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 Number Agency Subject of Rulemaking File Type
2022-0107-01Fish and Game CommissionLow-flow Inland Sport Fishing Restrictions Due to DroughtEmergency (E)
2022-0105-03State Water Resources Control BoardDrought Conservation Emergency RegulationEmergency (E)
2022-0105-02Division of Workers' CompensationQME Regulation in Response to COVID-19Emergency (E)
2021-1231-02Department of State HospitalsContraband Search and ConfiscationEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-1228-03Cemetery and Funeral BureauCemeteries: Unitrust ConversionRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2021-1228-01Board of Forestry and Fire ProtectionEmergency Notice Fuel Treatment & RPF ResponsibilitiesEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-1227-02Occupational Safety and Health Standards BoardCOVID-19 PreventionEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-1227-01Fish and Game CommissionRecreational Sub-Bag Limits for Vermilion, Copper & QuillbackEmergency (E)
2021-1224-01.001California Gambling Control CommissionCorrection for Expiring Emergency RegulationsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1224-01California Gambling Control CommissionCorrection for Expiring Emergency RegulationsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1223-01Department of Social ServicesAnnual Redeterminations AB79 2020Emergency File and Print Only (EFP)
2021-1222-01Board of EqualizationBase Year Value TransfersRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2021-1221-01California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing AuCommercial Energy Efficiency Financing ProgramEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-1215-02Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Body-worn camerasEmergency Operational Necessity (EON)
2021-1215-01Department of Food and AgricultureEuthanized AnimalsEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-1214-02California Privacy Protection Agency Conflict-of Interest CodeFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1214-01California Student Aid CommissionGolden State Teacher Grant ProgramEmergency (E)
2021-1210-02Department of InsuranceDental Benefits & Coverage Disclosure MatrixEmergency File and Print Only (EFP)
2021-1210-01Department of Cannabis ControlWaivers for Commercial Cannabis Licensing FeesEmergency (E)
2021-1209-03Department of Toxic Substances ControlAddition to the list of Covered Electronic DevicesEmergency (E)
2021-1208-05Board of Forestry and Fire Protection1038c6 Expiration AmendmentNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1208-04Department of Corrections and RehabilitationEmployee DisciplineEmergency Operational Necessity (EON)
2021-1208-03Department of Health Care Access and InformationHealth Care Payments Data Program ("HPD")Emergency Resubmittal (ER)
2021-1208-02Department of Corrections and RehabilitationInmate Credit EarningEmergency Operational Necessity (EON)
2021-1208-01Department of Corrections and RehabilitationStaff Misconduct AllegationsEmergency Operational Necessity (EON)
2021-1207-08Fish and Game CommissionRecreational Clam, Sand Crab, and Shrimp Gear EmergencyEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-1207-07Department of Resources Recycling and RecoveryProcessing PaymentsEmergency (E)
2021-1207-06Department of Corrections and RehabilitationInmate and Parolee Grievance and Appeal ProcessCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-1207-05Department of Corrections and RehabilitationRecommendation to Recall Sentence and Resentence PC 1170(d)(1)Certificate of Compliance (C)
2021-1207-03Department of Industrial RelationsCivil Penalties for Cal/OSHA CitationsFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1207-01Bureau for Private Postsecondary EducationStudent Tuition Recovery FundFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1206-02California State UniversityCredit for Prior LearningFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1206-01Board of PharmacyAddress Change NotificationRegular (S)
2021-1202-02Commission on Peace Officer Standards and TrainingDefinitions; Reqmts Course Certification; Self-Paced Training ReqmtsRegular (S)
2021-1202-01CalSavers Retirement Savings BoardCalSavers Retirement Savings ProgramCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-1201-04California Gambling Control CommissionSouthern California GCA HearingsRegular (S)
2021-1201-03California Architects BoardEducation and Training/Practice CreditsRegular (S)
2021-1201-02Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Alternative Rehabilitative Achievement Credit Earning Inmate ActivityFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1201-01Department of TransportationState Route 710 Sales ProgramEmergency Resubmittal (ER)
2021-1130-04Department of Fair Employment and HousingChanges Without Regulatory Effect to the California Family Rights ActNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1130-03Board of PharmacyTrust OwnershipRegular (S)
2021-1130-02New Motor Vehicle Board2021-2022 ACP FeesNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1130-01Department of Toxic Substances ControlConditional Exclusion for Chemically Treated Metal Shredder ResidueEmergency (E)
2021-1129-04Department of Public HealthLead Related Construction CertificationNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1129-03Air Resources BoardMobile Source Certification and Compliance FeeRegular (S)
2021-1129-02California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing AuSales and Use Tax Exclusion ProgramEmergency (E)
2021-1129-01Department of Corrections and RehabilitationInmate Authorized Personal PropertyCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-1124-04Commission on Peace Officer Standards and TrainingPeace Officer Background InvestigationsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1124-03Commission on Peace Officer Standards and TrainingPeace Officer Selection RequirementsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1124-02Board of Forestry and Fire ProtectionFire Safe Regulations ApplicabilityEmergency Readopt (EE)
2021-1123-07Fair Political Practices CommissionLobbyist RecordkeepingFPPC
2021-1123-06Fair Political Practices CommissionElectronic SignaturesFPPC
2021-1123-05Fair Political Practices CommissionAmplification of Online CommunicationsFPPC
2021-1123-04Commission on Peace Officer Standards and TrainingTraining and Testing Specifications for Learning Domains 03, 09, 10,Regular (S)
2021-1123-02Department of Corrections and RehabilitationYouth Parole Eligible DateEmergency Operational Necessity (EON)
2021-1122-03California Highway PatrolExplosives Routes - Map 12Regular (S)
2021-1122-02Department of Consumer AffairsLegal Document Assistant Standard ContractNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1122-01Department of Food and AgricultureOriental Fruit Fly Eradication AreaRegular (S)
2021-1119-02Office of the State Fire MarshalHazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety-Intrastate FeeRegular (S)
2021-1118-01Department of Food and AgricultureIndustrial Hemp HarvestingCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-1117-02California Department of Tax and Fee AdministrationManufacturing and Research and Development EquipmentFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1117-01California Department of Tax and Fee AdministrationCigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Law Regs.File and Print Only (FP)
2021-1116-04California Department of Tax and Fee AdministrationAccess to Public Records Maintained by CDTFAFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1116-03California Department of Tax and Fee AdministrationNewpapers and PeriodicalsFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1116-02Secretary of StateVote-by-Mail Ballot Drop Boxes and Vote-by-Mail Drop-Off LocationsCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-1116-01Department of Pesticide RegulationCitrus/ Bee Protection AreasRegular (S)
2021-1115-01California School Finance AuthorityCharter School Revolving Loan Fund ProgramRegular (S)
2021-1112-02Veterinary Medical BoardDisciplinary GuidelinesRegular (S)
2021-1112-01Veterinary Medical BoardDrug CompoundingRegular (S)
2021-1110-01California Department of Tax and Fee AdministrationRetailer's RecordsFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1109-02State Water Resources Control BoardPolicy on Use of Coastal and Estuarine Waters for Power Plant CoolingRegular (S)
2021-1109-01Workers Compensation Appeals BoardWCAB Rules of Practice and ProcedureFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1108-05Board of Registered NursingDefinitionsNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1108-01Department of Social ServicesCalWORKs Reporting and Resource LimitsCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-1101-03Commission on Peace Officer Standards and TrainingPeace Officer Selection StandardsRegular (S)
2021-1101-01Air Resources BoardEnhanced Vapor Recovery AmendmentsRegular (S)
2021-1029-02Franchise Tax BoardAssignment of Credits, Eligible Assignees and ReorganizationsRegular (S)
2021-1028-03California Energy CommissionTitle 20, Division 2, Chapter 3 & 7Regular (S)
2021-1028-02Board of EqualizationRandom Selection of Counties for Survey or Representative SamplingNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1027-01Department of Public HealthSTAKE-Tobacco Military Minimum Age WarningNonsubstantive Resubmittal (NR)
2021-1025-01Secretary of StateRisk Limiting AuditsCertificate of Compliance (C)
2021-1020-03Department of JusticeInclusive LanguageNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1020-02Fish and Game CommissionClara Hunt's MilkvetchFile and Print Only (FP)
2021-1020-01Department of Public HealthAdult Day Health Care CenterNonsubstantive (N)
2021-1015-03Air Resources BoardHeavy-Duty Omnibus Low NOx RegulationRegular (S)
2021-1014-04Air Resources BoardProhibitions on Certain HydrofluorocarbonsRegular (S)
2021-0930-03Landscape Architects Technical CommitteeAbandonment of Application and Retention of Candidate FilesRegular (S)
2021-0915-03Office of Spill Prevention and ResponseCertification of Spill Management TeamsRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2021-0902-05Department of Parks and RecreationGrants and Cooperative Agreement ProgramRegular (S)
2021-0902-02Department of Financial Protection and InnovationDebt Collection Licensing RegulationsRegular (S)
2021-0901-04Department of Financial Protection and InnovationCredit Union Regulations under CA Credit Union LawRegular (S)
2021-0826-01Department of Food and AgricultureRepeal of Cotton in the San Joaquin ValleyRegular (S)
2021-0820-03Commission on Teacher CredentialingPupil Personnel Services StandardsRegular (S)
2021-0813-03Air Resources BoardReducing Sulfur Hexafluoride Emissions RegulationRegular (S)
2021-0813-01California Prison Industry AuthoritySeverabilityRegular (S)
2021-0803-01Department of Veterans AffairsThird Party Property UseRegular (S)
2021-0802-01Department of Managed Health CareTimely Access to Non-Emergency HCSRegular (S)
2021-0708-02Department of Social ServicesAddress Requirement and Arrest investigationRegular (S)
2021-0624-01Department of Resources Recycling and RecoveryFood Service PackagingRegular (S)
2021-0521-05State Athletic CommissionResiliency ProceduresEmergency Readopt (EE)