Plant Health Regulation Activities

Proposals to adopt, amend or repeal certain regulations listed by title


Current Actions

This amendment will repeal these regulations pertaining to the San Joaquin Valley Quality Cotton District.

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The adoption of this regulation will clarify the process for determining pest ratings and official control actions.

Date submitted to OAL: 04/28/20

Office of Administrative Law’s Decision: Approved

Date filed with Secretary of State: 09/14/2020

Effective Date: 01/01/2021

This is an Emergency action that will be to create timeframes, definitions, and procedures for industrial hemp registration and program eligibility determination.

Date submitted to OAL: 3/10/2020

Office of Administrative Law’s Decision: Approved

Date filed with Secretary of State: 3/17/20

Effective Date: 3/17/20

This amendment is to help prevent the artificial spread of Japanese beetle from the eastern United States and some Canadian provinces to California via transportation. It establishes that if, after inspection by a California State Plant Quarantine Official of any conveyance a live Japanese beetle is found, preventative action will take place.

Date submitted to OAL: 12/23/2019

Office of Administrative Law’s Decision: Approval

Date filed with Secretary of State: 5/5/2020

Effective Date: 5/5/2020

This regulation will create an exterior quarantine for the spotted lanternfly. The effect of this regulation will be to provide authority for the State to prevent spread of the spotted lanternfly to non-infested areas to protect California's agricultural industry.

Date submitted to OAL: 9/18/2020

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The amendment established Madera County as an additional eradication area for the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata. The effect of this action was to establish authority for the State to conduct eradication activities in Madera County against this pest.

Date submitted to OAL: 3/4/2021

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The proposed amendment of Section 3700(b) will adopt and make permanent the emergency regulation establishing Del Norte County as a regulated area.

Date submitted to OAL: 3/30/2021

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This amendment is repeal the Peach Yellows, Little Peach and Red Suture Diseases Exterior Quarantine and Peach Rosette Disease Exterior Quarantine.

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This is an Emergency action that will create an exterior quarantine against emerald ash borer. The effect of this regulation will be to provide authority for the State to perform inspections on regulated articles to protect California's agricultural industry and environment.

Date submitted to OAL: 3/30/2021

Office of Administrative Law’s Decision: Approved

Date filed with Secretary of State: 4/9/2021

Effective Date: 4/9/2021

This is an Emergency action that will change the harvest period from within 15 days to harvest after sampling to 30 days and increase the timeframe to request sampling and test samples for THC concentrations.

Date submitted to OAL: 3/30/2021

Office of Administrative Law’s Decision: Approved

Date filed with Secretary of State: 4/9/2021

Effective Date: 4/9/2021


Regulations Listed by Title