New and Proposed Regulations - 2019

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.

Commission's anticipated rulemaking timetable (PDF)

See also: link opens in new windowDepartment of Fish and Wildlife Rulemakings

Possession of Nongame Animals (Nutria)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2019-0813-03
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Section 473, Title 14, CCR, Re: Possession of Nongame Animals (Nutria)

Experimental Fishing Permit Program (Phase 1)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2019-0813-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Add Chapter 5.6, Section 90; Add Section 704, Title 14, CCR, Re: Experimental Fishing Permit Program (Phase 1)

Changes to Mailing Address

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID # n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0627-01N
Amend Sections 147, 165, 165.5, 227, 235, 240, 600.4, 662, 665, and 696, Title 14, CCR, Re: Changes to Mailing Address

  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: Link opens in new windowApproved (PDF)
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: August 8, 2019
  • Effective Date of Regulation: August 8, 2019

California Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan Implementing Regulations

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2019-0709-05
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Sections 27.60 and 28.60; Add Section 28.62; Add Article 6, Sections 55.00, 55.01, and 55.02; Amend Sections 163, 163.1, 163.5, 164, and 705, Title 14, CCR, Re: California Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan Implementing Regulations

Emergency Regulations - Special Order Regarding Take of Chinook Salmon

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #- N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0618-03E
Add Subsection 7.50(b)(91.2), Title 14, CCR, Special Order Regarding Take of Chinook Salmon in Anadromous Waters of the Klamath River Basin Downstream of Iron Gate and Lewiston Dams

Recreational Pacific Halibut

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0509-01P
Amend Section 28.20, Title 14, CCR, Re: Automatic Conformance to Federal Regulations for Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishing for 2019 Season

  • link opens in new windowRegulatory Language (PDF) - May 9, 2019
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: May 6, 2019
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: June 3, 2019
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: May 9, 2019
  • Effective Date of Regulation: April 29, 2019

Recreational Ocean Salmon - April 2020 Season

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0509-02P
Amend Subsection 27.80(c), Title 14, CCR, Re: Automatic Conformance to Federal Regulations for Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishing April 2020 Season

  • link opens in new windowRegulatory Language (PDF) - May 9, 2019
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: May 9, 2019
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: June 3, 2019
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: May 9, 2019
  • Effective Date of Regulation: May 6, 2019

Recreational Ocean Salmon - May-October 2019 Season

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0506-03P
Amend Subsection 27.80(d), Title 14, CCR, Re: Automatic Conformance to Federal Regulations for Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishing May-October 2019 Season

  • link opens in new windowRegulatory Language (PDF) - May 6, 2019
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: May 6, 2019
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: June 3, 2019
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: May 6, 2019
  • Effective Date of Regulation: May 6, 2019

Hagfish Traps

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2019-0416-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0718-01S
Amend Section 180.6, Title 14, CCR, Re: Hagfish Traps

Emergency Regulations Klamath River Basin Spring Chinook Salmon

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #- N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0219-03E
Amend Subsection 7.50(b)(91.1), Title 14, CCR, Klamath River Basin Spring Chinook Salmon Sport Fishing

Fisher, Northern Spotted Owl, Humboldt Marten, Tricolored Blackbird

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0201-02P
Amend Section 670.5, Title 14, CCR - Add Humboldt marten to the list of endangered species; add fisher (southern Sierra Nevada ESU), northern spotted owl, and tricolored blackbird to the list of threatened species

  • link opens in new windowRegulatory Language (PDF) - February 1, 2019
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: February 1, 2019
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: link opens in new windowApproved (PDF)
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: March 18, 2019
  • Effective Date of Regulation: March 18, 2019

Waterfowl

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2019-0108-07
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0618-04S
Amend Sections 502 and 509, Title 14, CCR, Re: Migratory Waterfowl Hunting Regulations for 2019-2020, and Concurrence with Federal Regulations - Electronic Federal Duck Stamp

Klamath River Basin Sport Fishing (Fall)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2019-0108-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0628-01S
Amend Subsection 7.50(b)(91.1), Title 14, CCR, Re: Klamath River Basin Sport Fishing (Fall)

Central Valley Salmon Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2019-0108-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0531-01S
Amend Subsections 7.50(b)(5), (68), (124) and (156.5), Title 14, CCR, Re: Central Valley Salmon Sport Fishing Regulations

Archery Equipment and Crossbow Regulations

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2018-1231-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0517-03S
Amend Section 354, Title 14, CCR, Re: Archery Equipment and Crossbow Regulations

Mammal Hunting 2019-2020 Season

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2018-1231-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2019-0517-02S
Amend Sections 362, 364, 364.1 and 708.6, Title 14, CCR, Re: Nelson Bighorn Sheep, Elk, SHARE Elk, and Tag Countersigning & Transporting Requirements