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
Public Works Contractor Registration
Title 8, California Code of Regulations Sections 16410 – 16418
Public Hearing
April 2, 2019

Division of Apprenticeship Standards

There are no proposed rulemakings for DAS at this time.

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

Proposed Regulation Status
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Proposed Regulation Status
Emergency Pressure Vessel Fee Changes
Emergency Rulemaking Package
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 344, 344.1, and 344.2
Emergency Regulation Filed with Secretary of State:
November 15, 2018

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulations:
October 31, 2018
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Division of Workers' Compensation

Proposed Regulation Status
Evidence-Based Updates to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 9792.23.1 - 9792.23.8
Public hearing
February 15, 2019
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Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulation Status
Section 3203(a)
Employee Access to Injury and Illness Prevention Program

Notice of Rulemaking: Feb. 1, 2019

Public Hearing:
Mar. 21, 2019
Section 3999(b)
Guarding of Conveyor Belt Support Rollers - Note

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar. 2, 2018

Public Hearing:
Apr. 19, 2018
Section 8615(g)
Fall Protection in Telecommunications

Notice of Rulemaking: Nov. 30, 2018

Public Hearing:
Jan. 17, 2019

February 2019

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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
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Office of Self Insurance Plans

Proposed Regulation Status
Annual Report of Public Self-Insured Employers

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published December 7, 2018

Public Hearing
January 23, 2019
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Workers' Compensation Appeals Board


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