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: Authorized Property for Transgender Inmates (NCR 17-03)
Section(s):3000, 3030, 3190, and 3269
Notification Date:April 28, 2017
Public Hearing Date:June 19, 2017


Title: Credit Earning and Parole Consideration Prop 57 (NCR 17-05)
Section(s):2449.1, 2449.2, 2449.3, 2449.4, 2449.5, 3042, 3043, 3043.1, 3043.2, 3043.3, 3043.4, 3043.5, 3043.6, 3043.7, 3043.8, 3044, 3490, 3491, 3492, and 34933
Effective Date:April 13, 2017
Notification Date:July 14, 2017
Public Hearing Date:September 1, 2017


Title: Cell, Property and Body Inspections (NCR 17-06)
Section(s):3287
Notification Date:September 1, 2017
Public Hearing Date:October 20, 2017


Title: Mandatory Random Drug Testing (NCR 17-07)
Section(s):3016 and 3315
Notification Date:December 8, 2017
Public Hearing Date:January 23, 2018


Title: Family Visiting (Overnight) and Inmate Discipline (NCR 17-08)
Section(s):3177 and 3315
Notification Date:December 29, 2017
Temporary Effective Date:To Be Announced
Public Hearing Date:February 19, 2018


Title: Security Threat Group Management (NCR 18-01)
Section(s):3000, 3023, 3043.8, 3044, 3084.9, 3269, 3334, 3335, 3337, 3341-3341.3, 3341.5, 3341.6, 3341.8, 3341.9, 3375-3375.2, 3376, 3376.1, and 3378-3378.10
Notification Date:January 19, 2018
Public Hearing Date:March 16, 2018

  • NCR 18-01 Security Threat Group Management
  • (Includes Notice of Change to Regulations; Notice of Proposed Regulations; Text of Proposed Regulations; Initial Statement of Reasons; and applicable forms and/or documents)