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California Code, Fish and Game Code - FGC § 7652.2

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(a) The director may repeal or amend any regulation adopted pursuant to Section 7652 or any other regulation to conform the regulation to federal regulations pursuant to the act, if the director finds that this action is necessary to achieve optimum yield in California.

(b) Notwithstanding any other section of this article or any other provision of law, the director shall hold a public hearing or hearings in the area of the fishery under consideration before the director repeals or amends any regulation pursuant to this section. The director shall arrange the time and place of the hearing, shall provide adequate public notice and adequate notice to the appropriate standing policy committee of each house of the Legislature and to the joint committee, and shall convene the hearing at the time and place arranged.

(c) At the hearing or hearings, the director shall take evidence of the effects the proposed repeal or amendment would have on the state's fishery resources, the commercial or recreational fishing industry, and the state's ability to manage fishery resources in state waters.

(d) After the hearings, the director shall submit a written report to the Legislature which summarizes the reasons for the proposed repeal or amendment.

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