New and Proposed Regulations - 2018

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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 2017
2018

Department of Fish and Wildlife Rulemakings

California Sheephead Fillet

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-1106-09
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Subsection 27.65(b), Title 14, CCR, Filleting of Fish on Vessels; California Sheephead

Bumble Bees

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2018-1030-03
Petition to List the Crotch bumble bee (Bombus crotchii), Franklin’s bumble bee (Bombus franklini), Suckley cuckoo bumble bee (Bombus suckleyi), and western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis occidentalis) as an Endangered Species

Re-adoption of Emergency Purple Sea Urchin Regulations

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #- N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-1026-01EE
Add Section 29.11, Title 14, CCR, Recreational Take of Purple Sea Urchin

Northern California Summer Steelhead

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2018-1016-06
Petition to List the Northern California Summer Steelhead as an Endangered Species

Commercial Logbooks

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0911-03
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Sections 107, 174 and 176, Title 14, CCR, Commercial Logbooks for Broadbill Swordfish Harpoon; Gill and Trammel Net Fisheries; and Trawl Fisheries; Repeal Form DFG 107

Groundfish

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0911-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Sections 27.30, 27.35, 27.40, 27.45, 27.50, 28.27, 28.55, 52.10 and 150.16 , Title 14, CCR, Recreational and Commercial Fishing Regulations for Federal Groundfish and Associated Species for Consistency with Federal Rules for 2019 and 2020

Red Abalone

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0911-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Section 29.15, Title 14, CCR, Recreational Take of Red Abalone

Sport Fishing Annual (2019 Season)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0904-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Sections 1.53, 1.74 and 5.00, Title 14, CCR, Definition of Inland Waters; Sport Fishing Report Card Requirements; and Black Bass

Endangered Plants

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0821-04
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #pending
Amend Section 670.2, Title 14, CCR, Add Coast Yellow Leptosiphon and Lassics Lupine to the List of Plants of California Declared to be Endangered, Threatened, or Rare

Upper Klamath-Trinity River Spring Chinook Salmon

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #Z2018-0807-05
Petition to List the Upper Klamath-Trinity River Spring Chinook Salmon as an Endangered Species

Non-Cancer Crabs

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0626-13
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-1026-02S
Add Section 126.1 and Amend subsection 125.1(c)(3) and Section 126., Title 14, CCR,to Incidental Take Allowances for Crabs, other than the Genus Cancer, in Commercial Trap Fisheries

Sage Grouse Preference Points and Draw

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0501-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-1012-04S
Amend Subsections 300(a)(1)(D)5. and 6.; 300(a)(2)(D)3.; and 300(a)(3)(F)3.; and add Section 716, Title 14, CCR, Sage Grouse Preference Points and Draw

Recreational Ocean Salmon - April 2019 Season

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-0509-02P
Amend Subsection 27.80(c), Title 14, CCR, Automatic Conformance to Federal Regulations for Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishing - April 2019 season

  • link opens in new windowRegulatory Language (PDF) - May 9, 2018
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: May 9,, 2018
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: link opens in new windowApproved (PDF)
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: May 9, 2018
  • Effective Date of Regulation: May 1, 2018

Marine Protected Areas (Tribal Take)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0424-11
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-1004-01S
Amend subsections 632(b)(33), (34), (97), (98), (112) and (117)., Title 14, CCR, Marine Protected Areas (Tribal Take)

 

Marine Protected Areas (Rockport Rocks Special Closure)

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0423-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018--1008-01S
Amend Subsection 632(b)(17), Title 14, CCR, Marine Protected Areas (Rockport Rocks Special Closure)

 

Recreational Ocean Salmon - May-October Season

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-0424-05P
Amend Subsection 27.80(d), Title 14, CCR, Automatic Conformance to Federal Regulations for Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishing May-October 2018 season

  • link opens in new windowRegulatory Language (PDF) - April 24, 2018
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: April 24, 2018
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: April 24, 2018
  • Effective Date of Regulation: May 1, 2018

Adoption of Emergency Sea Urchin Regulations

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #- N/A
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-0501-07E
Add Section 29.11, Title 14, CCR, Recreational Take of Purple Sea Urchin

Recreational Pacific Halibut

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-0405-04P
Amend Section 28.20, Title 14, CCR, Automatic Conformance to Federal Regulations for Recreational Fishing for Pacific halibut - 2018 season

  • link opens in new windowRegulatory Language (PDF) - April 5, 2018
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: April 5, 2018
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: April 5, 2018
  • Effective Date of Regulation: March 24, 2018

Recreational Ocean Salmon - April 2018 Season

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #n/a
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-0322-01P
Amend Subsection 27.80(c), Title 14, CCR, Automatic Conformance to Federal Regulations for Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishing - April 2018 season

  • link opens in new windowRegulatory Language (PDF) - March 22, 2018
  • Date Filed with the Office of Administrative Law: March 22, 2018
  • Office of Administrative Law's decision: Approved March 27, 2018
  • Date filed with the Secretary of State: March 22, 2018
  • Effective Date of Regulation: April 6, 2018

Resident Upland Game Bird Hunting

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0220-03 and 2018-0626-12
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #n/a
Amend Subsection 300(a)(1)(D)4., Title 14, CCR, Resident Upland Game Bird Hunting: Sage Grouse Permits for 2018

Central Valley Sport Fishing

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2018-0102-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-0516-01S
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 #2018-0102-01
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-0629-02s
Amend Subsection 7.50(b)(91.1), Title 14, CCR, Klamath River Basin Sport Fishing

Waterfowl

Office of Administrative Law's Notice ID #2017-1226-02
Office of Administrative Law's File ID #2018-0523-02S
Amend Section 502, Title 14, CCR, Waterfowl Hunting