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Streets and Highways Code - SHC


  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 29. )

CHAPTER 1. Administration [50 - 227.1]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 29. )

ARTICLE 3.5. Barriers to Fish Passage [156 - 156.5]
  ( Article 3.5 added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 589, Sec. 3. )


(a) The Director of Transportation shall prepare an annual report describing the status of the department’s progress in locating, assessing, and remediating barriers to fish passage. This report shall be given to the Legislature by October 31 of each year through the year 2025.

(b) Each report issued after October 31, 2016, shall include a status report on the remediation of barriers to fish passage on projects that have been identified pursuant to Section 156.5. The status report shall include, but is not limited to, all of the following information regarding a project identified pursuant to Section 156.5:

(1) Any updated information received by the department from the Department of Fish and Wildlife regarding the barriers to fish passage on the project.

(2) Whether funding has been committed to the project.

(3) The source of any funding for the project.

(4) The budget summary of the project.

(5) The status of inspections of culverts to ensure they are functioning properly and any other actions by the department to assess or remediate barriers to fish passage on the project.

(6) The applicable program initiation document work plan review.

(7) The estimated completion date for the project.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 12, Sec. 8. (AB 95) Effective June 24, 2015.)