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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
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
Filed with Secretary of State:
April 6, 2015
April 13, 2015
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
Copy Service Fee Schedule
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9980, 9981, 9982, 9983, 9984, 9990, 9992, 9994, and 10208.7
Filed with Secretary of State:
April 30, 2015
July 1, 2015
Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9792.20 - 9792.26
Filed with Secretary of State:
April, 20, 2015
April 20, 2015
Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9789.10, 9789.11, 9789.20 - 9789.23, 9789.25, 9789.50, 9789.60, 9789.70, 9789.110, 9789.111 and 9790
Filed with Secretary of State:
Feb. 4, 2015
March 5, 2015
Workers’ Compensation Information System (WCIS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9701 - 9702
Filed with Secretary of State:
April 6, 2015
April 6, 2016

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Sections 1514 and 3380
Personal Protective Devices and Safeguards
Filed with Secretary of State:
Dec. 1, 2014
Apr. 1, 2015
Section 1618.1(e)
Cranes and Derricks in Construction Operator Certification Effective Dates and Phase-In (Federal Time Extension) Horcher
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 30, 2015
Apr. 30, 2015
Section 1903
Landing Operations-Note to Section 1903
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 2, 2014
Jan. 1, 2015
Section 3395
Heat Illness Prevention
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 3, 2015
May 1, 2015
Sections 4345, 4351, 4352, and 4354
Stationary and Mobile Compaction Equipment and Balers
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 30, 2015
Jul. 1, 2015
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Hydrogen Chloride
Filed with Secretary of State:
Nov. 26, 2014
Jan. 1, 2015
Section 5620, 6165, 6180, 6181, 6182, 6183, and 6184
Update of Title 8 General Industry National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)Fire Protection Standards
Filed with Secretary of State:
Dec. 2, 2014
Apr. 1, 2015

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

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 10213 - 10296 and 10300- 10999
Public Hearing:
Sept. 17, 2014
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.)

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