California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Proposed Regulations (Rulemaking)

Rulemaking efforts currently underway are listed below. You will find more detail on the subject and status of individual rulemaking projects at these individual sites, links to the text of proposed regulations and other rulemaking documents, and information about how to comment.

  • Recycling and Disposal Facility Reporting. CalRecycle will hold another round of workshops in Sacramento and Southern California in December. Draft regulations are available for review.
  • Procedural Rules for Conducting Hearings. A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is expected in June 2016.
  • Tire Brokers. CalRecycle has held two informal workshops, March 4, 2015 and March 15, 2016, and will review comments provided to determine the next steps.
  • Waste Tire Collection Locations. An informal workshop was held on March 15, 2016 to explain and obtain stakeholder input. Proposed draft regulations are available for review.
  • Used Oil. A formal comment period runs from March 25-May 25, 2016. A public hearing will be held on May 25, 2016 to review comments received during the public comment period and to receive additional comments.

Office of Administrative Law (OAL)
The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) is responsible for reviewing administrative regulations proposed by all State agencies and for publishing regulations in the California Code of Regulations. OAL has developed an overview of the rulemaking process which requires state agency's to meet certain public hearing and noticing requirements.

Review of Regulations. Executive Order S-2-03 required that California agencies and departments review pending regulations, as well as regulations adopted since 1999, to assure that the impacts on businesses were adequately assessed. CalRecycle's reports were approved on February 11, 2004.

Rulemaking Archives. Don't see the package you are looking for? Check the Rulemaking Archives for information on completed rulemaking projects going back to 1995.

Last updated: October 12, 2016
Proposed Regulations
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