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Regulation Changes In Process/Completed Regulations

The links below provide access to the regulation text, associated documents and filing status for regulations of the California Department of Social Services. The documents are in Portable Document Format (pdf).

Emergency Regulations
List of proposed regulation packages that are being processed on an emergency basis. Each proposed emergency regulation package is also a link to its pertinent information as they become part of the rulemaking file, i.e., express terms of the proposed regulation (the proposed text), the finding of emergency, the initial statement of reasons, the notice of proposed rulemaking, etc., and the filing status.

Public Hearing Information
Information regarding upcoming public hearings which includes the date, time, and location of each hearing and a list of the proposed regulation packages on each agenda. Each proposed regulation package is also a link to its pertinent information, such as the express terms of the proposed regulation (the proposed text), the initial statement of reasons, and the notice of proposed rulemaking.

Pre-Hearing Regulations
List of proposed regulation packages that have been noticed for public hearing and for which the public comment period may still be open. Also a list of emergency regulations submitted to the Office of Adminstrative Law that may or may not yet be noticed for hearing. Each proposed regulation package is also a link to its pertinent information, such as the express terms of the proposed regulation (the proposed text), the initial statement of reasons, the notice of proposed rulemaking, and filing status.

Post-Hearing Regulations
List of proposed regulation packages for which the 45-day public comment period is closed but which have not been approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and filed with the Secretary of State (SOS). Each proposed regulation package is also a link to its pertinent information, such as the express terms of the proposed regulation (the proposed text), the initial statement of reasons, the notice of proposed rulemaking, documents updated after the public hearing, and filing status.

Completed Regulations
List of regulation packages that have been approved by the OAL and filed with the SOS grouped by year filed with SOS. Each regulation package is also a link to its pertinent information, such as the express terms of the proposed regulation (the proposed text), the initial statement of reasons, the notice of proposed rulemaking, documents updated through filing with the SOS, and filing status.