CAEATFA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with proposed regulation text and the Initial Statement of Reasons for the regular rulemaking of the REEL Program. These regulations will complete the rulemaking process initiated by the emergency regulations enacted on September 5, 2017, and re-adopted on March 5, 2018. Currently a Notice of 2nd Re-Adoption of Emergency Regulations has been issued in order to allow enough time to complete the regular rulemaking process.
On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was published in the California Regulatory Notice Register. Included were the following:
A 45-day public comment period closes on Monday, June 11, 2018. Please submit comments in writing to Susan Mills at email@example.com or 915 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95819.
A public hearing will be held at 1:00 PM until business is concluded on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 801 Capitol Mall, Room 141, Sacramento, California 95814. To attend the hearing in person, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, organization name and type, and phone number. To attend by webinar, please register here. Closed captioning for the workshop will be available at this link using the password “CAEATFA”. Comments may be submitted during the workshop.
Emergency Rulemaking 2nd Re-Adoption
CAEATFA’s Notice of Second Re-Adoption of Emergency Regulations was approved by the Office of Administrative Law, filed with the Secretary of State, and took effect on June 5, 2018. This action was necessary in order to allow enough time to complete the regular rulemaking process referenced above. This second re-adoption of emergency regulations is an exact duplicate of the first re-adoption of the emergency regulations, which took effect on March 5, 2018.
- Notice of 2nd Re-Adoption of Emergency Regulations
- Finding of Emergency
- Proposed regulation text (same as first re-adoption)
- Notice of Approval
Emergency Rulemaking 1st Re-Adoption
CAEATFA proposed modifications to the regulations of the REEL Program for public comment under the emergency rulemaking re-adoption process. The proposed modifications sought to address the needs of the program. CAEATFA held a workshop on the proposed modifications to the September 5, 2017, emergency regulations on January 10, 2018. CAEATFA accepted comments on the proposed modifications at the workshop and via email until January 18, 2018. The CAEATFA Board approved the re-adoption of the emergency regulations with modifications on Monday, February 12, 2018, and on Monday, March 5, 2018, the re-adoption was approved by the Office of Administrative Law and filed with the Secretary of State.
- REEL Regulations as of March 5, 2018
- Notice of Approval
- Notice and Finding of Emergency with all emergency regulation modifications
January 10, 2018 Workshop materials:
- Regulation text with proposed modifications (modifications post September 5, 2017 emergency regulations)
- Slide deck
- Eligible Energy Efficiency Measures (Clean list)
- Eligible Energy Efficiency Measures (Redline showing changes from current EEEMs list)
- Workshop Transcript
- Workshop Video
Initial Emergency Rulemaking
For the initial emergency rulemaking, CAEATFA held a workshop on July 19, 2017, to propose modifications to the REEL regulations. Public comment ran until July 27, 2017. The CAEATFA Board approved the modifications on August 15, 2017, and the regulations were approved by the Office of Administrative Law and filed with the Secretary of State for inclusion in the California Code of Regulations effective September 5, 2017.
July 19, 2017 Workshop materials: