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(opens in new tab)

Federal Groundfish

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2024-0130-06
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
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 #pending
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 #pending
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 #pending
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Subsection (b)(4), (b)(43), (b)(66), and (b)(80) of Section 7.40, Title 14, CCR, Re: Central Valley Sport Fishing

  • Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations: pending
  • Initial Statement of Reasons: pending
  • Proposed Regulatory Language: pending
  • Proposed adoption date: pending
  • Date filed with the Office of Administrative Law: pending
  • The Final Statement of Reasons and approved regulatory language will be posted here when they become available.
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: pending
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: pending
  • Effective Date of Regulation: pending

Klamath River Basin Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #pending
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

  • Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations: pending
  • Initial Statement of Reasons: pending
  • Proposed Regulatory Language: pending
  • Proposed adoption date: pending
  • Date filed with the Office of Administrative Law: pending
  • The Final Statement of Reasons and approved regulatory language will be posted here when they become available.
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: pending
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: pending
  • Effective Date of Regulation: pending