Regulation and Policy Management Branch
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: Lethal Injection (NCR 15-10)
Section(s): 3349, 3349.1, 3349.2, 3349.3, 3349.4, 3349.5, 3349.6, 3349.7, 3349.8, and 3349.9
Notification Date: November 6, 2015
Public Hearing Date: January 22, 2016


Title: Searches and Inspections (NCR 15-12)
Section(s): 3173.2
Temporary Effective Date: November 23, 2016
Notification Date: January 8, 2016
Public Hearing Date: February 29, 2016


Title: Substance Abuse Treatment Referrals and Administrative Determinants (NCR 16-05)
Section(s): 3315, and 3375.2
Temporary Effective Date: March 29, 2016
Notification Date: April 15, 2016
Public Hearing Date: June 8, 2016


Title: Informed Consent and Capacity Determination and Selection of Surrogate (NCR 16-11)
Section(s): 3353, 3353.1, and 3353.2
Notification Date: September 30, 2016
Public Hearing Date: November 18, 2016


Title: Urinalysis Testing (NCR 16-12)
Section(s): 3620, 3621, and 3622
Notification Date: October 14, 2016
Public Hearing Date: December 9, 2016


Title: Management Cells (NCR 16-13)
Section(s): 3332, and 3343
Notification Date: December 2, 2016
Public Hearing Date: January 20, 2017


Title: Supervision of Parolees (NCR 16-14)
Section(s): 3560, 3561, 3562, 3563, 3564, 3565, 3570, 3571, 3572, 3573, 3580, 3581, 3582, 3590, 3590.1, 3590.2, and 3590.3
Notification Date: December 23, 2016
Public Hearing Date: February 13, 2017