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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  ( Division 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144.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 7. Burning of Lands [4461 - 4497.2]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1144. )

ARTICLE 4.4. Prescribed Burn Insurance Pool [4500- 4500.]
  ( Heading of Article 4.4 renumbered from Article 4 (as added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 634, Sec. 1) by Stats. 2019, Ch. 497, Sec. 218. )

4500.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to increase the pace and scale of the use of prescribed fire and to reduce barriers for conducting prescribed burns.

(b) On or before January 1, 2020, the Forest Management Task Force or its successor entity, in coordination with the Department of Insurance, shall develop recommendations for the implementation of an insurance pool or other mechanism for prescribed burn managers that reduces the cost of conducting prescribed fire while maintaining adequate liability protection for lives and property when conducting prescribed burns.

(Added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 634, Sec. 1. (AB 2091) Effective January 1, 2019.)

PRCPublic Resources Code - PRC4.4.