New and Proposed Regulations
The Commission adopts and amends regulations to implement, interpret, or make specific the laws it administers. These rulemakings are consistent with the procedures in the Administrative Procedures Act (Government Code § 11340 et seq.). The Administrative Procedures Act requirements are designed to provide the public with a meaningful opportunity to participate in the adoption of regulations or rules that have the force of law by California state agencies and to ensure the creation of an adequate record for the public, Office of Administrative Law and judicial review. The following list shows all currently proposed regulations and the accompanying public comment period and materials.
- Marine Invasive Species Act Enforcement and Hearing Process
Title 2, Division 3, Chapter 1, Article 4.9
- Performance Standards for the Discharge of Ballast Water for Vessels Operating in California Waters
Title 2, Division 3, Chapter 1, Article 4.7
- Biofouling Management to Minimize the Transfer of Nonindigenous Species from Vessels Arriving at California Ports
Title 2, Division 3, Chapter 1, Article 4.8