50 CFR 21.44 - Depredation order for designated species of depredating birds in California.

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§ 21.44 Depredation order for designated species of depredating birds in California.
In any county in California in which horned larks, golden-crowned, white-crowned and other crowned sparrows, and house finches are, under extraordinary conditions, seriously injurious to agricultural or other interests, the Commissioner of Agriculture may, without a permit, kill or cause to be killed under his/her general supervision such of the above migratory birds as may be necessary to safeguard any agricultural or horticultural crop in the county: Provided:
(a) That such migratory birds shall be killed only when necessary to protect agricultural or horticultural crops from depredation; that none of the above migratory birds killed, or the parts thereof, or the plumage of such birds, shall be sold or removed from the area where killed; but that all such dead migratory birds shall be buried or otherwise destroyed within this area, except that any specimens needed for scientific purposes, as determined by the State or the Director shall not be destroyed.
(b) That any Commissioner of Agriculture exercising the privileges granted by this section shall keep records of the persons authorized by the Commissioner to kill such migratory birds, and the estimated number of such birds killed pursuant to the exercise of his authority, and the Commissioner shall submit a report thereof to the Director on or before December 31 of each year or whenever the Director so requests.
[39 FR 1178, Jan. 4, 1974, as amended at 54 FR 47525, Nov. 15, 1989; 55 FR 17352, Apr. 24, 1990]

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2013-12-04; vol. 78 # 233 - Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    1. 78 FR 72830 - Migratory Bird Permits; Delegating Falconry Permitting Authority to 17 States
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Fish and Wildlife Service
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective January 1, 2014.
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Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR 21 after this date.

  • 2014-03-05; vol. 79 # 43 - Wednesday, March 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 12458 - Migratory Bird Permits; Extension of Expiration Dates for Double-Crested Cormorant Depredation Orders
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Fish and Wildlife Service
      Proposed rule; availability of draft environmental assessment.
      Electronic comments on this proposal via http://www.regulations.gov must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on April 4, 2014. Comments submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than April 4, 2014.
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