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SB-144 Fish and wildlife: steelhead trout: fishing report-restoration card.(2017-2018)

As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Sep 26, 2017


 Section 7381 of the Fish and Game Code is amended to read:

 (a) Revenue received pursuant to Section 7380 may be expended, upon appropriation by the Legislature, only to monitor, restore, or enhance steelhead trout resources consistent with Sections 6901 and 6902, and to administer the fishing report-restoration card program. The department shall submit all proposed expenditures, including proposed expenditures for administrative purposes, to the Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout for review and comment before submitting a request for inclusion of the appropriation in the annual Budget Bill. The committee may recommend revisions in any proposed expenditure to the Legislature and the commission.
(b) The department shall report to the Legislature on or before July 1, 2021, regarding the steelhead trout fishing report-restoration card program’s projects undertaken using revenues derived pursuant to that program, the benefits derived, and its recommendations for revising the fishing report-restoration card requirement, if any. The report submitted pursuant to this subdivision shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.

SEC. 2.

 Section 7382 of the Fish and Game Code is amended to read:

 This article shall become inoperative on July 1, 2022, and, as of January 1, 2023, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute that is enacted before January 1, 2023, deletes or extends the dates on which it becomes inoperative and is repealed.
SEC. 3.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.
SEC. 4.
 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the California Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order to ensure the uninterrupted collection of information and funds used to help preserve steelhead trout, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.