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§ 670.7. Permits to Take Fully Protected Animals for Scientific Purposes.

14 CA ADC § 670.7Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 1. Fish and Game Commission--Department of Fish and Game (Refs & Annos)
Subdivision 3. General Regulations
Chapter 3. Miscellaneous
14 CCR § 670.7
§ 670.7. Permits to Take Fully Protected Animals for Scientific Purposes.
The department may issue revocable permits to take fully protected species for scientific purposes under the following conditions:
(a) Permits may be issued only to members of the faculty or professional staff of a scientific or educational institution; professional wildlife staff of a government agency or private institution; or others who are deemed qualified by the department.
(b) Requests for permits to take fully protected species shall be submitted to the department in writing, and shall include the following information:
(1) Name and address of applicant.
(2) Species and number to be collected.
(3) Scientific background and research experience of principal investigator and assistants.
(4) Description of proposed study, with reference to the literature, including purpose, methods of capture, materials, expected result, and intended disposition of animals collected or handled.
(5) Duration of study; locality and periods of sampling or capture.
(c) Revocable permits issued by the department shall be in the form of a memorandum of understanding. This memorandum shall include the conditions under which taking of animals may be permitted, beginning and termination dates, and requirements for periodic reports to the department, which shall be at least yearly. The memorandum, and any addenda to it, shall be signed by the director of the department and by the applicant or the applicant's executive supervisor.
(d) The department shall notify the commission prior to the issuance of any memorandums and prepare a report annually regarding any memorandums issued pursuant to this section.
(e) Permits for the taking of fully protected species that are also declared to be rare or endangered by the commission pursuant to Section 670.5, or federally designated as endangered or threatened by the Secretary of the Interior, shall be subject to conditions of State-Federal Cooperative Agreements relating to these species.
(f) Any permit issued pursuant to these regulations may be cancelled or suspended at any time by the director of the department when, in his judgment, permittee is acting or has acted contrary to the terms and conditions of subject permit, or if, in his judgment, the safety or welfare of the species authorized to be taken by subject permit is or may be jeopardized by the actions of permittee.


Note: Authority cited: Section 1002, Fish and Game Code. Reference: Sections 3511, 4700, 5050 and 5515, Fish and Game Code.
1. New section filed 2-18-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 8).
2. Change without regulatory effect repealing subsections (e)-(f)(3) and relettering subsections filed 2-27-2013 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2013, No. 9).
This database is current through 6/28/24 Register 2024, No. 26.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 670.7, 14 CA ADC § 670.7
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