Pending Changes to Department Regulations

The proposed regulations posted on this page are in the process of being adopted by the department. These proposed regulations will be permanently adopted following compliance with the public review provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, the Office of Administrative Law’s review and approval, and filing with the Secretary of State.

Regulations in temporary emergency effect pursuant to the emergency operational necessity provisions of the Penal Code can be found on Regulations in Temporary Emergency Effect webpage.


Controlled Substance Distribution (NCR 22-09)

Sections:  3000, 3290, and 3315
Notification Date: June 24, 2022
Public Hearing Date: August 15, 2022

(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)


Elderly Parole Eligible Date (NCR 22-08)

Sections:  3499, 3499.1, and 3499.2
Notification Date: June 10, 2022
Public Hearing Date: August 1, 2022

(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)


Standardized Testing for Assessing Adult Literacy (NCR 22-07)

Sections: 3000, 3040.3, and 3378.2
Notification Date: May 27, 2022
Public Hearing Date: July 14, 2022

(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)


Penal Code Section 1170.3 Recall and Resentence Recommendation (NCR 21-04)

Sections:  3076, 3076.1, 3076.2, 3076.3, 3076.4, and 3076.5
Notification Date: March 19, 2021
Public Hearing Date: May 7, 2022 and May 28, 2022


Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (NCR 22-01)

Sections: 3000 and 3293
Notification Date: January 14, 2022
Public Hearing Date: None

(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)


Religious Personal Property (NCR 21-14)

Sections: 3190
Notification Date: December 9, 2021
Public Hearing Date: January 21, 2022

(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)


Inmate Housing and Program (SNY/NDPF) (NCR 21-13)

Sections: 3000, 3269, 3269.1, 3269.2, 3269.3, 3269.4, 3375.2
Notification Date: December 3, 2021
Public Hearing Date: January 21, 2022

(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)


Release Funds and Assistance for Exonerated Persons (NCR 21-12)

Sections: 3000, 3075.2, 3520, 3521.1, 3521.2, 3521.3, 3521.5, 3605, and 3610
Notification Date: November 5, 2021
Public Hearing Date: No Public Hearing

(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)


Religious and Plant-Based Diets (NCR 21-11)

Sections: 3000, 3054, 3054.1, 3054.2, 3054.3, 3054.4, 3054.5, 3054.6, 3054.7, and 3054.8
Notification Date: October 22, 2021
Public Hearing Date: December 15, 2021

(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)


Use of Force (NCR 21-03)

Sections: 3000, 3268, 3268.1, 3268.2, and 3268.3
Notification Date: February 26, 2021
Public Hearing Date: April 20, 2021

(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)


Parole Forms (NCR 21-01)

Sections: 3075.2, 3545, and 3754
Notification Date: January 22, 2021
Public Hearing Date: March 12, 2021

(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)