Adult Institutions, Programs and Parole Regulations

Pending Changes to Department Rules

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Final adoption of proposed regulations occurs following compliance with the public review provisions of the Administrative Procedures Act and filing with the Secretary of State. Regulations adopted under the emergency/operational necessity provisions of the Penal Code are in effect on a temporary basis pending completion of this process.

Pending Changes to Department Rules:


Title: Canine Searches
Section(s): 3000, 3173.2, 3287, 3410.1, 3410.2
Notification Date: October 31, 2014
Temporary Effective Date: October 8, 2014
Public Hearing Date: December 16, 2014


Title: SOMS Automation of Classification and Segregation Housing
Section(s): 3000, 3043, 3334, 3336-3339, 3341.5, 3375-3375.5, 3377, 3378, and 3379
Notification Date: December 19, 2014
Public Hearing Date: February 9, 2015


Title: Inmate Credit Earning
Section(s): 3043 and 3044
Notification Date: February 20, 2015
Public Hearing Date: April 17, 2015


Title: Use of Security Modules (NCR 15-02)
Section(s): 3000 and 3268.2
Notification Date: May 22, 2015
Public Hearing Date: July 14, 2015

  • NCR 15-02, Use of Security Modules
    (Includes Notice of Change to Regulations; Notice of Proposed REgulations; Text of Proposed Regulation; Initial Statement of Reasons; and applicable forms and/or documents)

Title: Inmate Religious Personal Items and Sanctuaries (NCR 15-03)
Section(s): 3000 and 3213
Notification Date: May 22, 2015
Public Hearing Date: July 15, 2015


Title: Segregated Housing (NCR 15-04)
Section(s): 3000, 3044, 3269, 3269.1 and 3335-3344
Notification Date: June 19, 2015
Temporary Effective Date: June 1, 2015
Public Hearing Date: August 7, 2015

  • NCR 15-04, Segregated Housing
    (Includes Notice of Change to Regulations; Notice of Proposed Regulations; Text of Proposed Regulation; Initial Statement of Reasons; and applicable forms and/or documents)

Title: Law Libraries (NCR 15-05)
Section(s): 3124
Notification Date: June 26, 2015
Temporary Effective Date: June 2, 2015
Public Hearing Date: August 19, 2015

  • NCR 15-05, Law Libraries
    (Includes Notice of Change to Regulations; Notice of Proposed Regulations; Text of Proposed Regulation; Initial Statement of Reasons; and applicable forms and/or documents)

Title: Use of Force (NCR 15-06)
Section(s): 3000, 3268, 3268.1 and 3268.2
Notification Date: July 3, 2015
Temporary Effective Date: June 17, 2015
Public Hearing Date: August 25, 2015

  • NCR 15-06, Use of Force
    (Includes Notice of Change to Regulations; Notice of Proposed Regulations; Text of Proposed Regulation; Initial Statement of Reasons; and applicable forms and/or documents)