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§ 715. Upland Game Bird Special Hunt Drawing.

14 CA ADC § 715BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 1. Fish and Game Commission-Department of Fish and Game
Subdivision 3. General Regulations
Chapter 3. Miscellaneous (Refs & Annos)
14 CCR § 715
§ 715. Upland Game Bird Special Hunt Drawing.
(a) Upland Game Bird Special Hunts:
(1) The department shall establish the conditions of each hunt with consideration for hunter safety, hunt quality, and species abundance. The hunt conditions will include species, location, season, maximum party size, applicant attributes (age, disability, etc.), method of take and the number of reservations available.
(2) The department shall establish “hunt groups” based on common conditions of hunts (species, season, method of take, etc.). Each hunt shall be assigned into a hunt group. The department will run a separate drawing for each hunt group.
(b) Upland Game Bird Special Hunt Application Procedures:
(1) Applicants may apply through the department's Automated License Data System (ALDS) terminals at department license agents, department license sales offices or on the department's website.
(2) An applicant may be a resident or nonresident and must possess an annual hunting license valid for the hunting season for which the applicant is applying.
(3) An applicant for an apprentice junior hunt must possess a junior hunting license valid for the hunting season for which the applicant is applying.
(4) Two-day nonresident hunting licenses shall not be used to apply for Upland Game Bird Special Hunt Drawings.
(5) The applicant shall submit a non-refundable fee as specified in Section 702 of these regulations for each drawing application submitted.
(6) An applicant may submit one application per hunt group with up to three hunt choices. An applicant may only be drawn once per hunt group.
(7) Applications must be submitted at least 21 days prior to the first hunt date for each hunt group.
(8) Each applicant shall specify if the applicant is applying as an individual, a party leader or joining an existing party.
(A) Each applicant applying as an individual or as a party leader shall be assigned a Party Identification Number from the department's Automated License Data System at the time of application.
(B) To apply as a party, the party leader shall apply first and provide the assigned Party Identification Number to the other party members.
(C) An applicant joining an existing party shall provide the Party Identification Number of the party leader. An applicant joining a party shall be assigned the same application choices in the same order as the party leader.
(c) Upland Game Bird Special Hunt Drawing Procedures:
(1) The department will conduct drawings by hunt group within five (5) business days following the application deadline for the hunt group.
(2) Draw-By-Choice Drawings. Each application shall be assigned a computer-generated random number. Each party application shall be assigned a single computer-generated random number. Reservations are awarded to applications based on hunt choice and random number (lowest to highest) until the reservation quota has been met. A party application shall not be split to meet the number of reservations available.
(3) Successful applicants will be notified. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified. Drawing results will be available on the department website, wildlife.ca.gov.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 200, 203 and 1050, Fish and Game Code. Reference: Sections 1050, 3500, 3682.1 and 3683, Fish and Game Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 2-27-2017; operative 3-15-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(4)(A) (Register 2017, No. 9).
This database is current through 5/6/22 Register 2022, No. 18
14 CCR § 715, 14 CA ADC § 715
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