Notice of Public Hearings

Teleconference Public Hearing for NCRs 21‑02 and 21‑03

This notice announces a teleconference public hearing regarding the proposed adoption of the California Code of Regulations, Title 15, Crime Prevention and Corrections, Division 3, Chapter 1. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health emergency, CDCR will be utilizing teleconference for its hearings consistent with the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 and guidelines issued by the Department of Public Health.

  • Notice of Change to Regulations 21-02, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), public comment period closed on April 2, 2021.
  • Notice of Change to Regulations 21-03, Use of Force, public comment period closes on April 16, 2021.

Comments regarding the above-mentioned regulations provided at this teleconference public hearing will be accepted and given the same significance and weight as written comments that were submitted during the comment period.

A public hearing regarding these proposed regulations will be held on April 20, 2021. The teleconference will be opened to the public at 10 am. If you would like to participate by teleconference:

  • Call 1-877-411-9748 (TTY/TDD: Dial 711).
  • When prompted, enter participant code 3624187.

The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments about these proposed regulations. It is not a forum to debate the proposed regulations. No decision regarding the permanent adoption of these regulations will be rendered at this hearing.

Inquiries should be directed by mail to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, RPMB, P.O. Box 942883, Sacramento, CA 94283-0001; by e-mail to; or by telephone as follows:

  • NCR 21-02, Renee Rodriguez, (916) 445-2217
  • NCR 21-03, Anthony Carter, (916) 445-2220