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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  ( Division 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144.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 2. PROTECTION OF FOREST, RANGE AND FORAGE LANDS [4101 - 4789.7]

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

CHAPTER 1. Prevention and Control of Forest Fires [4101 - 4205]

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

ARTICLE 8. Clarke-McNary Act [4185 - 4187]
  ( Article 8 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144. )

4185.
  

The State of California hereby accepts the provisions of the Clarke-McNary Act (Ch. 348, 43 Stat. 653), as amended, passed by the Congress of the United States, and entitled “An act to provide for the protection of forest lands, for the reforestation of denuded areas, for the extension of national forests, and for other purposes, in order to promote the continuous production of timber on lands chiefly suitable therefor,” and will observe and comply with the requirements of that act of Congress.

The department is the agent of this state for the purposes of the Clarke-McNary Act. The department shall have full power to cooperate with all the authorities of the United States which have powers and duties under the act to do and perform all things necessary to secure to this state the benefits of the act.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1300.)

4186.
  

All moneys that are received by the state pursuant to the federal Clarke-McNary Act and that are regularly allotted by the federal government according to an annual formula shall be paid into the General Fund. Any supplemental money received from the federal government pursuant to the federal Clarke-McNary Act for use by the department for specially designated projects shall be authorized by the Director of Finance for augmentation of the subitem captioned “Reimbursements” of the principal item of appropriation from the General Fund for the support of the department contained in the Budget Act for the fiscal year during which the supplemental money is received. However, the Director of Finance shall not authorize the augmentation sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity for the augmentation to the chairperson of the committee in each house that considers appropriations and to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee or sooner than whatever lesser time which the chairperson of that committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 296, Sec. 255. (AB 1023) Effective January 1, 2012.)

4187.
  

A county which enacts an ordinance, as provided in Section 4129, is entitled to any allocation of moneys received by the state pursuant to the Clarke-McNary Act. Such reimbursement may be provided for by any statute of this state.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144.)

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