total amount available pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 2720, not more than five million dollars ($5,000,000) may be encumbered for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2724
(a) In choosing among two or more parcels of land to be acquired, enhanced, restored, or protected with funds available pursuant to subdivision (b)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2725
No funds available pursuant to this chapter shall be encumbered for any lands that, due to their degraded character, will not sustain plants or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2726
With respect to any lands which may be acquired, enhanced, restored, or protected with funds under this chapter and which could also be eligible for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2727
No funds available for appropriation under this chapter may be encumbered for any purpose described in Section 1353 of the Fish and Game Code.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2728
An annual amount, not to exceed three hundred fifty thousand dollars ($350,000) may be appropriated from the fund in the 1988-89 through 1998-99...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2729
(a) For the purpose of administering this chapter, the Wildlife Conservation Board and the Department of Fish and Game shall augment its existing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2760
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Keene-Nielsen Fisheries Restoration Act of 1985.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2761
The Legislature finds and declares as follows: (a) Many of California's significant fish and wildlife resources in inland and coastal waters have...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2762
(a) The Fisheries Restoration Account is hereby created in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund. The moneys in the Fisheries Restoration Account are...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2762.2
The department may advance partial finding, of up to 50 percent of the amount contracted for, to contractors for projects under subdivision (b) of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2762.5
In addition to subdivision (b) of Section 2762, the moneys in the Fisheries Restoration Account may be expended, upon appropriation by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2762.6
The department shall, after consultation with the Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout, allocate that amount of moneys appropriated to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2763
The director shall consult with the Resources Agency, the Department of Water Resources, the State Water Resources Control Board, the State Coastal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2764
The director shall consult with other responsible state agencies and appropriate fishery advisory committees, including, but not limited to, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2765
The California Water Commission, in any recommendation it may make to the Congress of the United States on funding for water projects, shall include...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2780
The people of California find and declare all of the following: (a) Protection, enhancement, and restoration of wildlife habitat and fisheries are
California Fish And Game Code Section 2781
The people of California find and declare that wildlife and fisheries conservation is in the public interest and that it is necessary to keep certain
California Fish And Game Code Section 2785
The following definitions govern the construction of this chapter: (a) "Acquisition" includes but is not limited to, gifts, purchases, leases,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2786
Except as otherwise expressly provided in paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 2787, the money in the Habitat Conservation Fund, which is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2787
Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the money in the fund is continuously appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, as...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2788
Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the money in the fund is continuously appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2789
In areas where habitats are or may become isolated or fragmented, preference shall be given by the agencies expending money from the fund to projects
California Fish And Game Code Section 2790
Each agency receiving money from the fund pursuant to Section 2787 shall report to the board on or before July 1 of each year the amount of money...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2791
The board shall expend the money appropriated to it from the fund subject to the following conditions: (a) Not more than one and one-half (11/2)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2792
If any agency designated in Section 2787 ceases to exist, or is otherwise unable to expend the funds appropriated by Section 2787 to that agency for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2793
The board and any other state or local agency that expends any funds appropriated from the fund on environmental enhancement, restoration, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2794
In implementing this chapter, the state or local agency that manages lands acquired with funds appropriated from the fund shall prepare, with full...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2795
(a) The Controller shall annually transfer 10 percent of the funds in the Unallocated Account in the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Surtax Fund to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2796
(a) The Controller shall annually transfer the sum of thirty million dollars ($30,000,000) from the General Fund to the Habitat Conservation Fund,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2797
(a) The people find it necessary to acquire, restore, and improve the rapidly disappearing wildlife habitat of southern California in the quickest...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2798
Acquisitions of real property made pursuant to this chapter shall be done in compliance with the land acquisition law as existing or as hereafter...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2799
Every expenditure made pursuant to this chapter shall comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13 (commencing with Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2799.5
Reasonable public access to lands acquired in fee with funds made available pursuant to this chapter shall be provided except when that access may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2799.6
Only those amounts of money which are transferred to the fund from the General Fund pursuant to Section 2796 may be reappropriated for purposes of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2800
This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the Natural Community Conservation Planning Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2801
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) The continuing population growth in California will result in increasing demands for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2802
The Legislature further finds and declares that it is the policy of the state to conserve, protect, restore, and enhance natural communities. It is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2805
The definitions in this section govern the construction of this chapter: (a) "Adaptive management" means to use the results of new information...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2809
Any person, or any local, state, or federal agency, independently, or in cooperation with other persons, may undertake natural community conservation
California Fish And Game Code Section 2810
(a) The department may enter into an agreement with any person or public entity for the purpose of preparing a natural community conservation plan,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2815
The department shall establish, in cooperation with the parties to the planning agreement, a process for public participation throughout plan...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2820
(a) The department shall approve a natural community conservation plan for implementation after making the following findings, based upon...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2821
Concurrent with the approval by the department of a final natural community conservation plan, the department shall do both of the following: (a)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2822
The department may seek injunctive relief against any plan participant, person, or entity to enforce this chapter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2823
The department shall suspend or revoke any permit, in whole or in part, issued for the take of a species subject to Section 2835 if the continued...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2825
The department may adopt regulations for the development and implementation of natural community conservation plans consistent with this chapter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2826
Nothing in this chapter exempts a project proposed in a natural community conservation planning area from Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000)
California Fish And Game Code Section 2827
To the extent practicable, implementation of natural community conservation plans shall use the services of either the California Conservation Corps...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2828
Nothing in this chapter prohibits a local government from exercising any power or authority granted to it pursuant to state law to acquire land or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2829
(a) The department may be compensated for the actual costs incurred in participating in the preparation and implementation of natural community...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2830
Nothing in this chapter prohibits the taking or the incidental take of any identified species if the taking is authorized by the department pursuant...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2831
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, lands designated as of January 1, 2008, as open-space lands in a document entitled "Declaration of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2835
At the time of plan approval, the department may authorize by permit the taking of any covered species whose conservation and management is provided...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2850
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Marine Life Protection Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2851
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) California's marine protected areas (MPAs) were established on a piecemeal basis...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2852
The following definitions govern the construction of this chapter: (a) "Adaptive management," with regard to marine protected areas, means a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2853
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that there is a need to reexamine and redesign California's MPA system to increase its coherence and its...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2854
The workgroup shall, after appropriate consultation with members of the public, determine future actions for implementing the recommendations of its...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2855
(a) The commission shall adopt a master plan that guides the adoption and implementation of the Marine Life Protection Program adopted pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2856
(a) (1) The department and team shall use the best readily available scientific information in preparing the master plan adopted pursuant to Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2857
(a) On or before July 1, 2001, the department shall convene, in each biogeographical region and to the extent practicable near major working harbors,
California Fish And Game Code Section 2858
The department shall establish a process for external peer review of the scientific basis for the master plan prepared pursuant to Section 2855. The
California Fish And Game Code Section 2859
(a) On or before January 1, 2005, the department shall submit to the commission a draft of the master plan prepared pursuant to this chapter. (b)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2860
(a) The commission may regulate commercial and recreational fishing and any other taking of marine species in MPAs. (b) Notwithstanding any other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2861
(a) The commission shall, annually until the master plan is adopted and thereafter at least every three years, receive, consider, and promptly act...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2862
The department, in evaluating proposed projects with potential adverse impacts on marine life and habitat in MPAs, shall highlight those impacts in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2863
The department shall confer as necessary with the United States Navy regarding issues related to its activities.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2900
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Habitat Maintenance Funding Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2901
(a) A local agency may establish an assessment district pursuant to Article 3.1 (commencing with Section 50060) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2930
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Salton Sea Restoration Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 2931
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the State of California undertake the restoration of the Salton Sea ecosystem and the permanent...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2932
There is hereby established the Salton Sea Restoration Fund which shall be administered by the director. Money deposited in the fund shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2932.2
Of the funds appropriated pursuant to Section 79565 of the Water Code, not less than eight million five hundred thousand dollars ($8,500,000) shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2932.3
Any moneys made available by paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 75050 of the Public Resources Code and deposited in the Salton Sea...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2932.5
Moneys deposited in the fund created pursuant to Section 2932 shall not be expended for mitigation except for mitigation undertaken by the State of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 2933
The Department of Water Resources may contract with water suppliers to purchase and sell water made available pursuant to Section 1745.02 of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3000
It is unlawful to take any bird or mammal, except a nongame mammal, between one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3001
It is unlawful to take birds or mammals with firearms, BB devices as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 12001 of the Penal Code, crossbows, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3002
It is unlawful to shoot at any game bird or mammal, including a marine mammal as defined in Section 4500, from a powerboat, sailboat, motor vehicle,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3003
(a) It is unlawful for any person to shoot, shoot at, or kill any bird or mammal with any gun or other device accessed via an Internet connection in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3003.1
Notwithstanding Sections 1001, 1002, 4002, 4004, 4007, 4008, 4009.5, 4030, 4034, 4042, 4152, 4180, or 4181: (a) It is unlawful for any person to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3003.2
Notwithstanding Sections 4003, 4152, 4180, or 4180.1 of this code or Section 14063 of the Food and Agricultural Code, no person, including an...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3003.5
It is unlawful to pursue, drive, or herd any bird or mammal with any motorized water, land, or air vehicle, including, but not limited to, a motor...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3004
(a) It is unlawful for any person, other than the owner, person in possession of the premises, or a person having the express permission of the owner
California Fish And Game Code Section 3004.5
(a) Nonlead centerfire rifle and pistol ammunition, as determined by the commission, shall be required when taking big game with rifle or pistol, as...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3005
(a) It is unlawful to take birds or mammals with any net, pound, cage, trap, set line or wire, or poisonous substance, or to possess birds or mammals
California Fish And Game Code Section 3005.5
It is unlawful to capture any game mammal, game bird, nongame bird, nongame mammal, or furbearer, or to possess or confine any live game mammal, game
California Fish And Game Code Section 3006
Except as authorized under a domesticated game breeder's license, any deer, elk, or bear kept in captivity may be killed only with the approval of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3007
Except as provided in this code or regulations adopted pursuant thereto, every person who takes any bird or mammal shall procure a license or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3008
The physical control of a dog by its owner while the dog is engaged in hunting in an area where the owner is otherwise authorized to hunt, shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3009
Every person who while taking any bird or mammal kills or injures another person by the use of any firearm, bow and arrow, spear, slingshot, or other
California Fish And Game Code Section 3010
It is unlawful for any person to take any pheasant within 300 yards of any vehicle from which pheasants are being released into an area for hunting...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3011
No person, including employees of the state, federal or county government, shall take bear with iron or steel-jawed or any type of metal-jawed traps,
California Fish And Game Code Section 3012
It is unlawful to use any recorded or electrically amplified bird or mammal calls or sounds, or recorded or electrically amplified imitations of bird
California Fish And Game Code Section 3031
(a) A hunting license, granting the privilege to take birds and mammals, shall be issued to any of the following: (1) A resident of this state, 16
California Fish And Game Code Section 3031.2
(a) In addition to Sections 714 and 3031, and notwithstanding Section 3037, the department shall issue lifetime hunting licenses under this section....
California Fish And Game Code Section 3031.5
For the purpose of obtaining a hunting license, enrollees in the Job Corps, created by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (Public Law 88-452),...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3033
(a) The department shall, upon application and payment of a fee, issue a reduced fee hunting license, that authorizes the licensee to take any bird...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3037
A hunting license authorizes the person to whom it is issued to take birds and mammals, in accordance with law, for a term of one year from July 1st...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3038
Any member of the armed forces of the United States who is in a military medical facility and who is at least 70 percent disabled shall be issued a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3039
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section and Sections 3087 and 4303, or any other provision of this code, or regulations adopted pursuant...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3049
It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this article to ensure the health and safety of its citizens engaged in activities requiring the use...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3050
(a) No hunting license may be issued to any person unless he or she presents to the person authorized to issue that license any of the following: ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3051
(a) The department shall provide for a course of instruction in hunter education, principles of conservation, and sportsmanship, and for this purpose
California Fish And Game Code Section 3052
No fee shall be charged for the instructor's service, however, a fee to cover the cost of giving such instructions may be charged each person...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3053
In the case of loss or destruction of a certificate, a duplicate certificate may be issued by the instructor who issued the original certificate, or,
California Fish And Game Code Section 3054
The department shall furnish information on hunter safety, principles of conservation, and sportsmanship that shall be distributed free of charge to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3060
The department, in conformity with such regulations as the commission may prescribe, may issue special Colorado River hunting licenses when the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3061
A special Colorado River hunting license may be issued to any person holding a hunting license issued by the State of Arizona.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3062
A special Colorado River hunting license shall entitle the holder thereof to take only migratory waterfowl and only in, on, or along the Colorado...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3063
The fee for a special Colorado River hunting license shall be two dollars ($2), and each such license shall be valid until the end of the calendar...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3080
(a) For the purposes of this section, "donor intermediary" means a recipient who receives game birds or mammals from a donor to give to a charitable...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3086
Cold storage plants and frozen food locker plants shall make and keep a complete detailed record of all game birds or mammals stored in such plants.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3087
(a) (1) Every person who prepares, stuffs, or mounts the skin of any fish, reptile, amphibian, bird, or mammal for another person for a fee shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3200
Any person engaged in raising or importing, or who keeps in captivity, in this state domesticated game birds or domesticated game mammals which...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3201
No person shall sell the carcass of any domesticated game bird or mammal without first obtaining a domesticated game breeder's license from the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3202
There are classes of domesticated game breeder's licenses, designated "class 1" and "class 2." (a) A class 1 domesticated game breeder's license...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3203
The department shall issue a class 1 domesticated game breeder's license upon the payment of a base fee of eight dollars ($8), as adjusted under...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3204
Licenses issued under the provisions of this article are valid for a term of one year from January 1st, or, if issued after the beginning of such...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3205
Carriers for hire may carry within the State live domesticated game birds and mammals upon such terms and conditions as the commission may prescribe.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3206
No domesticated game bird or mammal shall be transported or sold dead unless each quarter and each loin of the carcass of each large mammal, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3207
The department shall collect three cents ($0.03) for each tag or seal.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3208
On or before January 31st of each year, every person to whom a domesticated game breeder's license has been issued shall report the following to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3209
(a) In lieu of the tag required by Section 3206, poultry processing plants licensed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 18650) or Chapter...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3212
The keeper of a hotel, restaurant, boardinghouse, or club may sell portions of a quarter or loin of a large mammal, or the carcass of a game bird or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3213
A retail meat dealer may, without a license, sell portions of a quarter or loin of a large mammal or the carcass of a game bird or mammal raised or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3214
Domesticated game breeders or other persons holding domesticated game mammals in captivity shall confine the mammals in escape-proof cages or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3216
All domesticated game birds and mammals, excepting deer, sold under the provisions of this article, shall be killed otherwise than by shooting. This
California Fish And Game Code Section 3217
The carcass of a game bird which shows that it has been killed by shooting shall constitute prima facie evidence that it was not a domesticated game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3218
Any license issued under this article may be revoked by the commission upon conviction of the licensee of a violation of any provision of this code,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3219
Domesticated reindeer may be imported into this State and sold only in accordance with regulations which the commission may prescribe.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3240.5
(a) A person, including, but not limited to, a renter or lessee, in possession or control of property on or with respect to which a fee for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3241
The department may permit a commercial hunting club that leases or rents more than one property for hunting purposes to submit one application...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3242
Upon submission of a completed application on a form approved by the commission, a commercial hunting club license shall be issued to any person upon
California Fish And Game Code Section 3243.5
The commission may transfer a license to land owned or controlled by the licensee, other than that land specified in the original application,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3245
Commercial hunting club licenses are valid for a term of one year from July 1st, or, if issued after the beginning of such term, for the remainder...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3246
Any license issued under this article may be revoked by the commission at one of the commission's regularly scheduled meetings, or by a court of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3270
(a) In order to provide additional hunting by stocking domestically propagated game birds, and to permit the taking of game birds under conditions...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3300
It is unlawful for any person to engage in the raising and releasing, or the releasing, of domesticated migratory game birds for shooting by persons...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3301
The application for a license shall show the size and location of the area to be licensed. If an application is approved and a license is issued, ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3302
The commission may prescribe additional regulations deemed necessary for the releasing and shooting of domesticated migratory game birds and shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3303
Where domesticated migratory game birds are reared or held for release by the licensee, the licensee shall provide proper and adequate care for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3305
All domesticated migratory game birds at time of release for shooting shall be at least 14 weeks of age, capable of strong and sustained flight,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3306
Shooting shall be confined to blinds, except for shooting necessary to recover a downed and injured bird, and not more than three shooters shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3307
All birds killed or injured by shooters shall be retrieved without delay, and all injured birds shall be humanely dispatched. The licensee shall not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3308
Licensees shall pay the department an inspection fee not to exceed five cents ($0.05) for each domesticated migratory game bird raised or used on a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3309
No dead, domesticated migratory game bird shall be removed from the premises of a licensed area until there is securely attached to the carcass a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3310
It shall be unlawful for any person to shoot domesticated migratory game birds on a licensed area without having a valid hunting license as provided...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3311
The licensee shall comply with all applicable federal laws or regulations relating to the releasing and shooting of domesticated migratory game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3400
It is the policy of the state actively to ensure the improvement of wildlife habitat on private land in order to encourage the propagation,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3401
(a) The commission may authorize the department to issue revocable, nontransferable licenses for the operation of wildlife habitat enhancement and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3402
(a) A license for a wildlife habitat enhancement and management area may be issued to any landholder or combination of landholders upon approval by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3403
The commission shall require the landowners of a wildlife habitat enhancement and management area to post all or part of its boundaries with public...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3404
(a) The commission may adopt regulations necessary for the administration of this article. (b) After notice and a hearing, the commission may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3406
(a) Upon approval of the wildlife habitat enhancement and management plan, the department shall issue a license, which shall be valid for five...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3407
The commission may require that any fish, bird, or mammal taken in a wildlife habitat enhancement and management area licensed pursuant to this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3408
Any landholder who has paid the fee required by this article, has a valid license issued pursuant to this article, and who is conducting activities...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3409
The department shall report every three years on the wildlife habitat enhancement and management program conducted pursuant to this article. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3450
It is the policy of the state to actively encourage the biologically sound management of fish and other wildlife resources on lands administered by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3451
The department may coordinate and cooperate with all branches of the United States military service, Department of Defense, for the purpose of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3452
The commission may adopt regulations and authorize the department to enter into agreements with the United States Department of Defense for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3453
(a) Upon approval of specific management plans and programs, which reflect the recommendations of the department, the commission may authorize...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3404
(a) The commission may adopt regulations necessary for the administration of this article. (b) After notice and a hearing, the commission may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3406
(a) Upon approval of the wildlife habitat enhancement and management plan, the department shall issue a license, which shall be valid for five...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3407
The commission may require that any fish, bird, or mammal taken in a wildlife habitat enhancement and management area licensed pursuant to this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3408
Any landholder who has paid the fee required by this article, has a valid license issued pursuant to this article, and who is conducting activities...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3409
The department shall report every three years on the wildlife habitat enhancement and management program conducted pursuant to this article. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3460
(a) Subject to appropriation pursuant to Section 3467, the director may enter into contracts with nonpublic entities which are owners of record, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3461
Each contract shall be for an initial term of 10 years and shall include all of the following: (a) The designation of the owner of record and any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3462
(a) Not later than 20 days after the director has entered into a contract pursuant to this division, a copy of the contract particularly describing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3464
The contract shall be automatically renewed in the same manner as contracts are renewed and extended, or noticed for nonrenewal, under the Williamson
California Fish And Game Code Section 3465
(a) If during the contract period the owner or lessee is divested of the use of the waterfowl habitat subject to the contract, the owner or lessee...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3466
The director and the owner or lessee may mutually agree to modify the terms and conditions of a contract under this division as the director may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3467
The California Waterfowl Habitat Preservation Account is hereby created in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund, and the money in the account shall be
California Fish And Game Code Section 3500
(a) Resident game birds are as follows: (1) Doves of the genus Streptopelia, including, but not limited to, spotted doves, ringed turtledoves, and
California Fish And Game Code Section 3501
It is unlawful to use any powerboat, motor vehicle, or airplane to drive any game bird toward another person with the intent that the other person...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3502
It is unlawful to use any mammal (except a dog) or an imitation of a mammal as a blind in approaching or taking game birds.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3503
It is unlawful to take, possess, or needlessly destroy the nest or eggs of any bird, except as otherwise provided by this code or any regulation made
California Fish And Game Code Section 3503.5
It is unlawful to take, possess, or destroy any birds in the orders Falconiformes or Strigiformes (birds-of-prey) or to take, possess, or destroy the
California Fish And Game Code Section 3504
Subject to the provisions of this code permitting the sale of domestically raised game birds, it is unlawful to sell or purchase any game bird or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3505
It is unlawful to take, sell, or purchase any aigrette or egret, osprey, bird of paradise, goura, numidi, or any part of such a bird.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3508
It is unlawful to break, train, hold field trials with, or practice dogs on any wild game bird or domesticated game bird during the closed season on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3511
(a) (1) Except as provided in Section 2081.7, fully protected birds or parts thereof may not be taken or possessed at any time. No provision of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3513
It is unlawful to take or possess any migratory nongame bird as designated in the Migratory Bird Treaty Act or any part of such migratory nongame...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3514
Exotic nonresident game birds are those birds of the order Galliformes (pheasant, grouse, quail) which are not established as a wild resident...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3515
Exotic nonresident game birds may be released in this State only on prior approval of the commission.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3516
The commission may adopt such regulations as it deems necessary to govern the release, taking, and possession of exotic nonresident game birds. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3660
It is unlawful for any person to have in his possession the carcass, in such condition that the sex or species cannot be easily determined, of any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3680
Any person, other than the owner thereof, who at any time, by any means or in any manner, purposely takes any racing pigeon currently registered with
California Fish And Game Code Section 3681
In Districts 8 and 9, it is unlawful to take ducks or geese in any manner below the incoming or outgoing tidewater's edge or from any blind, boat,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3682
(a) It is unlawful for any person, except a person licensed pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 3031, to take any upland game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3682.1
(a) It is unlawful for any person, except a person licensed pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 3031, to take any upland game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3682.2
(a) Upon full implementation of the Automated License Data System, the department shall continue to prepare, or have prepared, upland game bird...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3683
Upland game bird species include both of the following: (a) All of the following resident game birds: (1) Doves of the genus Streptopelia,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3684
All funds derived from the sale of upland game bird hunting validations and upland game bird stamps shall be deposited in the Fish and Game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3685
Funds received pursuant to Section 3684 shall be annually available for appropriation by the Legislature for programs, projects, and land...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3686
Projects authorized pursuant to Section 3685 shall be governed by Section 1501.5. With the approval of the entity in control of property affected by
California Fish And Game Code Section 3700
(a) It is unlawful for any person, except a person licensed pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 3031, to take any migratory game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3700.1
(a) It is unlawful for any person, except a person licensed pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 3031, to take any migratory game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3700.2
(a) Upon full implementation of the Automated License Data System, the department shall continue to prepare, or have prepared, state duck stamps...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3701
All funds derived from the sale of state duck hunting validations and state duck stamps, and related items authorized by subdivision (e) of Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3702
Funds deposited in the State Duck Stamp Account shall be used for projects or endowments approved by the commission for the purpose of protecting,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3702.5
The department may permit individual artists to sell a limited number of prints of duck stamp related artwork or posters. This section shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3703
Before the commission may consider any project which proposes the use of funds from the State Duck Stamp Account, the department shall analyze such...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3704
Two dollars and twenty-five cents ($2.25) of the amount collected by the department for each state duck stamp sold shall be allocated by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3704.5
Waterfowl projects authorized pursuant to Sections 3702 and 3460 are not subject to Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3705
Before allocating funds to any project to be undertaken outside the state, or outside the United States, the commission shall secure evidence that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3800
(a) All birds occurring naturally in California that are not resident game birds, migratory game birds, or fully protected birds are nongame birds. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3801
Notwithstanding Section 3007 or any other provision of this code or regulations made pursuant thereto requiring the possession of a hunting license,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3801.5
Nongame birds not covered by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act which are found to be injuring growing crops or property may be taken by the owner or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3801.6
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this code or regulations made pursuant thereto, it is unlawful to possess the carcass, skin, or parts of any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3802
The department may enter into cooperative contracts with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in the Department of the Interior in relation to
California Fish And Game Code Section 3803
The department may take any individual bird, or birds of any species, that, in its opinion, are unduly preying upon any species of bird, mammal,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3806
In order to aid in relieving widespread waterfowl depredation of agricultural crops, the department may issue licenses under regulations which the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3850
The department may carry out a California condor preservation project which has the following objectives: (a) Habitat protection, consistent with...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3851
The department, jointly with the federal-state condor recovery team established pursuant to the federal Endangered Species Act shall develop a plan...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3852
The department shall provide funds to the Zoological Society of San Diego and to the Los Angeles Zoo for a condor breeding program on the grounds of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3853
In addition to the programs in Section 3852, a condor release program administered by the department and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3854
Not more than 10 percent of the funds provided to the zoos under this chapter may be used for administrative costs of the program.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3855
Both the breeding program and the release program, if authorized by the department, shall meet criteria established by the department and shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3856
The department shall include copies of the biannual reports from the zoos in the annual report to the Legislature on the status of listed species...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3857
To the extent possible, the department shall seek private sector funding and any federal funds which may be available to augment state funds for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3860
This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the Avian Influenza Wildlife Surveillance Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 3861
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Avian influenza and other emerging diseases of wildlife are a serious threat to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3862
The Resources Agency, in consultation with the department, the Department of Food and Agriculture, the State Department of Health Services, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3863
(a) The Secretary of the Resources Agency shall formally establish the Avian Influenza Working Group to assist in the development of the plan...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3864
On or before October 1, 2006, the director shall submit a status report, and on or before July 1, 2007, the director shall compile and submit an...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3950
(a) Game mammals are: deer (genus Odocoileus), elk (genus Cervus), prong-horned antelope (genus Antilocapra), wild pigs, including feral pigs and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3950.1
(a) Notwithstanding Section 3950 or any other provision of this code, the mountain lion (genus Felis) shall not be listed as, or considered to be, a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3951
The commission may authorize the taking of tule elk pursuant to Section 332. When relocating tule elk, the department shall relocate the elk in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 3952
The department shall develop a statewide elk management plan, consistent with the state's wildlife policy as set forth in Section 1801. The statewide
California Fish And Game Code Section 3960
It is unlawful to permit or allow any dog to pursue any big game mammal during the closed season on such mammal, to pursue any fully protected, rare,
California Fish And Game Code Section 3961
Whenever an employee of the department is not present to carry out the provisions of Section 3960 with respect to any dog inflicting injury or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4000
The following are fur-bearing mammals: pine marten, fisher, mink, river otter, gray fox, red fox, kit fox, raccoon, beaver, badger, and muskrat.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4002
Fur-bearing mammals may be taken only with a trap, a firearm, bow and arrow, poison under a proper permit, or with the use of dogs.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4003
It is unlawful to use poison to take fur-bearing mammals without a permit from the department. The department may issue such a permit upon a written
California Fish And Game Code Section 4004
It is unlawful to do any of the following: (a) Use a trap with saw-toothed or spiked jaws. (b) Use or sell leghold steel-jawed traps with a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4005
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, every person, other than a fur dealer, who traps fur-bearing mammals or nongame mammals, designated
California Fish And Game Code Section 4006
A trapping license shall be issued as follows: (a) To any resident of this state over the age of 16 years upon payment of a base fee of forty-five
California Fish And Game Code Section 4007
A trapping license authorizes the person to whom it is issued to take, during the open season, fur-bearing mammals and nongame mammals for a term of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4008
No trapping license shall be issued to any applicant within one year following the expiration of any trapping license previously issued to such...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4009
It is unlawful to remove or disturb the trap of any licensee while the trap is being used by the licensee on public land or on land where the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4009.5
The commission may adopt such regulations as it determines to be necessary to regulate the taking and sale of fur-bearing mammals or nongame mammals...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4010
The provisions of this chapter do not apply to, or prohibit the propagation of, fur-bearing mammals which are confined in accordance with the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4011
Fur-bearing mammals, game mammals, and nongame mammals, when involved in dangerous disease outbreaks, may be taken by duly constituted federal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4012
It is unlawful to take any red fox for profitmaking purposes.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4030
Every person engaging in, carrying on, or conducting wholly or in part the business of buying, selling, trading or dealing in raw furs of fur-bearing
California Fish And Game Code Section 4031
A revocable fur dealer license shall be issued to any person upon payment of a base fee of seventy dollars ($70), as adjusted under Section 713.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4032
Any person who is employed by a licensed fur dealer to engage in the business of buying, selling, trading, or dealing in raw furs only on behalf of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4033
A revocable fur agent license shall be issued to any person who is employed by a licensed fur dealer upon payment of a base fee of thirty-five...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4034
A fur dealer license authorizes the person to whom it is issued to buy, sell, barter, exchange, or possess raw furs or parts thereof of fur-bearing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4035
A fur dealer or fur agent license shall be shown upon request to any person authorized to enforce the provisions of this code.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4036
It shall be unlawful for any fur dealer to purchase the raw fur of any fur-bearing mammal or nongame mammal from any person who does not hold a valid
California Fish And Game Code Section 4037
Every fur dealer licensed pursuant to this article shall maintain a true and legible record of any transfer of raw furs to show: (a) The license...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4038
The record of sale, exchange, barter, or gift shall be available for inspection at any time by the department.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4040
Each licensed fur dealer shall submit an annual report to the department on the sale, exchange, barter, or gift of raw furs, on forms furnished by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4041
The receipts, records, and reports required by this article and the information contained therein, shall be confidential, and the records shall not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4042
The commission may regulate the business of buying, selling, trading, or dealing in raw furs, or parts thereof, of all fur-bearing mammals or nongame
California Fish And Game Code Section 4043
Any license issued under this chapter may be revoked by the commission at one of the commission's regularly scheduled meetings, upon the licensee's...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4150
All mammals occurring naturally in California which are not game mammals, fully protected mammals, or fur-bearing mammals, are nongame mammals....
California Fish And Game Code Section 4151
Any house cat (Felis domesticus) found within the limits of any fish and game refuge is a nongame mammal, unless it is in the residence of its owner...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4152
(a) Except as provided in Section 4005, nongame mammals and black-tailed jackrabbits, muskrats, subspecies of red fox that are not the native Sierra...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4153
The department may enter into cooperative agreements with any agency of the state or the United States for the purpose of controlling harmful nongame
California Fish And Game Code Section 4154
The department may enter into cooperative contracts with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in the Department of the Interior in relation to
California Fish And Game Code Section 4180
(a) Except as provided for in Section 4005, fur-bearing mammals that are injuring property may be taken at any time and in any manner in accordance...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4180.1
It is unlawful to use snares, hooks, or barbed wire to remove from the den, or fire to kill in the den, any immature depredator mammal. Nothing in
California Fish And Game Code Section 4181
(a) Except as provided in Section 4181.1, any owner or tenant of land or property that is being damaged or destroyed or is in danger of being damaged
California Fish And Game Code Section 4181.1
(a) Any bear that is encountered while in the act of inflicting injury to, molesting, or killing, livestock may be taken immediately by the owner of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4181.2
For the purposes of this article relating to damage caused by wild pigs, "damage" means loss or harm resulting from injury to person or property. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4181.5
(a) Any owner or tenant of land or property that is being damaged or destroyed or is in immediate danger of being damaged or destroyed by deer may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4185
In any district or part of a district within San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, bears may be taken at any time with traps within a good and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4186
Nothing in this code prohibits the owner or tenant of land, or any person authorized in writing by that owner or tenant, from taking cottontail or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4188
(a) If a landowner or tenant applies for a permit under Section 4181 for wild pigs or wild turkeys, or under Section 4181.5 for deer, the department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4190
The department shall tag, brand, or otherwise identify in a persistent and distinctive manner any large depredatory mammal relocated by, or relocated
California Fish And Game Code Section 4301
(a) Subject to the provisions of this code permitting the sale of domestically raised game mammals, it is unlawful to sell or purchase, or transport...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4302
Any person taking any deer shall retain in his possession during the open season thereon, and for 15 days thereafter, that portion of the head which...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4303
The skin or hide of any deer lawfully taken may be sold, purchased, tanned, or manufactured into articles for sale. Skins or hides of deer...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4304
No person shall at any time capture or destroy any deer and detach or remove from the carcass only the head, hide, antlers, or horns; nor shall any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4330
It is unlawful to take any deer without first procuring a deer tag or permit authorizing the taking of that deer.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4331
The commission may determine the design and makeup of the deer tag and prescribe the procedures for issuance and use.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4332
(a) Any resident of this state, 12 years of age or over, who possesses a valid hunting license, may procure one tag for the taking of one deer by one
California Fish And Game Code Section 4333
Tags are valid only during that portion of the current hunting license year in which deer may be taken or possessed in any area.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4334
The commission shall annually direct the department to authorize, pursuant to Sections 1054.6 and 1054.8, the sale of not more than 10 deer tags...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4336
(a) The person to whom a deer tag has been issued shall carry the tag while hunting deer. Upon the killing of any deer, that person shall immediately
California Fish And Game Code Section 4340
(a) Any person who is convicted of a violation of any provision of this code, or of any rule, regulation, or order made or adopted under this code,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4341
Any person legally killing a deer in this state shall have the tag countersigned by a person employed in the department, a person designated for this
California Fish And Game Code Section 4370
In every area in which deer may lawfully be taken during the general open season there is an archery season for the taking of deer with bow and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4371
The provisions of this code relating to deer shall be applicable to the taking of deer with bow and arrow.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4500
(a) It is unlawful to take any marine mammal except in accordance with provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (Chapter 31 (commencing
California Fish And Game Code Section 4501
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that several types of nonpoint source pollution are harmful to sea otters, and that scientific studies point...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4600
(a) It is unlawful to kill, wound, capture, or have in possession any undomesticated burro, except as provided in Section 53074.5 of the Government...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4650
Wild pigs, as used in this chapter, means free-roaming pigs not distinguished by branding, ear marking, or other permanent identification methods.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4651
(a) The department shall prepare a plan for the management of wild pigs. Under the plan, the status and trend of wild pig populations shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4652
It is unlawful to take any wild pig, except as provided in Section 4181, without first procuring a tag authorizing the taking of that wild pig in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4653
The department may determine the design and type of information to be included on the wild pig tag and prescribe the procedures for the issuance and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4654
(a) Any resident of this state, 12 years of age or older, who possesses a valid hunting license, may procure the number of wild pig tags...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4655
Wild pig tags are valid only during that portion of the current hunting license year in which wild pigs may be taken or possessed in any area of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4656
Revenues received pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund. These funds shall be available for expenditure
California Fish And Game Code Section 4657
The holder of a wild pig tag shall keep the tag in his or her possession while hunting wild pig. Before the taking of any wild pig, the holder of a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4700
(a) (1) Except as provided in Section 2081.7, fully protected mammals or parts thereof may not be taken or possessed at any time. No provision of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4750
It is unlawful to take any bear with firearm, trap, or bow and arrow without first procuring a tag authorizing the taking of that bear in accordance...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4751
(a) Any resident of this state, 12 years of age or over, who possesses a valid hunting license, may procure the number of bear tags corresponding to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4752
Bear tags are valid only during that portion of the current hunting license year in which bear may be taken or possessed in any district.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4753
The person to whom a bear tag has been issued shall carry the tag while hunting bear. Upon the killing of any bear, that person shall immediately...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4754
(a) Any person who is convicted of a violation of any provision of this code, or of any rule, regulation, or order made or adopted under this code,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4755
Any person legally killing a bear in this state shall have the tag countersigned by a fish and game commissioner, a person employed in the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4756
Except as provided in this section it is unlawful to use dogs to hunt, pursue, or molest bears. The use of one dog per hunter is permitted for the
California Fish And Game Code Section 4757
Any person taking any bear must retain in his possession during the open season thereon, and for 15 days thereafter, the skin and portion of the head
California Fish And Game Code Section 4758
(a) Subject to the provisions of this code permitting the sale of domestically raised game mammals, it is unlawful to sell or purchase, or possess...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4759
The skin, hide, teeth, claws, or other parts of any bear lawfully taken and possessed for the period provided in Section 4757 may be tanned or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4760
The provisions of this chapter relating to the possession of bear apply to bear taken outside this State and transported into this State.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4763
The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the taking of bear which is otherwise authorized to protect livestock, land, or property from damage...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4800
(a) The mountain lion (genus Felis) is a specially protected mammal under the laws of this state. (b) It is unlawful to take, injure, possess,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4801
The department may remove or take any mountain lion, or authorize an appropriate local agency with public safety responsibility to remove or take any
California Fish And Game Code Section 4802
Any person, or the employee or agent of a person, whose livestock or other property is being or has been injured, damaged, or destroyed by a mountain
California Fish And Game Code Section 4803
Upon receipt of a report pursuant to Section 4802, the department, or any animal damage control officer specifically authorized by the department to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4804
In order to ensure that only the depredating mountain lion will be taken, the department shall issue the permit pursuant to Section 4803 with the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4805
Whenever immediate authorization will materially assist in the pursuit of the particular mountain lion believed to be responsible for the depredation
California Fish And Game Code Section 4806
Any person issued a permit pursuant to Section 4803 or 4805 shall report, by telephone within 24 hours, the capturing, injuring, or killing of any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4807
(a) Any mountain lion that is encountered while in the act of pursuing, inflicting injury to, or killing livestock, or domestic animals, may be taken
California Fish And Game Code Section 4808
As used in this chapter, "agent" means the agent or employee of the owner of the damaged or destroyed property, any county or city predator control...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4809
Mountain lions authorized to be taken pursuant to this chapter shall be taken by the most effective means available to take the mountain lion causing
California Fish And Game Code Section 4900
The Legislature declares that bighorn sheep are an important wildlife resource of the state to be managed and maintained at sound biological levels.
California Fish And Game Code Section 4901
The department shall determine the status and the trend of bighorn sheep populations by management units. A plan shall be developed for each of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4902
(a) The commission may adopt all regulations necessary to provide for biologically sound management of Nelson bighorn sheep (subspecies Ovis...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4903
Revenue from the fees authorized by this chapter shall be deposited in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund and shall be expended solely for purposes...
California Fish And Game Code Section 4904
(a) The department shall biennially report the following to the Legislature: (1) The management units for which plans have been developed pursuant
California Fish And Game Code Section 5000
It is unlawful to sell, purchase, harm, take, possess, or transport any tortoise (Gopherus) or parts thereof, or to shoot any projectile at a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5001
The provisions of Section 5000 do not prohibit the possession of any tortoise (Gopherus) when the owner can demonstrate that such tortoise was...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5002
The department may issue permits, subject to such terms and conditions as the commission may prescribe, authorizing the possession of any tortoise...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5050
(a) (1) Except as provided in Section 2081.7, fully protected reptiles and amphibians or parts thereof may not be taken or possessed at any time. No
California Fish And Game Code Section 5060
"Native reptiles" as used in this chapter means snakes, lizards, turtles, or any other members of the class reptilia native to California.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5061
The commission shall estalish rules and regulations for the commercial take, sale, transport, export, or import of native reptiles.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5062
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no permit shall be issued for the operation of a farm for alligators or any species of the family...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5500
It is unlawful to use explosives in the waters of this state inhabited by fish, except under a permit first obtained by the user from the department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5501
The department may take any fish which, in its opinion, is unduly preying upon any bird, mammal, or fish. The commission may prescribe the terms of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5503
It is unlawful to take any fish for the sole purpose of removing its eggs except for the purpose of developing a brood stock for aquaculture purposes
California Fish And Game Code Section 5505
Mollusks, crustaceans, and amphibia may be used for bait or released in the same waters wherein taken.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5507
It is unlawful for any person to possess, except in his home, any fish spear or gaff within 300 feet of any lake or stream in this State, at any time
California Fish And Game Code Section 5508
It is unlawful to possess on any boat or to bring ashore any fish upon which a size or weight limit is prescribed in such a condition that its size...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5509
It is unlawful to possess on any boat or to bring ashore any fish in such a condition that the species cannot be determined, except as otherwise...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5510
The commission may adopt regulations to prevent deterioration and waste of fish taken for purposes other than profit, and to regulate the disposal of
California Fish And Game Code Section 5511
Except under permit of the department, it is unlawful to carry on any fish cultural operations on any stream above the point where water is diverted...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5514
(a) It is unlawful to kill or retain in possession any chinook, coho, or kokanee salmon or any steelhead that has not taken the bait or lure in its...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5515
(a) (1) Except as provided in Section 2081.7, fully protected fish or parts thereof may not be taken or possessed at any time. No provision of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5516
Any river, stream, lake, or other body of water restricted by the commission to the use of artificial flies or artificial lures only for fishing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5517
It is unlawful to take any white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), except under permits issued pursuant to Section 1002 for scientific or educational...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5520
It is the intent of the Legislature that the commission undertake management of abalone in a manner consistent with the abalone recovery and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5521
A moratorium is imposed on the taking, possessing, or landing of abalone (genus Haliotis) for commercial or recreational purposes in ocean waters of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5521.5
(a) In addition to the moratorium imposed by Section 5521, and notwithstanding any other provision of law, it is unlawful to take abalone for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5521.6
Notwithstanding Sections 5521 and 5521.5, a registered aquaculturist may collect abalone for broodstock, in accordance with subdivision (b) of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5522
(a) On or before January 1, 2003, the department shall submit to the commission a comprehensive abalone recovery and management plan. The plan shall
California Fish And Game Code Section 5650
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), it is unlawful to deposit in, permit to pass into, or place where it can pass into the waters of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5650.1
(a) Every person who violates Section 5650 is subject to a civil penalty of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for each violation.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5651
Whenever it is determined by the department that a continuing and chronic condition of pollution exists, the department shall report that condition...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5652
(a) It is unlawful to deposit, permit to pass into, or place where it can pass into the waters of the state, or to abandon, dispose of, or throw...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5653
(a) The use of any vacuum or suction dredge equipment by any person in any river, stream, or lake of this state is prohibited, except as authorized...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5653.3
Any person required to possess a permit pursuant to Section 5653 shall present his or her dredging equipment for inspection upon request of a state...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5653.5
For purposes of Section 5653, "river, stream, or lake" means the body of water at the current water level at the time of the dredging.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5653.7
In the event of an unanticipated water level change, when necessary to protect fish and wildlife resources, the department may close areas that were...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5653.8
For purposes of Sections 5653 and 5653.3, "person" does not include a partnership, corporation, or other type of association.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5653.9
The department shall adopt regulations to carry out Section 5653 and may adopt regulations to carry out Sections 5653.3, 5653.5, and 5653.7. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5654
(a) (1) Notwithstanding Section 7715 and except as provided in paragraph (2), the director, within 24 hours of notification of a spill or discharge,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5655
(a) In addition to the responsibilities imposed pursuant to Section 5651, the department may clean up or abate, or cause to be cleaned up or abated,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5656
Any recovery or settlement of money damages, including, but not limited to, civil penalties arising out of any civil action filed and maintained by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5669
For purposes of this chapter, "shellfish" means any bivalve mollusk.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5670
It is unlawful to take shellfish used or intended to be used for human consumption from any area from which it shall be determined, as provided in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5671
The State Department of Health Services may: (a) Examine any area from which shellfish may be taken. (b) Determine whether the area is subject...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5672
Upon the determination by the State Department of Health Services that the area is or may be subject to sewage contamination, and that the taking of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5673
The fact of posting the notices shall be published once a week for four successive weeks in some newspaper of general circulation published in the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5674
The State Department of Health Services shall enforce the provisions of this article, and for that purpose the inspectors and employees of that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5675
If examinations are conducted pursuant to this article for purposes of certifying the quality of shellfish-growing waters, certification of water...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5700
Notwithstanding Sections 5670, 5672, 8341, and 9050, native and nonnative mollusks may be taken in Districts 12 and 13 and moved to other areas to be
California Fish And Game Code Section 5701
The State Department of Health Services may make sanitary surveys of mollusk-growing areas or may use sanitary surveys of mollusk-growing areas made...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5701.5
If examinations are conducted by the State Department of Health Services pursuant to this article for purposes of certifying the quality of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5702
Any person who moves any native mollusks taken under regulations of the commission from Districts 12 and 13 for purposes of purification for human...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5800
(a) It is unlawful to conduct any mining operations in the Trinity and Klamath River Fish and Game District between July 1st and November 30th except
California Fish And Game Code Section 5801
Section 5800 does not affect any other laws applying to the territory included in the Trinity and Klamath River Fish and Game District which relate...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5802
Section 5800 does not apply to the construction, repair, or maintenance of public works by the Federal or State Government, or any political...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5803
No provision of this article is a limitation on the authority of the State Water Resources Control Board or any California Regional Water Quality...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5900
As used in this chapter: (a) "Dam" includes all artificial obstructions. (b) "Conduit" includes pipe, millrace, ditch, flume, siphon, tunnel,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5901
Except as otherwise provided in this code, it is unlawful to construct or maintain in any stream in Districts 1, 13/8, 11/2, 17/8, 2, 21/4, 21/2,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5902
In including the United States within the scope of this chapter the Legislature declares that it understands that the law and policy of the United...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5903
The United States shall file with the commission pursuant to this chapter a separate application for each dam it proposes to construct or enlarge if...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5904
The application of the United States shall give the following information: (a) The name and address of the owner. (b) The location, type, size,
California Fish And Game Code Section 5930
The department shall, from time to time, examine all dams in all rivers and streams in this State naturally frequented by fish.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5931
If, in the opinion of the commission, there is not free passage for fish over or around any dam, the department shall cause plans to be furnished for
California Fish And Game Code Section 5932
When all of the provisions of this article have been complied with, if in the opinion of the commission changed conditions make additional structures
California Fish And Game Code Section 5933
Whenever an application for approval of plans and specifications for a new dam in any stream in this State, or for the enlargement of any dam in any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5934
The commission or any party may, in any hearing, cause the deposition of witnesses to be taken in the manner prescribed by law for depositions in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5935
The owner of any dam upon which a fishway has been provided shall keep the fishway in repair and open and free from obstructions to the passage of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5936
It is unlawful to wilfully destroy, injure, or obstruct any fishway.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5937
The owner of any dam shall allow sufficient water at all times to pass through a fishway, or in the absence of a fishway, allow sufficient water to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5938
Whenever in the opinion of the commission it is impracticable, because of the height of any dam, or other conditions, to construct a fishway over or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5939
The hatchery, traps, and other equipment necessary to operate a hatchery station shall not be of a size greater than necessary to supply the stream...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5940
If the owner of the dam generates electricity at the place of the dam, he shall furnish sufficient light, without charge, for the use of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5941
The owner shall permit the use of water, without charge, to operate the hatchery.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5942
The commission may, in lieu of a fishway, hatchery, dwelling, traps or other equipment necessary to operate a hatchery station, order the owner of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5943
(a) The owner of a dam shall accord to the public for the purpose of fishing, the right of access to the waters impounded by the dam during the open...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5944
The owner of a dam is not liable in damages to any person exercising the right to fish, who suffers any injury through coming in contact with, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5945
The department may sell, at cost, to the owner of a dam, young fish ordered to be planted.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5946
The provisions of Section 5938 shall not be applicable to dams constructed in District 41/2 after September 9, 1953. No permit or license to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5947
It is unlawful for the owner of a dam in District 41/2 to release water from the dam, or any facilities for the generation of hydroelectric energy...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5948
No person shall cause or having caused, permit to exist any log jam or debris accumulation or any other artificial barrier, except a dam for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5980
This article shall apply only to conduits described in Section 5987, and conduits with a maximum flow capacity over 250 cubic feet per second of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5981
The department shall examine all conduits; and order the owner of a conduit to install, and it is the duty of such an owner to install, a screen on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5982
An order to install a screen shall be in writing, and shall specify the type, size, mesh, material and location of the screen, the time within which...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5983
When an order is made to install a screen, the department shall pay the owner of the conduit upon whom the order is served one-half of the estimated...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5984
If the expense of constructing or installing a screen exceeds the estimated expense the department shall, upon written notification by the owner of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5985
The owner of the conduit shall, within 10 days after completing the installation of the screen, return to the department any surplus money advanced...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5986
All money paid by the department to the owner of a conduit pursuant to this article shall be paid out of the Fish and Game Preservation Fund.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5987
The department shall not pay one-half of the expense of the construction and installation of any screen as provided in Sections 5981, 5983, and 5984...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5988
When a screen has been installed, the owner may, by written notice within 90 days after such installation, request the department to inspect the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5989
After acceptance, should the screen fail to function in an efficient manner, no changes in conditions affecting its operation having occurred...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5990
It is unlawful for the owner of a conduit to refuse, fail, or neglect to install a screen in compliance with an order from the department or to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5991
In lieu of the department's ordering the owner to install a screen the department may, at its option, elect to construct and install the screen...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5992
Any screen installed under any of the provisions of this article shall be reasonably adequate to prevent fish from passing into the conduit and not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5993
Before the installation of any screen under the provisions of this article, the department and the owner shall enter into an agreement defining the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5980
This article shall apply only to conduits described in Section 5987, and conduits with a maximum flow capacity over 250 cubic feet per second of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5981
The department shall examine all conduits; and order the owner of a conduit to install, and it is the duty of such an owner to install, a screen on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5982
An order to install a screen shall be in writing, and shall specify the type, size, mesh, material and location of the screen, the time within which...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5983
When an order is made to install a screen, the department shall pay the owner of the conduit upon whom the order is served one-half of the estimated...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5984
If the expense of constructing or installing a screen exceeds the estimated expense the department shall, upon written notification by the owner of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5985
The owner of the conduit shall, within 10 days after completing the installation of the screen, return to the department any surplus money advanced...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5986
All money paid by the department to the owner of a conduit pursuant to this article shall be paid out of the Fish and Game Preservation Fund.
California Fish And Game Code Section 5987
The department shall not pay one-half of the expense of the construction and installation of any screen as provided in Sections 5981, 5983, and 5984...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5988
When a screen has been installed, the owner may, by written notice within 90 days after such installation, request the department to inspect the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5989
After acceptance, should the screen fail to function in an efficient manner, no changes in conditions affecting its operation having occurred...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5990
It is unlawful for the owner of a conduit to refuse, fail, or neglect to install a screen in compliance with an order from the department or to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5991
In lieu of the department's ordering the owner to install a screen the department may, at its option, elect to construct and install the screen...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5992
Any screen installed under any of the provisions of this article shall be reasonably adequate to prevent fish from passing into the conduit and not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 5993
Before the installation of any screen under the provisions of this article, the department and the owner shall enter into an agreement defining the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6020
This article shall apply only to conduits with a maximum flow capacity of 250 cubic feet per second or less of water, other than those conduits...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6021
The department shall examine new or existing conduits, and may install, maintain, repair, and replace fish screens, bypasses, or other devices to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6022
Sufficient water for a bypass shall be not to exceed the following: (a) Diversions under three cubic feet per second capacity shall not be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6023
The department shall serve written notice upon each owner of its intention to install a fish screen, and shall describe therein the distance...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6024
If the owner fails to sign and return the agreement granting the department the necessary rights for the installation of the screen or device within...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6025
It is unlawful for the owner of a conduit to cause or permit a screen to be removed or taken out of place, except for repairs or cleaning, while...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6026
Any screen installed under this article shall be such as will be reasonably adequate to prevent fish from passing into the conduit and will not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6027
This article does not prevent the department from removing or permitting an owner to remove a screen or close a bypass during any part of the year...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6028
All money paid by the department to the owner of a conduit pursuant to this article shall be paid out of the Fish and Game Preservation Fund.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6100
Notwithstanding any provision of Article 3 (commencing with Section 5980) and Article 4 (commencing with Section 6020), on or after the effective...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6300
This chapter applies to all fish and amphibia, including, but not limited to, fish and amphibia being imported or transported. This chapter does not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6301
The department may enter at any time any vehicle, container, warehouse, depot, ship, or growing area where any fish, amphibians, or aquatic plants...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6302
Except as otherwise provided in Division 12 (commencing with Section 15000), all fish, amphibia, or aquatic plants found to be infected, diseased, or
California Fish And Game Code Section 6303
All fish, amphibia, or aquatic plants which the department determines are merely deleterious to fish, amphibia, aquatic plants, or aquatic animal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6304
If the department finds any infected, diseased, or parasitized fish, amphibia, or aquatic plants within this State, the department shall post notices
California Fish And Game Code Section 6305
It is unlawful to carry or cause to be carried from one point in this State which has been posted according to the provisions of this article, to any
California Fish And Game Code Section 6306
The expense of any examination made necessary by the provisions of this code, shall be borne by the owner of the fish, amphibia, or aquatic plants,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6400
It is unlawful to place, plant, or cause to be placed or planted, in any of the waters of this State, any live fish, any fresh or salt water animal,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6400.5
In addition to Section 6400, it is unlawful to transport or possess any live white bass (Marone chrysops), whether taken within or without the state,
California Fish And Game Code Section 6401
Any person may, under the terms of a permit first obtained from the department, under regulations the commission may prescribe, purchase or receive...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6402
The department may plant fish in streams passing through, or in lakes on, land on which is located a youth camp for underprivileged children.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6403
This chapter does not apply to activities governed by Division 12 (commencing with Section 15000).
California Fish And Game Code Section 6420
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Declines in various southern California marine species of fish have adversely...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6421
For purposes of this article, the following terms have the following meaning: (a) "Artificial reef" means manmade or natural objects intentionally
California Fish And Game Code Section 6422
The department shall administer the California Artificial Reef Program.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6423
The program shall include all of the following: (a) The placement of artificial reefs in state waters. (b) A study of existing successful reefs
California Fish And Game Code Section 6424
The amount allocated for the administration of the program in any fiscal year may not exceed the amount authorized by applicable state and federal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6425
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that not more than five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) shall be allocated to the program for the 1985-86
California Fish And Game Code Section 6440
The Legislature finds and declares that triploid grass carp have the potential to control aquatic nuisance plants in non-public waters allowing for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6450
The department shall adopt regulations that provide for the control of aquatic plant pests using artificially introduced triploid grass carp under a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6451
All providers of triploid grass carp for use under this article shall provide certification acceptable to the department of triploidy and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6452
Prior to receiving a permit from the department to use triploid grass carp, the potential user shall provide to the department all of the information
California Fish And Game Code Section 6453
(a) On or before March 1 of each year following the first year after triploid grass carp introduction, the permittee shall provide to the department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6454
The department shall establish permit and inspection fees sufficient to recover, but not exceed, the initial and ongoing costs of the program under...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6455
The department shall impose conditions in the permit to use triploid grass carp under this article that it finds necessary to prevent escape of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6456
Nothing in this article shall be construed as restricting grass carp programs approved by the department on or before June 1, 1995.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6457
Because of its experience and continuing involvement with hydrilla control programs, the implementation of Sections 6450 and 6454 shall be carried...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6460
If the department obtains documented and verifiable evidence of escapements of triploid grass carp permitted under this article into unauthorized...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6590
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Substantial declines in various species of desirable fish that are caught in southern
California Fish And Game Code Section 6591
For purposes of this article, "program" means the California Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program established by this article.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6592
There is hereby established in state government the California Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program for the purpose of basic and applied...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6593
The program is administered by the director with the advice and assistance of the advisory panel created in Section 6594. No person shall serve on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6594
To assist the director in establishing policy and direction for the research and enhancement programs to be supported from the Fish and Game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6595
(a) All fees collected by the department pursuant to this article, and any interest earned on those fees, shall be deposited in the Fish and Game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6596
(a) In addition to a valid California sport fishing license and any other applicable license stamp issued pursuant to this code, a person taking fish
California Fish And Game Code Section 6596.1
(a) In addition to a valid California sport fishing license and any other applicable license validation issued pursuant to this code, a person taking
California Fish And Game Code Section 6597
The department may contract with private nonprofit organizations which, prior to January 1, 1984, were conducting research related to the purposes of
California Fish And Game Code Section 6597.5
It is in the interest of the state to have broad participation in enhancement programs. Therefore, this program shall be open to participation by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6598
Any place at which all or a significant part of the program is conducted shall be named the "California Marine Hatchery Institute."
California Fish And Game Code Section 6599
(a) On or before December 31 of each year, the director shall prepare and submit a report to the Legislature and the Legislative Analyst regarding...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6650
Every person engaged in harvesting kelp or other aquatic plants for profit in the waters of this State shall have a license for that purpose.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6651
(a) A license granting the privilege to harvest kelp or other aquatic plants shall be issued upon application and the payment of a fee of one hundred
California Fish And Game Code Section 6652
Every person engaged in harvesting kelp shall determine the weight by any method, including the displacement method, approved by the department of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6653
The commission may make such regulations as may be necessary to insure the proper harvesting of kelp and other aquatic plants.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6653.5
(a) The department may issue permits for the drying of agar-bearing marine plants subject to the regulations the commission may prescribe to provide...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6654
If, at any time, the commission finds that the harvesting of kelp will tend to destroy or impair any kelp bed or beds, or parts thereof, or tend to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6655
Within 10 days after the service of such a notice, the person upon whom notice is served may demand a hearing upon the necessity for the closing of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6656
The commission may revoke and prohibit reissuance for a period of not more than one year, the license of: (a) Any person who harvests any kelp...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6657
The commission may, subject to such regulations as it may deem proper, grant permits to any department of the United States Government or to any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6680
In addition to the license fee provided for in this chapter, every person harvesting kelp or other aquatic plants shall pay a royalty, as the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6700
The commission may lease to any person the exclusive privilege to harvest kelp in any designated kelp bed, or part thereof, if the commission...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6701
Persons wishing to lease the exclusive privilege to harvest kelp shall submit a written application to the commission. An application shall include...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6701.5
A deposit of not less than forty dollars ($40) for each square mile, or fraction thereof, of the total area of the kelp bed or beds which are...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6702
(a) If the commission finds that the kelp beds included in the application are available for lease and that the lease would be in the public...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6703
The initial term of a lease for the exclusive privilege of harvesting kelp shall not exceed 20 years. No lessee shall have an exclusive lease,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6704
(a) Each kelp bed lease entered into or renewed, on and after January 1, 1985, shall specify a period prior to expiration when renewal of the lease...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6705
Notwithstanding Section 6704, with respect to any kelp lease in effect on January 1, 1983, the lessee shall have a prior right to renew the lease on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6706
Notwithstanding Sections 6703 and 6704, at any time during the term of a lease, the commission and the lessee may negotiate and enter into a new...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6707
Each lease entered into, or renewed, on or after January 1, 1985, shall require, in addition to the license fee required by this chapter, a payment...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6708
A lease may not be assigned, in whole or in part, by the lessee, either voluntarily or by operation of law, and no subleases or other rights may be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6709
A lease, or any renewal thereof, shall be submitted to, and approved by, the Department of General Services.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6710
When an exclusive privilege to harvest kelp has been granted by lease by the commission, the commission shall furnish a true copy thereof to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6711
The department shall inform the State Lands Commission of all kelp bed leases executed pursuant to this chapter, and shall furnish the State Lands...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6750
The commission may regulate the taking, collecting, harvesting, gathering, or possession of kelp for purposes other than profit.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6751
The provisions of Article 1 (commencing with Section 6650), Article 2 (commencing with Section 6680), and Article 3 (commencing with Section 6700) of
California Fish And Game Code Section 6850
As used in this article, "frog" means all species of frog.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6851
Except as otherwise provided in this code or in regulations adopted by the commission, it is unlawful to take or possess any frog for commercial...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6852
Any person who conducts a place of business where frogs are sold to the public for food, or who takes or possesses frogs for sale to, or for use by,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6854
It is unlawful to take frogs by the use of firearms of any caliber or type.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6855
The department may issue a permit to take and dispose of frogs under such limitations as the commission may prescribe, when, in the judgment of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6880
As used in this article, "frog-jumping contest" means a contest generally and popularly known as a frog-jumping contest which is open to the public...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6881
Frogs to be used in frog-jumping contests shall be governed by this article only. Frogs to be so used may be taken at any time and without a license
California Fish And Game Code Section 6882
If the means used for taking such frogs can, as normally used, seriously injure the frog, it shall be conclusively presumed the taking is not for the
California Fish And Game Code Section 6883
Any person may possess any number of live frogs to use in frog-jumping contests, but if such a frog dies or is killed, it must be destroyed as soon...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6884
A frog which is not kept in a manner which is reasonable to preserve its life is not within the coverage of this article.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6885
The commission has no power to modify the provisions of this article by any order, rule, or regulation.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6895
"Native amphibians" as used in this article means salamanders, toads, or any other member of the class amphibia native to California.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6896
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the commission shall establish rules for the commercial take, sale, transport, export, or import of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6900
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Salmon, Steelhead Trout, and Anadromous Fisheries Program Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6901
The Legislature, for purposes of this chapter, finds as follows: (a) According to the department, the natural production of salmon and steelhead...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6902
The Legislature, for purposes of this chapter, declares as follows: (a) It is the policy of the state to significantly increase the natural...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6903
It is the policy of the state and the department to encourage nonprofit salmon release and return operations subject to this code operated by, or on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6903.5
The department shall encourage other nonprofit hatcheries and nonprofit artificial propagation operations, operated by, or on behalf of, licensed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6910
Unless the context clearly requires a different meaning, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6911
"Production" means the survival of fish to adulthood as measured by the abundance of the recreational and commercial catch together with the return...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6912
"Program" means the program for protecting and increasing the naturally spawning salmon and steelhead trout of the state provided for in Article 3...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6920
(a) The department shall, with the advice of the Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout and the Commercial Salmon Trollers Advisory...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6921
The program shall identify the measures the department will carry out to achieve the policies set forth in Section 6902.
California Fish And Game Code Section 6922
The program shall include, but is not limited to, all of the following elements: (a) Identification of streams where the natural production of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6923
Measures which are the responsibility of other agencies or persons, such as the repair or replacement of dysfunctional fish screens, are not eligible
California Fish And Game Code Section 6924
The department shall determine the initial elements of the program and transmit a report describing those elements to the Legislature and the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 6930
(a) Subject to the availability of funds for the purposes of this section, the department shall contract with the University of California to conduct
California Fish And Game Code Section 7050
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the Pacific Ocean and its rich marine living resources are of great environmental, economic, aesthetic,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7051
(a) A regulation adopted pursuant to this part shall apply only to ocean waters and bays. Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, nothing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7055
The Legislature finds and declares that it is the policy of the state that: (a) California's marine sport and commercial fisheries, and the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7056
In order to achieve the primary fishery management goal of sustainability, every sport and commercial marine fishery under the jurisdiction of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7058
Any fishery management regulation adopted by the commission shall, to the extent practicable, conform to the policies of Sections 7055 and 7056.
California Fish And Game Code Section 7059
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) Successful marine life and fishery management is a collaborative process that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7060
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that for the purposes of sustainable fishery management and this part, essential fishery information is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7062
(a) The department shall establish a program for external peer review of the scientific basis of marine living resources management documents. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7065
(a) The director shall report annually in writing to the commission on the status of sport and commercial marine fisheries managed by the state. The
California Fish And Game Code Section 7066
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that a number of human-caused and natural factors can affect the health of marine fishery resources and result
California Fish And Game Code Section 7070
The Legislature finds and declares that the critical need to conserve, utilize, and manage the state's marine fish resources and to meet the policies
California Fish And Game Code Section 7071
(a) Any white seabass fishery management plan adopted by the commission on or before January 1, 1999, shall remain in effect until amended pursuant...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7072
(a) Fishery management plans shall form the primary basis for managing California's sport and commercial marine fisheries. (b) Fishery management...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7073
(a) On or before September 1, 2001, the department shall submit to the commission for its approval a master plan that specifies the process and the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7074
(a) The department shall prepare interim fishery research protocols for at least the three highest priority fisheries identified pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7075
(a) The department shall prepare fishery management plans and plan amendments, including any proposed regulations necessary to implement plans or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7076
(a) To the extent practicable, and consistent with Section 7059, the department shall seek advice and assistance in developing a fishery management...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7077
A fishery management plan or plan amendment, or proposed regulations necessary for implementation of a plan or plan amendment, developed by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7078
(a) The commission shall hold at least two public hearings on a fishery management plan or plan amendment prior to the commission' s adoption or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7080
Consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 7072, each fishery management plan prepared by the department shall summarize readily available...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7081
Consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 7072, each fishery management plan or plan amendment prepared by the department shall include a fishery...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7082
Each fishery management plan or plan amendment prepared by the department shall contain the measures necessary and appropriate for the conservation...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7083
(a) Each fishery management plan prepared by the department shall incorporate the existing conservation and management measures provided in this code
California Fish And Game Code Section 7084
(a) Consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 7072, each fishery management plan or plan amendment prepared by the department for a fishery that the
California Fish And Game Code Section 7085
Consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 7072, each fishery management plan or plan amendment prepared by the department, in fisheries in which...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7086
(a) Consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 7072, each fishery management plan or plan amendment prepared by the department shall specify criteria
California Fish And Game Code Section 7087
(a) Each fishery management plan prepared by the department shall include a procedure for review and amendment of the plan, as necessary. (b) Each
California Fish And Game Code Section 7088
Each fishery management plan and plan amendment shall include a list of any statutes and regulations that shall become inoperative, as to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7090
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that a proactive approach to management of emerging fisheries will foster a healthy marine environment and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7100
The provisions of this part apply to the taking and possession of fish for any purpose other than commercial.
California Fish And Game Code Section 7120
It is unlawful for any person to possess more than one daily bag limit of any fish taken under a license issued pursuant to Section 714 or Article 3...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7121
Except as otherwise provided by this code or by regulation, it is unlawful to sell or purchase any fish or amphibia taken in, or brought into, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7123
The department shall develop a voluntary participation program for the use of departmental observers on board vessels to monitor the taking of marlin
California Fish And Game Code Section 7145
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this article, every person 16 years of age or older who takes any fish, reptile, or amphibian for any purpose...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7147
The owner or operator of a boat or vessel licensed pursuant to Section 7920 shall not permit any person to fish from that boat or vessel unless that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149
(a) A sport fishing license granting the privilege to take any fish, reptile, or amphibia anywhere in this state for purposes other than profit shall
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.05
(a) A sport fishing license granting the privilege to take any fish, reptile, or amphibia anywhere in this state for purposes other than profit shall
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.2
(a) In addition to Sections 714, 7149, and 7149.05, the department shall issue a lifetime sport fishing license under this section. A lifetime sport...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.3
Notwithstanding Section 7149, a sport fishing license is not required for any resident to take any rattlesnake (genus Crotalus or Sistrurus).
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.4
(a) It is unlawful for any person to fish with two rods without first obtaining a second-rod sport fishing stamp, in addition to a valid California...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.45
(a) It is unlawful for any person to fish with two rods without first obtaining a second-rod sport fishing validation, in addition to a valid...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.5
For the purpose of obtaining a sport fishing license, enrollees in the Job Corps, created by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (Public Law...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.7
Notwithstanding Section 7145, the director may designate not more than two days, which may or may not be consecutive, in each year as free...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.8
(a) A person shall not take abalone from ocean waters unless he or she first obtains, in addition to a valid California sport fishing license and any
California Fish And Game Code Section 7149.9
(a) Fees received by the department pursuant to Section 7149.8 shall be deposited in the Abalone Restoration and Preservation Account within the Fish
California Fish And Game Code Section 7150
(a) Upon application to the department's headquarters office in Sacramento and payment of a base fee of four dollars ($4), as adjusted pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7151
(a) Upon application to the department, the following persons, if they have not been convicted of any violation of this code, shall be issued, free...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7153
(a) A sport fishing license is not required to take fish by any legal means, for any purpose other than profit, from a public pier, as defined by the
California Fish And Game Code Section 7155
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, California Indians who are bona fide registered members of the Yurok Indian Tribe may take fish,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7180
(a) Any person taking fish or amphibians for purposes other than profit from or on a boat or other floating device on the waters of the Colorado...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7180.1
(a) Any person taking fish or amphibia for purposes other than profit from or on a boat or other floating device on the waters of the Colorado River...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7181
(a) A person fishing from the shore in the waters of the Colorado River located in Arizona or California shall have in his or her possession a valid...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7181.1
(a) A person fishing from the shore in the waters of the Colorado River located in Arizona or California shall have in his or her possession a valid...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7182
(a) Arizona Colorado River special use stamps shall be issued by California authorized license agents under the supervision of the department in the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7182.1
(a) Arizona Colorado River special use validations shall be issued by California authorized license agents under the supervision of the department in
California Fish And Game Code Section 7183
(a) The Arizona Game and Fish Commission shall handle California sportfishing licenses and California special use stamps and issue them to Arizona...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7183.1
(a) The Arizona Game and Fish Commission shall handle California sportfishing licenses and California special use validations and issue them through...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7184
(a) An Arizona special use stamp is valid from January 1 to December 31, inclusive, of each year, to coincide with the period for which a California...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7184.1
(a) An Arizona special use validation is valid from January 1 to December 31, inclusive, of each year, to coincide with the period for which a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7185
This article shall become operative and remain effective so long as the commission finds and determines that under the laws of the State of Arizona...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7186
(a) When the director determines from the Secretary of State that copies of the law of the State of Arizona have been received by the Secretary of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7186.1
(a) When the director determines from the Secretary of State that copies of the law of the State of Arizona have been received by the Secretary of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7230
(a) Subject to Section 7121, fish lawfully taken under a sport fishing license may be canned or smoked by a fish cannery or processor as a service...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7232
Notwithstanding Section 7121 any offal from a fish taken under a sport fishing license which is delivered by the license holder to a fish canner or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7256
Spiny lobster may not be taken under a sport fishing license except by use of a hoop net or by hand.
California Fish And Game Code Section 7260
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that California has the greatest biodiversity of native trout species of any state in the nation. Trout can...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7261
The following are native California trout: (a) Coastal cutthroat trout. (b) Lahontan cutthroat trout. (c) Paiute cutthroat trout. (d)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7290
No pismo clam not in the shell may be possessed, except when it is being prepared for immediate consumption.
California Fish And Game Code Section 7332
No instrument capable of being used to dig clams may be possessed between one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise, on any beach...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7350
Giant seabass (Stereolepis gigas) may not be taken under a sport fishing license except by hook and line when engaged in the taking of other fish.
California Fish And Game Code Section 7360
(a) A person shall not sport fish in the tidal waters of the San Francisco Bay Delta and the main stem of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7361
(a) Fees received by the department pursuant to Section 7360 shall be deposited in a separate account in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund. (b)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7362
(a) The director shall appoint a Bay-Delta Sport Fishing Enhancement Stamp Fund Advisory Committee, consisting of nine members. The committee members
California Fish And Game Code Section 7363
This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2010, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute that is enacted...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7370
(a) It is unlawful to take or possess for commercial purposes, buy or sell, or to offer to buy or sell, any whole sturgeon, or any part thereof,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7380
(a) In addition to a valid California sport fishing license and any applicable sport license stamp issued pursuant to this code, after January 1,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7381
(a) Revenue received pursuant to Section 7380 may only be expended, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to monitor, restore, or enhance steelhead...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7382
This article shall become inoperative on July 1, 2012, and, as of January 1, 2013, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute that is enacted before
California Fish And Game Code Section 7400
(a) The director shall appoint a Recreational Abalone Advisory Committee consisting of nine members who shall serve without compensation. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7600
The provisions of this part apply to the taking and possession of fish for any commercial purpose. This part does not apply to activities governed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7601
"Owner" or "vessel owner" means the person or persons designated as the registered owner of a vessel on a certificate of documentation issued by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7630
It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation establishing a comprehensive program to allow California groundfish fishermen to participate
California Fish And Game Code Section 7650
As used in this article: (a) "Act" means the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. Sec. 1801 et seq.). (b)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7652
Upon the preparation by the council, and the recommendation by the council to the secretary, of a fishery management plan or amendment thereto...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7652.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other section of this article or any other provisions of law, the director shall hold a public hearing or hearings in the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7652.2
(a) The director may repeal or amend any regulation adopted pursuant to Section 7652 or any other regulation to conform the regulation to federal...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7652.3
(a) The director shall not adopt, amend, or repeal any regulation pursuant to this article until the director has held one or more hearings and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7653
Upon the adoption of any regulations pursuant to Section 7652, the director shall report to the Legislature which statutes or regulations of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7654
The Legislature finds and declares: (a) That the actions taken by the federal Pacific Fishery Management Council have resulted in significant...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7655
(a) It is the policy of the State of California that the state be represented on the Pacific Fishery Management Council by people who are...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7660
As used in this article: (a) "Advisory committee" means the Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout, established pursuant to Resolution...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7662
The department shall consult with the advisory committee and representatives of every user group known to the department on the progress being made...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7690
(a) Any person engaged in the business of licensed commercial fishing may enter into an arrangement with other authorized persons for the pooling of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7700
As used in this chapter: (a) "Reduction plant" means any plant used in the reduction or conversion of fish into fish flour, fishmeal, fish scrap,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7701
The commission may regulate and control fishing boats, barges, lighters or tenders, receptacles or vehicles containing fish, commercial fishermen,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7702
The department may enter and examine any canning, packing, preserving, or reduction plant, or place of business where fish or other fishery products...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7702.1
No sardines, anchovies, mackerel, or squid intended for or used in any cannery shall be unloaded from any vessel except at a weighing or measuring...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7703
The commission may establish grades for different varieties of fish or fishery products, which grades shall be conformed to by persons who take or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7704
(a) It is unlawful to cause or permit any deterioration or waste of any fish taken in the waters of this state, or brought into this state, or to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7705
All chutes or conveyors used to convey fish or fish offal to any receptacle, and all receptacles containing fish or fish offal to be used for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7706
A written complaint may be made to the commission against any person who violates Section 7700 to 7705, inclusive, 7707, 7708, 8075 to 8080,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7707
Any reduction plant in which any fish or any part thereof is used in violation of the provisions of Section 7700 to 7706, inclusive, 7708, 8151, 8153
California Fish And Game Code Section 7708
The commission may make and enforce such regulations as may be necessary or convenient for carrying out any power, authority, or jurisdiction...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7709
The commission may establish rules and regulations for the commercial taking of fish for educational and scientific purposes.
California Fish And Game Code Section 7710
(a) If the director determines, based on the best available scientific information, or other relevant information that the director possesses or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7710.1
A closure or restriction under Section 7710, or the removal of a closure or restriction under Section 7710.5, may be appealed to the commission. The
California Fish And Game Code Section 7710.5
If, during the period that regulations adopted pursuant to Section 7710 are effective, the director determines, based on thorough and adequate...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7712
Where a fishery is closed or restricted due to the need to protect a fishery resource, marine mammals, or sea birds, or due to a conflict with other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7715
(a) If the Director of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, in consultation with the State Director of Health Services, determines, based on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7850
(a) Excepting persons expressly exempted under this code, no person shall use or operate, or assist in using or operating, any boat, aircraft, net,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7850.5
Section 7850 does not apply to any person who is employed by the fish receiver to unload fish or fish products, or to load or unload food and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7851
The application for a commercial fishing license shall contain a statement of the applicant's sex, age, height, weight, the color of eyes and hair,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7852
(a) The department shall issue a commercial fishing license to any resident who is 16 years of age or older, upon payment of a base fee of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7852.1
The department may refund the fees paid for a commercial fishing license or stamp, a commercial boat registration, or a commercial fishing permit to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7852.2
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a commercial fishing license, stamp, permit, or other entitlement for which there is a renewal deadline...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7852.25
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may deny the issuance or renewal of any licenses, permits, or other authorizations to take
California Fish And Game Code Section 7852.27
At all times when engaged in any activity described in Section 7850 or Article 7 (commencing with Section 8030) for which a commercial fishing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7852.4
The owner of a vessel upon which a person who is at least 16, but less than 18, years of age, and who is licensed under Section 7852 is working shall
California Fish And Game Code Section 7853
The commission may suspend or revoke the commercial fishing license of any licensee who operates a vessel in waters within the territorial...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7854
No license shall be suspended or revoked pursuant to Section 7853 until the filing of a complaint with the commission by any of the following: (a)
California Fish And Game Code Section 7855
The proceedings to revoke or suspend a commercial fishing license shall be conducted at one of the commission's regularly scheduled meetings.
California Fish And Game Code Section 7856
Notwithstanding any other provision of this division, except as provided in subdivision (f) and except when prohibited by federal law, fish may be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7857
Unless otherwise specified, the following conditions apply to each commercial fishing license, permit, or other entitlement issued to take, possess...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7858
In addition to the conditions specified in Section 7857, the following conditions apply to a commercial permit to take, possess aboard a boat, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7860
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (f) or (g), no person who is 18 years of age or more and less than 70 years of age, on or before April 1 of the
California Fish And Game Code Section 7861
(a) After deducting the administrative costs for issuing the commercial fishing salmon stamps, the department shall deposit the fees received...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7861.1
The Commercial Salmon Stamp Account in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund shall not be charged administrative overhead costs exceeding 3.3 percent...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7861.2
Notwithstanding any provision of any other code, the department may receive on behalf of the Commercial Salmon Trollers Enhancement and Restoration...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7861.3
It is the intent of the Legislature that the department use the moneys from the sale of commercial fishing salmon stamps allocated pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7861.4
A priority for funding shall be given to programs and projects restoring, enhancing, and protecting salmon streams with funds appropriated pursuant...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7861.5
In consultation with the Commercial Salmon Trollers Advisory Committee, the department may allocate funds from the Commercial Salmon Stamp Account...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7862
A Commercial Salmon Trollers Advisory Committee shall be established consisting of six members selected by the director. One member shall be chosen...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7862.5
(a) The Commercial Salmon Trollers Advisory Committee established under Section 7862 may recommend to the director that a nonprofit organization or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7863
This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2012, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute that is enacted...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7880
(a) Every person owning or operating any vessel used in connection with fishing operations for profit who has been issued a commercial boat...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7881
(a) Every person who owns or operates a vessel in public waters in connection with fishing operations for profit in this state, or who brings fish...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7891
The law relating to the subject of control of fishing in state waters when delivery is to points beyond state waters was adopted as an initiative...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7892
The department shall issue to any person owning or operating an aircraft used in connection with commercial fishing operations in this state an...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7920
The owner of any boat or vessel who, for profit, permits any person to take fish, shall procure a commercial passenger fishing boat license. This...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7921
The base fee for a commercial passenger fishing boat license is two hundred fifty dollars ($250) in the 2004 license year, which shall be adjusted...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7923
The holder of a license shall keep a true record in the English language of all fish taken, and shall comply with such regulations as the commission...
California Fish And Game Code Section 7924
Licenses issued under this article are subject to forfeiture, suspension, or revocation for a violation of Section 7121 and for any offense for which
California Fish And Game Code Section 7925
(a) If a vessel is licensed under this article and is used to take salmon or has salmon aboard in ocean waters north of Point Arguello, there shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8010
The department shall: (a) Gather and prepare data of the commercial fisheries, showing particularly the extent of the fisheries and the extent to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8022
(a) The receipts, reports, or other records filed with the department pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 7700) to Article 7.5 (commencing
California Fish And Game Code Section 8025
(a) The commission, upon recommendation of the department, may suspend or revoke the commercial fishing privileges of any fisherman or the license of
California Fish And Game Code Section 8026
(a) The commission may require the owner and operator of a commercial fishing vessel, the holder of a commercial fishing license or permit, and the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8030
Any person who engages in any business for profit involving fish shall be licensed pursuant to this article, except as follows: (a) A commercial...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8031
(a) The following definitions govern the construction of this article: (1) "Process fish" means any activity for profit of preserving or preparing
California Fish And Game Code Section 8032
(a) A commercial fish business license shall be issued which authorizes any or all activities described in Section 8033, 8034, 8035, or 8036. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8032.5
Unless otherwise specified, all of the following conditions apply to each commercial fish business license, permit, or other entitlement pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8033
(a) Except as provided in Section 8033.1 or 8033.5, or subdivision (c) of Section 8047, any person who purchases or receives fish for commercial...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8033.1
(a) Any person engaged in any of the following activities involving species identified in subdivision (b) of Section 8597 shall obtain a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8033.2
The annual fee for the marine aquaria receiver's license is one thousand three hundred seventy-three dollars ($1,373).
California Fish And Game Code Section 8033.5
(a) Any commercial fisherman who sells fish for other than marine aquaria pet trade or research purposes that he or she has taken to the ultimate...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8034
(a) Any person who processes fish for profit shall obtain a fish processor's license. The annual fee for a fish processor's license is five hundred...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8035
(a) Except for a person exempt under Section 8030 or an importer licensed under Section 8036, any person who, for the purpose of resale to other than
California Fish And Game Code Section 8036
Any person who purchases or receives fish, which are taken outside of this state and brought into this state by a person who is not a licensed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8037
(a) A person who engages in business involving fish which business activity would require more than one class of license under this article shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8038
A license issued under this article is valid from January 1 to December 31, inclusive, or, if issued after the beginning of that term, for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8039
The fees specified in this article are applicable to the 2004 license year and shall be adjusted annually thereafter pursuant to Section 713.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8040
The following definitions govern the construction of this article. (a) "Commercial fisherman" means a person who has a valid, unrevoked commercial
California Fish And Game Code Section 8041
(a) The following persons shall pay the landing tax determined pursuant to Section 8042: (1) Any person who is required to be licensed as a fish...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8042
The amount of the landing tax under this article shall be determined by multiplying the tax rate for the type of fish delivered by a commercial...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8043
(a) Every commercial fisherman who sells or delivers fish that he or she has taken to any person who is not licensed under Article 7 (commencing with
California Fish And Game Code Section 8043.1
(a) A person required to be licensed as a marine aquaria receiver shall make a legible, true, and complete record of the landing receipts on a form...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8043.2
(a) A commercial fisherman licensed pursuant to Section 8033.5 who sells fish from a vessel directly to the ultimate consumer and who is required...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8045
The names used in the landing receipt and transportation receipt made under Sections 8043 and 8047 for designating the species of fish dealt with...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8046
(a) The original signed copy of the landing receipt made under Section 8043 or 8043.1 shall be delivered to the department on or before the 16th or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8046.1
In addition to the requirements of Section 8046, any person landing groundfish subject to federal groundfish regulations adopted pursuant to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8047
(a) (1) A person licensed under Article 7 (commencing with Section 8030) who takes his or her own fish shall make a legible record in the form of the
California Fish And Game Code Section 8050
(a) In addition to the receipt required in Section 8043, every person licensed under Article 7 (commencing with Section 8030), and any commercial...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8051
(a) The landing tax imposed pursuant to Section 8041 shall be determined pursuant to Section 8042 by using the tax rates in the following schedule:
California Fish And Game Code Section 8051.4
(a) The landing tax collected pursuant to former Section 8051.3 shall be deposited in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund and shall be used only for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8052
Landing taxes shall be used only for the administration of laws relating to the commercial fishing industry, except as follows: (a) Not less than
California Fish And Game Code Section 8053
Landing taxes imposed by this article shall be paid quarterly to the department within 30 days after the close of each quarter. If any landing tax
California Fish And Game Code Section 8055
All moneys received as a privilege tax from persons who receive salmon from fishermen under the provisions of this article shall be used only for the
California Fish And Game Code Section 8056
Except as otherwise provided in this article, all moneys collected pursuant to this article shall be paid to the department, and shall be expended...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8057
If the department determines that any tax or penalty has been paid more than once or has been erroneously or illegally collected or computed, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8058
In the event of overpayment of any of the taxes imposed by this article, the taxpayer may file a claim for refund or a claim for credit with the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8059
Every claim for refund or credit for overpayment of a landing tax shall be in writing and shall state the specific grounds upon which the claim is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8060
Failure to file a claim for refund or credit within the time prescribed in this article constitutes a waiver of any demand against the state on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8061
Within 30 days after disallowing any claim for refund or credit for overpayment of a landing tax in whole or in part, the department shall serve...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8062
Interest shall be paid upon any overpayment of a landing tax at the rate of one-half of 1 percent per month from the date of overpayment. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8063
If the department determines that any overpayment of a landing tax has been made intentionally or by reason of carelessness, it shall not allow any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8064
No injunction or writ of mandate or other legal or equitable process shall issue in any suit, action, or proceeding in any court against this state...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8065
No suit or proceeding shall be maintained in any court for the recovery of any amount of landing tax alleged to have been erroneously paid or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8066
Within 90 days after the mailing of the notice of the department's action upon a claim filed pursuant to Sections 8058 and 8059, the claimant may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8067
If the department fails to mail notice of action on a claim for refund or credit for overpayment of a landing tax within six months after the claim...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8068
If judgment is rendered for the plaintiff, the amount of the judgment shall first be credited on any landing tax due and payable from the plaintiff...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8069
In any judgment, interest shall be allowed at the legal rate of interest on unsatisfied judgments, as provided in Section 685.010 of the Code of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8070
A judgment shall not be rendered in favor of the plaintiff in any action brought against the department to recover any amount paid when the action is
California Fish And Game Code Section 8075
The commission may grant a permit, subject to such regulations as it may prescribe, to take and use fish by a reduction or extraction process.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8076
No reduction of fish shall be permitted which may tend to deplete the species, or result in waste or deterioration of fish.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8077
No permit shall be issued except after a public hearing and a finding by the commission that the granting thereof would promote the economic...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8078
A hearing pursuant to this article shall be held within 30 days after application for a permit, upon such notice as the commission shall prescribe. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8079
The commission shall, whenever necessary to prevent overexpansion, to insure the efficient and economical operation of reduction plants, or to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8079.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or regulation enacted pursuant thereto, the Director of the Department of Fish and Game, or a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8080
Nothing in this article restricts the power of any court in any proceeding relating to any matter arising out of the provisions of this article.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8100
"Limited entry fishery" means a fishery in which the number of persons who may participate or the number of vessels that may be used in taking a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8101
(a) Any licensed fisherman shall be eligible for inclusion during the initial year of a limited entry fishery which is established by statute that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8102
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that, in some limited entry fisheries, two or more partners may be operating with one of the partners holding...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8103
(a) The Legislature finds and declares as follows: (1) The accidental death of a limited entry permittee results in great hardships on the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8104
Upon the death of a limited entry permittee, the permit shall vest in the permittee's estate or in the surviving community estate and may be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8110
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that dramatic changes have very recently taken place in the methods and geographic areas of effort by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8111
"Far offshore fishery" means a fishery that lies outside the United States 200-mile exclusive economic zone, as defined by paragraph (6) of Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8112
Notwithstanding any other section of this code, fish taken in a far offshore fishery, which may be lawfully imported, may be landed in this state by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8113
(a) Prior to departure from any port in the United States for the purpose of taking fish in the far offshore fishery, the operator of any vessel...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8114
It is unlawful for the operator of any vessel operating under authority of this article to fish in, or land fish from, any waters within the United...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8120
The definitions in this section govern the construction of this article: (a) "Environmental purpose" means the intent to prevent or minimize...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8121
It is unlawful for any person to do any of the following: (a) To buy, sell, trade, process, or possess salmon, or attempt to buy, sell, trade,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8122
It is unlawful for any person to create, circulate, or possess any written instrument related to salmon with the knowledge that the written...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8123
(a) If any person knows that a vessel contains salmon obtained by high seas interception or that the owner or operator of the vessel intends to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8125
There is hereby established the Commercial Fisheries Capacity Reduction Account in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund. Fees collected pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8126
The commission shall establish a capacity reduction fee on the taking of certain species of fish and shellfish, consistent with the West Coast...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8140
All fish, the taking of which is not otherwise restricted for commercial purposes, by state or federal law or any regulations adopted pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8150.5
(a) Sardines may not be taken or possessed on any boat, barge, or vessel except pursuant to Section 8150.7. (b) This section does not prohibit the
California Fish And Game Code Section 8150.7
It is the intent of the Legislature that the sardine resource be managed with the objective of maximizing the sustained harvest. The department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8154
No person shall receive, possess, or sell sardines for any purpose except for that purpose specified on the fish receipt completed at the time of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8180
In any district or part of a district lying south of a line drawn east and west through Point Mugu, anchovies may be taken in any quantity for bait...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8181
Anchovies taken south of that line in waters not less than three nautical miles from the nearest point of land on the mainland shore, and anchovies...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8182
The operator of any boat engaged in taking anchovies in waters south of the line described in Section 8180 shall at all times while operating such...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8183
No anchovies may be taken for any purpose in Humboldt Bay, except under the following conditions: (a) Anchovies may be taken for live bait between
California Fish And Game Code Section 8190
(a) It is the policy of the State of California that the anchovy resource shall be managed in a manner which insures the continued abundance of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8210.2
Except as modified by the director pursuant to Section 7652, salmon may be taken under authority of a commercial fishing license and a commercial...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8213
During the period when salmon may not be taken for commercial purposes in any district, salmon may be sold in that district only under the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8214
It is unlawful to take salmon for commercial purposes at the mouth of Humboldt Bay in those portions of Districts 6 and 7 within three nautical miles
California Fish And Game Code Section 8215
Silver salmon may not be sold or possessed in, or transported through, District 6, 7, 10, 11, 16, 17, or 18, during the time when the taking of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8217
Salmon may be sold subject to the exceptions and restrictions contained in this article.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8218
It is unlawful to gaff, club, otherwise injure, or possess any king or silver salmon under the legal size.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8219
Salmon may not be taken for commercial purposes in District 6 at the mouths of the Smith and Klamath Rivers within three nautical miles north and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8226
(a) Notwithstanding any measurement requirements under this code, and to implement the department's salmon tagging program, any person in possession...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8230
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that commercial salmon fishing is in the public interest and that the preservation of commercial salmon...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8231
The following definitions govern the construction of this article: (a) "Agent" means the person designated in writing by the owner as the owner's...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8232
It is unlawful to take or possess salmon for commercial purposes on a vessel unless all of the following conditions are met: (a) The vessel is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8232.5
(a) Except as provided in this section, it is unlawful to take salmon for sport purposes on a permitted vessel. (b) Subdivision (a) does not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8233
Except as otherwise provided in this article, a permit shall be renewed prior to expiration. Each permit issued by the department shall display the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8233.3
Except as otherwise provided in this article, the department shall issue a permit, upon application and payment of the renewal fees pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8233.4
Except as otherwise provided in this article, the department shall issue a permit, upon payment of the transfer fees pursuant to subdivision (a) of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8233.5
Except as otherwise provided in this article, the department shall change the designation of the holder of a permit, and with it shall go all rights,
California Fish And Game Code Section 8233.8
Except as otherwise provided in this article, the department shall issue a permit to the owner of a commercial salmon fishing vessel that is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8233.9
Section 8101 does not apply to this article.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8234
(a) The department shall not issue a permit under this article unless one of the following first occurs: (1) The applicant presents to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8235
(a) The owner of a permitted vessel, or that owner's agent, may apply for renewal of the permit annually on or before April 30, upon payment of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8236
(a) The department shall send a written notice of renewal and a permit renewal application to the owner of each currently permitted vessel at the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8237
(a) The department shall change the designation of the holder of a permit to the new owner of a permitted vessel upon change of ownership of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8238
On or before January 1, 1991, the department, in consultation with the review board, shall establish and adopt, in the manner prescribed in Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8238.1
The vessel classification system shall be used by the department in consultation with the review board for issuance of new original vessel permits...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8239
A transfer may be approved and a permit issued for use of a replacement vessel pursuant to Section 8241 under all of the following conditions: (a)
California Fish And Game Code Section 8239.1
(a) Unless otherwise prohibited, the department shall accept a transfer application within one year after the date that a permitted vessel was lost,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8239.2
The department, in cooperation with the review board, shall establish and implement administrative procedures for the administration of this article.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8239.6
A permit issued for the use of a replacement vessel under Section 8241 is valid for the balance of the permit year for which the permit for the use...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8239.9
Notwithstanding Section 8239, 8239.1, or 8239.2, any person may request the review board to determine the fishing potential of any permitted vessel...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8240
(a) The department shall not issue a permit for use of a replacement vessel if the permitted vessel was reported as lost, stolen, or destroyed by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8241
The department shall issue the permit for use of a replacement vessel if it determines, after consultation with the review board, the following: ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8242
A person seeking to gain entry into the commercial salmon fishery may obtain a permit under either of the following conditions: (a) By legally...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8243
(a) If the department determines that the number of permitted vessels is less than 2,500, the department shall determine, after consultation with the
California Fish And Game Code Section 8244
(a) An applicant may apply for a new, original permit as an individual, a joint venture, or a corporation. The applicant may submit only one...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8245
(a) The department shall conduct a drawing from the applicants determined to be eligible for new, original permits pursuant to Section 8244 on the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8245.5
The review board shall review the effectiveness of new entry provisions every three years beginning three years following the first permit drawing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8246
(a) At any time after notice of an order suspending or revoking of a person's commercial salmon fishing privilege is issued by the commission, and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8246.2
(a) The commission, in consultation with the department and the review board, shall adopt regulations for the determination of civil damages provided
California Fish And Game Code Section 8246.4
The commission, after notice and opportunity for hearing and consultation with the review board, shall revoke a commercial salmon vessel permit...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8246.6
A person whose commercial salmon fishing vessel permit is revoked by the commission or who has been denied a permit transfer may appeal the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8246.7
(a) The commission shall reverse an order of revocation, order the permit renewed, or order the approval of a permit transfer only if it finds one of
California Fish And Game Code Section 8246.8
The commission and the department may make and enforce regulations that may be necessary or convenient for carrying out any power, authority, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247
There is in the department a commercial salmon fishing review board, which consists of five voting members appointed by the director. The director...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247.1
(a) Three of the voting members of the review board shall be owners of permitted vessels appointed by the director from lists submitted by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247.2
The terms of the members of the review board shall be for staggered four year terms. Necessary and proper expenses shall be paid to review board...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247.3
Each member appointed to the review board under this article as it read prior to its reenactment in the 1988 portion of the 1987-88 Regular Session...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247.4
The review board shall function as an advisory body to the department regarding implementation of the provisions of this article. The review board...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247.5
(a) The Legislature declares that individuals appointed as members of the review board shall be chosen from the commercial salmon fishing industry in
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247.6
Members and alternate members of the review board shall act in the best interest of the state, the department, and the commercial salmon fishing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247.7
The director may adopt standards and criteria by regulation that shall be applied by the review board in carrying out its activities under this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8247.8
The review board shall do all of the following: (a) Consider and make recommendations to the department on requests for permit transfers. (b)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8248
If any provision of this article or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, that invalidity shall not affect other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8250
As used in this code, "spiny lobster" refers to the species Panulirus interruptus.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8250.5
(a) Subject to this article and Article 1 (commencing with Section 9000) of Chapter 4, a lobster trap, as described in Section 9010, may be used to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8251
Spiny lobsters may be taken only between the first Wednesday in October and the first Wednesday after the 15th of March. Lobster traps may be set...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8252
No spiny lobster less than three and one-quarter inches in length measured in a straight line from the rear edge of the eye socket to the rear edge...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8253
It is unlawful to pickle, can, or otherwise preserve any spiny lobster, but spiny lobsters may be preserved by freezing and may be cooked for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8254
(a) Lobsters shall not be taken for commercial purposes except under a valid lobster permit issued to that person that has not been suspended or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8254.7
When a complaint has been filed in a court of competent jurisdiction charging a holder of a commercial lobster permit with a violation of Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8257
The permit number of the person owning or in command of any boat used to take lobster shall be visibly displayed on both sides of the boat in 10-inch
California Fish And Game Code Section 8258
Lobster traps may be used to take spiny lobster in Districts 18, 19, 20A, and those portions of District 20 lying on the southerly side of Santa...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8259
Whenever it is necessary to prevent overutilization or to ensure efficient and economic operation of the fishery, the commission may limit the number
California Fish And Game Code Section 8275
Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions in this section govern the construction of this article. (a) "Dungeness crab"
California Fish And Game Code Section 8276
Except as provided in Section 8276.2: (a) Dungeness crab may be taken for commercial purposes in Districts 6, 7, 8, and 9 only between December 1...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8276.2
(a) The director may order a delay in the opening of the Dungeness crab fishery after December 1 in Districts 6, 7, 8, and 9 in any year. The delay...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8276.3
(a) If there is any delay ordered by the director pursuant to Section 8276.2 in the opening of the Dungeness crab fishery in Districts 6, 7, 8, and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8276.4
(a) The Ocean Protection Council shall make a grant, upon appropriation of funding by the Legislature, for the development and administration of a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8277
(a) The director may extend the Dungeness crab season in any district or part thereof. (b) Before extending the Dungeness crab season, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8278
(a) Except as otherwise provided, no Dungeness crab less than six and one-quarter (61/4) inches in breadth, and no female Dungeness crab, may be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8279
It is unlawful to sell any Dungeness crab taken in any of the following waters: (a) The Eel River and its tributaries between the Pacific Ocean...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8279.1
(a) No person shall take, possess onboard, or land Dungeness crab for commercial purposes from any vessel in ocean waters in District 6, 7, 8, or 9...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the Dungeness crab fishery is important to the state because it provides a valuable food product,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280.1
(a) No person shall use a vessel to take, possess, or land Dungeness crab for commercial purposes using Dungeness crab traps authorized pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280.2
(a) The owner of a Dungeness crab vessel, for purposes of this section, may include a person with a bona fide contract for the purchase of a vessel...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280.3
(a) Notwithstanding Article 9 (commencing with Section 8100) of Chapter 1 and except as provided in this section, a Dungeness crab vessel permit...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280.4
(a) The commission may revoke the commercial fishing license issued pursuant to Section 7852 of any person owning a fishing vessel engaging in the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280.5
(a) The director shall convene a Dungeness crab review panel for the purpose of reviewing applications for Dungeness crab vessel permits pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280.6
(a) The department shall charge a fee for each Dungeness crab vessel permit of two hundred dollars ($200) for a resident of California and four...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280.7
Notwithstanding Section 8280.1, the owner of a vessel, who has a Dungeness crab vessel permit for that vessel that has not been suspended or revoked,
California Fish And Game Code Section 8280.9
Dungeness crab vessel permits are valid only in state waters and in the Pacific Ocean in federal waters south of the border with Oregon.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8281
Crab meat and frozen whole crabs or parts thereof, which are taken during the open season, may be possessed, transported, and sold at any time,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8282
(a) Subject to this article and Article 1 (commencing with Section 9000) of Chapter 4, and subject to the regulation of the commission authorized...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8283
(a) If requested on or before November 10 of any year, the director shall consult with the Dungeness crab industry and shall specify by public...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8284
(a) Subject to this article and Article 1 (commencing with Section 9000) of Chapter 4, crab traps, as described in Section 9011, may be used to take...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8340
Except as otherwise provided in this article, in Districts 8, 9, and 17, clams may be taken between September 1st and April 30th, and in other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8341
All of the species of clams commonly known as littlenecks, chiones and hard-shell cockles, including thin-shelled littleneck, common littleneck,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8342
In Districts 11/2, 8, and 9 the bag limit on Washington clams and gapers, sometimes known as bigneck clams, is 25 in the aggregate. In all other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8343
No northern razor clams (Siliqua patula) may be sold; but if taken outside the State and brought within the State, they may be possessed,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8344
Mussels (Mytilus californianus) may be taken only in accordance with such regulations as the commission may prescribe.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8345
It is unlawful for any person to sell or purchase any rock scallops (Hinnites multirugosus) or scallops (Pecten circularis), except that scallops...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8346
It is unlawful for any person to sell or purchase any pismo clams taken in this State.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8370
(a) Any striped bass, salmon, or sturgeon, if alive, that is taken in any type of net in any district shall be immediately liberated from the net by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8371
Striped bass or salmon, or parts thereof, may be sold or offered for sale only under the following conditions: (a) If the striped bass, or parts...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8372
Kelp bass, sand bass, or spotted bass, all of the genus Paralabrax, shall not be sold or purchased, or possessed in any place where fish are...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8373
No yellowfin croaker, spotfin croaker, or California corbina may be sold or purchased, or possessed in any place where fish are purchased, possessed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8374
Yellowfin tuna and bluefin tuna may be taken at any time.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8375
No bluefin tuna weighing less than 71/2 pounds may be sold, purchased, or processed.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8376
Albacore may be taken at any time.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8377
(a) Pacific bonito less than 24 inches fork length or five pounds in weight shall not be taken or possessed on any vessel at any time for any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8377.5
Pacific bonito shall be measured from the tip of the lower jaw to the center of the fork of the tail fin.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8378
Skipjack may be taken at any time.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8380
(a) Giant seabass (Stereolepis gigas) may not be taken for any purpose, except that not more than one fish per vessel may be possessed or sold if...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8381
It is unlawful to take grunion (Leuresthes tenuis) except between June 1st and March 31st.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8382
Barracuda and yellowtail not less than 28 inches in length may be taken with hook and line at any time.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8383.5
It is unlawful to take, possess, sell, or purchase any white sea bass less than 28 inches in length, measured from the tip of the lower jaw to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8384
No barracuda or yellowtail less than 28 inches in length may be sold or purchased, except that not more than five barracuda and five yellowtail per...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8385
No person holding a commercial fishing license while on any barge or boat which for hire carries any sport fisherman may take or have in his...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8386
Barracuda and yellowtail shall be measured from the tip of the lower jaw to the end of the longer lobe of the tail.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8387
From May 1st to August 31st, inclusive, all of the following are unlawful: (a) For any one person to have in his or her possession on any boat,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8388
(a) No female angel shark measuring less than 42 inches in total length or 151/4 inches in alternate length and no male angel shark measuring less...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8388.5
(a) A person shall not take, possess, sell, or purchase for commercial purposes any leopard shark less than 36 inches in total length. (b)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8389
(a) Herring eggs may only be taken for commercial purposes under a revocable, nontransferable permit subject to such regulations as the commission...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8391
California halibut (Paralichthys californicus) may be taken at any time.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8392
No California halibut may be taken, possessed, or sold that measures less than 22 inches in total length. Total length means the shortest distance...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8393
(a) Except where subdivision (b) has been complied with, marlin meat, whether fresh, smoked, canned, or preserved by any means, shall not be bought...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8394
Swordfish shall not be taken, possessed aboard a boat, or landed by a person for commercial purposes except under a valid swordfish permit. At least
California Fish And Game Code Section 8394.5
The fee for the permit issued pursuant to Section 8394 is three hundred thirty dollars ($330). This permit fee does not apply to the holder of a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8395
(a) Upon the recommendation of the director regarding management measures for surfperch of the family Embiotocidae, the commission may adopt...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8398
It is unlawful to take fish for commercial purposes in that portion of Tomales Bay in District 10 between a line drawn from the most northern tip of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8399
North of Point Conception, squid may be taken the year around; however, the commission may adopt regulations specifying the days of the week and the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8399.1
(a) In District 10, it is unlawful to engage in the following activities: (1) Attract squid by a light displayed from any vessel, except a vessel...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8400
(a) California killifish (Fundulus parvipinnis), mudsuckers (Gillichthys mirabilis), and yellowfin gobies (Acanthogobius flavimanus) may only be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8403
(a) To the extent not in conflict with Section 8607, marine species of fin fish which are classified as groundfish may be taken under the regulations
California Fish And Game Code Section 8405
(a) Sea cucumbers shall not be taken, possessed aboard a boat, or landed by a person for commercial purposes except under a valid sea cucumber permit
California Fish And Game Code Section 8405.2
(a) A sea cucumber permit may be transferred by the permittee if the permittee has previously held a valid sea cucumber permit for any four permit...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8405.3
(a) The commission, upon recommendation of the department or upon its own motion and in consultation with the sea cucumber fishing industry, may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8405.4
This article shall become inoperative on April 1, 2010, and as of January 1, 2011, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute that is enacted before
California Fish And Game Code Section 8411
The department shall manage the Pacific mackerel resource in conformance with the federal fishery regulations as recommended by the Pacific Fishery...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8412
Pacific mackerel may be taken under a revocable nontransferable permit issued by the department to boat owners or operators under conditions...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8420
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the fishery for market squid (Loligo opalescens) is the state's largest fishery by volume, generating...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8420.5
North of a line extending due west magnetic from Point Conception, market squid may be taken for commercial purposes only between noon on Sunday and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8421
(a) On or after April 1, 1998, no person shall use a vessel to take or land market squid with dip nets (commonly referred to as scoop nets), purse...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8421.5
If a commercial market squid vessel permit is issued for a vessel that is owned by a bona fide partnership or corporation, that partnership or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8422
(a) The fee for a commercial market squid vessel permit shall be four hundred dollars ($400). (b) All applications for a commercial market squid...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8423
(a) No person shall operate a squid light boat unless the owner of the boat has been issued a commercial squid light boat owner' s permit by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8423.5
(a) All applications for a commercial squid light boat owner's permit for the 1998 permit year shall be received by the department on or before April
California Fish And Game Code Section 8424
(a) No person shall purchase squid from a vessel or vessels unless that person holds a license issued pursuant to Section 8032 or 8033, employs a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8425
(a) On or before December 31, 2002, the commission, after consideration of the report and recommendations prepared by the department pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8426
(a) The director shall be responsible for the development of research protocols and the development of recommendations for the management of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8427
(a) A commercial market squid vessel permit issued pursuant to Section 8422 or a commercial squid light boat owner's permit issued pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8428
Commencing April 1, 2003, and annually thereafter, the fees for a commercial market squid vessel permit and for a commercial squid light boat owner's
California Fish And Game Code Section 8429
Any statement made to the department, orally or in writing, relating to a permit issued under this article, shall be made under penalty of perjury. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8429.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, nothing in this article shall prohibit or otherwise limit the authority of the director or the commission
California Fish And Game Code Section 8429.7
Sections 8420.5 to 8423.5, inclusive, and Sections 8426 and 8427 shall become inoperative upon the adoption by the commission of a market squid...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8430
Except as otherwise provided in this article, it is unlawful to sell or purchase any species of trout.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8431
Dolly Varden or steelhead trout from without the State may be possessed and sold within the State when they are inspected and tagged in accordance...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8432
Steelhead trout from without the State may not be sold or possessed in District 11/2 in excess of the daily bag limit on steelhead trout for that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8433
Nothing in this article applies to trout grown pursuant to Division 12 (commencing with Section 15000).
California Fish And Game Code Section 8434
It is unlawful to sell or purchase any fresh, canned, or cured fish taken in the Klamath River District or in the waters of the Smith River.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8435
No catfish may be sold, except catfish imported from without the state or catfish grown pursuant to Division 12 (commencing with Section 15000).
California Fish And Game Code Section 8436
Except as provided in Section 8436.5, fish of the family Centrarchidae (Sacramento perch, crappie, black bass, and sunfish) shall not be taken or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8436.5
Notwithstanding Section 8436, the commission shall adopt regulations which authorize the importation and sale of dead fish of the family...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8437
The following freshwater fish may be taken for commercial purposes pursuant to regulations adopted by the commission: (a) Threadfin shad (Dorosoma
California Fish And Game Code Section 8437.1
The commission may authorize the use of commercial fishing gear and fishing methods to take any fish listed in Section 8437 in those areas of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8460
Any person engaged for profit in the taking, transporting, or selling of live fresh-water fish for bait shall first obtain from the department a live
California Fish And Game Code Section 8461
The annual license fee for a live freshwater bait fish license is fifty-five dollars ($55) for each person.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8462
A license issued under Section 8460 shall authorize the taking of only golden shiners, fathead minnows and such other species as the department may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8463
Traps not over 24 inches in greatest length nor more than 12 inches in greatest depth or width, or seines of not over 1/2-inch mesh stretched measure
California Fish And Game Code Section 8475
Notwithstanding Section 200, the commission shall regulate the taking of freshwater clams for commercial purposes.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8490
No crayfish taken from Lake Tahoe or the Lake Tahoe Basin may be sold or purchased.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8491
The taking of crayfish shall be subject to such regulations as the commission may prescribe.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8492
The department shall take the steps it determines are necessary to prevent overfishing of crayfish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Those steps...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8494
(a) Commencing April 1, 2006, any vessel using bottom trawl gear in state-managed halibut fisheries, as described in subdivision (a) of Section 8841,
California Fish And Game Code Section 8495
(a) The following area is designated as the California halibut trawl grounds: The ocean waters lying between one and three nautical miles from the
California Fish And Game Code Section 8496
Within the California halibut trawl grounds the following requirements shall apply to the use of trawl nets: (a) Open season shall be June 16 to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8497
If the director determines that the California halibut resource, or existing fishing operations, within the designated California halibut trawl...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8500
Except as otherwise expressly permitted in this chapter, no mollusks, crustaceans, or other invertebrates may be taken, possessed aboard a boat, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8510
It is unlawful to take or land krill of any species of euphausiid for any purpose except scientific research pursuant to regulations adopted by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8550
Herring may be taken for commercial purposes only under a permit, subject to regulations adopted by the commission. The commission may, whenever...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8550.5
(a) A herring net permit granting the privilege to take herring with nets for commercial purposes shall be issued to licensed commercial fishermen,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552
(a) It is unlawful to take herring for roe on a vessel unless the operator holds a herring permit issued by the department pursuant to commission...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552.1
The commission, in consultation with the department and representatives of the commercial roe herring fishery, and after holding at least one public...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552.2
Notwithstanding Section 1052, a herring permit may be transferred from a herring permitholder to a nonpermitholder having a minimum of 20 or more...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552.3
The commission may, in consultation with representatives of the commercial herring roe fishery, and after holding at least one public hearing, adopt...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552.4
Herring permits that are revoked or not renewed may be offered by the department for a drawing to persons having 20 or more experience points in the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552.5
The commission shall revoke any herring permit if the holder of the herring permit was convicted of failing to report herring landings or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552.6
(a) Notwithstanding Section 8552, a herring permit may be issued to two individuals if one of the following criteria is met: (1) The individuals...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552.7
The department shall reissue a herring permit which has been transferred pursuant to Section 8552.2 or 8552.6 upon payment of a transfer fee by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8552.8
(a) For purposes of this article, the experience points for a person engaged in the herring roe fishery shall be based on the number of years holding
California Fish And Game Code Section 8553
The commission may make and enforce such regulations as may be necessary or convenient for carrying out any power, authority, or jurisdiction...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8554
The commission, in adopting regulations for the commercial herring fishery, shall provide for the temporary substitution of a permittee to take...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8555
The director shall periodically meet and confer with representatives of the commercial herring roe fishery to review regulations and policies of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8556
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the commission shall determine, by regulation, if drift or set gill nets may be used to take herring for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8557
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the commission shall determine if round haul nets may be used to take herring in Districts 12 and 13 and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8558
(a) There is established a herring research and management account within the Fish and Game Preservation Fund. The funds in the account shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8558.1
(a) No person shall purchase or renew any permit to take herring for commercial purposes in San Francisco Bay without first obtaining from the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8558.2
The amount of the difference between fees for nonresidents and resident fees, collected pursuant to Section 8550.5, shall be deposited into the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8558.3
One-half of all royalties collected by the department from the roe-on-kelp fishery collected pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (f) of Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8559
The commission, in determining experience requirements for new entrants into the herring fishery after January 1, 1987, shall require that any person
California Fish And Game Code Section 8561
(a) Notwithstanding Section 8394, shark and swordfish shall not be taken for commercial purposes with drift gill nets except under a valid drift gill
California Fish And Game Code Section 8561.5
(a) Notwithstanding Section 8102, a permit issued pursuant to Section 8561 may be transferred by the permittee only if one of the following...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8562
Applications delivered to a department office after April 30, or if mailed, postmarked after April 30, shall not be accepted unless approved by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8563
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the permittee shall be aboard the vessel and shall be in possession of a valid drift gill net shark and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8564
When the permittee applies for a drift gill net shark and swordfish permit, the permittee shall specify the vessel he or she will use in operations...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8567
The fee for a drift gill net shark and swordfish permit shall be three hundred thirty dollars ($330).
California Fish And Game Code Section 8568
Drift gill net shark and swordfish permits shall be issued to any prior permittee who possesses a valid drift gill net shark and swordfish permit...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8568.5
Any person holding a valid drift gill net shark and swordfish permit on or after January 1, 2000, who did not make, on or after January 1, 2000, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8569
The commission may establish conditions for the issuance of a permit if the person's drift gill net shark and swordfish permit was revoked during a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8573
Drift gill nets may be used to take shark and swordfish under the permit provided in this article, subject to Section 8610.3 and all of the following
California Fish And Game Code Section 8574
(a) Drift gill nets with mesh size less than 14 inches in stretched mesh shall not be used to take shark and swordfish by permittees operating under...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8575
Drift gill nets used to take shark and swordfish under the permit provided in this article shall not be used under the following circumstances: ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8575.5
Drift gill nets used to take shark and swordfish under the permit provided in this article shall not be used in the following areas: (a) Within 12
California Fish And Game Code Section 8576
(a) Drift gill nets shall not be used to take shark or swordfish from February 1 to April 30, inclusive. (b) Drift gill nets shall not be used to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8576.5
Thresher shark taken with drift gill nets shall not have the pelvic fin severed from the carcass until after the shark is brought ashore.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8577
Notwithstanding Section 8394, the director may close the drift gill net shark and swordfish fishery, the swordfish harpoon fishery, or any area where
California Fish And Game Code Section 8579
A permittee shall be subject to the provisions of this article whenever the permittee is using a drift gill net, unless the permittee has surrendered
California Fish And Game Code Section 8580
It is unlawful for any permittee to sell swordfish taken by him or her to other than the persons described in Section 8032 or 8033.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8581
Any license issued pursuant to Sections 8032 to 8036, inclusive, may be revoked or suspended by the commission, when requested by the department,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8582
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the intent of this article is not to permit or encourage the taking of marlin for commercial purposes.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8585
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Nearshore Fisheries Management Act.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8585.5
The Legislature finds and declares that important commercial and recreational fisheries exist on numerous stocks of rockfish (genus Sebastes),...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8586
The following definitions govern the construction of this article: (a) "Nearshore fish stocks" means any of the following: rockfish (genus...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8586.1
Funding to pay the costs of this article shall be made available from the revenues deposited in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund pursuant to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8587
Any person taking, possessing aboard a boat, or landing any species of nearshore fish stock for commercial purposes shall possess a valid nearshore ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8587.1
(a) The commission may adopt regulations as it determines necessary, based on the advice and recommendations of the department, to regulate nearshore
California Fish And Game Code Section 8588
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or any regulation adopted by the commission, no fish listed under this section taken pursuant to
California Fish And Game Code Section 8589
Funding to prepare the plan pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 7072 and any planning and scoping meetings shall be derived from moneys deposited...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8589.5
The commission shall temporarily suspend and may permanently revoke the nearshore fishing permit of any person convicted of a violation of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8589.7
(a) Fees received by the department pursuant to Section 8587 shall be deposited in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund to be used by the department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8590
For the purposes of this article, "prawns" or "shrimp", or both, include all of the following species: (a) Spot prawn (Pandalus platyceros). ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8591
Prawns or shrimp may be taken for commercial purposes under the regulations of the commission.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8593
Except as provided in this article, prawns or shrimp may be taken in any waters of the state.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8594
From Point Conception south to the Mexican border, prawns or shrimp may be taken with prawn or shrimp traps only in waters 50 fathoms or greater in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8595
(a) Prawns or shrimp may be taken for commercial purposes with a trawl net, subject to Article 10 (commencing with Section 8830) of Chapter 3, or in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8596
The following definitions govern the construction of this article: (a) "Marine aquaria pet trade" means any activities connected with collecting,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8597
(a) It is unlawful for any person to take, possess aboard a boat, or land for marine aquaria pet trade purposes any live organisms identified in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8598
(a) Notwithstanding Section 8140 or subdivision (b) of Section 8597, specimens of the following groups or species shall not be taken, possessed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8598.2
(a) Marine organisms identified in subdivision (a) of Section 8597 shall not be taken except by the following methods: (1) Hook and line. (2)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8598.3
(a) The fee for a marine aquaria collector's permit shall be three hundred thirty dollars ($330). (b) A person engaged in taking, possessing, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8598.4
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the director may close any portion of the fishery established under this article or any area in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8598.6
Notwithstanding Section 12000, a violation of this article or any regulation adopted thereunder is punishable by a fine of not less than two thousand
California Fish And Game Code Section 8599
(a) It is unlawful to take any white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) for commercial purposes, except under permits issued pursuant to Section 1002 for
California Fish And Game Code Section 8599.3
The department shall cooperate, to the extent that it determines feasible, with appropriate scientific institutions to facilitate data collection on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8599.4
The commission may adopt regulations to manage basking sharks. A basking shark may not be taken commercially unless the commission adopts...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8601
Any net or line used to take fish that is anchored to the bottom on each end and is not free to drift with the tide or current is a set net or set...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8601.5
(a) Set nets and set lines shall be marked at both ends with buoys displaying above their waterlines, in numerals at least 2 inches high, the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8601.6
(a) The footrope (leadline) of any set net shall have a breaking strength of at least 50 pounds less than the combined breaking strength of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8602
The length of the meshes of any net shall be determined by taking at least four meshes and measuring them inside the knots or, in the case of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8603
It is unlawful to use or operate or assist in using or operating any net, trap, line, spear, or appliance, other than in connection with angling, in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8604
It is unlawful willfully to disturb or injure any net, trap, or other apparatus to take fish which is being legally used in the waters of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8605
The department or any person authorized by it may use any net or other appliance in any district for the purpose of recovering fish from overflowed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8606
(a) The commission shall encourage the development of new types of commercial fishing gear and new methods of using existing commercial fishing gear...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8606.1
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the use of nearshore trawl nets was authorized through the experimental gear permit process and the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8607
It is unlawful for any person possessing or operating any type of net, trap, or line that is subject to federal groundfish regulations adopted...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8608
Notwithstanding Sections 8660, 8665, 8724, and 8780, the commission may, after a public hearing, when it determines that it is in the best interests...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8609
The Legislature finds and declares that: (a) The central California nearshore gill and trammel net fisheries for California halibut (Paralichthys...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.1
The Marine Resources Protection Act of 1990 (Art. XB, Cal. Const.) was adopted as an initiative constitutional amendment at the November 6, 1990,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.2
(a) "District" for the purposes of this article and of Article XB of the California Constitution means a fish and game district as defined in this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.3
(a) From January 1, 1991, to December 31, 1993, inclusive, gill nets or trammel nets may only be used in the zone pursuant to a nontransferable...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.4
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, gill nets and trammel nets may not be used to take any species of rockfish. (b) In ocean waters...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.5
The department shall issue a permit to use a gill net or trammel net in the zone for the period specified in subdivision (a) of Section 8610.3 to any
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.6
The department shall charge the following fees for permits issued pursuant to Section 8610.5 pursuant to the following schedule: Calendar...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.9
Any funds remaining in the Marine Resources Protection Account in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund on or after January 1, 1995, shall, with the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.10
On or before December 31 of each year, the director shall prepare and submit a report to the Legislature regarding the implementation of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.11
It is unlawful for any person to take, possess, receive, transport, purchase, sell, barter, or process any fish obtained in violation of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.12
To increase the state's scientific and biological information on the ocean fisheries of this state, the department shall establish a program whereby...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.13
The penalty for a violation of Section 8610.3 or 8610.4 is as specified in Section 12003.5.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.14
(a) Prior to January 1, 1994, the commission shall establish four new ecological reserves in ocean waters along the mainland coast. Each ecological...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.15
This article does not preempt or supersede any other closures to protect any other wildlife, including sea otters, whales, and shorebirds.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8610.16
If any provision of this article or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, that invalidity shall not affect other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8614
(a) If an experimental permit is revoked or not renewed, pursuant to a judgment, a decision of the commission, or a legislative enactment, and the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8615
(a) (1) Within the first six months of operation pursuant to an experimental permit and after a reasonable and concerted effort to utilize a new type
California Fish And Game Code Section 8623
(a) It is unlawful to use any purse seine or round haul net to take yellowtail, barracuda, or white sea bass. (b) It is unlawful to possess any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8625
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this code, set gill nets and trammel nets with mesh size of not less than 81/2 inches may be used to take...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8626
(a) Notwithstanding Section 8625, and where consistent with the determination made pursuant to subdivisions (b) and (c), the director may reduce the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8630
Any net or trap used for taking fish in violation of the provisions of this code is a public nuisance. It is the duty of every person authorized to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8631
In lieu of a physical seizure pursuant to this article, any person authorized to make an arrest for a violation of any provision of this code, may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8632
Within three days after the department has been notified in writing that a vessel carrying a seized net has arrived in port, the department may...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8633
When any net is seized pursuant to this article, the owner or any other person otherwise entitled to possession of the net may apply to the superior...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8634
When any net is seized pursuant to this article and the owner or any other person otherwise entitled to possession of the net has filed a bond and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8635
(a) Notwithstanding Section 8633, any net or trap seized pursuant to Section 8630 as illegal because of its size, manner of construction, materials...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8660
Nothing in this chapter authorizing the use of nets in District 19 or 19A shall authorize the use of any net within 750 feet of any pier, wharf,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8661
Vessels may carry nets across Districts 19A and 20 to open water outside those districts. Vessels carrying nets may enter harbors in Districts 19A...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8663
No gill net, trammel net, or fyke net may be possessed on any boat in the waters of any district lying upstream from a line drawn between Antioch...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8664
Except in Districts 6 and 7, any net found in, or within 500 feet of the Klamath, Smith, Eel, Mad, Van Dusen, or Mattole Rivers, or their...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8664.2
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 8693 and 8724, gill nets and trammel nets shall not be used offshore of San Nicolas Island in Ventura County in waters...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8664.5
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 8693 and 8724, gill nets and trammel nets shall not be used in those portions of District 17 between a line extending...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8664.67
"Impacted fisherman" for purposes of Sections 8664.5 and 8664.65, means any person who, from January 1, 1986, to December 31, 1990, inclusive, landed
California Fish And Game Code Section 8664.7
The initial period of effectiveness of an order issued pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 8664.5 shall not exceed 120 days. After a further...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8664.8
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 8685, 8687, 8696, and 8724, and except as provided in subdivisions (c) and (d), set or drift gill or trammel nets shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8664.13
During the period from December 15 to May 15, inclusive, set gill nets and trammel nets with mesh eight inches or greater and less than 12 inches...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8665
In District 118.5, nets may not be used within 750 feet of any pier or dock, except for bait nets described in Section 8780 used to capture live bait
California Fish And Game Code Section 8666
The department may issue a revocable permit to take with set gill nets or seines, mullet or carp in the waters of the Salton Sea and in those...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8667
No fish other than mullet or carp, and no mullet less than 14 inches in length may be taken or possessed by a licensed commercial fisherman while...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8668
No commercial fishing under Section 8666, 8667, or 8669 shall be carried on within the boundaries of any state or federal game refuge.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8669
It is unlawful to possess gill nets, seines, or other devices capable of being used to take mullet or carp for commercial purposes, within 500 yards...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8670
It is unlawful for any person to use, operate, or assist in using or operating any net to take salmon, steelhead, striped bass, sturgeon, or shad for
California Fish And Game Code Section 8680
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the best interest of the people of the state, the commercial fishing industry, and California's...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8681
(a) Gill nets or trammel nets shall not be used for commercial purposes except under a revocable, nontransferable permit issued by the department....
California Fish And Game Code Section 8681.5
(a) The department shall issue no new gill net or trammel net permits under Section 8681. However, the department may renew an existing, valid...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8681.7
(a) Notwithstanding Section 8681.5, any person who possessed a valid permit issued pursuant to Section 8681 and who was denied renewal of that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8682
(a) The commission shall establish regulations for the issuance of gill net and trammel net permits as necessary to establish an orderly gill net and
California Fish And Game Code Section 8683
The fee for a permit issued pursuant to Section 8681 is three hundred thirty dollars ($330).
California Fish And Game Code Section 8684
No incidental catch of swordfish or marlin is authorized by this article. Any swordfish or marlin caught incidentally by a gill or trammel net...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8685
In Districts 1, 2, and 3, gill nets may not be possessed on any boat.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8685.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, gill nets may not be used to take salmon, steelhead, or striped bass.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8685.6
It is unlawful to sell or possess for sale any salmon, steelhead, or striped bass which were taken in California waters by the use of a gill net.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8685.7
It is unlawful for any person to knowingly purchase any salmon, steelhead, or striped bass which were taken in California waters by the use of a gill
California Fish And Game Code Section 8686
In Districts 11/2, 21/2, and in the Trinity and Klamath River District, it is unlawful to possess any gill or trammel net with meshes over 13/4...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8687
Except as otherwise provided in this code, drift gill nets may be used in Districts 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8688
In Districts 11, 12, and 13, gill nets may be used to take only herring, subject to Article 15 (commencing with Section 8550) of Chapter 2. No gill...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8691
Set gill nets and trammel nets with mesh smaller than 41/8 inches shall not be used or possessed on any boat taking rockfish or lingcod in ocean...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8692
Notwithstanding Section 8693, it is unlawful to use gill nets to take rockfish or lingcod in the following waters: (a) Between a line running 240*
California Fish And Game Code Section 8692.5
(a) Not more than 1,250 fathoms (7,500 feet) of gill net or trammel net shall be fished in combination each day from any vessel for lingcod in ocean...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8693
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this code, drift gill nets and set gill nets may be used in Districts 17, 18, 19, and 20A, except for the taking...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8694
In District 19A, gill nets may not be used, nor may they be possessed on any boat.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8696
Except as otherwise provided, set gill nets may be used south of a line extending 245* magnetic from the western point of the Point Reyes headlands...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8700
Any line used on a gill net which shall tend to cause the webbing of such gill net to bag or hang slack shall cause such net to lose its identity as...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8720
"Trammel net" includes entangling nets constructed of more than one wall of webbing.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8721
In Districts 1, 2, and 3, trammel nets may not be possessed on any boat.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8724
(a) Except as otherwise provided, in Districts 10, 17, 18, and 19, drift and set trammel nets may be used if the meshes are at least 81/2 inches in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8725
In District 19A, trammel nets may not be used, nor may they be possessed on any boat.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8750
As used in this article, "round haul nets" are circle seines, and include purse seines and ring or half ring, and lampara nets.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8751
In Districts 1, 2, and 3, round haul nets may not be possessed on any boat, except in that part of District 3 lying within the boundaries of the Moss
California Fish And Game Code Section 8752
In Districts 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11, purse and round haul nets may be used.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8754
In Districts 16, 17, 18, and 19, purse and round haul nets may be used, except that purse seines or ring nets may not be used in that portion of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8755
In Districts 20A and 21, purse and round haul nets may be used. (a) Purse and round haul nets may be used, except: (1) from sunrise Saturday to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8756
Salmon, steelhead, striped bass, or shad may not be taken with purse or round haul nets.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8757
Notwithstanding Section 8661, and in addition to Sections 8754, 8755, and 8780, round haul nets may be used to take fish in those portions of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8780
(a) As used in this chapter, the term "bait net" means a lampara or round haul type net, the mesh of which is constructed of twine not exceeding...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8780.1
The commission may, upon the recommendation of the department, adopt regulations governing the use of bait nets.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8800
As used in this chapter, a "beach net" is any net hauled from the water to the beach or shore, and includes beach seines and haul seines.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8801
In Districts 1, 2, and 3, beach nets may not be possessed on any boat.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8802
In Districts 8 and 9, beach nets may be used.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8803
In District 10, beach nets may be used, the meshes of which are at least 11/2 inches in length. In that portion of District 10 lying south of Pt....
California Fish And Game Code Section 8804
In District 11, beach nets may be used.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8805
In Districts 12 and 13, beach nets may not be possessed on any boat.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8806
In District 18, beach nets may not be used.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8807
In District 19, beach nets, the meshes of which are at least 1 1/2 inches in length, may be used to take smelt between September 1st and January...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8830
"Trawl net" means a cone or funnel-shaped net which is towed or drawn through the water by a fishing vessel and includes any gear appurtenant to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8831
It is unlawful for any person to use any trawl net with meshes which are less than 41/2 inches in length except as provided in this article or as...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8832
Trawl nets and Chinese shrimp nets may be used in marine and brackish waters inside of the Golden Gate Bridge to take shrimp, oriental gobies,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8833
(a) In Districts 4, 19, 19A, 20, 20A, and 21, trawl nets or dragnets may not be possessed. (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8834
It is unlawful to take or possess more than 500 pounds of crabs on any boat on which any type of trawl or drag net is carried or operated.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8834.1
It is unlawful for any person to possess salmon on board, or to land salmon from, a vessel on which exists any type of trawl net, except that salmon
California Fish And Game Code Section 8834.5
South of a line extending due west, true, from Point Reyes, it is unlawful for any person on a vessel on which any type of trawl or drag net is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8835
In Districts 6, 7, and 10, trawl nets may be used in waters not less than three nautical miles from the nearest point of land on the mainland shore.
California Fish And Game Code Section 8836
In Districts 17, 18, and 118.5, trawl nets may be used in waters not less than three nautical miles from the nearest point of land on the mainland...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8837
It is unlawful to use or possess any trawl net that includes any bag or cod-end or modification thereof, other than a bag or cod-end of a single...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8840
Chafing gear may be used or possessed but shall not be connected directly to the terminal, or closed, end of the cod-end. Except for chafing gear...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8841
(a) The commission is hereby granted authority over all state-managed bottom trawl fisheries not managed under a federal fishery management plan...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8842
(a) Trawl nets of a design prescribed by the commission may be used or possessed to take shrimps or prawns under a permit issued by the department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 8843
It is unlawful to use any trawl net with cod-end mesh less than 71/2 inches in length and with a cod end less than 29 meshes long and a circumference
California Fish And Game Code Section 8870
Dip nets may be used subject to the following restrictions: (a) In Districts 1, 11/2, 2, 3, and 4, dip nets may not be baited, and may not measure
California Fish And Game Code Section 8890
Baited hoop nets not to exceed three feet in diameter may be used at any time in that portion of District 18 lying south of a line running east and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9000
(a) Except as expressly authorized in this article, no person shall use a trap to take any finfish, mollusk, or crustacean in the waters of this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9000.5
For the purposes of this article, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Bucket trap" means a plastic bucket of five gallons or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9001
(a) Finfish, mollusks, or crustaceans shall not be taken by a person with traps for commercial purposes in ocean waters except under a valid general...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9001.6
Hagfish may be taken under a general trap permit, if all of the following criteria are met: (a) Korean traps and bucket traps may be used to take...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9001.7
Finfish, other than sablefish and hagfish, may be taken under a general trap permit if all of the following criteria are also met: (a) Every...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9001.8
Sablefish may be taken under a general trap permit in ocean waters between a line extending due west true from Point Arguello in Santa Barbara County
California Fish And Game Code Section 9002
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b), (c), and (d), it is unlawful to willfully or recklessly disturb, move, or damage any trap that belongs to
California Fish And Game Code Section 9003
Every trap shall have at least one destruction device which meets specifications approved by the department. In order to minimize the adverse...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9004
Every trap shall be raised, cleaned, serviced, and emptied at intervals, not to exceed 96 hours, weather conditions at sea permitting, and no trap...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9005
Every trap or string of traps, shall be marked with a buoy.
California Fish And Game Code Section 9006
Every trap used to take finfish or crustaceans shall be marked with a buoy. Each buoy shall be marked to identify the operator as follows: (a)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9007
Any trap used without a buoy, or with a buoy which is not marked pursuant to Section 9006, is a public nuisance and shall be removed from the waters...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9008
Any trap used in violation of this code, or any regulations adopted pursuant thereto, is a public nuisance and, except as provided in Section 9007,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9010
(a) Subject to Article 5 (commencing with Section 8250) of Chapter 2, spiny lobster may be taken with lobster traps under a lobster permit issued...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9011
(a) (1) Subject to Article 6 (commencing with Section 8275) of Chapter 2, dungeness crab, as defined in Section 8275, may be taken with dungeness...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9012
(a) No vessel may be used to take and land crab for both commercial and sport purposes in the same day. (b) In Districts 6, 7, 8, and 9, no trap...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9015
(a) Subject to Article 18 (commencing with Section 8590) of Chapter 2, prawns or shrimp, as defined in Section 8590, may be taken with prawn traps or
California Fish And Game Code Section 9020
(a) Subject to Section 8400, California killifish (Fundulus parvipinnis), mudsuckers (Gillichthys mirabilis), yellowfin gobies (Acanthogobius...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9022
(a) Notwithstanding Section 9000, traps used to take fin fish may not be used in Districts 10, 11, and 12, except for bait fish traps as provided for
California Fish And Game Code Section 9023
(a) Traps may be used throughout the year to take carp in any district under the restrictions set forth in subdivision (b). (b) Traps shall not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9024
Crayfish traps may be used at any time in any district to take crayfish only. Traps shall not exceed three feet in greatest dimension. Any other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9025.1
The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the best interest of the people of the state and California's marine resources and fisheries that...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9025.5
(a) Troll lines or handlines having not more than two hooks (plugs excepted) may be used in any district, and troll lines with more than two hooks...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9026
Set lines may be used in Districts 6, 7, 10, 17, 18, and 19. It is unlawful to use set lines with hooks more than 100 feet above the anchor or ocean...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9027
(a) (1) Notwithstanding Section 9026, 9028, or 9029, in the area described in subdivision (b), it is unlawful to use more than 150 hooks on a vessel...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9027.5
(a) (1) Notwithstanding Section 9026, 9028, or 9029 in the area described in subdivision (b), it is unlawful to use more than 150 hooks on a vessel...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9028
Notwithstanding Sections 8603 and 9025, it is unlawful to use fishing lines, including, but not limited to, troll lines and handlines more than 900...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9029
(a) Notwithstanding Section 9028, a fishing line which is anchored to the ocean bottom at one end and attached at the surface to a fishing vessel or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9029.5
Notwithstanding Sections 9025.5, 9026, and 9029, it is unlawful to use set lines, vertical fishing lines, or troll lines to take fish for commercial...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9050
A spade, shovel, hoe, rake, or other appliance operated by hand may be used to take mollusks, sand crabs, and shrimps in Districts 1, 11/2, 2, 21/2,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9051
(a) Spears, harpoons, and bows and arrows may be used for taking all varieties of skates, rays, and sharks, except soupfin sharks. (b) This...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9052
Slurp guns may be used to take fish for commercial purposes in fish and game districts 6, 7, 10, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 20A.
California Fish And Game Code Section 9053
(a) Powered equipment of such design as may be prescribed by the commission may be used to take crustaceans and mollusks under a revocable permit...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9054
Sea urchins shall not be taken for commercial purposes except under a valid sea urchin diving permit issued to that person that has not been...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9055
The fee for a sea urchin permit authorized pursuant to Section 9054 is three hundred thirty dollars ($330).
California Fish And Game Code Section 9100
The California Energy Extension Service of the Office of Planning and Research shall implement a revolving loan fund program to assist low-income...
California Fish And Game Code Section 9101
Commencing January 1, 1994, and thereafter biennially, the California Energy Extension Service of the Office of Planning and Research shall report to
California Fish And Game Code Section 10000
(a) Every person engaged in the business of canning, curing, preserving, packing, or otherwise processing, or dealing at wholesale in, the eggs of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10001
A sturgeon egg processing license shall be issued and delivered upon application and the payment of a base fee of one hundred dollars ($100), as...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10002
Every person licensed pursuant to this division shall make a true and legible record of each transaction involving the eggs of sturgeon. This...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10003
The documentation required by Section 10002 shall be kept by the person or business holding the sturgeon egg processing license for a period of two...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10004
Any information received or requested by the department shall be confidential, and the records shall not be public records, except that the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10005
(a) Any person convicted of a violation of this division or a violation of any other provision of this code or any regulation adopted pursuant...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10500
Except under a permit or specific authorization, it is unlawful to do any of the following: (a) To take or possess any bird or mammal, or part...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10501
Before the commission opens any game refuge for the taking of deer, a public hearing shall be held at which at least one member of the commission...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10501.5
(a) It is unlawful to fly any aircraft, including any airplane or helicopter, less than 3,000 feet above water or land over the Sespe Condor...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10502
The commission may: (a) Exercise control over all mammals and birds in any game refuge, and exercise control over all fish in any fish refuge. ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10502.5
The director may appoint the Director of the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge. The Director of the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge may issue a permit to any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10502.6
(a) The director may appoint a Director of the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge. (b) Except as otherwise provided in this section, no state funds,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10502.7
(a) The director may appoint the Director of the Bodega Marine Life Refuge. (b) The Director of the Bodega Marine Life Refuge may authorize any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10502.8
(a) The director may appoint the Director of the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge. (b) The Director of the Catalina Marine...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10503
For the purposes of propagating, feeding, and protecting birds, mammals, fish, and amphibia the commission may do all of the following: (a)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10504
Any property acquired for game refuges shall be acquired in the name of the State, and shall, at all times, be subject to such regulations as may be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10505
The department shall do all things necessary to secure a valid title in the State to the property acquired for game refuges, but no payment shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10506
Nothing in this code prohibits the possession of firearms, BB devices as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 12001 of the Penal Code, crossbows and
California Fish And Game Code Section 10507
It is lawful for any person who has given the notice provided for in Section 10506 to transport any bird or mammal, or part thereof, through a game...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10508
The department and the district attorney, sheriff, and all peace officers of the county in which any refuge or part thereof is situated, shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10509
Any refuge designated as a "fish and game refuge" shall be considered, for the purposes of this division, as both a game refuge and a fish refuge.
California Fish And Game Code Section 10510
No specification of an open season in any area authorizes the taking of any bird, mammal, fish or amphibia from any refuge within that area from...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10511
Except as they may conflict with refuge provisions, the provisions of this code relating to a particular fish and game district shall apply to each...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10512
The department shall cause to be prepared suitable notices to be posted under its direction on each state game refuge, containing a warning to all...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10513
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as prohibiting or preventing any person from taking birds, mammals, fish, or amphibia from or on navigable
California Fish And Game Code Section 10514
All state game refuges shall, for all purposes of protecting birds, mammals, fish, or amphibia thereon, be under the control and management of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10650
In Mt. Tamalpais Game Refuge, the lawful occupant of privately owned land, or the employees of such occupant, may take on such lands, predatory, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10651
In the Mt. Tamalpais Game Refuge firearms may be possessed and used by members of any high school militia while on the grounds of the high school at...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10652
In the Mt. Tamalpais Game Refuge, no threatened, endangered, or fully-protected birds or mammals may be taken under any permit issued by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10653
In the San Francisco Game Refuge, birds, mammals, fish, and amphibia legally possessed may be carried openly by persons traveling through the refuge...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10654
Nothing in this division prevents the full use of the land included in the San Francisco Game Refuge for water supply purposes, nor prohibits any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10655
(a) A person involved in oceanographic and scientific research in and around Santa Catalina Island may be authorized by the Director of the Catalina...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10655.5
(a) Except as expressly provided in this division, it is unlawful to enter the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10656
(a) Except as expressly provided in this division, it is unlawful to enter the Bodega Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking or possessing any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10657
(a) A person may be permitted by the Director of the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge to enter the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge under a permit. (b) The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10657.5
Except as expressly provided in this division, it is unlawful to enter the Hopkins Marine Life Refuge for the purpose of taking or possessing any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10658
In the San Diego Marine Life Refuge, licensees of the Regents of the University of California and all officers, employees, and students of such...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10659
In the California Sea Otter Game Refuge, the lawful occupant of privately owned land, or the employees of such occupant, may possess firearms and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10660
(a) In the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens Fish Refuge, fish, other than mollusks and crustaceans, may be taken under the authority of a sport fishing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10661
In the Bodega Marine Life Refuge, licensees of the Regents of the University of California and all officers, employees, and students of such...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10662
Notwithstanding any other provision in this code, it shall be unlawful for any person to fire a firearm, but it shall not be unlawful to possess a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10663
In Fish and Game Refuge 4-D the lawful occupant of privately owned lands or the employees of such occupants may possess firearms without a permit.
California Fish And Game Code Section 10664
In the Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Point Fermin, South Laguna Beach, Niguel, Irvine Coast, and Doheny Beach Marine Life Refuges, the following fish,
California Fish And Game Code Section 10665
Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, in the Johnsville Game Refuge it shall be unlawful for any person to discharge a firearm or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10666
In the James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, the following fish and mollusks may be taken under the authority of a sport fishing license as authorized...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10667
(a) In the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge below the intertidal zone, the following fish, mollusks, and crustaceans may be taken under the authority of
California Fish And Game Code Section 10680
The people of the State, through their legislative authority, accept the provisions and benefits of the act of Congress known as the "Migratory Bird...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10681
Prior to such approval by the commission, the legislative body of the county concerned shall have given its written consent to the commission for the
California Fish And Game Code Section 10682
If in any year, on lands hereafter acquired, the in lieu payments from the United States to the county, pursuant to the provisions of law, do not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10683
The consent of the State to the acquisition by the United States of land, water, or land and water for migratory bird reservations in accordance with
California Fish And Game Code Section 10684
The consent contained in Section 10680 continues only so long as the property continues to belong to the United States and is held by it in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10685
With the approval of the commission, the people of the State, through their legislative authority, also consent to the declaration, withdrawal, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10711
The commission may close for the taking of clams not less than eight land miles of pismo clam bearing beaches within San Luis Obispo County as a clam
California Fish And Game Code Section 10740
It is unlawful for any person other than a legally constituted peace officer or officer or employee of the Forest Service of the United States...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10741
Nothing in this article shall be construed as prohibiting access over any road or trail in any such area to any land to which any person is entitled...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10770
The districts described in the following sections are fish and game refuges.
California Fish And Game Code Section 10771
The following constitutes and shall be designated the San Francisco Fish and Game Refuge: All that area within the County of San Mateo, within the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10801
The following constitutes the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens Fish Refuge: All that area within the following boundaries as they existed April 1,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10820
The districts described in the following sections are game refuges.
California Fish And Game Code Section 10821
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1C: All that area within the County of Modoc within the following boundaries: Beginning at the
California Fish And Game Code Section 10822
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1F: All that area within the County of Lassen within the following boundaries: Beginning at the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10823
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1G: All that area within the County of Tehama within the following boundaries: Beginning at a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10824
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1H: All that area within the County of Plumas within the following boundaries: Beginning at a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10825
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1I: All that area within the County of Placer within the following boundaries: Beginning at a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10826
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1J: All that area within the County of Amador within the following boundaries: Beginning at a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10827
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1N: All that area within the Counties of Siskiyou and Modoc within the following boundaries: ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10828
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1P: All that area within the County of Plumas, within the following boundaries: Beginning at the
California Fish And Game Code Section 10829
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1R: All that area within the County of Tuolumne within the following boundaries: Beginning at...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10830
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1S: All that area lying within the County of Lassen within the following boundaries: Beginning...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10831
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1V: all that area within the County of Plumas within the following boundaries: Beginning at the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10832
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 2A: All that area within the Counties of Mendocino, Lake, and Glenn within the following...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10833
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 2B, the Mount Tamalpais Game Refuge: All that area within the County of Marin within the following...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10835
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 3F: All that area within the County of Contra Costa described as follows: All of Secs. 29, 30,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10836
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 3G: All those lands of the Leland Stanford Junior University within the Counties of San Mateo and
California Fish And Game Code Section 10837
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 4D: All that area within the County of Riverside described as follows: Beginning at the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10838
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 4G: Beginning at the northeast corner of T. 4 S., R. 3 E., S. B. B. & M.; Thence on section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10840
The California Sea Otter Game Refuge consists of and includes the following: All that portion of Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties between...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10841
The Preston School of Industry Game Refuge consists of and includes the following: The Preston School of Industry Reservoir, which is situated on...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10842
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1K, the Johnsville Game Refuge: All that area within the County of Plumas within the following...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10843
The following constitutes the Farallon Islands Game Refuge: the Southeast Farallons, including Maintop Island, Middle Farallon, the North Farallons,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10844
(a) The department shall undertake appropriate education and outreach regarding the current location of existing game refuges, agency contacts for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10860
The following districts are waterfowl refuges.
California Fish And Game Code Section 10861
The following constitutes a waterfowl refuge and shall be designated the San Leandro Waterfowl Refuge: All the area within the County of Alameda,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10880
The following districts are quail refuges.
California Fish And Game Code Section 10881
The following constitutes a quail refuge and shall be designated the Bolinas Quail Refuge: All that area within the County of Marin, within the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10900
The refuges described in the following sections are marine life refuges.
California Fish And Game Code Section 10901
That portion of District 16 consisting of the land and ocean waters within the following boundaries constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10902
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the San Diego Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19 consisting of
California Fish And Game Code Section 10903
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the Bodega Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 10 consisting of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10904
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Laguna Beach Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10905
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Newport Beach Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10906
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the South Laguna Beach Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10907
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Dana Point Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10908
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Doheny Beach Marine Life Refuge: All that area lying 600 feet...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10909
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve: That portion of District 10...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10910
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Point Fermin Marine Life Refuge: That portion of District 19...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10911
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Niguel Marine Life Refuge: That portion of California state tide and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10912
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated as the Irvine Coast Marine Life Refuge: That portion of California state...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10913
The land and ocean waters within the following boundaries constitute the City of Encinitas Marine Life Refuge: All those submerged lands lying...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10925
(a) In that part of District 11/2 comprising the waters of Francis Creek, Rees Creek, and Williams Creek, and in that part of District 13/8...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10930
The following is a burro sanctuary: All that area within the following boundaries: Beginning at the point at which the northern boundary line of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10931
Except as otherwise provided in Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 4600) of Part 3, Division 4 of this code it is unlawful to take, possess, harm,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 10932
The following constitutes a marine life refuge and shall be designated the Catalina Marine Science Center Marine Life Refuge: All that area...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11000
For the protection of fish and game, the State of California is divided into fish and game districts to be known and designated as provided in this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11001
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 1: Those portions of the following counties not included in other districts: Shasta, Tehama,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11002
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 13/8: Those portions of the following counties not included in other districts: Alpine, El...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11003
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 11/2: Those portions of the Counties of Del Norte, Siskiyou, Trinity, and Humboldt not included...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11004
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 13/4: Those portions of the County of Modoc not included in other districts and that portion of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11005
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 2: Those portions of the following counties not included in other districts: Mendocino, Glenn,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11006
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 21/4: Lake County and the waters of Clear Lake. Any reference in this code to Clear Lake...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11007
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 21/2: Those portions of T. 24 N., R. 18 and 19 W.; 23 N., R. 17 and 18 W.; 22 N., R. 17 and 18...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11008
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 3: Those portions of the following counties not included in other disticts: San Francisco,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11009
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 31/2: Those portions of the following counties not included in other districts: San Luis Obispo,
California Fish And Game Code Section 11010
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 4: Those portions of the following counties not included in other districts: San Bernardino,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11011
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 41/8: All of Los Angeles County not included within other districts. Except as otherwise...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11012
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 41/2: Those portions of the Counties of Mono and Inyo not included in other districts.
California Fish And Game Code Section 11013
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 43/4: Those portions of the Counties of San Diego and Imperial not included in other districts.
California Fish And Game Code Section 11014
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 6: The ocean waters and tidelands of the State to the high-water mark lying between the northern...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11015
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 7: The ocean waters and tidelands of the State to high-water mark between a line extending due...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11016
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 8: The waters and tidelands to high-water mark of Humboldt Bay lying north of a straight line...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11017
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 9: The waters and tidelands to high-water mark of Humboldt Bay lying south of a straight line...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11018
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 10: The ocean waters and the tidelands of the State to high-water mark lying between the southern
California Fish And Game Code Section 11019
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 11: The waters and tidelands of San Francisco Bay to high-water mark bounded as follows: ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11020
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 12: The waters and tidelands of San Francisco Bay to high-water mark not included in Districts 11
California Fish And Game Code Section 11022
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 13: The waters and tidelands to high-water mark of San Francisco Bay lying to the south of a line
California Fish And Game Code Section 11024
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 16: The waters and tidelands to high-water mark of that portion of Monterey Bay lying to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11025
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 17: The waters and tidelands to high-water mark of Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean, lying...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11026
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 18: The ocean waters of the State and tidelands to high-water mark not included in other...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11027
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 19: The ocean waters of the State and tidelands to high-water mark, and islands off the coast and
California Fish And Game Code Section 11028
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 19A: The ocean waters and tidelands to high-water mark lying between the southerly extremity of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11029
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 19B: The ocean waters and tidelands to high-water mark northerly of the following line: ...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11030
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 20: Santa Catalina Island and the portion of the state waters within three nautical miles of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11031
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 20A: The waters lying around Santa Catalina Island, within three nautical miles of the coast line
California Fish And Game Code Section 11032
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 21: The waters and tidelands to high water mark of San Diego Bay lying inside of a straight line...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11033
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 22: All of Imperial County and those portions of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties lying...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11034
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 23: The lands and waters lying within the drainage area of Rubicon and Little Rubicon Rivers...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11035
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 25: The waters of Lake Almanor and all streams flowing into that lake and all lands lying within...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11036
The following constitutes the Klamath River Fish and Game District: The waters of the Klamath River as described in the initiative act to create...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11037
The following constitutes the Trinity and Klamath River Fish and Game District: The Klamath River and the waters thereof, following its...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11038
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 118: The ocean waters and tidelands lying within the following boundaries: Beginning at the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 11039
The following constitutes Fish and Game District 118.5: The ocean and tidelands to high-water mark, not included in other districts, excluding all
California Fish And Game Code Section 12000
(a) Except as expressly provided otherwise in this code, any violation of this code, or of any rule, regulation, or order made or adopted under this...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12001
Any person who takes any bird or mammal in violation of an order issued pursuant to Section 12150 of this code, is guilty of a felony.
California Fish And Game Code Section 12001.5
(a) In addition to any other penalty or fine imposed pursuant to this code, if a person has been convicted of one or more offenses that was a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002
(a) Unless otherwise provided, the punishment for a violation of this code that is a misdemeanor is a fine of not more than one thousand dollars...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.1
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12002, the punishment for taking a mammal or bird for which a hunting license issued pursuant to Section 3031 is required
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.2
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a violation of Section 7145 or of a regulation requiring a license to be displayed is an infraction,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.2.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a violation of any of the following is an infraction, punishable by a fine of not less than fifty...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.3
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a violation of Section 7121 for the sale, purchase, or receipt of fish taken by a person required to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.4
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 12000, 12001, and 12002, a commercial boat registration may be revoked or suspended by the commission, when requested by
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.5
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12002, a violation of Section 1764 is an infraction, not a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.6
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 12000, 12001, and 12002, a commercial boat registration may be revoked or suspended by the commission, when requested by
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.7
Notwithstanding Sections 12000, 12001, and 12002, the commercial fishing license of the master of a vessel may be revoked or suspended by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.8
(a) The court shall order the department to permanently revoke and the department shall permanently revoke, the commercial fishing license and any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.9
In addition to any other penalty prescribed in this code, the license issued pursuant to Sections 8032 to 8036, inclusive, to any person who is...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.10
(a) When a complaint has been filed in a court of competent jurisdiction charging a person with a violation that may result in suspension or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12002.11
Upon the second conviction of any person of a violation of Section 3087 or any regulation adopted pursuant thereto, in any five-year period, and upon
California Fish And Game Code Section 12003
Notwithstanding Section 12002, a second or subsequent violation of Section 8670 is punishable by a fine of not less than two thousand dollars...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12003.1
(a) Unless a minimum punishment is otherwise provided, the punishment for the knowing and intentional taking of a mammal, bird, or fish in excess of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12003.2
Notwithstanding Section 12002 or 12008, the punishment for any violation of Section 4500 or 4700 is a fine of not more than twenty-five thousand...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12003.5
(a) The penalty for a first violation of Section 8610.3 or 8610.4 is a fine of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) and not more than five...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12004
(a) The punishment for a first conviction of a violation of Section 8685.5, 8685.6, 8685.7, or 8688 is a fine of not more than five thousand dollars...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12005
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12000, and except as otherwise provided in subdivision (c), the punishment for each violation of Section 4758 shall...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12005.5
Notwithstanding Sections 12000 and 12002, a violation of Section 3003.1 or 3003.2, or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, is punishable...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12006
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12002: (1) The punishment for a violation of Section 7370 is a fine of not less than five thousand dollars ($5,000),...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12006.6
Notwithstanding Section 12000 or 12002.8, and in addition to Section 12009, and notwithstanding the type of fishing license or permit held, if any...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12007
Notwithstanding Section 12002, the punishment for (1) a second or subsequent violation of Section 1602 or 1605 on the same project or streambed...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12008
Except as otherwise provided in Section 597 of the Penal Code, the punishment for a violation of any of the following provisions is a fine of not...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12008.5
Notwithstanding Section 12000, the punishment for taking any bighorn sheep in violation of Chapter 11 (commencing with Section 4900) of Part 3 of...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12009
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12000, and except as provided in Section 12006.6, the punishment for a violation of any provision of Section 5521 or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12010
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12002, the maximum punishment for each violation of Section 3503.5 relating to a bird-of-prey designated as endangered,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12011
(a) In addition to the penalty provided in paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) of Section 12002, any person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12012
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the knowing unlawful taking for commercial purposes of a mammal, bird, amphibian, reptile,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12013
(a) In addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, any person convicted of a violation punishable under subdivision (a) of Section 12012...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12015
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that expeditious cleanup is the primary interest of the people of the State of California in order to protect
California Fish And Game Code Section 12016
(a) In addition to any other provision of law, any person who discharges or deposits any substance or material deleterious to fish, plant, bird, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12017
(a) Notwithstanding Section 13001, any recovery or settlement of money received pursuant to the following sections shall be deposited in the Fish and
California Fish And Game Code Section 12020
Any person willfully violating his written promise to appear in court or before a person authorized to receive a deposit of bail is guilty of a...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12021
(a) In addition to any assessment, fine, penalty, or forfeiture imposed pursuant to any other provision of law, an additional penalty of fifteen...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12023
(a) Notwithstanding Section 12002, any person who violates Section 6400 through the use of an aquatic nuisance species, as defined in Section 6431,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12024
(a) In addition to Section 12023, a person who violates Section 6400 through the use of an aquatic nuisance species is liable for all public and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12026
Any person whom the department determines has provided evidence or information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person or persons found...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12150
Whenever any person, while taking a bird or mammal, kills or wounds any human being and that fact is ascertained by the department, the department...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12150.5
Any person whose license has heretofore been revoked pursuant to Section 12150 may, upon petition, obtain a new trial in the court which originally...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12150.6
(a) Any person who has been prohibited from taking any bird or mammal pursuant to Section 12150 or 12151 shall not apply for a hunting license or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12150.7
The department shall, upon request, cancel any bond or shall direct the return to the person entitled thereto of any money or securities deposited...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12150.8
Whenever any claim is made against any such person or judgment is rendered against any such person required to file proof of ability to respond in...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12151
Whenever any person, while taking a bird or mammal, kills or wounds any domestic animal belonging to another and that fact is ascertained by the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12151.5
Any person who, while hunting, kills or wounds or witnesses the killing or wounding of any human being, or domestic animal belonging to another,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12152
Whenever a person has been prohibited from taking any bird or mammal pursuant to Section 12150 or Section 12151, the court in which the proceeding...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12153
Any commercial fishing license is forfeited for the violation of any of the provisions of Sections 1050 to 1060, inclusive, or 2012 of this code, or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12154
Upon the third conviction of any person of a violation of any provision of this code or regulation adopted pursuant thereto relating to the taking or
California Fish And Game Code Section 12155
Upon the third conviction of any person of a violation of any provision of this code or regulation adopted pursuant thereto relating to the taking or
California Fish And Game Code Section 12155.5
(a) The commission shall adopt regulations and procedures governing the revocation or suspension of hunting or sport fishing privileges. The...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12156
No person who is licensed or required to be licensed pursuant to Section 4005 and who is convicted of a violation of any provision of Article 1...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12156.5
(a) The judge before whom any guide, as defined in Section 2535, is arraigned for a violation of this code, or regulation adopted pursuant thereto,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12157
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the judge before whom any person is tried for a violation of any provision of this code, or regulation...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12157.5
The judge before whom any person is tried and convicted of violating Sections 2004 and 2016 and, at the same proceeding, is also tried and convicted...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12158
The sport fishing or hunting license of any person to whom such a license has been issued, may, in the discretion of the court, be suspended or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12158.5
For the purpose of invoking any provision of this code, or any rule, regulation, or order made or adopted under this code, relating to the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12159
All birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibia, or any part thereof, which have been taken, possessed, sold, imported, or transported contrary to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12159.5
The judge before whom any person is tried for a violation of a provision of this code that prohibits the taking of any endangered species, threatened
California Fish And Game Code Section 12160
All birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibia, or any part thereof, seized in accordance with Section 12159, the sale of which is not prohibited...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12161
The judge before whom any person is tried for taking, possessing, selling, importing, or transporting birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibia or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12162
Any seizure of any birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibia or parts thereof made under circumstances wherein it cannot be determined who took,...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12163
Any person who purchases birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibia, or parts thereof, from the department pursuant to the preceding sections shall,
California Fish And Game Code Section 12164
The court before whom any person has been convicted of trespassing under Section 602 of the Penal Code shall, in addition to any other fine or...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12165
When any person licensed as a guide under Section 2536 is adjudged guilty by a court of competent jurisdiction of violating or permitting the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12166
A termination of probation and dismissal of charges pursuant to Section 1203.4 of the Penal Code or a dismissal of charges pursuant to Section...
California Fish And Game Code Section 12300
Irrespective of any other provision of law, the provisions of this code are not applicable to California Indians whose names are inscribed upon the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13000
The Fish and Game Preservation Fund in the State Treasury is continued in existence.
California Fish And Game Code Section 13001
(a) Unless otherwise provided, all money collected under the provisions of this code and of any other law relating to the protection and preservation
California Fish And Game Code Section 13001.5
(a) The department shall prepare annually, for inclusion in the Governor's Budget, a fund condition statement for the Fish and Game Preservation Fund
California Fish And Game Code Section 13002
The department shall pay into the State Treasury at least once a month the money received by it from the sale of licenses issued under the provisions
California Fish And Game Code Section 13003
Unless otherwise provided by law, all fines and forfeitures imposed or collected in any court of this state for violations of any of the provisions...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13005
(a) Notwithstanding Section 13001, the fees collected from lifetime sportsman's licenses and privileges issued pursuant to Section 714, lifetime...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13006
Notwithstanding Section 13001, the money collected from the penalties on fines, penalties, or forfeitures levied pursuant to Section 12021 shall be...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13007
(a) Notwithstanding Section 13001 and paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 13005, commencing July 1, 2006, 331/3 percent of all sport fishing...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13010
There is a Fish and Wildlife Pollution Account in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund. The Fish and Wildlife Pollution Account is the successor to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13011
The state portion of any recovery or settlement of money damages received pursuant to any citation or charges brought under the following sections by
California Fish And Game Code Section 13012
Funds on deposit in the subaccounts shall not exceed the amounts prescribed below, adjusted in accordance with Section 2212 of the Revenue and...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13013
(a) Appropriations from either the Oil Pollution Administration Subaccount or the Hazardous Materials Administration Subaccount shall not exceed one...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13014
(a) There are hereby established, initially in the Special Deposit Fund, continued in existence by Section 16370 of the Government Code, both of the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13100
(a) The amounts paid to and retained in the county treasury pursuant to Sections 12009 and 13003 shall be deposited in a county fish and wildlife...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13101
(a) The board of supervisors of any county may enter into a written agreement with the board of supervisors of one or more counties for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13102
Expenditures from the fish and game propagation fund of any county shall be subject to the provisions of Division 3 (commencing with Section 29000)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13103
Expenditures from the fish and wildlife propagation fund of any county may be made only for the following purposes: (a) Public education relating
California Fish And Game Code Section 13104
The department may audit, or require the county to audit, expenditures by the county from its fish and wildlife propagation fund in order to...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13200
The department shall account for revenues and expenditures of the money in the Fish and Game Preservation Account in a manner consistent with the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13201
In establishing the appropriate programs or activities for this system, the department shall consider the following programs or activities: (a)...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13202
Payroll and other costs that are directly identifiable with specific programs or activities shall be charged directly to accounts maintained for the...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13203
The basic principle of this cost accounting system shall be that the total cost of operation of the department shall be accounted for by accounting...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13220
Except as provided in Section 13230, the money in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund, commencing with the 2005-06 fiscal year, is available for...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13230
(a) Funds deposited in the Oil Pollution Administration Subaccount created pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 13010 shall, upon appropriation by...
California Fish And Game Code Section 13231
Consistent with Section 13203, the department shall maintain a cost accounting system that accounts for the costs of each activity or program engaged
California Fish And Game Code Section 14000
The Governor is hereby authorized and directed to execute a compact on behalf of this state with any or all of the States of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon...
California Fish And Game Code Section 14001
The form and contents of the Pacific Marine Fisheries Compact shall be substantially as provided in this section and the effect of its provisions...
California Fish And Game Code Section 14002
Participation by this State in this compact shall continue until the Legislature otherwise provides by law. Notice of intention to withdraw from...
California Fish And Game Code Section 14100
In furtherance of the provisions contained in the compact there shall be three members of the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission from the...