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 a list, by OAL File Number, of recent actions taken by OAL on proposed regulations in the past 45 days, including the Agency, 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 AgencySubject of Rulemaking File Type
2024-0529-01Fish and Game CommissionClosures of Sport Fishing in Klamath River Basin for Spring ChinookEmergency (E)
2024-0517-05Fair Political Practices CommissionCryptocurrency ReportingFPPC
2024-0517-02Occupational Safety and Health Standards BoardOccupational Exposures to Respirable Crystalline SilicaEmergency Readopt (EE)
2024-0510-02Contractors State License BoardFees; Dishonored Check Service ChargeNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0509-03California Energy CommissionSB X1-2 Gasoline Refining Margin and Marine Import Reporting Reqmt'sEmergency (E)
2024-0508-05Department of Public HealthGenetic Counselor LicensingEmergency File and Print Only (EFP)
2024-0508-02Fish and Game CommissionWhite Sturgeon bag and possession limitEmergency Readopt (EE)
2024-0503-01Public Employment Relations BoardAddition to and Modification of Transit District RegulationsRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2024-0502-01California Architects BoardEligibility for ExaminationNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0501-02California Film CommissionCA Film & Television & Soundstage Tax Credit ProgramsRegular (S)
2024-0501-01California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing AuCommercial Energy Efficiency Financing ProgramEmergency (E)
2024-0430-01Department of JusticeDOJ Conflict of Interest Code AmendmentsFile and Print Only (FP)
2024-0429-03Office of Historic PreservationState Historic Rehabilitation Tax CreditRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2024-0429-02State Allocation BoardLeroy F. Greene School Facilities Act of 1998; GSD Extension 1/1/2026Certificate of Compliance (C)
2024-0429-01Division of Workers' CompensationWorkers' Compensation - Official Medical Fee Schedule - PhysicianFile and Print Only (FP)
2024-0426-02Department of Housing and Community DevelopmentMobilehome Residency Law Protection ProgramNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0426-01Commission on Teacher CredentialingForeign Transcript Evaluating AgenciesRegular (S)
2024-0425-03Commission on Teacher CredentialingSanctions for Miassignment of Credential HoldersNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0425-02CalSavers Retirement Savings BoardCalSavers Retirement Savings ProgramCertificate of Compliance (C)
2024-0425-01Fish and Game CommissionDepartment of Fish and Wildlife LandsRegular (S)
2024-0424-02Department of Resources Recycling and RecoveryCovered Electronic Waste Recovery and Recycling Payment RatesFile and Print Only (FP)
2024-0424-01Department of Motor VehiclesTraffic Violator SchoolsNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0423-03Employment Development DepartmentPhysician/Practitioner E-Filing of DocumentsRegular (S)
2024-0423-02Commission on Teacher CredentialingCost Recovery Fees for Program Approval and AccreditationRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2024-0423-01Contractors State License BoardBattery Energy Storage SystemsRegular (S)
2024-0422-01State Allocation BoardCA Preschool, TK & FDK Facs. Grant Program; Extended TimelinesRegular (S)
2024-0419-06Department of Social ServicesCalWORKs 60-Month Time LimitRegular (S)
2024-0419-05Board of Barbering and CosmetologySB 803 Clean UpRegular (S)
2024-0419-04Department of InsuranceLCA Plan of OperationsFile and Print Only (FP)
2024-0419-03Department of InsuranceCAARP Plan of OperationsFile and Print Only (FP)
2024-0419-02California Tahoe ConservancyUse of Conservancy LandRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2024-0419-01Board of Parole HearingsNotice of Requirements for Parole ProceedingsRegular (S)
2024-0418-03Dental Hygiene Board of CaliforniaFaculty to Student RatioRegular (S)
2024-0418-02Air Resources BoardHeavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Omnibus Regulation AmendmentsRegular (S)
2024-0418-01California Department of Tax and Fee AdministrationCredit for Tax-Paid Telecommunication ServicesNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0417-01Board of State and Community CorrectionsIn-Custody Death RequirementsRegular (S)
2024-0416-03Fish and Game CommissionExotic Game Mammals and Wild Pig ValidationRegular (S)
2024-0416-02California Cultural and Historical EndowmentConflict of Interest CodeFile and Print Only (FP)
2024-0416-01Department of JusticeResearch Center Name ChangeNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0415-03Emergency Medical Services AuthorityAddress ChangeNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0415-02Board of AccountancyProfessional Ethics Exam and Continuing EducationRegular (S)
2024-0415-01Bureau of Automotive RepairUpdated Smog Check Equip. & Station RequirementsRegular (S)
2024-0412-02California Gambling Control CommissionUpdate to Annual FeesRegular (S)
2024-0412-01Department of Food and AgricultureDefinitions, Industrial HempRegular (S)
2024-0411-01Department of Food and AgricultureChestnut Bark DiseaseNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0410-03Bureau of Automotive RepairConsumer Assistance Prog. Incentive IncreasesRegular (S)
2024-0410-02California Tax Credit Allocation CommitteeCTCAC Regulations implementing federal and state LIHTC lawsFile and Print Only (FP)
2024-0410-01California Student Aid CommissionPublic Interest Attorney Loan Repayment (PIALR) ProgramRegular (S)
2024-0405-03Air Resources BoardSmall Containers of Automotive RefrigerantRegular (S)
2024-0405-01Department of Managed Health CareMental Health and Substance Use Disorder CoverageNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0404-01Department of Food and AgricultureGuava Fruit Fly Eradication AreaRegular (S)
2024-0402-03Bureau for Private Postsecondary EducationPublic InstitutionsRegular (S)
2024-0402-02San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development CommissionUpdate to the SF Bay Area Seaport Plan, a part of BCDC's SF Bay PlanRegular (S)
2024-0329-04Commission on Peace Officer Standards and TrainingCertifications for Public Safety DispatchersRegular (S)
2024-0329-03Fair Political Practices CommissionStreamline RegulationsFPPC
2024-0329-02Department of Housing and Community DevelopmentProhousing Designation ProgramNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0329-01Occupational Safety and Health Standards BoardHeat Illness Prevention in Indoor Places of EmploymentRegular (S)
2024-0328-02Commission on State MandatesGeneral CleanupFile and Print Only (FP)
2024-0328-01Department of Financial Protection and InnovationInvestment Adviser Representative Continuing EducationRegular Resubmittal (SR)
2024-0327-01Department of Pesticide RegulationCivil Penalty Actions by CommissionersRegular (S)
2024-0326-02Board of Registered NursingRequired CurriculumRegular (S)
2024-0325-04Department of Social ServicesAdoption Regulations Packet to incorporate Assembly Bill 120Nonsubstantive (N)
2024-0325-01Department of Food and AgricultureNoxious Weed SpeciesRegular (S)
2024-0322-03Department of Social ServicesRepeal Quality Control from CalWORKs MPPNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0322-01Department of Toxic Substances ControlGenerator Improvement RuleRegular (S)
2024-0321-03Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers BoaContinuing Education Requirements for HADRegular (S)
2024-0320-03Department of Resources Recycling and RecoveryRMDZ Loan ProgramNonsubstantive (N)
2024-0320-02State Water Resources Control BoardTotal Maximum Daily Loads for Nitrogen Compounds in the Santa YnezRegular (S)
2024-0320-01State Water Resources Control BoardWater Quality Enforcement PolicyRegular (S)
2024-0315-03Department of Social ServicesProtective Supervision Proration, Nonself-Direction ClarificationRegular (S)