The Commission has adopted regulatory amendments that will implement the federal ballast water discharge standards for vessels arriving at California ports, among other provisions. These changes will become effective on January 1, 2022.
On October 14, 2021, the Office of Administrative Law approved the Commission’s Article 4.7 Rulemaking package and filed the regulations with the Secretary of State. These regulations will take effect on January 1, 2022.
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This is the tenth biennial report to the California Legislature, and it summarizes California Marine Invasive Species Program activities from January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2019.
Effective January 1, 2021, the Marine Invasive Species Program Annual Vessel Reporting Form (AVRF) is required to be submitted through the web-based platform, MISP.IO.
On December 15th, the MISP presented a webinar focused on the recently approved amendment to California’s biofouling regulations. These recent amendments require the Marine Invasive Species Program Annual Vessel Reporting Form (AVRF) to be submitted via the Commission’s web-based user interface, MISP.IO beginning on January 1, 2021. During the webinar, Commission staff demonstrated how to complete and submit an AVRF through MISP.IO.
The Marine Invasive Species Program reports to the California Legislature on a variety of program activities. The reports are listed below. Staff also give presentations on invasive species and reducing the risk of shipping-mediated nonindigenous species...
This is a recorded webinar presentation from October 7, 2020. Presented are the proposed changes to the Annual Vessel Reporting Form submission requirements. Once implemented, the Annual Vessel Reporting form will need to be submitted via MISP.IO. The other presentations from this webinar will be posted in the near future.
Section 2298.5 in Article 4.8 of Title 2, Division 3, Chapter 1 of the California Code of Regulations
The staff of the Commission proposes to amend section 2298.5 in Article 4.8 of Title 2, Division 3, Chapter 1 of the California Code of Regulations pursuant to Public Resources Code section 71201.7.
The Marine Invasive Species Program delivered two webinar presentations on implementing and enforcing California’s biofouling management regulations as part of the GloFouling Webinar Series