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THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
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State of California

THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION

 

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Meeting of
April 11, 2008 (Friday)
8:30 a.m.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

NOTE : Items may be heard on either day and in any order pursuant to the determination of the Commission President.

       Director's Reports and Comments

15. ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION.

 

16. DISCUSSION OF PROPOSALS FOR TAG QUOTA CHANGES, CLARIFICATIONS AND URGENCY CHANGES FOR THE 2008-2009 MAMMAL HUNTING REGULATIONS. (Note: The adoption hearing is scheduled for May 9, 2008, in Monterey .)

 

 

17.

Item 17 through 19 are presented together

RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 7.50, TITLE 14, CCR , RE: CENTRAL VALLEY SALMON SPORT FISHING. (Note: The adoption hearing will be announced at or after the April 11, 2008 Commission meeting.)

 

18. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SUBSECTION (b)(91.1) OF SECTION 7.50, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: KLAMATH RIVER SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS. (Note: The adoption hearing is scheduled for June 27, 2008 in Sacramento.)

 

19. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 27.80, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: OCEAN SALMON SPORT FISHING. (Note: The adoption hearing is scheduled for the April 15, 2008, teleconference in Sacramento.)

 

20. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 120.7, TITLE 14, CCR, REGARDING CHANGING THE DAYS OF THE WEEK TO HARVEST SEA URCHINS AND THE LOTTERY DATE.

Motion and Vote

 

21. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTIONS 122, 125, 149.1, 150, 150.02, 150.03, 150.05, 163, 163.5, 164, 174, AND 180.3; AND ADDITION OF SECTION 124.1, TITLE 14, CCR , RE: COMMERCIAL FISHING PERMIT RENEWAL PROVISIONS.  

Motion and Vote

 

22. PURSUANT TO FISH AND GAME CODE SECTION 8495, AND COMMISSION FINDINGS ADOPTED ON MARCH 7, 2008, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED ADDITION OF SECTION 124, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: CALIFORNIA HALIBUT TRAWL GROUNDS.

Motion and Vote

 

23. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED ADDITION OF SECTION 355, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: CERTIFICATION OF NONLEAD AMMUNITION AND LIST OF CERTIFIED NONLEAD AMMUNITION, PURSUANT TO PROVISIONS OF AB 821.

Motion and Vote

 

24. (A) RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON DRAFT NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR NUISANCE CANADA GOOSE CONTROL ORDERS.
  (B) RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY AND DISCUSSION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 503, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: CROP DAMAGE AND NUISANCE CANADA GEESE. (Note: Discussion and possible adoption are scheduled for May 9, 2008.)

 

25. RECEIPT OF PINK SHRIMP BYCATCH REDUCTION REPORT AND REQUEST TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND SECTIONS 120 AND 120.3, REPEAL SECTION 120.01, AND ADD SECTIONS 120.1 AND 120.2, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: PRAWN AND SHRIMP TRAWLING.

Motion and Vote

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

Motion and Vote

26. RECEIPT OF PETITION FROM THE CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY TO LIST THE PACIFIC FISHER (Martes pennanti) AS A THREATENED SPECIES AND APPROVAL OF DEPARTMENT REQUEST FOR A 30-DAY EXTENSION TO EVALUATE THE PETITION.
27. CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE COMMISSION ACTION ON THE DEPARTMENT'S STATUS REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE PETITIONS TO REMOVE THE FOLLOWING PLANTS FROM THE LIST OF RARE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES: MARIN BENT GRASS (Agrostis blasdalei var. marinensis), HANGING GARDENS MANZANITA (Arctostaphylos edmundsii var. parvifolia), SLENDER-POD JEWELFLOWER (Caulanthus stenocarpus), AND TRUCKEE BARBERRY (Mahonia sonnei); AND ADOPTION OF COMMISSION FINDINGS.
28. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT REQUEST AND POSSIBLE COMMISSION ACTION TO CHANGE THE SPECIES DEPICTED ON THE 2008 DUCK STAMP.
29. POSSIBLE COMMISSION APPROVAL OF STAFF RECOMMENDATION TO MOVE LONG BEACH MEETING TO HUNTINGTON BEACH IN NOVEMBER, 2008.

OTHER

30. ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUTURE MEETINGS.
 

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