05-12-00-19-04 2019 Temporary Shooting Restrictions

Forest Order No. 05-12-00-19-04

Temporary Shooting Prohibition

Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following act is prohibited within the San Bernardino National Forest. - This Order is effective from September 18, 2019, through December 31, 2019.

Discharging a firearm outside of the designated shooting areas listed in Exhibit A. 36 CFR 261.58(m).

Pursuant to 36 CFR 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this order:

1.    Any Federal, State, or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.
2.    Persons with a permit from the Forest Service specifically authorizing the prohibited act or emission.
3.    Persons hunting during the open hunting season as specified by the laws of the State of California, and possessing a valid California hunting license, may discharge a firearm at a legal game bird or mammal.

This prohibition is in addition to the general prohibitions in 36 CFR Part 261, Subpart A.

A violation of this prohibition is punishable by a fine of not more than $5000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, or imprisonment for not more than six months or both 16 USC 551, and
18 USC 3559, 3571, and 3581.

Executed in San Bernardino, California this 17th day of September 2019.



Forest Supervisor
San Bernardino National Forest


Signed PDF order