Publications

California Code of Regulations (CCR) — The online source for regulations adopted, amended, or repealed by state agencies pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA).   The California State Regulatory Agency List contains a list of state agencies and their corresponding CCR titles and regulation sections.

The California Regulatory Notice Register (Notice Register) — OAL’s weekly publication containing notices of proposed regulatory action and other notices issued by California state agencies.

California Rulemaking Law under the Administrative Procedure Act — Published by OAL and available for purchase, this annotated compilation contains the rulemaking portion of the Administrative Procedure Act, OAL’s implementing regulations, other statutes relevant to the rulemaking process, and a comprehensive index.

Rulemaking Checklists — OAL’s checklists contain APA requirements for various types of rulemakings, as well as for notices of proposed regulatory action. 

Rulemaking Calendar — The annual list of projected rulemaking activities of state agencies implementing statutes enacted by the Legislature during the previous year and years prior.

Disapproval Decisions — OAL’s Disapproval Decisions.

Determinations– OAL’s written opinions regarding requests for determination on whether or not agency rules or policies constitute “underground regulations.”

Section 280 Certifications — Section 280 certifications address rules that have been challenged as underground regulations that state agencies have certified they will not issue, use, enforce or attempt to enforce.

Forms — Forms required or helpful for the submission of regulations or notices with OAL.