The Secretary of State’s office has selected Salesforce as the new platform for CAL-ACCESS and OSaaS as the new system integrator. Previous news & updates can be found on the CARS Project Pre 2020 Archive page.

June 11, 2021:

California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. issued the following statement on the status of the Cal-Access Replacement System (CARS): “To ensure that the CARS project can fully meet its statutory obligations, the scheduled June 30, 2021 roll out of the project will be postponed,” Weber said. “Moving forward, the Secretary of State's office will assess the project's state of readiness so that on the date it goes live it will meet the expectations of the public, stakeholders and the regulated community.”

May 5, 2021:

The CARS Project Team has created a May CARS Project Newsletter to communicate up-to-date information about the CAL-ACCESS Replacement System Project. Additional issues will be published as new information becomes available.

March 24, 2021:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Software Vendors/Service Providers on March 30, 2021. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

March 10, 2021:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Stakeholder Input Group (SIG) on March 16, 2021. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

March 1, 2021:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with Institute of Governmental Advocates on March 10, 2021. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

January 27, 2021:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with Good Government organizations on February 3, 2021. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation meeting invitation.

January 22, 2021:

The CARS Project Team hosted a new CAL-ACCESS Information Session for Secretary of State Staff which included a special address from Secretary of State, Alex Padilla; updates on a new phased implementation approach, new CAL-ACCESS training, and much more. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the new Cal-Access Information Session.

January 14, 2021:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Software Vendors/Service Providers on January 21, 2021. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

December 15, 2020:

The CARS Project Team hosted a New CAL-ACCESS Information Session for Secretary of State Staff to communicate progress made to date, testing, and upcoming training. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the New CAL-ACCESS Information Session.

November 2, 2020:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Software Vendors and Service Providers on November 30, 2020. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Stakeholder Input Group on December 2, 2020. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

October 8, 2020:

The CARS Project Team has created an October CARS Project Newsletter to communicate up-to-date information about the CAL-ACCESS Replacement System Project. Additional issues will be published as new information becomes available (approximately every two months).

September 29, 2020:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Stakeholder Input Group (SIG) on October 7, 2020. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

September 1, 2020:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Software Vendors and Service Providers on September 10, 2020. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

July 28, 2020:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Stakeholder Input Group (SIG) on August 19, 2020. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.

June 26, 2020:

The CARS Project Team has scheduled a meeting with the Software Vendors and Service Providers on July 8, 2020. Details regarding this meeting can be found in the meeting invitation.