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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
Process Safety Management Program Assessment
Sections 344.76 and 344.77
15-day comment period:
Mar. 17, 2014

45-day comment period:
Feb. 3, 2014

Public Hearing:
Feb. 3, 2014

Filed with Secretary of State:
May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014
Definition of Serious Violation
Section 334(c)
Statement of No Regulatory Effect and Request for Effect upon Filing with Secretary of State:
Dec. 11, 2013

Notice of Approval by the Office of Administrative Law:
Jan. 21, 2014

Jan. 21, 2014
Boiler and Tank Permit and Inspection Fee Schedule
Sections 344 and 344.1
Adoption of Emergency Regulations:

Filed with Secretary of State:
Mar. 18, 2013

Effective:
Mar. 18, 2013

Readoption of Emergency Regulations:

Filed with Secretary of State:
Sep. 16, 2013

Effective:
Sep. 16, 2013

Certificate of Compliance and Permanent Adoption of Regulations:

Notice of proposed rulemaking:
Sep. 13, 2013

Public hearing:
Nov. 7, 2013

Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 21, 2014

Effective:
Jan 21, 2014

Jan. 21, 2014

Director's Office

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Conflict of Interest Regulation - Amendments to Appendix
Section 1700
Filed with Secretary of State:
May 7, 2013
June 6, 2013

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
Independent Bill Review; Standardized Paper Billing and Payment; Electronic Billing and Payment
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9792.5.1, 9792.5.3, 9792.5.4, 9792.5.5, 9792.5.6, 9792.5.7, 9792.5.8, 9792.5.9, 9792.5.10, 9792.5.11, 9792.5.12 9792.5.13, 9792.5.14, 9792.5.15, 9793, 9794, 9795

Notice of emergency rulemaking: Dec. 12, 2012

Notice of rulemaking: Feb, 12, 2013

Notice of proposed emergency action issued:
Dec. 12, 2012
Filed with Office of Administrative Law:
Dec. 19, 2012
Filed with Secretary of State:
Dec. 31, 2012
Public hearing:
Apr. 9, 2013
Emergency regulations readopted - expires:
Oct. 1, 2013
Notice of Emergency Readoption:
Sept. 11, 2013
1st 15 day comment period:
Oct. 23, 2013
2nd 15 day comment period:
Dec. 26, 2013
Filed with Secretary of State:
Feb, 12, 2014
Feb. 12, 2014
Independent Medical Review (IMR)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9785, 9785.5, 9792.6, 9792.6.1, 9792.9, 9792.9.1, 9792.10, 9792.10.1, 9792.10.2, 9792.10.3, 9792.10.4, 9792.10.5, 9792.10.6, 9792.10.7, 9792.10.8, 9792.10.9, 9792.12

Notice of emergency rulemaking: Dec. 12, 2012

Notice of rulemaking: Feb. 15, 2013

Notice of proposed emergency action issued:
Dec. 12, 2012
Filed with Office of Administrative Law:
Dec. 19, 2012
Filed with Secretary of State:
Dec. 31, 2012
Public hearing:
Apr. 4, 2013
Emergency regulations readopted - expires:
Oct. 1, 2013
Notice of Emergency Readoption:
Sept. 11, 2013
1st 15 day comment period:
Oct. 11, 2013
2nd 15 day comment period:
Dec. 21, 2013
3rd 15 day comment period:
Dec. 26, 2013
Filed with Secretary of State:
Feb, 12, 2014
Feb. 12, 2014
Interpreter Certification
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9795.1, 9795.1.5, 9795.1.6, 9795.3 and 9795.5

Notice of emergency rulemaking: Dec. 12, 2012
Notice of rulemaking: Feb. 1, 2013
Certificate of Compliance: August 13, 2013

Certificate of Compliance adopted effective:
August 13, 2013
Extended by AB 1376’s amendment of Labor Code section 4600(g) to March 1, 2014
Medical Provider Network (MPN)
Sections 9767.5.1 and 9767.16.5 - 9767.19

Notice of rulemaking: Aug. 16, 2013

Public hearing:
Sept. 30, 2013
1st 15 day comment period:
Dec. 26, 2013
2nd 15 day comment period:
March 25, 2014
3rd 15 day comment period:
May 19, 2014
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 27, 2014
Aug. 27, 2014
Official Medical Fee Schedule:
Hospital Outpatient Departments and
Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9789.30 - 9789.39
Public hearing:
March 11, 2014
1st 15 day comment period:
April 28, 2014
Filed with Secretary of State:
June 3, 2014
Sept. 1, 2014
Official Medical Fee Schedule:
Physician Fee Schedule

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9789.10 - 9789.19
Public hearing:
Dec. 12, 2013
Filed with Secretary of State:
Dec. 26, 2013
Jan. 1, 2014
Official Medical Fee Schedule:
Physician Fee Schedule

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9789.12.1 - 9789.19

Notice of proposed rulemaking: June 17, 2013

Notice of proposed rulemaking:
June 17, 2013
Public hearing:

July 17, 2013
1st 15 day comment period:
Aug. 19, 2013
Filed with Secretary of State:
Sept. 24, 2013
Jan. 1, 2014
Predesignation/Chiropractor Primary Treating Physician
Proposed Rulemaking
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9780, 9780.1, 9783, 9783.1, and 9785 Notice of proposed rulemaking: Aug. 23, 2013
Public hearing:
Oct. 7, 2013
Filed with Secretary of State
Feb. 12, 2014
July 1, 2014
Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit (SJDB)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 10133.32 through 10133.36
Filed with Secretary of State:
Feb 5, 2014
Feb. 5, 2014
Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit (SJDB)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9813.1, 10116.9, 10117, 10118, 10133.31 through 10133.36, 10133.51, 10133.52 10133.53, 10133.55, 10133.56, 10133.57, 10133.58 and 10133.60

Notice of emergency rulemaking: Dec. 7, 2012
Notice of rulemaking: Feb. 1, 2013

Notice of proposed emergency action issued:
Dec. 7, 2012
Filed with the Office of Administrative Law:
Dec. 14, 2012
Filed with Secretary of State:
Dec. 20, 2012
Public hearing:
March 19, 2013
1st 15 comment period:
May 31, 2013
2nd 15 comment period:
June 21, 2013
3rd 15 comment period:
July 18, 2013
Emergency regulations readopted - expires:

Oct. 1, 2013
4th 15 comment period:
Sept. 6, 2013
Filed with Secretary of State:
Nov. 8, 2013
Jan. 1, 2014

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Sections 1504, New Section 1929, 1930 – 1932, 1934 – 1936, 5154, 5191, 5194, 5415, 5449, 5451, 5531 – 5534, 5541 – 5543, 5545 – 5547, 5549, 5556, 5558, 5560, 5566, 5568 – 5570, 5573 – 5579, 5590, 5592, 5594, 5596 – 5599, 5601, 5606, 5616 – 5622, and 5624
Federal Final Rule, Globally Harmonized System - Update to Hazard Communication (Safety)
Filed with Secretary of State:
May. 5, 2014
May. 6, 2014
Sections 1512, 2320.10, and 2940.10
First Aid for Electrical Workers-Application & Scope
Filed with Secretary of State:
Sep. 5, 2012
Oct. 5, 2012
Sections 1520 and 3384
Hand Protection
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 1, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Sections 1529, 1532, 1532.1, Appendix B to 1532.1, 1532.2, 1535, 3204, 5150, 5157, 5161, 5189, 5190, 5191, 5192, Appendix A to 5192, 5194, Appendices A through G to 5194, 5198, Appendix B to 5198, 5200, 5201, 5202, Appendix A to 5202, 5206, 5207, 5208, Appendix J to 5208, 5208.1, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, Appendix B to 5212, 5213, 5214, 5215, 5217, Appendix A to 5217, 5218, 5219, 5220, 8358, Appendix K to 8358 and 8359
Federal Final Rule, Globally Harmonized Systems - Update to Hazard Communication (Health)
Filed with Secretary of State: May. 5, 2014 May. 6, 2014
Sections 1529, 1532 and 1532.1, Appendix B of Section 1532.1, Sections 1532.2, 1535, 5150, 5189, 5190, 5191, 5192, and 5194, Appendices A through G of Section 5194, Section 5198, and Appendix B of Section 5198, Sections 5200, 5201 and 5202, Appendix A of Section 5202, Sections 5206, 5207, 5208, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, 5213, 5214, 5217, 5218 and 5220
Globally Harmonized System Update to Hazard Communication Health (Horcher)

Filed with Secretary of State: May 6, 2013

Readopted

Filed with Secretary of State: Nov. 6, 2013

May 6, 2013

Readopted

Nov. 6, 2013
Sections 1532.1, 5189, 5192, and 5198
Federal OSHA Amendments and Technical Corrections
Filed with Secretary of State: Sep. 4, 2012 Oct. 4, 2012
Section 1533
Internal Combustion Engine-Driven Equipment (Technical Amendments)
Filed with Secretary of State: Aug. 29, 2013 Oct. 1, 2013
Sections 1593 and 3650
Use of Forklift Trucks and Excavators for Hoisting Loads
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 23, 2012
Nov. 22, 2012
Section 1598 and 1599
Update of Reference to California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (CA MUTCD)
Filed with Secretary of State:
May 29, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Sections 1610.1, 1610.3, 1610.4, 1610.9, 1611.1, 1612.3, 1613, 1613.2, 1613.10, 1616.1, 1617.1, 617.2, 1617.3, 1618.1, 1619.1, 1613.11, 1613.12, 4885, and 4999
Cranes & Derricks in Construction (Clean-Up)
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 2, 2012
Nov. 1, 2012
Sections 1610.3, 1616.3, 4885, 4993.1, 4999 and 5001
Work Area Control (Crane Swing Radius Hazards)
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 28, 2013
Apr. 1, 2013
Sections 1933, 5541, 5543, 5559, 5600 and 6170
Fire Control, Update of References to NFPA 13 Standard, Installation of Sprinkler Systems
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 23, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 2940.2 and 2940.7
Fed OSHA DFR, Revision to CDAC Scope: Exception For Digger Derrick
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 28, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Section 2940.8
The Securing of Poles Durning Removal Operation
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 24, 2013
Jul. 1, 2013
Sections 2950 and 3420-3428
Tree Work Maintenance or Removal
Filed with Secretary of State:
Sep. 25, 2012
Oct. 25, 2012
Sections 3207, 3558 and 4184
Guarding of Microtomes
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 7, 2012
Sep. 6, 2012
Sections 3210 and 3900
Elevated Locations - Guardrail Exception for Portable Amusement Rides
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 24, 2013
Apr. 1, 2013
Section 3314
Lockout Tagout (LOTO) - Group Lockout
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 25, 2014
Oct. 1, 2014
Section 3329
Working on (Dismantling) Pressurized Pipe
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 1, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 3381
Federal OSHA Direct Final Rule - Head Protection
Filed with Secretary of State:
Mar. 14, 2013
Jul. 1, 2013
Section 3650
Powered Industrial Trucks–Excessive Loads
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 14, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Section 4297
Definitions for Woodworking Machines and Equipment
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 9, 2014
Apr. 1, 2014
Section 4297
Definitions for Woodworking Machines and Equipment
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 2, 2012
Nov. 1, 2012
Section 4309
Horizontal Pull Saw (Radial Arm Saw) Guarding
Filed with Secretary of State: Feb. 28, 2013
Apr. 1, 2013
Section 4355
Operating Rules for Compaction Equipment
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 3, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Section 4542
Guarding of Vertical Food Mixers
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 31, 2014
Oct. 1, 2014
Section 4994
Hoisting, Use of Cribbing, ASME Reference Correction
Filed with Secretary of State:
May 30, 2013
Jul. 1, 2013
Section 5001
Update and Harmonization of Crane Hand Signals Standards and Illustrations
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 14, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Section 5120
Safe Patient Handling
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 31, 2014
Oct. 1, 2014
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Naphthalene
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jun. 24, 2014
Oct. 1, 2014
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, N-Methylpyrrolidone
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 9, 2014
Apr. 1, 2014
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants - Ethylbenzene
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 27, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 5197
Laboratory Accreditation for Diacetyl Analysis
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 1, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 5199(g)(3)(B)
Aerosol Transmissble Diseases Respirator Execption
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 1, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 5605
Tank Storage Subject to Flooding, Precautionary Measure
Filed with Secretary of State: Jun. 2, 2014 Oct. 1, 2014
Section 6325
Fueling of Helicopters Used in Logging Operations
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 18, 2012
Nov. 17, 2012
Sections 6505, 6651, and New Section 6625.1
Diesel Engine Runaway Protection
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 31, 2012
Nov. 30, 2012
Section 8352
Scope and Application – Ship Building
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jun. 24, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Sections 8495, 8496, 8497 and 8500
Cranes & Derricks in Construction Underground and Demolition
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 9, 2014
Apr. 1, 2014

Office of Self Insurance Plans

Approved Regulations Effective
Self-Insured Public Agency Annual Reporting LC§4800/4850
Text-sections 15600, and 15605
Dec. 2, 2013
OSIP Permanent Regulations (Certificate of Compliance)Text-Sections 15201, 15210, 15210.1, 15475, 15477, 15481, 15484, 15496, 15497 and adopted 15409 Aug. 13, 2013
OSIP Emergency Regulations Text-Sections 15201, 15210, 15210.1, 15475, 15477, 15481, 15484, 15496, 15497 and adopted 15409 Jan. 1, 2013

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

Approved Regulations Status Effective
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.)

 

Public hearing:
April 16, 2013
15 day comment period ends:
July 25, 2013
Comment period extended:
Aug. 9, 2013
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

November 2013