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Approved Regulation - 2017

The Board's Regulation sections are contained in the California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 16 of Division 18, Articles 1-10. The Board's current Statutes and Regulations are published annually on January 1, in portable document format (PDF), and are available for download.

The publication contains sections of the California Business and Professions Code, the California Code of Regulations, as well as miscellaneous code sections from the California Health and Safety Code and the California Welfare and Institutions Code.

Regulations which become effective after January 1, will be added to the publication during the subsequent year.

The following regulations are approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL):


English as a Second Language: Additional Examination Time

Effective October 1, 2017, adds Section 1805.2 to Division 18 of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations. This proposal would allow the Board to grant time-and-a-half (1.5x) on a Board-administered examination to an English as a second language (ESL) applicant, if the applicant meets specific criteria demonstrating limited English proficiency.


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