New and Proposed Regulations - 2007

Regulation Changes by Year

 

Regulatory changes which begin the rulemaking process in 2007 will be posted here.

Hunting Sport Fishing Commercial Fishing Other


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-1207-02
Section 503, Title 14, CCR, Control Orders for Nuisance Canada Geese
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations December 7, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
November 7, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Notice of Date Change for Public Hearing on Proposed Regulatory Action and Notice of Addition of Document to Rulemaking File April 1, 2008
Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period on Negative Declaration May 1, 2008
Adoption Date: June 27, 2008
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: August 11, 2008 Effective Date of Regulation: September 10, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-1023-08
Subsection 7.50(b)(172.7), Title 14, CCR, Sausal Creek Sport Fishing Regulations
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations October 23, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
October 16, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: December 17, 2007
Please contact Commission staff via email to fgc@fgc.ca.gov or by telephone (916) 653-4899 for a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons and approved Regulatory Language.
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: February 19, 2008 Effective Date of Regulation: March 20, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-1009-03
Sections 1.74 et al, Title 14, CCR, Sport Fishing Report Cards and Tagging Requirements
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations October 9, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
September 24, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: December 7, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons, including the approved regulatory language.
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: March 14, 2008 Effective Date of Regulation: April 1, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0925-09 and 07-1113-04
Sections 353 and 475, Title 14, CCR, Authorized Methods of Take for Big Game, and Nongame Birds and Nongame Mammals

Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations September 25, 2007

Continuation Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations November 13, 2007

Section 353: Methods Authorized for Taking Big Game Initial Statement of Reasons
September 10, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Amended Initial Statement of Reasons
November 2007
Revised Proposed Regulatory Language
Section 475: Methods of Take for Nongame Birds and Nongame Mammals Initial Statement of Reasons
September 10, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Amended Initial Statement of Reasons
November 2007
Revised Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: December 7, 2007
Section 353: Methods Authorized for Taking Big Game Final Statement of Reasons for Regulatory Action February 28, 2008 Approved Regulatory Language
Section 475: Methods of Take for Nongame Birds and Nongame Mammals Final Statement of Reasons for Regulatory Action February 28, 2008 Approved Regulatory Language
Summary and Response to Public Comments on Proposed Regulations
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: May 15, 2008 Effective Date of Regulation: July 1, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0925-08
Section 671, Title 14, CCR, Importation, Transportation and Possession of Live Restricted Animals
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations September 25, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
September 12, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: December 7, 2007
Please contact Commission staff via email to fgc@fgc.ca.gov or by telephone (916) 653-4899 for a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons and approved Regulatory Language.
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: March 14, 2008 Effective Date of Regulation: April 13, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0910-05 and 2008-0701-03
American Pika
Notice of Receipt of Petition to List the American Pika as a Threatened Species September 10, 2007
Notice of Findings - Rejection of Petition June 27, 2008
Notice of Findings - Rejection of Petition October 1, 2009


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0824-02 and 08-0219-03
Longfin Smelt
Notice of Receipt of Petition to List the Longfin Smelt as an Endangered Species August 24, 2007
Notice of Findings - Longfin Smelt a Candidate Species for Listing Under CESA February 19, 2008
Notice of Final Consideration of Petition to List Longfin Smelt February 10, 2009


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0828-03
Section 251.3, Title 14, CCR, Prohibition Against Feeding Big Game Mammals
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations August 28, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
June 20, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: November 2, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons, including the approved regulatory language.
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: January 8, 2008 Effective Date of Regulation: February 7, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0828-02
Section 630, Title 14, CCR, Ecological Reserves
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations August 28, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
April 28, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: November 2, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: March 26, 2008 Effective Date of Regulation: April 25, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0824-03
Sections 2.25 et al., Title 14, CCR, Sport Fishing Clean Up
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations August 28, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
July 16, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: November 2, 2007
Please contact Commission staff via email to fgc@fgc.ca.gov or by telephone (916) 653-4899 for a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons and approved Regulatory Language.
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: December 27, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: January 26, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0821-05
Section 502, Title 14, CCR, Canvasback Bag Limit
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations August 21, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
August 20, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: October 16, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: October 25, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: October 25, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0717-01
Sections 163 and 164, Title 14, CCR, Commercial Harvest of Herring and Herring Eggs
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations July 17, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
June 14, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: October 12, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: November 28, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: November 28, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0619-12
Section 632, Title 14, CCR, Channel Islands Federal Marine Protected Areas Boundaries
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations June 19, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
May 25, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: October 12, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons, including the approved regulatory language
Responses to Public Comments
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: December 17, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: December 17, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0612-09
Sections 550, 551 and 552, Title 14, CCR, Hunting and Other Uses on State and Federal Areas
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations June 12, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
May 10, 2007
Section 550 Proposed Regulatory Language
Section 551 Proposed Regulatory Language
Section 552 Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: August 10, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Section 550 Approved regulatory language
Section 551 Approved regulatory language
Section 552 Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: November 7, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: December 7, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0612-05
Sections 1.17 et al., Title 14, CCR, Albacore and Bluefin Tuna Bag Limits
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations June 12, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
June 11, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: August 10, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: October 16, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: November 15, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0612-04
Sections 502 and 509, Title 14, CCR, Waterfowl Hunting
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations June 12, 2007 Section 502 Initial Statement of Reasons
May 9, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Section 509 Initial Statement of Reasons
May 9, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Continuation Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations July 30, 2007 Section 502 Amended Initial Statement of Reasons
July 30, 2007
Revised Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: August 10, 2007
Section 502 Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language

Section 509 Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: September 19, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: September 19, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0522-09
American Peregrine Falcon
Notice of Receipt of Petition to Remove the American Peregrine Falcon from the List of Endangered Species May 22, 2007
Notice of Findings - American Peregrine Falcon a Candidate for Delisting October 23, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0510-03
Section 29.85, Title 14, CCR, Crab Sport Fishing
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations May 10, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
March 23, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: August 10, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons, including the approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: October 9, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: November 8, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0510-02
Section 704, Title 14, CCR, Automated License Data System License Buyer Surcharge
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations May 25, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
April 13, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: July 13, 2007
Please contact Commission staff via email to fgc@fgc.ca.gov or by telephone (916) 653-4899 for a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons and approved Regulatory Language.
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: February 13, 2008 Effective Date of Regulation: March 14, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0510-01
Sections 251.7, 257, 300 and 600, Title 14, CCR, Resident and Migratory Upland Game Bird Hunting
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations May 15, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
March 28, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: July 13, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: August 29, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: September 1, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's File ID 07-0314-07E
Subsection (b)(91.1) of Section 7.50, Title 14, CCR, Klamath River Sport Fishing EMERGENCY
Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
March 5, 2007
Statement of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action Proposed Regulatory Language
Date Submitted to the Office of Administrative Law: March 14, 2007
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: March 21, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: March 21, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0216-01 and Z07-0612-03
Delta Smelt
Notice of Receipt of Petition for the Commission to Take Emergency Action to Uplist the Delta Smelt from Threatened to Endangered Species Status
February 16, 2007
Notice of Findings - Delta Smelt a Candidate Species for Uplisting from Threatened to Endangered June 12, 2007
Notice of Findings - Uplisting is Warranted January 6, 2009
Notice of Date and Location Change of Hearing February 17, 2009


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0220-06 and Z07-0320-04
Subsection (b)(91.1) of Section 7.50, Title 14, CCR, Klamath River Sport Fishing
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations February 20, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
February 2, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Continuation Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations March 20, 2007 Amended Initial Statement of Reasons
March 15, 2007
Revised Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: May 4, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: June 21, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: June 21, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0213-04
Sections 1.74 et al., Title 14, CCR, Automated License Data System
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations February 13, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons
December 20, 2006
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: April 13, 2007
Continuation Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations July 19, 2007 Updated Informative Digest
July 19, 2007
Revised Proposed Regulatory Language
Re- Adoption Date: August 10, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons, including the approved regulatory language.
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: December 14, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: January 13, 2008


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0206-13
Section 721, Title 14, CCR, Suspension of Water Flow Requirements from Grizzly Valley Dam at Lake Davis
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations
February 6, 2007
Initial Statement of Reasons
December 12, 2006
Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: April 13, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: June 11, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: July 11, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0206-12
Section 5.51 and Subsection 7.50(b)(53.8), Title 14, CCR, Lake Davis Sport Fishing
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations February 6, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons December 18, 2006 Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: April 13, 2007

Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language

Department of Fish and Game News Release

Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: May 9, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: May 9, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0206-11 and Z07-0320-03
Section 27.80, Title 14, CCR, Ocean Salmon Sport Fishing
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations February 6, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons December 15, 2006
Continuation Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations March 20, 2007 Amended Initial Statement of Reasons March 14, 2007 Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: April 13, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: May 10, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: May 10, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0206-10
Sections 360 et al., Title 14, CCR, Mammal Hunting
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations February 6, 2007    
Subsection 360(a) - Deer Hunts in A, B, C and D Zones Initial Statement of Reasons December 21, 2006
Proposed Regulatory Language
Final Statement of Reasons April 27, 2007
Approved Regulatory Language
Subsection 360(b) - Deer Hunts in X Zones Initial Statement of Reasons December 21, 2006
Proposed Regulatory Language
Final Statement of Reasons April 27, 2007
Approved Regulatory Language
Subsections 360(c) and (d) - Additional Deer Hunts Initial Statement of Reasons December 21, 2006
Proposed Regulatory Language
Final Statement of Reasons April 27, 2007
Approved Regulatory Language
Section 361 - Archery Deer Hunting Initial Statement of Reasons December 21, 2006
Proposed Regulatory Language
Final Statement of Reasons April 27, 2007
Approved Regulatory Language
Section 362 - Nelson Big Horn Sheep Initial Statement of Reasons December 26, 2006
Proposed Regulatory Language
Final Statement of Reasons April 27, 2007
Approved Regulatory Language
Section 363 - Pronghorn Antelope Initial Statement of Reasons January 2, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Final Statement of Reasons April 25, 2007
Approved Regulatory Language
Section 364 - Elk Initial Statement of Reasons January 2, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Final Statement of Reasons April 25, 2007
Approved Regulatory Language
Sections 702 and 708 - Applications and Tags Initial Statement of Reasons January 18, 2007
Proposed Regulatory Language
Final Statement of Reasons April 18, 2007
Approved Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: April 25, 2007
Click here to see the approved seasons and tag quotas
Responses to Public Comments
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: May 29, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: May 29, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0206-09, #Z07-0227-11 and #Z07-0724-06
Sections 353 and 475, Title 14, CCR, Methods Authorized for Taking Big Game and Methods of Take for Nongame Birds and Nongame Mammals
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations February 6, 2007
Continuation Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations February 27, 2007
Section 353 - Methods Authorized for Taking Big Game Amended Initial Statement of Reasons February 15, 2007 Revised Proposed Regulatory Language
Section 475 - Methods of Take for Nongame Birds and Nongame Mammals Amended Initial Statement of Reasons February 15, 2007 Revised Proposed Regulatory Language
Notice of Decision Not to Proceed with Rulemaking
July 24, 2007
New Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations September 25, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0206-08
Tracy's Eriastrum
Notice of Findings: Rejection of Petition to Delist Tracy's Eriastrum February 6, 2007

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0130-05 and Z07-0427-01
Coho Salmon South of San Francisco
Notice of Reconsideration of Petition to De-list Coho Salmon South of San Francisco
January 30, 2007
Notice of Findings - Rejection of Petition April 26, 2007


Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z07-0116-12
Sections 165 and 632, Title 14, CCR, Marine Protected Areas
Notice of Proposed Changes in Regulations January 16, 2007 Initial Statement of Reasons January 15, 2007 Proposed Regulatory Language
Adoption Date: April 13, 2007 Click Here to See News Release
Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: July 11, 2007
Final Statement of Reasons May 14, 2007
Approved regulatory language
Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved Date filed with the Secretary of State: August 22, 2007 Effective Date of Regulation: September 21, 2007