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California Code, Fish and Game Code - FGC § 4700

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(a)(1)?Except as provided in this section,Section 2081.7, or Section 2835, a fully protected mammal may not be taken or possessed at any time. ?No provision of this code or any other law shall be construed to authorize the issuance of a permit or license to take a fully protected mammal, and no permit or license previously issued shall have any force or effect for that purpose. ?However, the department may authorize the taking of a fully protected mammal for necessary scientific research, including efforts to recover fully protected, threatened, or endangered species. ?Before authorizing the take of a fully protected mammal, the department shall make an effort to notify all affected and interested parties to solicit information and comments on the proposed authorization. ?The notification shall be published in the California Regulatory Notice Register and be made available to each person who has notified the department, in writing, of his or her interest in fully protected species and who has provided an e-mail address, if available, or postal address to the department. ?Affected and interested parties shall have 30 days after notification is published in the California Regulatory Notice Register to provide relevant information and comments on the proposed authorization.

(2)?As used in this subdivision, ?scientific research? does not include an action taken as part of specified mitigation for a project, as defined in Section 21065 of the Public Resources Code.

(3)?A legally imported fully protected mammal may be possessed under a permit issued by the department.

(b)?The following are fully protected mammals:

(1)?Morro Bay kangaroo rat (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis).

(2)?Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis), except Nelson bighorn sheep (subspecies Ovis canadensis nelsoni) as provided by subdivision (b) of Section 4902.

(3)?Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris).

(4)?Guadalupe fur seal (Arctocephalus townsendi).

(5)?Ring-tailed cat (genus Bassariscus).

(6)?Pacific right whale (Eubalaena sieboldi).

(7)?Salt-marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris).

(8)?Southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis).

(9)?Wolverine (Gulo luscus).

Each bank, as defined in section 36a-2, shall cash, at its main office or any of its branch offices within this state, for any person any check payable at such bank or drawn on an account held at the bank in an amount up to and including five hundred dollars, provided the check is presented for payment by the payee of the check, there are sufficient available funds in the account on which the check was drawn to pay the check, and the person cashing the check provides adequate identification, and any information necessary for the bank to meet any reporting or recordkeeping requirements, as required by the bank. ?The bank may not require more than two forms of identification if the person provides one of the following forms of identification: ?(1) A current passport issued by the State Department of the United States, (2) a current motor vehicle operator's license issued pursuant to section 14-36, or (3) any current identity card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles in accordance with section 1-1h. ?Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the bank may determine that it is reasonably necessary to refuse payment in order to protect its customer or the bank against potential fraud or loss, or to otherwise comply with applicable law.

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