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Fish and Game Code - FGC

DIVISION 1. FISH AND GAME COMMISSION [101 - 500]

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

CHAPTER 3. Other Regulatory Powers [301 - 398]

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

ARTICLE 6. Falconry [395 - 398]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1972. )

395.
  

(a) The commission may adopt regulations for the possession or training, and the capture, importation, exportation, or intrastate transfer, of any bird in the orders Falconiformes and Strigiformes(birds-of-prey) used in the practice of falconry and may authorize the issuance and provide for the revocation of licenses and permits to persons for the practice of falconry.

(b) It is unlawful to capture, possess, or train any bird in the orders Falconiformes and Strigiformes (birds-of-prey) in the practice of falconry without procuring a falconry license.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1334, Sec. 1.)

396.
  

(a) The falconry license shall be valid for a license year beginning on July 1 and ending on the last day of June of the next succeeding calendar year. If issued after July 1 of any year, a falconry license is valid for the remainder of that license year.

(b) For the license years beginning on or after March 1, 1987, the fee for a falconry license is a base fee of thirty dollars ($30) as adjusted under Section 713.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 285, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 2008.)

398.
  

The base year for determining the inflationary index applied to the fee established by Section 396 shall be the 1984–85 fiscal year, and the base year for determining the inflationary index to be applied to the fee established by Section 397 shall be the 1985–86 fiscal year.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1334, Sec. 5.)

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