Parole-related
Regulatory Changes


RECENTLY PASSED REGULATORY PACKAGES

15 CCR § 2240
Comprehensive Risk Assessments (previously “Psychological Risk Assessments for Life Inmates”)
Original Proposed Regulatory Text approved by the Board on September 19, 2016
Regulatory Package Notification filed with OAL on November 4, 2016
Amended Proposed Text approved by the Board on February 20, 2018
Complete Rulemaking Package filed with OAL on March 7, 2018
Approved by OAL on April 17, 2018.

**This section will become effective on July 1, 2018.

15 CCR § 2275
Parole Reconsideration Hearings (previously “Penal Code 3000.1 Proceedings”) 
Original Proposed Regulatory Text approved by the Board on April 16, 2013
Regulatory Package Notification filed with OAL on October 28, 2014
Amended Proposed Text approved by the Board on December 23, 2014
Complete Rulemaking Package filed with OAL on May 4, 2015
Approved by OAL on May 26, 2015

*This section became effective on July 1, 2015.

15 CCR §§ 2600, 2603, 2604, 2605, 2606, 2615, 2616, 2617, 2618, 2619, 2620, 2635, 2635.1, 2636, 2638, 2639, 2640, 2641, 2642, 2643, 2644, 2645, 2646, 2646.1, 2647, 2647.1, 2648, 2649, 2710, 2711, 2712, 2714
Regulations Regarding Criminal Justice Realignment
Regulatory Package filed with the OAL on October 14, 2014
Approved by OAL on November 26, 2014

*Note - Because this was a change without regulatory effect, it was not subject to the 45-day public comment period.


PENDING REGULATORY PACKAGES

15 CCR §§ 2150, 2151, 2152, 2153, 2154, 2155, 2156, and 2157
Advancing Parole Consideration Hearing Dates
Distributed for Board Vote at Executive Board Meeting on September 17, 2018
Emergency Regulatory Package not yet filed with OAL Notice of Proposed Emergency Action Sent on October 5, 2018, as required under Government Code section 11346.1(a)(2)

15 CCR §§ 2440, 2441, 2442, 2443, 2444, 2445, 2446, 2447
Parole Consideration Hearings for Youth Offenders
Distributed for Board Vote at Executive Board Meeting on November 21, 2016
Regulatory Package not yet filed with OAL


BPH REGULATIONS CONTACT PERSON

Heather L. McCray, Assistant Chief Counsel
Board of Parole Hearings
1515 K Street, 6th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Office: (916) 322-6729 
Fax: (916) 322-3475
BPH.Regulations@cdcr.ca.gov