Code Section

Fish and Game Code - FGC

DIVISION 4. BIRDS AND MAMMALS [3000 - 4904]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )
  

PART 1. PROVISIONS GENERALLY APPLICABLE TO BOTH [3000 - 3472.2]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )
  

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [3000 - 3087]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Methods of Taking [3000 - 3012]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

  
3004.  

(a) It is unlawful for a person, other than the owner, person in possession of the premises, or a person having the express permission of the owner or person in possession of the premises, while within 150 yards of an occupied dwelling house, residence, or other building, or within 150 yards of a barn or other outbuilding used in connection with an occupied dwelling house, residence, or other building, to either hunt or discharge a firearm or other deadly weapon while hunting. The 150-yard area is a “safety zone.”

(b) It is unlawful for a person to intentionally discharge a firearm or release an arrow or crossbow bolt over or across a public road or other established way open to the public in an unsafe and reckless manner.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 154, Sec. 60. (AB 1527) Effective January 1, 2016.)