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The California Fish and Game Commission routinely sends out notices regarding proposed regulations and findings via email.  To receive those notices contact the Commission at:  fgc@fgc.ca.gov

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Summary of State Fish & Game Commission Notices for 2014

Summary of State Fish & Game Commission Notices for 2012-2013


Secretary’s Report to the Mendocino County Fish & Game Commission

Summary of State Fish & Game Commission Notices for 2014

Date of Notice

Regulatory action

Deadline for Comment

Dec. 12, 2014

Notice of proposed emergency action to list the Tricolored Blackbird as an endangered species.

No specific date given

Nov. 5, 2014

Proposal to add Section 662, Title 14, of the CCOR, relating to petitions for regulation change. The new section requires that any petition to the Commission to adopt, amend, or repeal a regulation, to clearly and concisely state the substance or nature of the requested regulation change, and reason for the request, and reference to the authority of the Commission to take the requested action.

Dec. 3, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014

Finding that the petitioned action to add the gray wolf (Canis lupus) to the list of endangered species under the CESA is warranted.

No specific date given

Oct. 29, 2014

Proposal to amend section 670.5, Title 14 of the CCOR, to add the California gray world to the CESA

No specific date given

Oct. 14, 2014

Proposed regulatory actions relative to amending sections 1.45, 2.09, 4.05, 5.00, 5.80, 7.50, 8.00 and 27.90, Title 14 of the CCOR related to 2015 Sport Fishing Regulations. Sections cover low-flow closures, salmonid filleting, possession of illegal gear, bait fish capture, Black Bass, and White Sturgeon

No specific date given

Oct. 13, 2014

Notice of availability of Initial Study/Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for proposed amendments to freshwater sport fishing regulations.

Nov. 13, 2014

Sept. 10, 2014

Notice of Receipt of Petition of list the Livermore tarplant (Deinandra bacigalupii) as endangered under CESA.

Will be reviewed at the February 2015 mtg.

Aug. 28, 2014

Proposed regulatory action relative to Sections 465 and 472, Title 14 of the CCOR, relating to the prohibition of prizes for the take of furbearers and nongame mammals.

Nov. 20, 2014

Aug. 20, 2014

Proposed regulatory action relative to sections 1.91, 27.20, 27.25, 27.40, 27.45, 27.50, 27.51, 27.65, 28.26, 28.27, 28.28, 28.29, 28.48, 28.49, 28.54, 28.55, 28.56, 28.58 and 28.90, Title 14 CCOR relating to recreational fishing regulations for federal groundfish and associated species.

Dec. 3, 2014

Aug. 20, 2014

Proposed regulatory action relative to amending sections 1.45, 2.09, 4.05, 5.00, 5.80, 7.50, 8.00 and 27.90, Title 14, CCOR, relating to 2015 Sport Fishing regulations. Sections cover low-flow closures, salmonid filleting, possession of illegal gear, bait fish capture, Black Bass, and White Sturgeon

No specific date given

Aug. 19, 2014

Notice of findings regarding the Northeastern Pacific white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), that designating white shark as threatened or endangered under CESA is not warranted.

No specific date given

Aug. 8, 2014

Notice of proposed emergency action with regards to Merced River closure due to drought conditions.

No specific date given

July 14, 2014

Notice of Receipt of Petition to list the flat-tailed horned lizard (Phrynosoma mcallii) as endangered under CESA.

Dec. 3, 2014

June 20, 2014

Notice of proposed regulatory action relative to amending sections 200.12, 200.29 and 200.31, Title 14, CCOR, relating to the prohibition of the use of tiger salamanders as bait.

Aug. 6, 2014

June 17, 2014

Notice of proposed regulatory action relative to sections 163 and 164, Title 14, CCOR, relating to harvest of herring and herring eggs.

July 24, 2014

June 17, 2014

Notice of proposed regulatory action relative to Section 180.6, Title 14, CCOR, relating to a minimum hole diameter for commercial hagfish traps.

Aug. 6, 2014

May 7, 2014

Notice of proposed regulatory action relative to amending Section 502, Title 14, CCOR, relating to Waterfowl Regulations for the 2014-2015 season.

Aug. 6, 2014

May 6, 2014

Notice of proposed regulatory action relative to Sections 300 and 708, Title 14, CCOR, relating to upland game bird.

Aug. 6, 2014

April 14, 2014

Seeking Commissioners assistance regarding the development of the “phase-in” regulation for the use of non-lead ammunition for the take of wildlife as required under F&G Code Section 3004.5(i)

No specific date indicated

Jan. 14, 2014

Notice of proposed regulatory action re: Section 27.80 (d) relating to ocean salmon sport fishing regulations for May – November 2014

Apr. 16, 2014

Jan. 14, 2014

Notice of proposed regulatory action re: Section 27.80(c) and (e) relating to ocean salmon sport fishing regulations for April 2014

Mar. 29, 2014

CCOR = California Code of Regulations

CESA = California Endangered Species Act


Summary of State Fish & Game Commission Notices for 2012-2013

 

Date of Notice

Regulatory action

Deadline for Comment

Dec. 24, 2013

Notice of Findings regarding the Townsend’s big-eared bat (Corynorrhinus townsendii) and the American pika (Ochotona princeps)

No date given

Dec. 2, 2013

Notice of proposed regulatory action relating to commercial take of market squid

Feb. 5, 2014

Oct. 25, 2013

Notice of proposed amendments to Sections 601 and subsection 702(a)(1) related to operations of the Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Management Area (PLM) Program.

Dec. 11, 2013

Sept. 13, 2013

Notice of proposed changes in trout and salmon fishing regulations

See weblink

Aug. 30, 2013

Notice of proposed changes in the commercial kelp harvest regulations

See weblink

July 12, 2013

Notice of proposed rulemaking re: Senate Mill 769 and F&G Code Section 48000 re: permitting exemption (modification) on mountain lion carcasses, parts or products for scientific and educational purposes

Sept. 19, 2013

July 24, 2013

Proposed changes to White Sturgeon Report Cards and Tagging Requirements

Aug. 7, 2013

July 16, 2013

Notice of discussion/adoption herring for proposed changes to Sec. 300 (upland game hunting); 313 (upland game bird stamp); 502 (migratory game bird (waterfowl); 510 (State duck stamp); 163 and 163 (harvest of herring and herring eggs)

Aug. 7, 2013

July 3, 2013

Notice of proposed rulemaking re: commercial herring regulations

No date given

June 18, 2013

Proposed regulatory action re: Secs. 163 and 164 on commercial herring fishery

Aug. 7, 2013

June 18, 2013

Proposed regulatory action re: Secs. 502 and 510 on waterfowl hunting

Aug. 7, 2013

June 18, 2013

Proposed regulatory action re: Secs. 300 and 313 on upland game bird hunting (permits, bag limits, archery season, etc.)

Aug. 7, 2013

May 3, 2013

Proposed regulatory action re: Secs. 401 and 480 relating to Depredation Permit Application and Bobcat Depredation (permits, firearms, traps, etc.)

June 26, 2013

May 8, 2013

Proposed regulatory change to abalone sport fishing Sec. 29.15, Title 14

June 24, 2013

Mar. 19, 2013

Prior Commission decision to reject a petition listing the Pacific fisher (Martes pennanti) set aside; making the Pacific fisher a candidate species for purposes of the California Endangered Species Act (CESA)

No date given

Mar. 19, 2013

Departmental finding the Clear Lake Hitch (Lavinia exilicauda chi) is a candidate species for threatened or endangered as defined by Sec. 2068

No date given

Feb. 26, 2013

Departmental finding that the white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is a candidate species for threatened or endangered as defined by Sec. 2068

No date given

Feb. 15, 2013

Copy of proposed textual changes and regulatory actions relative to “Practice of Falconry” in Sections 11343.4, 11346.4, 11346.8 and 11347.1

No date given

Jan. 16, 2013

Proposed changes to enact procedural changes to report cards and/or timing of reporting for lobster, steelhead, and salmon; update language, etc.

Mar, 6, 2013

Jan. 4, 2013

Proposed changes responding to light fixtures on archery hunting

Apr. 17, 2013

Dec. 28, 2012

Proposed changes relating to May-Nov ocean salmon recreational fishing, in coordination with Pacific Fishery Management Council recommendations

Apr. 17, 2013

Dec. 28, 2012

Proposed changes relating to April ocean salmon recreational fishing, in coordination with Pacific Fishery Management Council recommendations

Apr. 17, 2013

Dec. 14, 2012

Proposed regulatory changes relating to falconry practice, in response to July 2009 changes in US Fish & Wildlife Service regs. 50CFR 21.28 & 21.29

Mar, 6, 2013

Nov. 28, 2012

Petition received to list the Gray Wolf (Corynorhinus townsendii) as threatened or endangered under the California Endangered Species Act

No date given

Oct. 30, 2012

Petition received to list the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) as threatened or endangered under the California Endangered Species Act

Oct. 3, 2013

Oct. 24, 2012

Departmental finding that listing of the southern mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa) as Threatened and the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae) is warranted.

Dec. 7, 2012

Oct. 17, 2012

Recommended regulatory changes for recreational groundfish fishing

Dec. 7, 2012

 

Oct. 9, 2012

Petition received to list the Clear Lake Hitch (Lavinia exilicauda chi) as threatened or endangered under the California Endangered Species Act

February 2013

Oct. 3, 2012

Petition received to list the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) as threatened or endangered under the California Endangered Species Act

February 2013

Sept. 12,2012

Petition received to list the white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) as threatened or endangered under the California Endangered Species Act

February 2013

July 27, 2012

Proposal to revise yellow perch and bow and arrow regulations, eliminate take of listed eulachon, update and revise low flow regulations, add regulations on filleting of salmonids, and correct other regulatory issues

Oct. 24, 2012

July 3, 2012

Amending regulations relating to herring fishing

Sept. 26, 2012

June 13, 2012

Proposed regulation changes to general hunting seasons for taking game birds, esp. sage-grouse, quail, and wild turkey

August 1, 2012

 

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