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Regulations are laws passed by agencies to implement statutes. Regulations passed by California state agencies are published in the California Code of Regulations (Cal. Code Regs or CCR), available from:
The process of passing regulations is called rulemaking or notice and comment, because it primarily consists of publishing notices of proposed regulations with requests for comment.
California rulemaking is supervised by an agency called the Office of Administrative Law (OAL).