Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Hunter Education Instructor Incentive Tags (Title 14, Section 360, CCR)

February 7, 2014

The purpose of the proposed amendment is to add provisions to the regulations which will allow the use of 10 X-Zone deer tags by the Department for use as incentives to volunteer Hunter Education Instructors to join or remain in the program.  This proposal would implement Section 3051 of the Fish and Game Code which directs the Department to use up to a maximum of 15 tags as incentives.

In accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, CDFW provided notice of the proposed regulatory action to the Office of Administrative Law for publication in the California Regulatory Notice Register on February 7, 2014. The public notice begins a 45-day review process during which interested individuals may comment on the proposed rulemaking.

Written comments are welcomed and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on March 25, 2014. Comments may be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail as follows:

Roy Griffith, Program Administrator
CDFW - HEI Program
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Telephone: (916) 358-2946
Fax: (916) 653-3772

A public hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Resources Building located at 1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California, in the 12th floor conference room, Room 1206. The conference room is wheelchair accessible. At the public hearing, any person may present statements or arguments orally or in writing relevant to the proposed action described in the Informative Digest.
The current rulemaking file for this proposal consists of the following documents:

May 22, 2014:


The Office of Administrative Law has approved the amendments to Section 360, adding subsection (e) Hunter Education Instructor Incentive Tags. The new regulation will be effective on July 1, 2014.

The following final documents are posted for public review until November 23, 2014: