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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  ( Division 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144.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 4. Restricted Areas [4331 - 4333]
  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144. )

4331.
  

Except at the places or during the period of time designated by regulations adopted pursuant to the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States, a person shall not smoke or build a campfire upon national forest land unless the person has a written permit to do so issued by an authorized agent of the Secretary of Agriculture and possesses the firefighting tools that are required by the permit.

(Amended by Stats. 2021, Ch. 133, Sec. 71. (SB 272) Effective July 23, 2021.)

4332.
  

Whenever it is necessary in the interests of public peace or safety, the director, with the consent of the Governor, may order closed to camping, hunting, trapping, or the use of firearms, any area in any state park or state forest. The director shall post and enforce such closure order in such area.

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

4333.
  

Any order which is issued pursuant to Section 4332 shall be published twice in at least one newspaper of general circulation in any county that is affected by the order. The publication shall be separated by a period of not less than one week and not more than two weeks. The order shall also be posted in such public places in each county as the director may direct, and along roads and trails which pass through such areas declared to be closed to camping or entry.

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

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