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Proposed Regulations

This table provides detail on current rulemaking within the DIR. The public is invited to participate in the rulemaking by submitting written comments or by attending the public hearings noted in the detail for each proposed regulatory change. Unless otherwise indicated, DIR rulemaking follows the regular rulemaking process prescribed by the California Office of Administrative Law.

Regulations covered in this section:

Office of the Director

Proposed Regulation Status
Return to Work
Sections 25101 - 25111
Sections 17300-17310
Public hearing
Dec. 8, 2014 - Oakland
Dec. 9, 2014 - Los Angeles
1st 15-day comment period:
April 1, 2015

Division of Apprenticeship Standards

Proposed Regulation Status
Audit Procedures of & Approval for Apprenticeship Programs
Title 8, Chapter 2, Part IV
Sections 205, 206, 207, 212, 212.2, and 212.3
Public Hearing
Jan. 8, 2014 - Los Angeles
Jan. 13, 2014 - San Francisco

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

Proposed Regulation Status
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 Regular Rulemaking: 10/03/2014

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
Notice of Regular Rulemaking:
10/03/2014
Revised Farm Labor Contractors Bond
Title 11, California Code of Regulations
Article 18 section 48.6
Filed with Secretary of State
5/29/2013
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

Cal/OSHA

Proposed Regulation Status
Recordkeeping Partial Exemption List
Section 14300.2
Public Hearing:
May 11, 2015

Division of Workers' Compensation

Proposed Regulation Status
Copy Service Fee Schedule
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9980, 9981, 9982, 9983, 9984, 9990, 9992, 9994, and 10208.7

 

Public hearing:
July 1, 2014
1st 15 day comment period:
Oct. 1, 2014
2nd 15 day comment period:
Nov. 8, 2014
3rd 15 day comment period:
Feb. 13, 2015
Employee Benefit Notices
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9810, 9811, 9812, 9813, 9814, 9815, 9881.1 and 10139

 

Public hearing:
Sept. 3, 2014
Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9792.20 - 9792.26

 

Public hearing:
July 1, 2014
1st 15 day comment period:
Aug. 30, 2014
2nd 15 day comment period:
Dec. 9, 2014
3rd 15 day comment period:
Jan. 13, 2015
Workers’ Compensation Information System (WCIS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9701 - 9702
Public hearing:
July 14, 2014
1st 15 day comment period:
Sept. 19, 2014
2nd 15 day comment period:

Nov. 28, 2014
3rd 15 day comment period:
Jan. 13, 2015

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulation Status
Section 1618.1(e)
Cranes and Derricks in Construction Operator Certification Effective Dates and Phase-In (Federal Time Extension) Horcher

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 2, 2015

Public Hearing:
Feb. 19, 2015
Sections 2540.7, 2540.8, 5530, 5568, 5572, 5574, 5575 and 5621
Electrical Equipment in Hazardous (Classified) Locations

Notice of Rulemaking: Oct. 31, 2014

Public Hearing:
Dec. 18, 2014
Section 3395
Heat Illness Prevention

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug. 8, 2014

Public Hearing:
Sep. 25, 2014
Section 3411
Private Fire Brigades—Foot Protection

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 2, 2015

Public Hearing:
Feb. 19, 2015
Sections 3437, 3441 and 3664(b)
Agricultural Personnel Transport Carriers

Notice of Rulemaking: Feb. 27, 2015

Public Hearing:
Apr. 16, 2015
Sections 4345, 4351, 4352, and 4354
Stationary and Mobile Compaction Equipment and Balers

Notice of Rulemaking: May 30, 2014

Public Hearing:
Jul. 17, 2014
Sections 5184 and 5185
Storage Battery Systems and Changing and Charging Storage Batteries

Notice of Rulemaking: Nov. 21, 2014

Public Hearing:
Jan. 15, 2015

Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board


There are no proposed OSHAB regulations currently.

Office of Self Insurance Plans

There are no proposed OSIP regulations currently.

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board


There are no proposed Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) regulations currently.