State Bar of California Releases Paraprofessional Program Working Report for Public Comment

By Andrea Lavelle On September 23, 2021, the State Bar Board voted after two hours of public comment, to release the California Paraprofessional Program Working Group’s (CPPWG) report and recommendations with a 110 day comment period. In 2019, the State Continue reading

Department of Financial Protection and Innovation Opens Comments for Debt Collection Licensing Act Second Proposed Rulemaking

By Alexandra Loyo On August 19, 2021, the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) published notice of the invitation to comment on a second rulemaking under SB 908 (Wieckowski) (Chapter 163, Statutes of 2020), otherwise known as the Debt Continue reading

Board of Registered Nursing’s Executive Officer Resigns Amidst Sexual Harassment Allegations

By Shana Sobel On February 14, 2020, the Executive Officer (EO) of the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), Dr. Joseph Morris, officially resigned. Loretta Melby was sworn in as acting EO at the February 20, 2020 Board meeting.  The Sacramento Continue reading

Board of Pharmacy Notices Proposed Amendments to Renewal Requirements

By Stephanie Mendivil On February 7, 2020, the Board of Pharmacy published notice of its intent to amend sections 1702, 1702.1, 1702.2, and 1702.5, Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations to simplify the 39 separate license types within Continue reading

Department of Insurance Holds Pre-Notice Public Workshop on Proposed Regulations Regarding Auto Insurance Discounts

By Marie McDonald Hulen On January 28, 2020, the California Department of Insurance (the Department) held a pre-notice workshop in Los Angeles to hear public feedback on a proposed regulation that would change the way auto insurers offer discounts to Continue reading