Laws & Regulations

DIR implements laws passed by the California Legislature and signed by the Governor. The laws, also called statutes, are available online:

To implement the laws, DIR creates and adopts regulations in a rulemaking process. The public participates in this process. Adopted regulations are available online:


Proposed Regulations

DIR and its divisions, boards, and commissions propose the adoption, amendment, or repeal of regulations. Unless otherwise indicated, the proposals follow the regular rulemaking process as prescribed by the California Office of Administrative Law.

Approved Regulations

These regulations have been adopted within the DIR, approved by the Office of Administrative Law, and filed with the Secretary of State. This is a partial list - please refer to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8 and the California Labor Code for other applicable regulations in effect.

Terminated Regulations

These regulations were removed from the rulemaking process within the last calendar year.

Rulemaking 2013
Rulemaking 2011
Rulemaking 2010
Rulemaking 2009
Rulemaking 2008
Rulemaking 2007
Rulemaking 2006
Rulemaking 2005
Rulemaking 2004
Rulemaking 2003
Rulemaking 2002
Rulemaking 2001

December 2018