Information Session for Members of the Public on the Rulemaking Process under the Administrative Procedure Act

April 24, 2023

On June 6, 2023, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) will host a public information session on the rulemaking process under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). This two-hour public information session provides the basic principles of regulations and the APA. Taught by OAL attorneys, students will learn about OAL and its role, how to participate in the rulemaking process, when an agency needs to adopt regulations, how regulations are adopted, and the underground regulation petition process. This special information session is specifically focused on assisting the public in understanding the APA.

Employees of state agencies interested in learning about rulemaking can sign up for OAL’s 3-Day Rulemaking Training or Underground Regulations Training by using the forms or links above. Attendees may participate via Microsoft Teams online meeting platform or telephone conferencing. Use the registration form to register and receive a link to the meeting and call-in information in advance of the workshop. The meeting link and call-in information will also be posted under the Announcements heading on the front page of the OAL website, no later than 9:00 a.m. the morning of the workshop. As a reasonable ADA accommodation, limited in person seating may be available in the OAL Training Room, 300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1210, Sacramento, CA 95814. Attendees must comply with all COVID-19 safety protocols. Please email if an accommodation is requested.

June 6, 2023 Microsoft Teams Registration Form