New and Proposed Regulations - 2017

Commission's 2017 anticipated rulemaking calendar

The California Fish and Game Commission is considering the following changes to Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations. A business or a person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation has the right to request a copy of the final statement of reasons. Copies of the final statements of reasons will be available on this web page as they are prepared. Requests may also be submitted to the California Fish and Game Commission, 1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1320, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Hunting & Trapping Sport/Recreational Fishing Commercial Fishing Threatened and Endangered Species Other
Continuing from 2016
Spiny Lobster Spiny Lobster
2017

Department of Fish and Wildlife Rulemakings

Incidental Take of Tricolored Blackbird

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-1017-11
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Add Section 749.9, Title 14, CCR, Special Order Relating to Incidental Take of Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) During Candidacy Period

Abalone

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0920-04
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Section 29.15, Title 14, CCR, relating to recreational take of abalone

Use of Dogs

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0911-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Section 265, Title 14, CCR, to relating to the use of GPS collars and treeing switches for dogs used to pursue/take mammals or for dog training

Freshwater Sport Fishing 2018

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0828-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Sections 1.05, 1.11, 1.18, 1.61, 1.74, 2.10, 2.25, 5.35, 5.41, 5.88, 7.00, 7.50, and 8.00; Repeal Section 1.60; and Add Section 2.05, Title 14, CCR, relating to sport fishing regulations

Commercial Sea Urchin

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0828-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Sections 120.7 and 705, Title 14, CCR, Taking of Sea Urchin for Commercial Purposes, and Commercial Fishing Applications, Permits, Tags and Fees

Re-adoption of Emergency Abalone Regulations

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #- N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0828-02EE
Amend Section 29.15, Title 14, CCR, Recreational Take of Abalone

Commercial Take of Sea Cucumber

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0725-14
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-1121-01S
Add Section 128, Title 14, CCR, Commercial Taking of Sea Cucumber

Commercial Use and Possession of Native Rattlesnakes

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0725-12
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Add Section 42 and Amend Sections 43, 651 and 703, Title 14, CCR, Commercial Use and Possession of Native Rattlesnakes for Biomedical and Therapeutic Purposes

Nearshore and Deeper Nearshore Permits

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0725-13
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Sections 150, 150.02, 150.03, and 705, Title 14, CCR, Nearshore Fishery Permit, Nearshore Fishery Permit Gear Endorsements, and Deeper Nearshore Species Fishery Permit Transferability

Commercial Fisheries Landing Requirements

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0711-10
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Add Section 197, Title 14, CCR, Commercial Fisheries Landings Requirements - Electronic Reporting

Bay Shrimp Trawl Log

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0719-07N
Amend Section 119 and Appendix A, Title 14, CCR, Bay Shrimp Trawl Log

Automatic Conformance Process

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0503-02 and Z2017-0725-15
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0918-04S amd 2017-1103-02SR
Add Section 1.95, Title 14, CCR, Process to Automatically Conform State Recreational Fishing Regulations to Federal Regulations

Crab and Lobster

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0328-12
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0818-05S
Amend Sections 29.80 and 122, Title 14, CCR, Crab and Lobster Recreational Gear Marking and Commercial Lobster Harbor Restricted Fishing Areas

Upland Game Birds

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0328-11
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0818-04S
Amend Section 300, Title 14, CCR, Upland Game Bird Hunting

Cascades Frog

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0321-04 and Z2017-1017-10
Petition to List the Cascades Frog as a Threatened or Endangered Species

Special Order Relating to Incidental Take of Tricolored Blackbird - Emergency Regulation

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #- N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0301-01E
Add Section 749.9, Title 14, CCR, Special Order Relating to Incidental Take of Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) During Candidacy Period

Foothill Yellow-legged Frog

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0109-03
Petition to List the Foothill Yellow-legged Frog as an Endangered Species

Central Valley Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2017-0109-02 and Z2017-0321-05
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0519-03S
Amend Subsections 7.50(b)(5), (b)(68) and (b)(156.5), Title 14, CCR, Central Valley Chinook Salmon Sport Fishing

 

Klamath River Basin Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2016-1220-06
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0623-02S and 2017-0808-02SR
Amend Subsection 7.50(b)(91.1), Title 14, CCR, Klamath River Basin Sport Fishing

Pacific Halibut Recreational Fishing - 2017

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2016-1220-03
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0421-03S
Amend Section 28.20, Title 14, CCR, Pacific Halibut Recreational Fishing - 2017 Season

Ocean Salmon Fishing - May-November 2017 Season

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2016-1220-04
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0421-02S
Amend Subsection 27.80(d), Title 14, CCR, Ocean Salmon Recreational Fishing on and after May 1, 2017

Ocean Salmon Fishing - April 2017 Season

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2016-1220-05
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2017-0320-02S
Amend Subsection 27.80(c), Title 14, CCR, Ocean Salmon Recreational Fishing - April 2017 Season