Information Technology Division

Digital Signatures (Certificate of Compliance)

The proposed regulations were submitted to the Office of Administrative Law, the state agency responsible for reviewing and approving state regulations. These proposed regulations are a certificate of compliance action to make the emergency regulations currently in effect, permanent. The emergency regulations can be accessed at: https://www.sos.ca.gov/administration/regulations/current-regulations/technology/emergency-digital-signatures.

The 45-day written public comment period is November 13, 2020 through December 31, 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.

Elections Division

Access to Voter Registration Information

The proposed regulations were submitted to the Office of Administrative Law, the state agency responsible for reviewing and approving state regulations. The initial 45-day written public comment period ran from November 27, 2020, through January 11, 2021. On March 5, 2021, the Secretary of State proposed amendments to the orginally-noticed proposed regulation text to address concerns raised during the 45-day public comment period. Any interested person, or their authorized representative, may submit written comments pertaining to the changes to the originally-noticed regulation text. The written comment period related to the amended proposed regulation text closes on March 22, 2021.