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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 7.5. Native Species Conservation and Enhancement [1750 - 1773.2]

  ( Heading of Chapter 7.5 renumbered from Chapter 8 (as added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 898) by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1079. )

ARTICLE 4. Endangered and Rare Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Species Conservation and Enhancement Account [1770 - 1772]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1058, Sec. 1. )

1770.
  

The department shall maintain within the Fish and Game Preservation Fund an Endangered and Rare Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Species Conservation and Enhancement Account which is hereby created.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1058, Sec. 1.)

1771.
  

(a) Whenever the department receives funds from the Treasurer under Article 7 (commencing with Section 18520) of Chapter 17 of Part 10 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code for the support of this article, the funds shall be deposited in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund and credited to the Endangered and Rare Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Species Conservation and Enhancement Account. These funds are for the support of programs for endangered and rare animals and native plant species as determined by the commission, related conservation and enhancement programs, and programs for those species which may be candidates for determination as endangered or rare under the criteria developed by the commission.

(b) The administrative overhead assessment on that portion of funds deposited in the Endangered and Rare Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Species Conservation and Enhancement Account expended through contracts shall not exceed 15 percent.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 658, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

1772.
  

The department may take all appropriate measures to encourage donations to this account through the tax return checkoff system provided for in Article 7 (commencing with Section 18520) of Chapter 17 of Part 10 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. The department may also disseminate information to the public concerning the status of endangered and rare species. The cost to the department to carry out the provisions of this section may be charged to this account.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1058, Sec. 1.)

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