Rulemaking Resources and Information

The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) strives to educate state agencies and members of the regulated public in understanding their rights and responsibilities in connection with rulemaking under the California Administrative Procedure Act. In addition to training classes offered by OAL, below are links to information and resources regarding the rulemaking process. These resources are intended for informational purposes only. If you have any questions about any of the materials, please feel free to contact the OAL Reference Attorney at 

Rulemaking Checklists: 

Coming soon. Thank you for your patience. 

About the Rulemaking Process

Contact OAL

Office of Administrative Law
300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1250
Sacramento, CA 95814-4339

Phone: (916) 323-6225
CALNET: (916) 473-6225
Fax: (916) 323-6826

Reference Attorney
Voicemail Line: (916) 323-6815

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