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Fish and Game Code - FGC

DIVISION 6. FISH [5500 - 9101]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

PART 1. GENERALLY [5500 - 6930]

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

CHAPTER 8. Salmon, Steelhead Trout, and Anadromous Fisheries Program Act [6900 - 6930]

  ( Chapter 8 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1545, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 3. Salmon, Steelhead Trout, and Anadromous Fisheries Program [6920 - 6924]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1545, Sec. 2. )

6920.
  

(a) The department shall, with the advice of the Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout and the Commercial Salmon Trollers Advisory Committee, prepare and maintain a detailed and comprehensive program for the protection and increase of salmon, steelhead trout, and anadromous fisheries.

(b) The department shall consult with every public agency whose policies or decisions may affect the goals of this program to determine if there are feasible means for those public agencies to help the department achieve the goals of this program.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1545, Sec. 2. Effective September 30, 1988.)

6921.
  

The program shall identify the measures the department will carry out to achieve the policies set forth in Section 6902.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1545, Sec. 2. Effective September 30, 1988.)

6922.
  

The program shall include, but is not limited to, all of the following elements:

(a) Identification of streams where the natural production of salmon and steelhead trout can be increased primarily through the improvement of stream and streambank conditions without effect on land ownership, land use practices, or changes in streamflow operations.

(b) Identification of streams where the natural production of salmon and steelhead trout can be increased only through the improvement of land use practices or changes in streamflow operations.

(c) Identification of streams where the protection of, and increase in, salmon and steelhead trout resources require, as a result of significant prior loss of stream habitat, the construction of artificial propagation facilities.

(d) A program element for evaluating the effectiveness of the program.

(e) Recommendations for an organizational structure, staffing, budgeting, long-term sources of funding, changes in state statutes and regulations and federal and local government policy and such other administrative and legislative actions as the department finds to be necessary to accomplish the purposes of this chapter.

(f) Identification of measures to protect and increase the production of other anadromous fisheries consistent with policies set forth in Section 6902.

(g) Identification of alternatives to, or mitigation of, manmade factors which cause the loss of juvenile and adult fish in California’s stream system.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1545, Sec. 2. Effective September 30, 1988.)

6923.
  

Measures which are the responsibility of other agencies or persons, such as the repair or replacement of dysfunctional fish screens, are not eligible for funding under the program.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1545, Sec. 2. Effective September 30, 1988.)

6924.
  

The department shall determine the initial elements of the program and transmit a report describing those elements to the Legislature and the Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead Trout within six months of the effective date of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1545, Sec. 2. Effective September 30, 1988.)

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