Recent Actions Taken By OAL On Proposed Regulations

The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) reviews rulemakings proposed by state agencies to ensure compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act.  Actions are taken by OAL on rulemakings almost daily. These include actions on a variety of rulemakings, including regular rulemakings and emergency rulemakings, as well as other types of actions pursuant to statutes or regulations.  The table below contains an alphabetical list, by agency, of recent actions taken by OAL on proposed regulations in the past 45 days, including the OAL File Number, Subject of Rulemaking and File Type.

For more information about the list below, please contact the OAL Reference Attorney at or (916) 323-6815. 

OAL File NumberAgencySubject of RulemakingFile Type
2021-0219-02Division of Workers' CompensationQME Regulations in Response to COVID-19Emergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0217-02Department of Social ServicesCommunity Crisis HomesEmergency (E)
2021-0216-03California Debt Limit Allocation CommitteeRe adopting 5231 to correct typographical error (construction type)Emergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0216-01Board of PharmacyHIV Pre and Postexposure Prophylaxis FurnishingEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0209-01CalSavers Retirement Savings BoardCalSavers Retirement Savings Program - Extension of First DeadlineEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0208-01Department of Social ServicesCaIWORKs Overpayment ThresholdEmergency File and Print Only (EFP)
2021-0205-02Department of Corrections and RehabilitationGrievances and AppealsEmergency Operational Necessity (EON)
2021-0203-01Hastings College of the LawConflict-of-Interest CodeFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0127-01Board of Parole HearingsComprehensive Risk AssessmentsEmergency (E)
2021-0122-06Fair Political Practices CommissionEnforcement StreamlineFPPC
2021-0122-04Bureau of Cannabis ControlAuthorization and Release of Applicant Information to FinancialEmergency (E)
2021-0122-03Department of Public HealthCannabis Financial InstitutionsEmergency (E)
2021-0122-01Department of Food and AgricultureAb 1525 Cannabis Financial InstitutionsEmergency (E)
2021-0120-01California Debt Limit Allocation CommitteeQRRP Application, Scoring Process and Updating Existing LanguageEmergency (E)
2021-0119-02Veterinary Medical BoardRVT Emergency Animal CareRegular (S)
2021-0119-01Department of InsuranceSummary of Dental Benefits and Coverage Disclosure MatrixEmergency File and Print Only (EFP)
2021-0115-02CalSavers Retirement Savings BoardCalSavers Retirement Savings Program Regulations AmendmentsEmergency (E)
2021-0115-01Department of Managed Health CareSummary of Dental Benefits and Coverage Disclosure MatrixEmergency File and Print Only (EFP)
2021-0114-01Office of Tax AppealsRules for Tax Appeals for Appeals to OTAFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0113-03Fish and Game CommissionRecreational Abalone ClosureRegular (S)
2021-0113-02Department of Social ServicesCrisis Nurseries AmendmentsRegular (S)
2021-0113-01California Tax Credit Allocation CommitteeCTCAC Regulations Implementing Federal and State LIHTC LawsFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0112-05Fair Political Practices CommissionConflict of Interest Code of the Fair Political Practices CommissionFPPC
2021-0112-04California Highway PatrolVehicle Sound MeasurementNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0112-03Superintendent of Public InstructionFoster Youth Local Complaint Time LineEmergency (E)
2021-0112-02Board of PharmacyDangerous Drug DistributorsRegular (S)
2021-0107-02Fair Employment and Housing CouncilChanges Without Regulatory Effect to the California Family Rights ActNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0107-01State Allocation BoardFull-Day Kindergarten Facilities Grant Program; SB 98, Trailer BillEmergency (E)
2021-0105-05Department of InsuranceLow Cost Auto Plan OperationsFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0105-04Department of InsuranceCAARP Plan of OperationsFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0105-03Secretary of StateDigital SignaturesCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-0105-02Department of Corrections and RehabilitationProgram and Credit Earning RevisionsEmergency Operational Necessity (EON)
2020-1231-02Fish and Game CommissionCommercial Fishing Vessel LogbooksNonsubstantive (N)
2020-1230-04Bureau for Private Postsecondary EducationStudent Tuition Recovery FundFile and Print Only (FP)
2020-1230-01Veterinary Medical BoardVeterinarian-Client-Patient RelationshipsRegular (S)
2020-1229-03Bureau of Automotive RepairMobile Automotive Repair and Automatic TransmissionsNonsubstantive (N)
2020-1229-01Contractors State License BoardRenewal Application FormRegular (S)
2020-1224-04Department of Industrial RelationsCivil Penalties for Cal/OSHA CitationsFile and Print Only (FP)
2020-1224-03Veterinary Medical BoardRVT Job TasksRegular (S)
2020-1223-03Board of PharmacyPharmacy Technician ApplicationNonsubstantive (N)
2020-1221-05Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Body-Worn Camera Technology Pilot ProgramFile and Print Only (FP)
2020-1221-04Commission on Peace Officer Standards and TrainingPeace Officer Psychological EvaluationNonsubstantive (N)
2020-1221-03California Earthquake AuthorityConflict of Interest CodeFile and Print Only (FP)
2020-1221-02Board of Forestry and Fire ProtectionVHFHSZ Non-Substantive AmendmentsNonsubstantive (N)
2020-1218-04California Energy CommissionPower Source Disclosure RegulationsNonsubstantive (N)
2020-1218-03California Energy CommissionComputers and Computer MonitorsRegular (S)
2020-1218-01Board of Governors, California Community CollegesConflict of Interest CodeFile and Print Only (FP)
2020-1217-05Fair Employment and Housing CouncilEmployment Regulations Regarding Harassment Prevention TrainingRegular (S)
2020-1217-04Occupational Safety and Health Standards BoardProtection form Wildfire SmokeCertificate of Compliance (C)
2020-1217-03Department of JusticeControlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation SystemNonsubstantive (N)
2020-1217-02Department of Corrections and RehabilitationWork and Privilege Group CRegular (S)
2020-1216-01California State UniversityCalifornia State University General Education - Breadth RequirementsFile and Print Only (FP)
2020-1211-01Office of Environmental Health Hazard AssessmentChemicals Known to the State to Cause Cancer or Reproductive ToxicityFile and Print Only (FP)
2020-1210-01Department of JusticeDangerous WeaponsNonsubstantive (N)
2020-1208-01Secretary of StateBusiness Entity NamesRegular (S)
2020-1207-07Department of JusticeElectronic Recording Delivery System (ERDS)Regular (S)
2020-1207-06California Horse Racing BoardWorkers Compensation Insurance Required/Program Training ProhibitedRegular (S)
2020-1207-02Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA) DivisionPressure Vessel FeesRegular (S)
2020-1204-02Fish and Game CommissionSimplification of Statewide Inland Fish RegulationsRegular (S)
2020-1203-01California Tax Credit Allocation CommitteeCTCAC Regulations Implementing Federal and State LIHTC LawsFile and Print Only (FP)
2020-1201-02Cemetery and Funeral BureauCertification Affidavit Form Revision (AB 2138 & AB 2113)Nonsubstantive (N)
2020-1020-05Department of Corrections and RehabilitationFlash Incarceration RepealRegular (S)
2020-0924-03Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Capacity for Informed ConsentRegular (S)
2020-0924-01California Apprenticeship CouncilApprenticeship Oversight, Reporting and EvalutionsRegular (S)
2020-0921-03Board of PharmacyRenewal RequirementsRegular (S)
2020-0915-01Board of OptometryImplementation of AB 2138Regular (S)
2020-0908-01Bureau of Automotive RepairRehabilitation/Substatial Relationship CriteriaRegular (S)
2020-0904-02Dental Board of CaliforniaCitation and FineRegular (S)
2020-0831-02Naturopathic Medicine CommitteeSubstantial Relationship CriteriaRegular (S)
2020-0827-01Board of PsychologyAB 2138 - Substantial Relationship Criteria, Rehabilitation CriteriaRegular (S)
2020-0825-01Dental Hygiene Board of CaliforniaSubstantial Relationship & Rehabilitation CriteriaRegular (S)
2020-0821-05Professional Fiduciaries BureauSubstantial Relationship and Rehabilitation CriteriaRegular (S)
2020-0820-02California Horse Racing BoardContinuing Education Trainers/Assistant TrainersRegular (S)
2020-0817-02Physician Assistant BoardAB2138 Substantial Relationship CriteriaRegular (S)
2020-0812-01Medical Board of CaliforniaSubstantial Relationship and Rehabilitation CriteriaRegular (S)
2020-0810-01Dental Board of CaliforniaSubstantial Relationship Criteria and Criteria for RehabilitationRegular (S)