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SB-772 Occupational safety and health: regulations.(2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 142.4 of the Labor Code is amended to read:

142.4.
 (a) (1)  Occupational safety and health standards and orders shall be adopted, amended, or repealed as provided in Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, except as modified by this chapter.
(2) (A) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), an occupational safety and health standard and order shall be exempt from subdivision (c) of Section 11346.3 of the Government Code.
(B) Nothing in this chapter shall exempt an occupational safety and health standard and order from the requirement to prepare an economic impact assessment pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 11346.3 of the Government Code, regardless of whether the occupational safety and health standard and order is a major regulation or is not a major regulation.
(b) If an emergency regulation is based upon an emergency temporary standard published in the Federal Register by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to Section 6(c)(1) of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-596; 29 U.S.C. Sec. 655(c)(1)), the 120-day period specified in Section 11346.1 of the Government Code shall be deemed not to expire until 120 days after a permanent standard is promulgated by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to Section 6(c)(3) of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. Sec. 655(c)(3)).