​Rulemaking ​Package #3, Public Resources Code (PRC) ​§2774 (b), Inspections 

The SMGB proposes to amend existing regulations in the California Code of Regulations (CCR) ​pertaining to Surface Mining Operation Inspections. The revisions to the CCR are necessary in order to enact the revisions to PRC section 2774, as amended by Assembly Bill 1142, signed into law on April 18th, 2016, by Governor Brown. The proposed regulatory action was published in the California Regulatory Notice Register, No. 17-Z, April 28, 2017. The 45-day formal comment period for this rulemaking action ran from April 28 – June 12, 2017. 


Taking into consideration the comments from the 45-day formal comment period above, the SMGB made modifications to the proposed amended regulatory text. A 15-day formal comment period for the modifications of the proposed regulatory text ​ran from July 11 – July 26, 2017. See links below for associated documents.


The SMGB has made modifications to the proposed amended regulatory text. A 15-day formal comment period for the modifications of the proposed regulatory text ​will run from November 1 – November 17, 2017. See links below for associated documents.


Notice of Adoption of CCR §3504.5​​