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State agencies responsible for environment, health, insurance, labor, motor vehicles, public safety, radiation control, transportation workers compensation, etc. Access to various local government websites for counties, municipalities, etc. The full text of state statutes and regulations.




Home Page to the State of California [4656] ?

Official government website for the State of California

Local Government - Cities - California [17632] ?

Obtain links to California cities online

Local Government - Counties - California [4657] ?

California county website links


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Banking and Securities


California Department of Business Oversight [38975] ?

Provides protection to consumers and services to businesses engaged in financial transactions

California Division of Corporations [39040] ?

Regulates securities, investment advisers, financial planners, lenders

California Securities Regulation Division [34685] ?

Regulates the sale of securities, licenses and registers securites brokers, investment advisers, financial planners


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Business Filings


California Uniform Commercial Code Division [34580] ?

Office for certain financing statements, agricultural liens and other lien documents provided for in the UCC

California Business Permits [39037] ?

Database to assist you in finding the appropriate permitting information for your business

California Office of Economic Development [39038] ?

Provides business investment services, small business advocate, emerging technologies

California Secretary of State [34456] ?

Responsible for elections, advance directives, state archives, business entity filings

California Tax Franchise Board - Businesses [39039] ?

Corporation tax - web pay for businesses


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Courts, Decisions, Opinions


California Courts [10833] ?

Home page to the courts of the State of California

Opinions of the California Supreme Court & Courts of Appeal [10832] ?

Opinions filed here are available for 60 days from filing date


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Environment


Agency: California Air Resources Board [35031] ?

Regulates air pollution laws and regulations in the State

Agency: California Department of Conservation [35032] ?

Promote environmental health, economic vitality, informed land-use decisions

Agency: California Department of Water Resources [35029] ?

Responsible for flood protection, watersheds and related

Agency: California Recycle [35030] ?

Regulates the handling, processing and disposal of solid waste

Agency: California Department of Toxic Substances Control [3866] ?

Protect public health and the environment from harmful exposure to hazardous substances

Agency: California EPA [2827] ?

State of California's Environmental Protection Agency

Agency: California Resources Agency [12499] ?

Includes forestry, parks & recreation, water resources, fish & game, boating, etc.

Agency: Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment - California [216] ?

Health hazard evaluations, e.g. Toxic Directory, for the California EPA - OEHHA

Agency: Underground Storage Tank Program - California [2552] ?

State information for leak prevention of underground storage tanks (UST) in California

California Environmental Quality Act [26939] ?

Text of the act and guidelines

California Fish and Game Code [2532] ?

Full text of the wildlife/fisheries laws for the State of California

California Food and Agricultural Code [6058] ?

Full text of the agriculture laws for the State of California

Regulations: Cal-EPA - California [10313] ?

Full text of environmental regulations for the state of California

Statutes: California Water Code [6495] ?

Full text of water codes and statutes for the State of California

Statutes: Environmental Health [9113] ?

Sections of the California Health and Safety Code related to environmental health


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Health


Agency: California Department of Health & Human Services [6745] ?

Department of health for the State of California

Agency: California Department of Managed Health Care [10574] ?

Control the HMO industry in the State of California

Agency: California Department of Rehabilitation [11755] ?

Provides services to people with disabilities

Agency: Occupational Health Branch - California Dept of Health Services [4182] ?

Surveillance, evaluation, and public education about occupational injury & disease

Agency: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development - CA [16211] ?

Mission is to plan for and support the development of health care systems

HMO: Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975 [11067] ?

Full text of the laws that regulate HMO/managed care in the State of California

Regulations Pertaining to Health Care Plans in California [11706] ?

Full text of the regulations that regulate the HMO industry in the State of California

Regulations: Public Health - California [10314] ?

Full text of health regulations for the State of California

Statutes: California Health and Safety Code [6496] ?

Full text of CA environment, health, fire safety, housing, drugs, fire safety, police protection


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Insurance


California Agent/Broker License Status Inquiry [10308] ?

Check to See if Your Agent or Broker is Licensed

California Insurance Consumer Complaint Study [10309] ?

Company Performance and Comparison Studies

California Insurance Guarantee Association [22943] ?

Provides for the payment of covered insolvent commercial and WC insurance carriers

Insurance Department - California [1852] ?

California state insurance department information for consumers, agents/brokers, insurers

Regulations: Insurance - California [10316] ?

Full text of insurance regulations for the State of California

Statutes: California Insurance Code [6874] ?

Full text of the insurance laws for the State of California


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Labor


Agency: California Public Employment Labor Relations Board [17639] ?

Evaluation and adjudication of the unfair practice charges filed by public employees

Agency: Department of Industrial Relations - California [227] ?

State of California -Department of Industrial Relations - six areas of responsibility

Agency: Occupational Safety & Health - California [236] ?

California's Occupational Safety & Health department - DOSH, OSHSB, OSHAB, etc.

California Labor Legislative Agenda [10707] ?

Overviews of labor bills

Regulations: Industrial Relations - California [10315] ?

Full text of labor, WC and OSHA regulations for the State of California

Statutes - Labor Code 6400 - Responsibilities of Employers & Employees - Calif. [1575] ?

Full text of labor laws for the State of California, including WC and CALOSHA

Statutes: California Department of Fair Employment & Housing [23507] ?

Text of California civil rights laws

Title 8 Regulations Department of Industrial Relations [15349] ?

Full text of the state labor, OSHA, WC regulations for the State of CA


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Liquor & Alcoholic Beverage Control


Agency: California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control [18123] ?

Home page to the entity responsible for liquor control in the State of California

CA Code of Regulations Title 4 Division 1 Dept of Alcoholic Beverage Control [18126] ?

Full text of the liquor control rules and regulations of the State of California

California Law Business & Professions Code Division 9 Alcoholic Beverages [18127] ?

Full text of the liquor control laws of the State of California


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Motor Vehicles / Motor Carriers


Agency: CalTrans Office of Truck Services [33248] ?

California state transportation agency's office for commercial vehicle operations

Agency: Bureau of Automotive Repair [672] ?

Responsible for consumer protection related to automotive repair, smog checks, etc.

Agency: California DMV - Department of Motor Vehicles [3275] ?

Home page of the Department of Motor Vehicles for the State of California

California DMV - Vehicle Code [1637] ?

Provides full text of the California Department of Motor Vehicle's code requirements

Regulations: Motor Vehicle - California [10318] ?

Full text of motor vehicle regulations for the State of California

Statutes: California Vehicle Code [6873] ?

Full text of the vehicle laws for the State of California


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Occupational Safety & Health (Cal-OSHA)


Agency: CAL-OSHA Division of Occupational Safety & Health [1569] ?

State of California's state OSHA (state approved plan)

Agency: CAL-OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board [3677] ?

The standards-setting agency within the Cal/OSHA program

Agency: Occupational Safety & Health Appeals Board [11565] ?

Handles appeals from private and public sector employers regarding citations issued by Cal/OSHA

Article 6. Workers' Compensation Loss Control Consultation Services - CAL-OSHA [17966] ?

Full text of WC insurer loss control services report requirements in the State of California

CAL-OSHA Decisions Database [5071] ?

Summaries of all Cal-OSHA Appeals Board decisions back to 1974

CAL-OSHA Ergonomics Standards [67] ?

California's ergonomics standard on repetitive motion injuries

CAL-OSHA Reporter [5072] ?

Access to Cal-OSHA statutes, selected sections of Title 8, proposed standards, etc.

CAL-OSHA Standards [4515] ?

Full text of the entire California Code of Regulations Title 8 Cal/OSHA

Loss Control Certification - California [17631] ?

LCCU certifies Annual Loss Control Consultation Plans submitted by WC insurers

Loss Control Certification Regulations [20717] ?

Article 6. Workers' Compensation Loss Control Consultation Services, Annual Health and Safety Loss Control Plan

Loss Control Consultation Svcs Division 1 Chapter 3.2 Subchapter 1 Article 6 [20716] ?

Full text of the law outlines the Annual Health & Safety Loss Control Plan - Requirements

Regulations: CAL/OSHA, Appeals Board & Standards Board [10319] ?

Full text of state OSHA regulations for the State of California

Statutes California Labor Code Division 5 Safety in Employment [15348] ?

Full text of the state OSHA laws for the State of CA


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Public Safety


Agency: California Building Standards Commission [12667] ?

Responsible for the California Buildings Standard Code

Agency: California Governor's Office of Emergency Services [19793] ?

State management of the response to natural and manmade disasters

Agency: California Highway Patrol [17157] ?

California's primary law enforcement agency

Agency: California Office of the State Fire Marshal [17277] ?

Responsible for fire safety in the State of California

Public Safety: California Health and Safety Code [1643] ?

Full text of California state laws related to public safety - fire, police, boilers, etc.


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Radiation


Agency: Radioactive Materials & Radiologic Equipment - California [6246] ?

This is the radiologic health branch

Agency: Radiologic Health Branch [10322] ?

Portion of the Health Services Department responsible for radiation control in California

California Health and Safety Code Part 9. Radiation [224] ?

Obtain the full text of the radiation control statutes for the State of California

Regulations: Radiation - California [10323] ?

Full text of radiation regulations for the State of California


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Statutes, Rules, Regulations


California Code of Regulations [37900] ?

The text of CCR regulations

California Code of Regulations [10311] ?

Full text of the regulations for the State of California

California Legislature [17106] ?

The official website of the California Legislature

California Regulatory Notice Register [10618] ?

Lists notices of proposed rulemaking plus summaries of completed rulemaking actions

Legislative Information - California [257] ?

Official site for California legislative information

Statutes - California Law [3274] ?

California Law consists of 29 codes - includes search engine and table of contents for each code


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Transportation


Agency: California DOT [5648] ?

Home page of the state of California's Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

California Streets and Highways Code [4459] ?

Full text of the statutes for streets and highways in California

Regulations: Transportation - California [10320] ?

Full text of transportation regulations for the State of California


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Workers Compensation


Agency: California Division of Workers Compensation [4952] ?

Administers the workers compensation laws in the State of California

Agency: Commission on Health and Safety and Workers Compensation - California [5778] ?

Responsible for overseeing the health and safety and workers' compensation systems in California

Agency: Industrial Medical Unit - California [3349] ?

Medical unit within the state of California's workers compensation system

Agency: Workers Compensation Appeals Board [3348] ?

Review of petitions for reconsideration of decisions by workers' compensation referees

Agency: Workers Compensation Department - California [319] ?

State of California's Workers Compensation department - 5 areas of responsibility

CWCI: California Workers Compensation Institute [761] ?

Organization of insurers and self-insureds conducting analyses to improve WC in California

Division of Workers Compensation Medical Unit [12986] ?

Policy related to delivery of medical benefits in the workers' compensation system

Educational Fact Sheets for Injured Workers [12979] ?

A set of prototype educational materials for workers regarding workers' compensation

Office of Self Insurance Plans - California WC [4955] ?

Home page of the workers compensation division responsible for self insurance in California

Regulations: Industrial Medical Council - California [10317] ?

Full text of regulations for the Industrial Medical Council for the State of California

Regulations: Workers Compensation - California [10321] ?

Full text of workers compensation regulations for the State of California

Self Insurance Laws - California WC [4954] ?

Full text of the laws for California Title 8: Administration of Self Insurance Plans

State Compensation Insurance Fund - California [3627] ?

California State Fund operates like a mutual insurance carrier

Statutes: California Workers Compensation and Insurance Laws [4953] ?

Located within California Labor Law, Division 4 Workers Compensation and Insurance

Title 8 Chapters 4.5 & 8 Regulations of the Division of Workers Compensation [12985] ?

Full text of the WC rules and regulations for the State of California

Title 8 Division Chapter 4.5 Division of Workers Compensation [15350] ?

Full text of the state WC regulations for the State of CA


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