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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 Regular Rulemaking: 10/03/2014

1st 15 day comment period: 08/28/15

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
1st 15 day comment period:
08/28/15
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
Abatement of Hazards
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 333 and 336
Public Hearing:
Oct. 9, 2015

Notice of proposed emergency regulations issued:
Jan. 16, 2015

Filed with Office of Administrative Law:
Feb. 2, 2015

Notice of approval by the Office of Administrative Law:
Feb. 12, 2015

Definition of Repeat Violation
Section 334
Public Hearing:
October 2, 2015
Recordkeeping Partial Exemption List
Section 14300.2
Public Hearing:
May 11, 2015

Division of Workers' Compensation

Proposed Regulation Status
ICD-10
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9770, 9785, 9785.2, 9785.2.1, 9785.3, 9785.3.1, 9785.4,
9785.4.1, 9792.5.1, 14003, 14006, 14006.1 and 14007
Public hearing:
July 7 , 2015
1st 15 day comment period:
Aug. 3, 2015
Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)
Chronic Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines and Opioids Treatment Guidelines

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9792.24.2 and 9792.24.4
Public hearing:
Sept. 1, 2015
Official Medical Fee Schedule:
Hospital Outpatient Departments and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Fee Schedule

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 9789.32
Public hearing:
June 17, 2015

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulation Status
New Sections 1950 - 1962
Confined Spaces in Construction (Horcher)

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug. 28, 2015

Public Hearing:
Oct. 15, 2015
Section 3207 and 3212
Fall Protection for Work Around Skylights

Notice of Rulemaking: Jul. 31, 2015

Public Hearing:
Sep. 17, 2015
Section 3328(a)
Definition of Adequate Design

Notice of Rulemaking: Jul. 3, 2015

Public Hearing:
Aug. 20, 2015
Sections 3437, 3441 and 3664(b)
Agricultural Personnel Transport Carriers

Notice of Rulemaking: Feb. 27, 2015

Public Hearing:
Apr. 16, 2015
Section 5193.1
Sexually Transmitted Infections

Notice of Rulemaking: Apr. 3, 2015

Public Hearing:
May 21, 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.