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

Proposed Regulation Status
There are no proposed rulemakings for the Director at this time.

California Apprenticeship Council

Proposed Regulation Status
Public Works Apprenticeship Requirements
Title 8, Chapter 2, Part IV
Sections 202, 205, 227, 228, 229, 230.1 and 231 - 232.7
Public Hearing
Dec. 12, 2019 - Los Angeles
Dec. 16, 2019 - Oakland
Apprenticeship Oversight, Reporting & Evaluations
Title 8, Chapter 2, Part IV
Sections 205, 206, 207, 212, 212.2, and 212.3
Public Hearing
Aug. 29, 2019 - Oakland

Division of Apprenticeship Standards

Proposed Regulation Status
There are no proposed rulemakings for DAS at this time.  

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

Proposed Regulation Status
Assessment of Civil Penalties for the Violations of Retaliation Laws Within the Jurisdiction of the Labor Commissioner
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
New Subchapter 16 adding sections 13900 through 13904
Notice of Rulemaking:
9/25/2020

Public Hearing:
None scheduled
Public List of Certain Motor Carriers
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
New Subchapter 15 and Sections 13875 through 13888 inclusive
Notice of Rulemaking:
09/04/2020

Public Hearing:
None scheduled
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Cal/OSHA

Proposed Regulation Status
Pressure Vessel Fee Changes
Proposed Regulation - Regular Rulemaking Package
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 344, 344.1, and 344.2
Public Hearing:
January 24, 2020

Notice of Proposed Regular Rulemaking:
November 25, 2019
Recording and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
Emergency Rulemaking Package
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 14300.35, 14300.41

Public Hearing:
June 27, 2019

Notice of Proposed Regular Rulemaking:
May 10, 2019

Readoption of Emergency Regulations:
May 1, 2019

Emergency Regulations Filed with Secretary of State:
Nov. 1, 2018

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Division of Workers' Compensation

Proposed Regulation Status
Evidence-Based Updates to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 9792.24.6
Public Hearing
September 10, 2020
Evidence-Based Updates to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9792.23.6, 9792.23.8, 9792.23.12

Note: This action was cancelled because the Division was unable to proceed with the scheduled March 30, 2020 public hearing due to the regional stay-at-home order in response to COVID-19. The proposed order has been re-issued and an additional update has been included.  A telephonic hearing has been scheduled for July 23, 2020. The revised notice, regulations and proposed order can be obtained at Evidence-Based Updates to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS).

Qualified Medical Evaluations (QME)
Emergency Regulations
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 36.7 & 46.2
Emergency Regulations effective May 14, 2020
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Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulation Status
New Section 5141.1
Protection from Wildfire Smoke

Notice of Rulemaking Apr. 3, 2020

Public Hearing:
May. 21, 2020
Sections 6051, 6056 and 6057
Commercial Diving Operations

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 3, 2020

Public Hearing:
Feb. 20, 2020

 

August 2020

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Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board

Proposed Regulation Status
Rules of Practice and Procedure
Rules: 347, 359.1, 361.3, 372.2, 372.9, 373
Awaiting OAL Review and Approval
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Office of Self Insurance Plans

Proposed Regulation Status

There are no proposed rulemakings for OSIP at this time.

 

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Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

 

Proposed Regulations Status
There are no proposed rulemakings for WCAB at this time.