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
2021-0903-01Office of Energy Infrastructure and SafetyProcess and procedure, document management, enforcementEmergency Resubmittal (ER)
2021-0901-01California Health Facilities Financing AuthorityInvestment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program - Children/YouthEmergency (E)
2021-0830-01Department of Toxic Substances ControlEmergency Regulations: Scrap Metal Definition RevisionEmergency (E)
2021-0827-02California Health Benefit ExchangeSHOP Eligibility and EnrollmentEmergency (E)
2021-0820-05State Water Resources Control BoardArt. 23.5, Klamath River Watershed Drought Emergency RequirementsEmergency (E)
2021-0820-04California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing AuSales and Use Tax Exclusion ProgramEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0820-02Department of Food and AgricultureOak Mortality DiseaseEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0818-02Department of Food and AgricultureLivestock Movements and FormsRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2021-0812-01Secretary of StateVote-by-Mail Drop Boxes and Vote-by-Mail Drop off LocationsEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0811-05Department of Food and AgricultureOak Mortality DiseaseEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0811-03California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing AuAffordable Multifamily Energy Efficiency Financing ProgramNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0811-02California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing AuResidential Energy Efficiency Loan Assistance ProgramNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0810-01California Collaborative for Educational ExcellenceConflict of Interest CodeFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0809-01State Water Resources Control BoardEmergency Reporting and Curtailment Regulations, Delta WatershedEmergency (E)
2021-0806-02California Prison Industry AuthorityReasonable Accommodation and Limited TermRegular (S)
2021-0729-04Commission on State MandatesGeneral Cleanup ProvisionsFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0729-02Board of Forestry and Fire ProtectionEmergency Notice RPF ResponsibilityEmergency (E)
2021-0729-01State Water Resources Control BoardTMDL for Phosphorus to Address Cyanobacteria Blooms in Pinto LakeRegular (S)
2021-0728-01Secretary of StateStatewide Voter Registration System and CVREmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0727-02California Energy CommissionPortable Electric SpasRegular (S)
2021-0727-01Commission on Teacher CredentialingTeacher Credentialing Application DenialsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0726-04Department of JusticeDepartment of Financial Protection and Innovation Bond FormFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0726-03Department of JusticeDepartment of Financial Protection and Innovation Bond FormFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0726-02California Horse Racing BoardNon-Substantive Changes to Race Meet ApplicationsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0726-01Office of Energy Infrastructure and SafetyEmergency RulemakingEmergency (E)
2021-0723-01Department of Cannabis ControlAuthorization and Release of Applicant Information to FinancialEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-0722-01Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Use of ForceRegular (S)
2021-0721-03California Architects BoardProcessing Times (Permit Reform Act)Nonsubstantive (N)
2021-0721-01State Water Resources Control BoardSan Diego Regional Water Quality Control Plan UpdateNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0720-01California Horse Racing BoardUse of Riding CropRegular (S)
2021-0719-02California Department of Tax and Fee AdministrationReporting Methods for GrocersFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0716-01Fair Political Practices CommissionDisclose ActFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0715-04Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and GeologistsExamination AppealsRegular (S)
2021-0715-03Air Resources BoardExemption of Add-On and Modified Part(s) for On-Road Vehicles/EnginesRegular (S)
2021-0715-01Franchise Tax BoardReferral and Hearings on Appeals of Penalties Imposed by CalSaversFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0714-02Department of Social ServicesCaIWORKs Overpayment ThresholdCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-0709-01Naturopathic Medicine CommitteeNotice to ConsumersRegular (S)
2021-0708-03California Horse Racing BoardPenalty of Possession of Electrical DeviceRegular (S)
2021-0707-03California Highway PatrolRoutes for Transportation of Radioactive MaterialsRegular (S)
2021-0702-01Secretary of StateConflict-of Interest CodeFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0701-02Department of Public HealthSTAKE - Tobacco Military Minimum Age WarningNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0701-01State Allocation BoardFull-Day Kindergarten Facilities Grant Program; SB 98, Chapter 24Certificate of Compliance (C)
2021-0630-02Department of Food and AgricultureJapanese Beetle Exterior QuarantineNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0629-03California Coastal CommissionAnnual increases to permit fees & major public works thresholdNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0629-02Office of Statewide Health Planning and DevelopmentHealth Facility Financial Disclosure Reporting Nonsubstantive ChangesNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0628-02Department of InsuranceWorkers' Compensation Classification/Rating RulesFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0628-01Department of InsuranceWorkers' Comp. Classification/Rating RulesFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-0625-05State Allocation BoardSurplus School Property; Use of Proceeds. E Section 17463.7Certificate of Compliance (C)
2021-0625-04Air Resources BoardNonsubstantial changes to the Large Spark Ignition RegulationsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0625-02California Apprenticeship CouncilPayment of Apprenticeship Training ContributionsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0624-02Acupuncture BoardRepeal Title 16, Article 1.5 - Free and Sponsored Health Care EventsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0618-01Fish and Game CommissionKlamath River Basin sport fishingRegular (S)
2021-0610-01Dental Hygiene Board of CaliforniaApproval of New RDH Educational Programs and Continuation of ApprovalRegular (S)
2021-0601-05Board of PsychologyStandards of Practice for TelehealthRegular (S)
2021-0414-01California Prison Industry AuthorityIncarcerated Individuals - Overtime PayRegular (S)
2021-0409-01Office of Spill Prevention and ResponseCertification of Spill Management TeamsRegular (S)
2021-0406-03Department of Corrections and RehabilitationParole SupervisionRegular (S)
2021-0406-01Department of Veterans AffairsFarm and Home Loan ProgramRegular (S)
2021-0402-01Acupuncture BoardSubstantial Relationship Criteria and Rehabilitation Criteria forRegular (S)
2021-0401-04Board of Chiropractic ExaminersExpedited Licensure and Application RequirementsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0326-03Department of Toxic Substances ControlHazardous Waste Facility Permitting Criteria - Other AuthoritiesNonsubstantive (N)
2021-0316-01Podiatric Medical Board of CaliforniaSuspension and Revocation of Certificates to Practice PodiatricRegular (S)
2021-0311-01Respiratory Care BoardSubstantial Relationship/Rehabilitation CriteriaRegular (S)
2021-0309-02Naturopathic Medicine CommitteeSubstantial Relationship and Rehabilitation CriteriaRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2021-0303-02Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Return and Transfer of ParoleRegular (S)
2021-0222-02California Apprenticeship CouncilPublic Works Apprenticeship RequirementsRegular (S)
2021-0222-01Department of Financial Protection and InnovationNMLS Transition and Pace Program AdministratorsRegular (S)