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Fish and Game Code - FGC

DIVISION 2. DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE [700 - 1950]

  ( 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 5. Native California Wildlife Rehabilitation Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund [1773 - 1773.2]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 504, Sec. 1. )

1773.
  

The department shall maintain the Native California Wildlife Rehabilitation Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund established pursuant to Section 18749.1 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.

(Added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 504, Sec. 1. (AB 1031) Effective January 1, 2018.)

1773.1.
  

(a) The funds deposited in the Native California Wildlife Rehabilitation Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund pursuant to Article 5.2 (commencing with Section 18749) of Chapter 3 of Part 10.2 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code are for the support of a competitive grant program to be established by the department for the purposes of the recovery and rehabilitation of injured, sick, or orphaned wildlife, and conservation education.

(b) A maximum of 5 percent of the funds allocated to the department may be used to defray the administrative expenses associated with administering the Native California Wildlife Rehabilitation Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund.

(Added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 504, Sec. 1. (AB 1031) Effective January 1, 2018.)

1773.2.
  

To be eligible for grant funding from the competitive grant program established pursuant to Section 1773.1, an applicant shall meet all of the following criteria:

(a) The applicant shall provide proof that it is a nonprofit organization that operates a wildlife rehabilitation facility permitted pursuant to Section 679 of Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations.

(b) The applicant shall be in compliance with all conditions of its Wildlife Rehabilitation Memorandum of Understanding.

(c) The applicant shall maintain active participation in the wildlife rehabilitation medical database.

(Added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 504, Sec. 1. (AB 1031) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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