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FGC Sec 1590-1591 Classification of Marine Managed Areas with Harvest Restrictions


FISH AND GAME CODE
SECTION 1590-1591



1590. The commission may designate, delete, or modify state marine
recreational management areas established by the commission for
hunting purposes, state marine reserves, and state marine
conservation areas, as delineated in subdivision (a) of Section 36725
of the Public Resources Code. The commission shall consult with,
and secure concurrence from, the State Park and Recreation Commission
prior to modifying or deleting marine reserves and marine
conservation areas designated by the State Park and Recreation
Commission. The commission shall not delete or modify state marine
recreational management areas designated by the State Park and
Recreation Commission.



1591. (a) The Marine Managed Areas Improvement Act (Chapter 7
(commencing with Section 36600) of Division 27 of the Public
Resources Code) establishes a uniform classification system for state
marine managed areas and is incorporated herein by reference. Any
proposals for marine protected areas made after January 1, 2002,
shall follow the guidelines set forth in that act. Pursuant to
Section 36750 of the Public Resources Code, all marine protected
areas in existence and not reclassified in accordance with the Marine
Life Protection Act (Chapter 10.5 (commencing with Section 2850) of
Division 3) on January 1, 2002, shall be reclassified by the State
Interagency Coordinating Committee established pursuant to Section
36800 of the Public Resources Code into one of the following
classifications:
(1) State marine reserve.
(2) State marine park.
(3) State marine conservation area.
(b) State marine recreational management areas established by the
commission for hunting purposes, state marine reserves, and state
marine conservation areas shall be designated, deleted, or modified
by the commission pursuant to that act. The restrictions and
allowable uses applicable to those areas are as set forth in that
act.