Regulatory Actions

​The California Highway Patrol is authorized by the California Vehicle Code to adopt and enforce such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the department. These rules and regulations are subject to the procedures contained in the California Government Code and as specified by the California Office of Administrative Law. Regulations adopted by the department are contained in Title 13, California Code of Regulations.

Questions regarding existing regulations adopted by the department may be addressed to the Office of Community Outreach and Media Relations or Commercial Vehicle Section.

Any interested person may submit written comments on proposed regulatory actions via any of the contact methods below.

Contact information

Facsimile

​(916) 322-3154

​Electronic mail

​​cvsregs@chp.ca.gov

​U.S. Postal Service mail

​California Highway Patrol
Enforcement and Planning Division
P.O. Box 942898
Sacramento, CA 94298-0001

 

​All comments should be directed to the attention of the contact person or persons listed for each regulatory action, and should include the "CHP-R" number of the regulatory proposal. The Department regrets that verbal comments via telephone cannot be accepted.

Persons who furnish written comments on proposed regulatory actions may request that a copy of the final statement of reasons be provided to them when the proposed action is completed.

 

​Proposed Regulations:


 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Modified Limousine Bus Inspection Consistency – With Fees
CHP-R-2017-14

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend Article 3,
Sections 1212.5, 1218; Article 7.5, Section 1239;
and Article 8, Section 1264, and
add Article 6, Section 1231.3​

 

Notice of Proposed ​Regulatory Action
Modified Limous​ine Safety
CHP-R-2017-09​​​

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend Article 1,
Section ​1201; Article 3, Section 1217; Article 6,
Section 1232; and Article 8, Section 1242, 1268,
And 1269 and add Article 8, Section 1267.1


 

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2017-05

Title 13, California Code of Regulations​
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 6 
Add Section 1294

 

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2017-04

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1 
Amend Section 1152.3


 

 

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2017-01

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 6, Add Section 1233.2

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2014-03

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 13,
Add Sections 1070-1074

 

​Newly Adopted Regulations:

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2017-12

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 1,
Amend Sections 1200, Article 3, Sections 1212.5, 1218, Article 7.5, Section 1239 and Article 8, Section 1264, and add Article 6, Sections 1231.3
Effective Date: July 31, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2017-10

Title 13, California Code of Regulations Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend Article 1, Section 1201; Article 3, Section 1217; Article 6, Section 1232; and Article 8, Sections 1242, 1268, and 1269, Add Article 8, Section 1267.1
Effective Date: July 31, 2017

 

​​​​Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
CHP-R-20​17-08

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1152.6.1​
Effective Date: December 7, 2017

 

  • Contact Pe​rson:
    Dr. Tian-Ting Shih or Officer Adam Roha
    Commercial Vehicle Section
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154 ​

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2017-03

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.5
Amend Section 1157.21
Effective Date: January 1, 2018

 

  • Adopted Text
  • Contact Person:
    Dr. Tian-Ting Shih or Officer Adam Roha 
    Commercial Vehicle Section
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    ​Fax: (916) 322-3154

 

​Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2017-02

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1153
Effective Date: October 23, 2017​


 

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2016-05

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 3,
Amend Sections 1160.1, 1160.2, 1160.3, and 1160.4
Effective Date: October 1, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2016-06

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1151.8.1
Effective Date: July 27, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2016-03

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6
Amend Article 2.5, Section 1157.21
Effective Date: July 1, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-16-02

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6
Amend Article 1, Section 1153

Effective Date: February 22, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2016-01

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.7
Amend Article 2.7, Section 1159

Effective Date: April 1, 2017

 

  • Adopted Text
  • Contact Pe​rson:

    Dr. Tian-Ting Shih or Sergeant Josh Clements, Commercial Vehicle Section
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154 ​

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2016-04

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5
Amend Article 7.5, Section 1239

Effective January 1, 2017

  • Adopted Text

  • Contact Person:
    Officer Kristi McNabb or Sergeant Tye Meeks
    Commercial Vehicle Section                  
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
CHP-R-2014-06

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5

Amend Article 1, Sections 1202.1 and 1202.2;
Article 6, Section 1232

Effective October 1, 2016

  • Adopted Text

  • Contact Person:
    Officer Kristi McNabb or Sergeant Tye Meeks
    Commercial Vehicle Section                  
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154

 

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