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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:

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 proposed
emergency regulations issued:

09/17/2013
Filed with Office of Administrative Law:
9/26/2013
Filed with Secretary of State:
10/03/2013
Revised Farm Labor Contractors Bond
Title 11, California Code of Regulations
Article 18 section 48.6
Filed with Secretary of State
5/29/2013
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
Revision of Elevator Safety Orders
Elevator Safety Orders - Sections, 3000, 3001, 3002, 3003, 3140, and 3147
Public Hearing:
April 22, 2014

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

Notice of rulemaking: May 16, 2014

Public hearing:
July 1, 2014
Employee Benefit Notices
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9810, 9811, 9812, 9813, 9814, 9815, 9881.1 and 10139

Notice of rulemaking July 18, 2014

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

Notice of rulemaking: May 16, 2014

Public hearing:
July 1, 2014
Workers’ Compensation Billing: ICD-10 Delay
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 9792.5.1 and Medical Billing and Payment Guide, incorporated by reference into section 9792.5.1, subdivision (a)

Notice of rulemaking July 25, 2014

Written comment period closes:

Sept. 8, 2014

[No public hearing is scheduled]

Workers’ Compensation Information System (WCIS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9701 - 9702
Public hearing:
July 14, 2014

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulation Status
Sections 1514 and 3380
Personal Protective Devices and Safeguards

Notice of Rulemaking: Feb 28, 2014

Public Hearing:
Apr. 17, 2014
Section 1903
Landing Operations-Note to Section 1903

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar. 28, 2014

Public Hearing:
May 15, 2014
Section 3314
Lockout Tagout (LOTO) - Group Lockout

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar. 28, 2014

Public Hearing:
May 15, 2014
Sections 4345, 4351, 4352, and 4354
Stationary and Mobile Compaction Equipment and Balers

Notice of Rulemaking: May 30, 2014

Public Hearing:
Jul. 17, 2014
Section 4542
Guarding of Vertical Food Mixers

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 31, 2014

Public Hearing:
Mar. 20, 2014
Section 5120
Safe Patient Handling

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug. 2, 2013

Public Hearing:
Sep. 19, 2013

15 day notice:
Apr. 16, 2014 -
May 5, 2014

Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Hydrogen Chloride

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 31, 2014

Public Hearing:
Mar. 20, 2014
Section 5620, 6165, 6180, 6181, 6182, 6183, and 6184
Update of Title 8 General Industry National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Protection Standards

Notice of Rulemaking: Jun. 27, 2014

Public Hearing:
Aug. 21, 2014

Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board

Proposed Regulation Status
Rules of Practice and Procedure
Sections 354, 371.2, 373, 376.1, 386

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug. 3, 2012

Public hearing:
Sept. 17, 2012

Office of Self Insurance Plans

There are no proposed OSIP regulations currently.

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board


There are no proposed WCAB regulations currently.

November 2013