Rulemaking Calendar

Preparations for the 2019 Rulemaking Calendar

Government Code section 11017.6 requires that state agencies submit to OAL their projections of rulemaking activities for the upcoming year.   OAL publishes these projections in its annual Rulemaking Calendar.

Below are instructions for preparing the 2019 Rulemaking Calendar, including OAL’s letter sent to Chief Counsels and Regulations Coordinators and Rulemaking Calendar Schedules A and B:

Please note that the 2019 calendars are due to OAL by February 12, 2019.  If you have any questions, please contact Melvin Fong at (916) 324-7952 or

The 2018 Rulemaking Calendar

Government Code section 11017.6 requires every state agency subject to the Administrative Procedure Act to prepare an annual rulemaking calendar describing its rulemaking activities for the upcoming year.  The 2018 Rulemaking Calendar* has now been published and may be accessed through the following means:

  • Download a free copy of the Rulemaking Calendar. Please note that due to the size of this document, it may take several minutes to download depending on the speed of your internet connection.
  • Contact your nearest depository library. A list of state depository libraries can be located at the following page: for a list of California depository libraries.
  • Hard copies of the Rulemaking Calendar are available by contacting Thomson Reuters at 1-800-328-4880. The cost of the printed calendar is $30.00. Subscribers of the Notice Register may obtain a hard copy of the Rulemaking Calendar upon request at no extra charge .

*The 2018 Rulemaking Calendar is incorporated by reference into the May 11, 2018 edition of the California Regulatory Notice Register, Register 2018, No. 19-Z.