Laws & Regulations

Laws & Regulations

California's Constitution

Legislative Counsel of California
Browse or search the California Constitution.

California Statutes

Legislative Counsel of California
Browse or search the California Statutes. California Statutes are the Chaptered Bills. A bill is “chaptered” by the Secretary of State after it has passed through both houses of the Legislature and has been signed by the Governor or becomes law without the Governor’s signature. Statutes are available starting from 1993.

California's 29 Codes

Legislative Counsel of California
See all 29 of California’s code sections with a subject index and keyword search.

California's Regulations

  • California Code of Regulations California Office of Administrative Law Search a database of state agencies’ regulations.
  • California Office of Administrative Law California Office of Administrative Law Link to the Office of Administrative Law which ensures that state agency regulations are authorized by statute and are consistent with other law. Find information on emergency regulations and the rulemaking process. Link to OAL publications.
  • How to Participate in the Rulemaking Process (pdf) California Office of Administrative Law. Find out how you can participate in the rulemaking process in California.

Other States

  • 50-State Legislative Tracking National Conference of State Legislatures Topic, alphabetical legislative and statutory databases, compilations, and state charts/maps.