Business Programs Division

Electronic Business Filings 

The proposed regulations were approved by the Office of Administrative Law, the state agency responsible for reviewing and approving state regulations, on September 13, 2018. The regulations are effective as of September 15, 2018.

Elections Division

Statewide Voter Registration System

The Secretary of State (SOS) has modified the text of the proposed regulations. These changes address concerns raised during the 15-day public comment period regarding the amended text of the proposed regulations. The 15-day written comment period begins today, July 17, 2020, and goes through August 3, 2020. Any interested person, or their authorized representative, may submit written comments pertaining to the changes to the rulemaking file. The SOS will accept written comments on the changes from July 17, 2020, to August 3, 2020. The SOS will only consider comments received at the Secretary of State’s office by that date.

The Secretary of State (SOS) has modified the text of the proposed regulations originally published on February 07, 2020. The SOS is also adding a document to the rulemaking file: an addendum to the Initial Statement of Reasons. These changes address concerns raised during the review process by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) regarding the original text of the proposed regulations. The 15-day written comment period begins today, June 29, 2020, and goes through July 14, 2020. Any interested person, or their authorized representative, may submit written comments pertaining to the changes to the rulemaking file. The SOS will accept written comments on the changes from June 29, 2020, to July 14, 2020. The SOS will only consider comments received at the Secretary of State’s office by that date.

The proposed regulations were submitted to the Office of Administrative Law, the state agency responsible for reviewing and approving state regulations. The 45-day written public comment period begins today, February 07, 2020, and goes through March 24, 2020. Any interested person, or their authorized representative, may submit written comments pertaining to the changes in the text of the proposed regulations. The written comment period closes at 5:00 p.m. on March 24, 2020. No hearing date has been scheduled; however, any interested person, or their authorized representative, can submit a written request for a public hearing no later than Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

Political Reform Division

CAL-ACCESS Software Vendor Certification 

The proposed regulations were submitted to the Office of Administrative Law, the state agency responsible for reviewing and approving state regulations. The 45-day written public comment period is June 19, 2020 through August 3, 2020. Any interested person, or their authorized representative, may submit written comments pertaining to the proposed regulations. No hearing date has been scheduled; however, any interested person, or their authorized representative, can submit a written request for a public hearing no later than 15 days prior to the close of the written comment period.