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Fish and Game Code - FGC


  ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

CHAPTER 1.5. Endangered Species [2050 - 2089.25]

  ( Chapter 1.5 repealed and added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1240, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 3.7. California State Safe Harbor Agreement Program Act [2089.2 - 2089.25]
  ( Article 3.7 added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 184, Sec. 1. )


(a) If a federal safe harbor agreement, or a federal candidate conservation agreement with assurances, has been approved pursuant to applicable provisions of federal law and the federal agreement contains species that are endangered, threatened, candidate, or declining or vulnerable species pursuant to this chapter, no further authorization or approval is necessary under this article for any person authorized by that federal agreement to take the species identified in and in accordance with the federal agreement, if that person and the department follow all of the procedures specified in Section 2080.1, except that the determination of consistency shall be made by the department based only on the issuance criteria contained in this article.

(b) Any authority pursuant to subdivision (a) to take species identified in a federal agreement shall terminate immediately upon the expiration or termination of the federal agreement.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 329, Sec. 19. (SB 473) Effective January 1, 2019.)