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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 4. FORESTS, FORESTRY AND RANGE AND FORAGE LANDS [4001 - 4958]

  ( Division 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144. )

PART 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS [4001 - 4053]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144. )

CHAPTER 2. General Provisions [4021 - 4053]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144. )

ARTICLE 1. Penalties [4021 - 4022]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144. )

4021.
  

Except as otherwise provided, the willful or negligent commission of any of the acts prohibited or the omission of any of the acts required by Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 4251) to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 4411), inclusive, of Part 2 of this division is a misdemeanor.

(Amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 618.)

4022.
  

(a) The titles of ranger, park ranger, and forest ranger, and derivations thereof, may only be used by persons who are peace officers under Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, employees of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or employees of the Department of Parks and Recreation classified as State Park Ranger (Permanent Intermittent). Any person, other than a peace officer or employee of the Department of Parks and Recreation, as described in this section, or employee of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, who willfully wears, exhibits, or uses any authorized badge, insignia, emblem, device, label, title, or card of a ranger, park ranger, forest ranger, or a derivation thereof, to identify the person as a ranger, park ranger, or forest ranger, or who willfully wears, exhibits, or uses any badge, insignia, emblem, device, label, title, or card of a ranger, park ranger, or forest ranger, which so resembles the authorized version that it would deceive an ordinary, reasonable person into believing that it is authorized for the use of a ranger, park ranger, or forest ranger, is guilty of a infraction.

(b) Subdivision (a) does not apply to positions and titles of agencies of the United States government or to any local agency which is officially using any title specified in subdivision (a) as of January 1, 1990.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 351, Sec. 1.)

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