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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 251001 - 25111
Public hearing
Dec. 8, 2014 - Oakland
Dec. 9, 2014 - Los Angeles

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
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

 

Public hearing:
July 1, 2014
1st 15 day comment period:
Oct. 1, 2014
2nd 15 day comment period:
Nov. 8, 2014
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
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
Public hearing:
Nov. 14, 2014

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

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulation Status
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
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

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 Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) regulations currently.

September 2014