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Proposed Regulations
and
Final Text of Regulations
(effective 10/9/02)
For Enforcement of Minimum Wage, Overtime, and Registration Requirements in the Garment Industry

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small square green push button Final Text of Adopted Regulations effective 10/9/02 (doc) New button Final Text of Adopted Regulations effective 10/9/02 (pdf, 137KB)

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small square green push button Final Statement of Reasons (doc) Final Statement of Reasons (pdf, 253KB)

small square green push button Final Text of Proposed Regulations (doc) Final Text of Proposed Regulations (pdf, 158KB)

small square green push button Notice of Modifications to Text of Proposed Regulations (html) Notice of Modifications to Text of Proposed Regulations (pdf, 72.5KB)

small square green push button Modified Text of Proposed Regulations (doc) Modified Text of Proposed Regulations (pdf, 160KB)

small square green push button Notice of Documents Added to the Rulemaking File (html) Notice of Documents Added to the Rulemaking File (pdf, 77.1KB)

small square green push button Initial Statement of Reasons (html) Initial Statement of Reasons (pdf, 69.2KB)

small square green push button Proposed Interim Regulations (html) Proposed Interim Regulations (pdf, 124KB)

small square green push button Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (html)

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (pdf, 85.9KB)

The Labor Commissioner of the State of California, in order to implement and interpret provisions of AB 633 (Stats. 1999, Chapter 554) and other statutes (Division 2, Part 11, Chapters 1 and 2 of the Labor Code, commencing with section 2670) governing the enforcement of minimum wage and overtime requirements in the garment industry and the registration of persons engaged in garment manufacturing, proposed regulations related to garment manufacturing.  The proposed regulations were first noticed to the public on August 3, 2001 and were the subject of two regulatory hearings held on October 4 and 12, 2001 in San Francisco and in Los Angeles, California, respectively.  Following the hearings and public comment, amendments were made to the proposed regulations, which were again circulated for public comment between March 29, 2002 and April 15, 2002.  The Office of Administrative Law reviewed the rulemaking record and approved the Labor Commissioner’s regulatory action on September 9, 2002.  The effective date of the adopted regulations is October 9, 2002.  The final text may be viewed by clicking the links above labeled, “Final Text of Adopted Regulations.”

The Labor Commissioner wishes to thank everyone who participated in public hearings and submitted written comments on the proposed regulations.