CA Fish & Game Code Section 716.8


(1)A board of compact administrators is hereby established to serve as a governing body for the resolution of all matters relating to the operation of this compact. The board shall be composed of one member from each of the participating states to be known as the compact administrator.


A compact administrator of any participating state may provide for the discharge of his or her duties and the performance of his or her functions as a board member by an alternate, designated by that member. An alternate is not entitled to serve unless written notification of his or her identity is provided to the board.


The compact administrator for this state shall be appointed by the director and shall serve, and be subject to removal, in accordance with the laws of this state.


Each member of the board is entitled to one vote. No action of the board shall be binding unless taken at a meeting at which a majority of the membership of the board vote in favor thereof. Action by the board may only be taken at a meeting at which a majority of the membership of the board is present.


The board shall elect annually from its membership a chairperson and vice chairperson.


The board shall adopt bylaws, not inconsistent with this compact, and may amend and rescind the bylaws.


The board may accept for any of its purposes and functions under this compact any donation and grant of money, equipment, supplies, materials, and services, conditional or otherwise, from any state, the United States, or any governmental agency, and may receive, utilize, and dispose thereof.


The board may contract with, or accept services or personnel from, any governmental or intergovernmental agency, individual, firm, or corporation, including any private nonprofit organization or institution.


The board shall formulate all necessary procedures and develop uniform forms and documents for administering this compact. All procedures and forms adopted pursuant to board action shall be contained in a compact manual.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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