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DPH-09-012 Administrative Penalties - General Acute Care Hospitals (GACH), Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, and Special Hospitals

Information and documentation pertaining to this regulatory proposal.  

Sections Affected

California Code of Regulations: Title 22
Adopt Sections: 70951, 70952, 70953, 70954, 70955, 70956, 70957, 70958.1, 70959, 70960, 71701, 71702, and  71703

History of Rulemaking Proceedings

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Published: October 26, 2012
California Regulatory Notice Register: No. 43-Z
Public Hearing Date: None scheduled
Close of 45-Day Public Comment Period: December 10, 2012
Close of 15-Day Public Comment Period: August 9, 2013
Date filed with the Office of Administrative Law: October 21, 2013
Office of Administrative Law File No.:  2013-1021-02S.pdf
Approved by the Office of Administrative Law: December 5, 2013
Filed with Secretary of State: December 5, 2013
Effective Date: April 1, 2014

Status of Proposal

This rulemaking is complete.
Inquiries regarding the contents of these regulations may be directed to:
Program Staff: Debby Rogers or Pam Dickfoss
Phone Number: (916) 324-6630
Email: or

​Rulemaking Documentation

​​45-Day Comment Period Documentation

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Initial Statement of Reasons
Text of Proposed Regulations
Reference List (Documents Relied Upon)

15-Day Public Availability Documentation

Notice of Public Availability
Methodology to Indicate Changes to Proposed Regulations and the Regulation Text
Document Relied Upon

Final Documentation

Final Statement of Reasons with Updated Informative Digest
Addendum to the Final Statement of Reasons

Approved Regulation Text

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