Departmental staff make every attempt to track pending legislation so that we can adjust our programs accordingly. Please use the links below to learn more about items that may affect you and/or your business in the future.
|February 21, 2014
||HazMat - Amends California Health and Safety Code Business Plan requirements including applicability, reporting, and State surcharges. See our fact sheet regarding SB 1261 changes for more details.
|October 4, 2013
||Food - Amends California Retail Food Code and makes changes to the Cottage Food Act. Major changes include course requirements for Cottage Food Operators, glove requirements, and service animal clarification. See our fact sheet regarding AB 1252 changes for more details.
|October 4, 2013
||Body Art - Amends California Health & Safety Code regarding health information, permitting, and temporary body art facilities. See our fact sheet regarding AB 1168 changes for more details.
|February 21, 2013
||HazMat - Amends Business Plan requirements and delegates some CUPA authority. See our fact sheet regarding SB 483 changes for more details.
|February 19, 2013
||Land Use - Requires the inclusion of health and equity criteria in the documents that the state uses to provide guidance on land use and transportation planning and development.
|September 21, 2012
||Food - Cottage Food Act. This act allows for persons to cook and sell limited quantities of non-potentially hazardous foods from their homes.
|January 30, 2012
||HazMat - Revises Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act definitions and penalties.
|October 9, 2011
||Body Art - Safe Body Art Act. This act allows for the permitting and inspection of all facilities engaged in body art.
|October 11, 2009
||Pools - Virginia Graeme Baker Act incorporation into CA law. Requires specific safety items to be installed on all pools and spas.
|September 29, 2008
||HazMat - Mandates electronic reporting of Business Plan elements.