Law:Division 24. Renewable Resources Investment Program (California)
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Ca Codes (prc:34000-34002) 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.