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What Is in California’s Code of Regulations Title 17?

Public Health

By Chris Micheli, May 19, 2022 6:19 am

The California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 17 is one of 27 Titles that contain state regulations. Title 17, called “Public Health,” contains 5 Divisions. There are also numerous chapters and articles containing regulatory sections, or individual regulations. The following is a broad overview of CCR Title 17.

Division 1. State Department of Health Services

Chapter 1. Administration

Subchapter 1. State Department of Health Services [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 2. Hospital Districts – 4 Sections

Subchapter 3. Hospital Inspection [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 4. Records and Statistics – 4 Sections

Subchapter 5. Home Health Agency Licensing Requirements [Repealed] – 0

Chapter 2. Laboratories

Subchapter 1. Service Laboratories – 281 Sections

Chapter 3. Local Health Service

Subchapter 1. Standards for State Aid for Local Health Administration – 24 Sections

Subchapter 2. Standards for State Aid for Comprehensive Environmental Agencies – 13 Sections

Subchapter 3. Standards for Maintaining County Health Services – 67 Sections

Chapter 3.1. Indian Health – 18 Sections

Chapter 3.5. Joint Regulations for Handicapped Children – 1 Section

Chapter 4. Preventive Medical Service

Subchapter 1. Reportable Diseases and Conditions – 113 Sections

Subchapter 2. Adult Health – 0

Subchapter 2.5. Disorders Characterized by Lapses of Consciousness – 7 Sections

Subchapter 3. Services for Physically Handicapped Children – 5 Sections

Subchapter 4. The Infant Botulism Treatment and Prevention Program – 5 Sections

Subchapter 5. Public Health Nursing [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 6. Tuberculosis Hospitals and Sanatoria Receiving State Subsidy [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 7. Venereal Diseases – 1 Section

Subchapter 8. Immunization Against Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (Hib), Hepatitis B, and Varicella – 12 Sections

Subchapter 8.1. Immunization Against Measles (Rubeola) [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 8.2. Immunization Against Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 9. Testing for Heritable Disorders – 103 Sections

Subchapter 10. Tuberculosis Screening of Employees and Volunteers in Private, Parochial and Nursery Schools – 9 Sections

Subchapter 11. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Standards for Public Safety Personnel [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 12. Ambulance Personnel* [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 13. Child Health and Disability Prevention Program – 33 Sections

Subchapter 14. Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement (STAKE) Act Program – 5 Sections

Subchapter 15. Syringe Exchange Program (SEP) Certification – 9 Sections

Chapter 5. Sanitation (Environmental)

Subchapter 1. Engineering (Sanitary) – 217 Sections

Subchapter 1.5. Regulations for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970 – 0

Subchapter 2. Foods and Drugs – 304 Sections

Subchapter 2.5. Ocal – 55 Sections

Subchapter 3. Vector Control – 22 Sections

Subchapter 3.1. Implementation of the Emergency Mosquito Abatement Funding Act of 1983 – 3 Sections

Subchapter 3.2. Importation of Wild Animals – 22 Sections

Subchapter 4. Radiation – 187 Section

Subchapter 4.5. Radiologic Technology – 60 Section

Subchapter 4.6. Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste – 16 Section

Subchapter 4.7. Nuclear Medicine Technology – 25 Section

Subchapter 5. Air Sanitation – 1 Section

Subchapter 6. Organized Camps – 23 Section

Subchapter 7. Wiping Rags – 1 Section

Subchapter 8. Drinking Utensils and Ice Buckets – 9 Section

Chapter 6. Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs – 21 Sections

Chapter 7. Health Facilities Planning [Repealed] – 0

Chapter 7.5 Eminent Domain Procedures for Nonprofit Hospitals [Repealed] – 0

Chapter 7.7 Fire Protection Loans [Repealed] – 0

Chapter 8. Accreditation, Certification and Work Practices for Lead-Based Paint and Lead Hazards

Article 1. Definitions – 48 Sections

Article 2. Eligibility Requirements for Accreditation and Course Approval – 4 Sections

Article 3. Core Instruction – 1 Section

Article 4. Lead-Related Construction Inspection and Assessment Course – 1 Section

Article 5. Lead-Related Construction Supervision and Project Monitoring Course – 1 Section

Article 6. Lead-Related Construction Sampling Technician Course – 1 Section

Article 7. Lead-Related Construction Work Course – 1 Section

Article 8. Lead-Related Construction Supplemental Supervision and Project Monitoring Course – 1 Section

Article 9. Lead-Related Construction Certified Industrial Hygienist Course – 1 Section

Article 10. Continuing Education – 2 Sections

Article 11. Application Requirements and Procedures for Training Provider Accreditation, Renewal, or Course Approval – 2 Section

Article 12. Suspension or Revocation of Accreditation, Provisional Accreditation, or DHS Course Approval – 1 Section

Article 13. Eligibility Requirements and Application Procedures for Certification or Interim Certification – 11 Section

Article 14. Suspension or Revocation of Certification or Interim Certification – 1 Section

Article 15. Enforcement – 1 Section

Article 16. Work Practice Standards – 3 Section

Chapter 9. Screening for Childhood Lead Poisoning – 7 Sections

Chapter 11. Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program – 5 Sections

Chapter 12. Office of Problem and Pathological Gambling – 5 Sections

Chapter 13. Manufactured Cannabis Safety [Renumbered] – 0

Division 2. Health and Welfare Agency – Department of Developmental Services Regulations

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Subchapter 2. Monthly Parental Fee – 20 Sections

Subchapter 2.5. Family Cost Participation – 14 Sections

Subchapter 3. Department of Developmental Services – Conflict of Interest Code – 0

Subchapter 4. Rules for Conducting Research – 15 Sections

Subchapter 5. Clients’ Rights – 12 Sections

Subchapter 6. Service Provider Accountability – 12 Sections

Subchapter 7. Fiscal Audit Appeals – 30 Sections

Subchapter 8. Peer Review of Behavior Modification Interventions that Cause Pain or Trauma, and Electroconvulsive Therapy – 9 Sections

Subchapter 9. Fair Hearings – 19 Sections

Subchapter 10. End of Life Option Act – 3 Sections

Subchapter 11. Developmental Center Safe to Serve Evaluation Process – 6 Sections

Chapter 2. Early Intervention Services

Subchapter 1. General Provisions – 3 Sections

Subchapter 2. Program and Service Components – 5 Sections

Subchapter 3. Individualized Family Service Plan – 10 Sections

Subchapter 4. Service Coordination and Interagency Agreements – 4 Sections

Subchapter 5. Procedural Safeguards – 15 Sections

Chapter 3. Community Services

Subchapter 1. General – 4 Sections

Subchapter 2. Vendorization – 34 Sections

Subchapter 3. Regional Center Administrative Practices and Procedures – 18 Sections

Subchapter 3.5. Regional Center Budget Deficit Controls [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 4. Residential Services and Quality Assurance Regulations – 52 Sections

Subchapter 4.1. Family Home Agency (FHA) Regulations – 25 Sections

Subchapter 4.2. Intermediate Care Facility (Icf); Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled (Icf/DD); Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative (Icf/DD-H); Intermediate Care Facility/Developmentally Disabled-Nursing (Icf/DD-N); Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Monitoring Requirements – 12 Sections

Subchapter 5. Standards for Nonresidential Services – 48 Sections

Subchapter 6. Ratesetting Procedures for Residential Services – 26 Sections

Subchapter 7. Nonresidential Service Vendor Rate-Setting Provisions – 8 Sections

Subchapter 8. Rate-Setting Procedures for Community-Based Day Programs – 12 Sections

Subchapter 9. Rate-Setting Methodology for Community-Based Day Programs – 16 Sections

Subchapter 10. Schedule of Payment Rates for Community-Based Day Programs – 18 Sections

Subchapter 11. Reporting Requirements for Community-Based Day Programs – 4 Sections

Subchapter 12. Rate Adjustments, Audit Adjustments and Rate Appeals for Community-Based Day Programs – 11 Sections

Subchapter 13. Rate-Setting Procedures for in-Home Respite Services Agency Vendors – 13 Sections

Subchapter 14. Rate-Setting Methodology for in-Home Respite Services Agency Vendors – 15 Sections

Subchapter 15. Schedule of Payment Rates for in-Home Respite Services Agency – 18 Sections

Subchapter 16. Reporting Requirements for in-Home Respite Services Agency Vendors – 4 Sections

Subchapter 17. Rate Adjustments, Audit Adjustments and Rate Appeals for in-Home Respite Services Agency Vendors – 11 Sections

Subchapter 18. Transportation Service – 35 Sections

Subchapter 19. Supported Living Service – 33 Sections

Subchapter 21. Habilitation Services Program – 36 Sections

Subchapter 22. Participant-Directed Services – 5 Sections

Subchapter 23. Community Crisis Homes – 29 Sections

Subchapter 24. Enhanced Behavioral Supports Homes – 23 Sections

Chapter 4. Case Management [Repealed] – 0

Division 3. Air Resources

Chapter 1. Air Resources Board

Subchapter 1. Administrative Procedures – 18 Sections

Subchapter 1.25. Administrative Procedures – Hearings – 169 Sections

Subchapter 1.5. Air Basins and Air Quality Standards – 48 Sections

Subchapter 1.6. Local Air Pollution Control District Regulations [Repealed] – 0

Subchapter 2. Smoke Management Guidelines for Agricultural and Prescribed Burning – 35 Sections

Subchapter 2.5. Compliance Schedule Regarding Visible Emissions from Specified Vessels – 1 Section

Subchapter 2.6 Air Pollution Control District Rules – 1 Section

Subchapter 2.7. Large Confined Animal Facilities – 2 Sections

Subchapter 3. Subventions – 11 Sections

Subchapter 3.5. Acid Deposition Fee Program – 28 Sections

Subchapter 3.6. Air Toxics ”Hot Spots” Fee Regulation – 6 Sections

Subchapter 3.8. Nonvehicular Source, Consumer Products, and Architectural Coatings Fee Regulations – 17 Sections

Subchapter 4. Disclosure of Public Records – 5 Sections

Subchapter 4.1. Advance Payments – 5 Sections

Subchapter 5. Emission Data, Sampling, and Credentials for Entry – 22 Sections

Subchapter 5.5. – 1 Section

Subchapter 5.6. Interchangeable Air Pollution Emission Reduction Credits – 9 Sections

Subchapter 6. Abrasive Blasting – 11 Sections

Subchapter 7. Toxic Air Contaminants – 2 Sections

Subchapter 7.5. Airborne Toxic Control Measures – 100 Sections

Subchapter 7.6. Emission Inventory Criteria and Guidelines – 2 Sections

Subchapter 7.7. Regulation for the Reporting of Criteria Air Pollutants and Toxic Air Contaminants – 13 Sections

Subchapter 8. Compliance with Nonvehicular Emission Standards – 95 Sections

Subchapter 8.5. Consumer Products – 45 Sections

Subchapter 8.6. Maximum Incremental Reactivity – 2 Sections

Subchapter 8.7. Indoor Air Cleaning Devices – 11 Sections

Subchapter 9. Conflict of Interest Code – 1 Section

Subchapter 10. Climate Change – 290 Sections

Division 3.5. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

Chapter 2. Pesticide Program

Subchapter 1. Pesticide-Related Illness and Injury – 1 Section

Subchapter 2. Medical Supervisors – 3 Sections

Division 4. California Institute for Regenerative Medicine – 5 Sections

Chapter 2. Scientific and Medical Accountability Standards – 25 Sections

Chapter 4. Intellectual Property and Revenue Sharing Requirements for for-Profit Organizations – 16 Sections

Chapter 6. Intellectual Property and Revenue Sharing Requirements for Non-Profit and for-Profit Grantees – 15 Sections

Chapter 8. Loan Administration – 2 Sections

Chapter 9. Repository for Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Embryonic Stem Cells – 5 Sections

Title 17 contains 3,486 Sections.

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