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.
- Processing Payment Emergency Regulations. CalRecycle is proposing emergency regulations to amend Title 14, California Code of Regulations, Division 2, Chapter 5, Subchapter 12, Section 2975 to set the reasonable financial return calculation for processing payments to recycling centers at ten percent for calendar year 2022.
- Structure for Pursuing Multiple Covered Electronic Waste Recycling Payment Rates. CalRecycle will initiate the formal rulemaking process in order to finalize existing emergency regulations that provided a structure for pursuing multiple covered electronic waste (CEW) recycling payment rates.
- SB 270 Reusable Grocery Bag Certification Fee. CalRecycle is establishing an administrative certification fee schedule. Staff will request approval of the final draft of the proposed regulations at the April 16, 2019 CalRecycle Monthly Public Meeting.
- Procedural Rules for Conducting Hearings. A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is expected late in 2018.
- 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.
- Sustainable Packaging for the State of California Act of 2018. CalRecycle approved the Proposed Regulations for the Sustainable Packaging for the State of California Act of 2018 on December 31, 2020. CalRecycle is preparing to submit the final regulatory package to the Office of Administrative Law, as required per the Administrative Procedure Act.
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.
Don't see the package you are looking for? Check the Rulemaking Archives for information on completed rulemaking projects going back to 1995.