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Fish and Game Code - FGC

DIVISION 2. DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE [700 - 1940]

  ( Heading of Division 2 amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 154, Sec. 21. )

CHAPTER 5. Fish and Game Management [1500 - 1591]

  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

ARTICLE 5. Classification of Marine Managed Areas with Harvest Restrictions [1590 - 1591]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 385, Sec. 4. )

1590.
  

The commission may designate, delete, or modify state marine recreational management areas established by the commission for hunting purposes, state marine reserves, and state marine conservation areas, as delineated in subdivision (a) of Section 36725 of the Public Resources Code. The commission shall consult with, and secure concurrence from, the State Park and Recreation Commission prior to modifying or deleting marine reserves and marine conservation areas designated by the State Park and Recreation Commission. The commission shall not delete or modify state marine recreational management areas designated by the State Park and Recreation Commission.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 610, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2004.)

1591.
  

(a) The Marine Managed Areas Improvement Act (Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 36600) of Division 27 of the Public Resources Code) establishes a uniform classification system for state marine managed areas and is incorporated herein by reference. Any proposals for marine protected areas made after January 1, 2002, shall follow the guidelines set forth in that act. Pursuant to Section 36750 of the Public Resources Code, all marine protected areas in existence and not reclassified in accordance with the Marine Life Protection Act (Chapter 10.5 (commencing with Section 2850) of Division 3) on January 1, 2002, shall be reclassified by the State Interagency Coordinating Committee established pursuant to Section 36800 of the Public Resources Code into one of the following classifications:

(1) State marine reserve.

(2) State marine park.

(3) State marine conservation area.

(b) State marine recreational management areas established by the commission for hunting purposes, state marine reserves, and state marine conservation areas shall be designated, deleted, or modified by the commission pursuant to that act. The restrictions and allowable uses applicable to those areas are as set forth in that act.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 610, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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