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PRC Sec 34000-34002 RENEWABLE RESOURCES INVESTMENT PROGRAM



PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 34000-34002





34000. Money deposited in the Bosco-Keene Renewable Resources
Investment Fund created by former Section 7150.6 of the Fish and Game
Code may be encumbered, pursuant to appropriation by the
Legislature, only for the following purposes:
(a) Salmon and steelhead hatchery expansion and fish habitat
improvement.
(b) Forest resource improvement projects pursuant to the
California Forest Improvement Act of 1978.
(c) Urban forestry projects pursuant to the California Urban
Forestry Act of 1978.
(d) Agricultural soil drainage programs which will retard
desertification and protect agricultural productivity.
(e) Support of technical assistance programs which will prevent
soil erosion.
(f) Agricultural, industrial, and urban water conservation
programs.
(g) Wildland fire prevention programs pursuant to the Wildland
Fire Protection and Resources Management Act of 1978, Article 1
(commencing with Section 4461) and Article 2 (commencing with Section
4475) of Chapter 7 of Part 2 of Division 4.
(h) Coastal resource enhancement projects pursuant to Chapter 6
(commencing with Section 31251) of Division 21.
(i) Regulation and oversight of surface mining activities pursuant
to the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (Chapter 9
(commencing with Section 2710) of Division 2).



34001. The Department of Fish and Game may make grants to nonprofit
organizations, political subdivisions of the state, and Indian
tribes to cooperate with the department in salmon and steelhead
rehabilitation along the north coast of California.
The Director of Fish and Game may establish criteria for the
awarding of these grants to applicants who demonstrate the greatest
expertise in accomplishing the salmon and steelhead rehabilitation
projects.


34002. The Department of Fish and Game may provide nonprofit
organizations and Indian tribes partial funding of grants provided
under Section 34001 or Section 3 of Chapter 344 of the Statutes of
1981, if in the opinion of the department, any such organization
meets all of the following requirements:
(a) Has a previously demonstrated record of successfully
completing one or more salmon or steelhead rehabilitation projects
funded under the Cooperative North Coast Salmon and Steelhead
Restoration Project.
(b) Utilizes acceptable accounting procedures.
(c) Demonstrates that the project can be accomplished more
efficiently and economically and with partial funding provided before
the project's completion.