Article 4. Mammals Used For Hire of California Fish And Game Code >> Division 3. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 4.
For purposes of this article, "mammal" means any wild animal
of the class Mammalia as specified in Article 1 (commencing with
Section 2116) or regulations adopted pursuant thereto which affects
The Animal Trust Fund is hereby established in the State
Treasury. Upon appropriation by the Legislature, the money in the
fund is available to the department for the administration of this
article and to make grants pursuant to Section 2203. The department
may use not more than 5 percent of the money in the fund for the
costs of administering this article.
The department may seek grants and accept donations from
private and public organizations and agencies for the purposes of
this article for deposit in the Animal Trust Fund.
(a) The director, with the advice of the committee
established pursuant to Section 2150.3, shall adopt regulations to
establish and administer a grant program, including eligibility
criteria, by which persons or governmental agencies who operate
facilities to care and shelter mammals may apply for grants for
maintenance, operations, and capital improvements. The program shall
include provisions for emergency grants with an expedited review
(b) Each member of the committee who is eligible to receive per
diem and mileage shall be allowed per diem and mileage in accordance
with the rules of the Department of Human Resources for attending any
meeting of the committee involving this article.