Approved Regulations

This page provides detail on rulemaking within the DIR which was approved by the Office of Administrative Law and filed with the Secretary of State within the current and previous calendar year. This is a partial list - please refer to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8 and the California Labor Code for other applicable regulations in effect.

Regulations covered in this section:

Cal/OSHA

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Abatement of Hazards
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 333 and 336

Filed with Secretary of State:
March 14, 2016

Mar. 14, 2016
Definition of Repeat Violation
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 334

Filed with Secretary of State:
September 20, 2016

Jan. 1, 2017
Emergency Conveyance Fee Reduction
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 344.30

Filed with Secretary of State:
February 1, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017
Recordkeeping Partial Exemption List
Section 14300.2

Filed with Secretary of State:
August 20, 2015

Jan. 1, 2016

Director's Office

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Collection-of-Assessments-and-or-Surcharges
Sections 15600(a), (i), (r), and (u) and
15609(a) (1), (2), and (3)
  Oct. 21, 2015
Return to Work
Sections 25101 - 25111
Sections 17300-17310
Filed with Secretary of State:
April 6, 2015
April 13, 2015
Return to Work
Sections 17304
Filed with Secretary of State:
March 14, 2017
March 20, 2017

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

Approved Regulation Status Effective
AB1660 Child Performer Services Permit (CPSP)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
New Subchapter 2.2 and Sections 11770 through 11773 inclusive

Notice of emergency rulemaking:
09/17/2013

Notice of proposed emergency regulations issued:
09/17/2013

Filed with Office of Administrative Law:
9/26/2013

Filed with Secretary of State:
10/03/2013
Oct. 3, 2013
Revised Farm Labor Contractors Bond
Title 11, California Code of Regulations
Article 18 section 48.6
Filed with Secretary of State
5/29/2013
May 29, 2014
Farm Labor Contractors License
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 13660, 13660.1, 13660.2, 13661, 13662, 13663, 13663.5, 13664, 13665, 13665.5, 13666, 13666.1, 13667, 13667.1, and 13667.4

Notice rulemaking: 10/25/2013

Public Hearing:
12/9/2013

15-day comment period:
4/16/2014

Filed with Secretary of State
5/30/2014

July 1, 2014

Division of Workers' Compensation

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Provider Suspension Procedure
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9788.1, 9788.2, 9788.3, 9788.4 
Filed with Secretary of State:
January 6, 2017
January 6, 2017
Workers' Compensation Information System (WCIS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9701 and 9702
Filed with Secretary of State:
March 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Sections 1532.3, 5155, and 5204
Respirable Crystalline Silica - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Oct. 17, 2016
Oct. 17, 2016
Section 3207 and 3212
Fall Protection for Work Around Skylights
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Apr. 12, 2016
Jul. 1, 2016
Section 3273(d)
Working Area Catwalk Exception
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Dec. 5, 2016
Apr. 1, 2017
Section 3328(a)
Definition of Adequate Design
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Feb 25, 2016
Apr. 1, 2016
New Section 3342
Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Dec. 8, 2016
Apr. 1, 2017
Sections 3437, 3441 and 3664(b)
Agricultural Personnel Transport Carriers
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Sep. 14, 2015
Jan. 1, 2016
Section 4306
Underhung Slung (Jump) Saw Guarding
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Mar. 20, 2017
July 1, 2017
Section 4307
Exception for Portable Power-Driven Circular Saw Blade Guarding - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Mar. 7, 2016
Mar. 7, 2016
Section 4412
Pulp Paper and Paperboard Mills Conveyor Warning Sign - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Mar. 7, 2016
Mar. 7, 2016
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants-Wood Dust and Western Red Cedar
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Apr. 4, 2017
July 1, 2017

Office of Self Insurance Plans

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Workers’ Compensation - Self-insurance
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Filed with Secretary of State:
December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016
And
April 14, 2017

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

Approved Regulations Status Effective
Filing and Service of Lien Claims
Requirement for Liens Filed Before January 1, 2017
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 10770 and Section 10770.7
Filed with Secretary of State:
Feb. 24, 2017
March 26, 2017
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB)
Rules of Practice and Procedure

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 10213 - 10296 and 10300- 10999
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 15, 2014

Jan 1, 2015
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10250, et seq

Notice of Rulemaking: March 7, 2013

Notice of further modifications to text: July 9, 2013
(Cal. Code Regs., tit. 8, §§ 10210 et seq. & 10300 et seq.)

Filed with Secretary of State:
Sept. 23, 2013
Oct. 23, 2013
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10582.5, 10770, and 10770.1

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug. 4, 2011

Filed with Secretary of State:
May 21, 2012
Effective May 21, 2012
(Rule 10582.5 becomes operative August 1, 2012)

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10301 - 10996

Filed with Secretary of State:
Nov. 17, 2008
Nov. 17, 2008
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10301 - 10999
  Jan. 1, 2003