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
15-day Comment Period
Ends: July 8, 2019

California Apprenticeship Council

Proposed Regulation Status
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

Enforcement of Client Employer Liability Under Labor Code Section 2810.3
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
New Subchapter 13.5 and Sections 13830 through 13832 inclusive
Notice of Rulemaking:March 8, 2019

1st 15 day comment period:
June 10, 2019

Public hearing:
April 26, 2019

Sexual Violence and Harassment Prevention Training for Property Service Workers
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
New Subchapter 13 and Sections 13820 through 13822 inclusive
Notice of Rulemaking: April 5, 2019

Public hearing:
May 20, 2019

Janitorial Employer Registration
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
New Subchapter 13 and Sections 13810 through 13819 inclusive
Notice of Rulemaking: April 5, 2019

Public hearing:
May 21, 2019
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Cal/OSHA

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:
July 29, 2019

Notice of Intent to Readopt Emergency Regulations:
July 10, 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
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 9792.23
Public hearing
August 26, 2019

 

 

 

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Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulation Status
Sections 1504, 1526, 3361, 3364, 3437, 3457 and 5192
Single-User Toilet Facilities

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar. 1, 2019

Public Hearing:
Apr. 18, 2019
Sections 1618.1 and 1618.4
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Qualification - HORCHER

Notice of Rulemaking: May 3, 2019

Public Hearing:
Jun. 20, 2019
Sections 2300, 2305.2, 2940.2 and Appendix A to Article 36
Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment: Final Rule - Correction

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar. 29, 2019

Public Hearing:
May 16, 2019
Section 3203(a)
Employee Access to Injury and Illness Prevention Program

Notice of Rulemaking: Feb. 1, 2019

Public Hearing:
Mar. 21, 2019
Sections 3441 and 3449
Outdoor Agricultural Operations During Hours of Darkness

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar. 1, 2019

Public Hearing:
Apr. 18, 2019
PROPOSED EMERGENCY REGULATION
New Section 5141.1
Protection from Wildfire Smoke

Notice of Emergency Action: Jul. 9, 2019

Business Meeting:
Jul. 18, 2019
Section 8615(g)
Fall Protection in Telecommunications

Notice of Rulemaking: Nov. 30, 2018

Public Hearing:
Jan. 17, 2019
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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
Written Comment Period Ends
August 22, 2019
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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

Second 15 Day Comment Period Ends:
June 21, 2019
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Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

 

Proposed Regulations Status
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10300-10995
Public hearing
September 24, 2019