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.


California Out-of-State Correctional Facility Program (NCR 22-11)

Sections: 3000, 3375, 3376.1, 3377.2, AND 3379
Notification Date: July 22, 2022
Public Hearing Date: September 9, 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)


Authorized Personal Property (NCR 22-10)

Section:  3190
Notification Date: July 22, 2022
Public Hearing Date: September 8, 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)


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)


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)


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)