New and Proposed Regulations - 2024

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, PO Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090.

Commission's anticipated rulemaking timetable (PDF)(opens in new tab)

See also: Department of Fish and Wildlife Rulemakings

Testing for Chronic Wasting Disease (Emergency)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID # - N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #Pending
Amend Section 5.79, 5.80, 27.90, and 27.92, Title 14, CCR, Re: White Sturgeon

Inland Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0521-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #Pending
Amend Sections 2.30, 5.00, 7.50, 8.00, and 703, Title 14, CCR, Re: Inland Sport Fishing Regulations

Commercial California Halibut and White Seabass Set Gill Nets

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0521-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #Pending
Add Section 174.1, Title 14, CCR, Re: Set Gill Net Service Interval, Gear Marking, and Mesh Depth

Marine Logbooks and Fishing Block Charts

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0517-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #Pending
Amend Sections 120.7, 122, 165, 190, and 705.1, Title 14, CCR, Re: Fisheries Logbook Forms and Fishing Block Charts

White Sturgeon Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0517-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #Pending
Amend Sections 5.79, 5.80, 27.90, and 29.72, Title 14, CCR, Re: White Sturgeon Fishing

Emergency Sport Fishing Closures on the Klamath and Trinity Rivers

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID # - N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0529-01E
Amend Subsection 7.40(b)(50), Title 14, CCR, Re: Chinook Salmon Sport Fishing Closures in the Klamath and Trinity Rivers for 2024

Re-adoption of White Sturgeon (Emergency)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID # - N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0508-02EE
Amend Section 5.79, 5.80, 27.90, and 27.92, Title 14, CCR, Re: White Sturgeon

Inyo Rock Daisy

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0326-01FP
Amend Section 670.2, Title 14, CCR, Re: Add Inyo rock daisy to the list of threatened species

  • Regulatory Language (PDF) - Effective April 24, 2024
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: March 26, 2024
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: April 24, 2024
  • Effective Date of Regulation: April 24, 2024

Permit Application for Special Use of Department Lands

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0201-04N
Amend Section 702, Title 14, CCR, Re: Permit Application for Special Use of Department Lands

Federal Groundfish

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0130-06
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0402-01S
Amend Sections 27.20, 27.25, 27.30, 27.35, 27.40, 27.45, 27.50, 28.27, 28.28, 28.29, 28.47, 28.48, 28.49, 28.54, 28.55, and 28.56, Title 14, CCR, Re: Recreational Fishing Regulations for Federal Groundfish for 2024

California Halibut Sport Fishing (Second Emergency Extension)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID # - N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0216-01
Amend Section 28.15, Title 14, CCR, Re: California Halibut Emergency

Mammal Hunting (Bighorn Sheep, Pronghorn, Elk Hunting, Co-op Hunting Regulations, and Preference Points)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0123-07
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0607-01S
Amend Sections 362, 363, 364, 364.1, 554, 555, and 708.14, and Add Section 555.1, Title 14, CCR, Re: Bighorn Sheep, Pronghorn, and Elk Hunting, Co-op Hunting Regulations, and Preference Points)

Waterfowl Hunting

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0116-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0521-01S
Amend Section 502, Title 14, CCR, Re: Waterfowl, Migratory; American Coot and Common Moorhen (Common Gallinule)

Central Valley Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0223-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2024-0521-04
Amend Subsection (b)(4), (b)(43), (b)(66), and (b)(80) of Section 7.40, Title 14, CCR, Re: Central Valley Sport Fishing

Klamath River Basin Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2024-0223-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Subsection (b)(50) of Section 7.40, Title 14, CCR, Re: Klamath River Basin Sport Fishing