Article 3. Migratory Birds of California Fish And Game Code >> Division 1. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 3.

The commission may, annually, adopt regulations pertaining to migratory birds to conform with or to further restrict the rules and regulations prescribed pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Regulations adopted under this section are not subject to Sections 11343.4, 11346.1, 11346.4, and 11346.8 of the Government Code. Every regulation of the commission adopted pursuant to this article shall be filed with the Secretary of State, and shall become effective upon filing unless otherwise specified in the regulations.
Migratory game birds may be taken in conformity with the federal laws and regulations and the regulations of the commission as provided in Section 355. In the event no regulations are prescribed by the proper federal agency, the commission may determine and fix the area or areas, the seasons and hours, the species, the bag and possession limits, and the total number that may be taken during any open season for the taking of migratory game birds, under such rules and regulations as the commission may prescribe. Such rules and regulations as the commission may prescribe shall have the same effect as if enacted by the Legislature.
The president of the commission may be a member ex officio of the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission created by the act of Congress known as the "Migratory Bird Conservation Act."