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:

Director's Office

There are no proposed rulemakings at this time.

Division of Apprenticeship Standards

There are no proposed rulemakings for DAS at this time.

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 Regular Rulemaking:
11/25/2016

1st 45 day comment period ends:
01/09/2017

Cal/OSHA

Proposed Regulation Status
There currently no proposed rulemakings at Cal/OSHA.

Division of Workers' Compensation

Proposed Regulation Status
Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule – Formulary
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
9792.27.1, 9792.27.2, 9792.27.3, 9792.27.4, 9792.27.5, 9792.27.6, 9792.27.7,
9792.27.8, 9792.27.9, 9792.27.10, 9792.27.11, 9792.27.12, 9792.27.13,
9792.27.14, 9792.27.15, 9792.27.16, 9792.27.17, 9792.27.18, 9792.27.19, 9792.27.20, 9792.27.21
Public hearing:
May 1, 2017
Workers' Compensation Information System (WCIS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9701 and 9702
Public hearing:
March 28, 2016

1st 15 day comment period ends:
June 9, 2016

2nd 15 day comment period ends:
Dec. 15, 2016

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulation Status
Various Sections within LVESO, HVESO, GISO and TSO
Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment: Final Rule

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 27, 2017

Public Hearing:
Mar. 16, 2017
Section 1637(n) Access
Use of Hook-On and Attachable Ladders with Scaffolds and Rest-Platforms-HORCHER

Notice of Rulemaking: Dec. 30, 2016

Public Hearing:
Feb. 16, 2017
Sections 1711, 1712, 1713, 1717 and 1721
Reinforcing Steel Concrete Construction and Post-Tensioning Operations

Notice of Rulemaking: Oct. 28, 2016

Public Hearing:
Dec. 15, 2016
Section 3220(b) Elements
Emergency Action Plan HORCHER

Notice of Rulemaking: Dec. 30, 2016

Public Hearing:
Feb. 16, 2017
Section 3650(t)(17)
Powered Industrial Truck Operation - Exception

Notice of Rulemaking: Oct 28, 2016

Public Hearing:
Dec. 15, 2016
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants-Wood Dust and Western Red Cedar

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar 4, 2016

Public Hearing:
Apr. 21, 2016
New Section 5189.1
Process Safety Management for Petroleum Refineries

Notice of Rulemaking: Jul. 29, 2016

Public Hearing:
Sep. 15, 2016

Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board

Proposed Regulation Status
Rules of Practice and Procedure
Rules: 346, 346.1, 346.2, 347, 348, 355.1, 355.2, 355.3, 355.4, 355.5, 355.6, 356, 359, 359.1, 361.3, 362, 364, 364.1, 376.4, 376.8, 391.1
15 Day Comment Period Ends:
June 17, 2016

Office of Self Insurance Plans

Proposed Regulation Status

Workers’ Compensation - Self-insurance

Public hearing

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

There are no proposed rulemakings for WCAB at this time.