Consult one of California's government webpages for authoritative information on state agencies and administrative law. Databases like Westlaw also offer easy online access to important texts like the California Code of Regulations.
Printable guide to researching California administrative law. Includes searching by subject, tracing code history and current status, and linking administrative code sections with statutory code sections.
The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) ensures that agency regulations are clear, necessary, legally valid, and available to the public. OAL is responsible for reviewing administrative regulations proposed by over 200 state agencies for compliance with the standards set forth in California's Administrative Procedure Act (APA), for transmitting these regulations to the Secretary of State and for publishing regulations in the California Code of Regulations
SAM is a reference source for statewide policies, procedures, requirements and information developed and issued by authoring agencies such as the Governor's Office, Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Finance (DOF), and Department of Human Resources (CalHR). Approved and published by the authority of the DOF Director and the DGS Director.