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Decisions Pending and Opportunities for Public Participation

How to Participate in Administrative Procedures, Meetings, and Hearings

Effective January 1, 1994, Section 11125.7 was added to the Government Code related to open meetings which provides the public an opportunity at meetings to address each agenda item during the state body's discussion or consideration of an item. Total time allocated for public comment may be limited. All meetings conform to the Open Meeting Act.

Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. Requests for accommodations should be made to the Board of Registered Nursing, 1747 North Market Blvd., Suite 150, Sacramento, CA, 95834 or by phone at (916) 574-7600 (Hearing impaired TDD phone number (800) 326-2297) no later than one week prior to the meeting.

Submit Your Comments on Draft Regulations

Any person interested may present statements or arguments orally or in writing relevant to the action proposed at a hearing. Written comments may be submitted by mail at 1747 North Market Blvd., Suite 150, Sacramento, CA 95834, by e-mail at webmasterbrn@dca.ca.gov, or by fax at (916) 574-8637. The Board of Registered Nursing, upon its own motion or at the instance of any interested party, may thereafter adopt the proposals substantially as described below or may modify such proposals if such modifications are sufficiently related to the original text. With the exception of technical or grammatical changes, the full text of any modified proposal will be available for 15 days prior to its adoption from the person designated in this Notice as contact person and will be mailed to those persons who submit written or oral testimony related to this proposal or who have requested notification of any changes to the proposal.

Authority and Reference: Pursuant to the authority vested by Section 2715 of the Business and Professions Code, and to implement, interpret or make specific Sections 2750, 2759, 2761, 2762, and Sections 11400.20 and 11425.50(e) of the Government Code, the Board of Registered Nursing is considering changes to Division 14 of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations.