Regulatory Changes


PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PENDING CHANGES TO DEPARTMENT REGULATIONS

Title: Regulations regarding Comprehensive Risk Assessments

Identification Number: BPH RN 21-03

Section: 2240 of Title 15

Public Hearing Date and Time: September 17, 2021, at 8:30 A.M.

Methods of Participation: Videoconference or Telephone

  • If participating by videoconference, use this link, https://tinyurl.com/j2kzpn2z, and if prompted, enter this videoconference ID, 115 706 568 9
  • If participating by telephone, dial this phone number, 1 (916) 701-9994, and enter “822410476#” when prompted to enter a phone conference ID

Relevant Documents:


PENDING CHANGES TO DEPARTMENT REGULATIONS


Title: Regulations regarding Elderly Parole

Identification Number: BPH RN 21- 04

Section: 2249.40 through 2449.43 of Title 15

Notification Date: September 10, 2021

Public Comment Period Closes: October 25, 2021


Title: Regulations regarding Comprehensive Risk Assessments

Identification Number: BPH RN 21-03

Section: 2240 of Title 15

Notification Date: July 16, 2021

Public Comment Period Closes: August 31, 2021

Title: Regulations to Comply with Penal Code section 3041.5
Identification Number: BPHN RN 21-01
Section(s): 22268, 2270
Notification Date: February 5, 2021
Public Comment Period Closes: March 22, 2021

(Includes Notice of Change(Includes Notice of Change to Regulations; Notice of Proposed Regulations; Text of Proposed Regulations; Initial Statement of Reasons; and other applicable forms and/or documents) to Regulations; Notice of Proposed Regulations; Text of Proposed Regulations; Initial Statement of Reasons; and other applicable forms and/or documents)


RECENTLY PASSED REGULATORY PACKAGES

Title: EMERGENCY Regulations Regarding Proceedings Conducted in Person and by Videoconference

Section: 2050-2063 of Title 15, Division 2 of the California Code of Regulations

Filed with Secretary of State: September 27, 2021

Effective Date: Immediately upon the rescission of Executive Order N-36-20



Title: Notice of Approval of Changes Without Regulatory Effect
Section: 100
Filed with Secretary of State: October 28, 2020
Effective Date: October 28, 2020


Title: Parole Consideration Hearings for Youth Offenders and Application of Youth Offender Factors at Parole Consideration Hearings
Sections: 2440, 2441, 2442, 2443, 2444, 2445, 2446, 2447, 2448
Board Adoption Date of Final Text: August 19, 2019
Notification Date (15-day re-notice period): July 19, 2019
Filed with Secretary of State: November 20, 2019
Effective Date: January 1, 2020


Title: Supplemental Reforms to Parole Consideration for Indeterminately-Sentenced Nonviolent Offenders  (19-02)
Sections:  3490, 3491, 3495, 3496, 3497, 2449.1, 2449.30, 2449.31, 2449.32, 2449.33, and 2449.34
Notification Date: April 19, 2019
Filed with Secretary of State: October 21, 2019
Effective Date: October 21, 2019


Title: Advancing Parole Consideration Hearing Dates
Sections: 2150, 2151, 2152, 2153, 2154, 2155, 2156, 2157
Board Adoption Date of Final Text:
March 18, 2019
Notification Date:
April 19, 2019
Filed with Secretary of State:
August 29, 2019
Effective Date:
August 29, 2019


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.

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