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Recently Approved Regulations

Notice of Approval has been issued by the Office of Administrative Law. The New Flammability Standard for Upholstered Furniture/Articles Exempt from the Flammability Standard will become effective on January 1, 2014.

Notice of Modified New Flammability Standards for Upholstered Furniture/Articles Exempt from Flammability Standard

Notice of Proposed New Flammability Standards for Upholstered Furniture/Articles Exempt from Flammability Standards

Attachments to Initial Statement of Reasons

The March 26, 2013 public hearing can be viewed at:
http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/multimedia/webcast_archive.shtml).

CEQA Compliance

Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), BEARHFTI prepared the following documents concerning Technical Bulletin 117-2013. These were submitted to the Office of Planning and Research on February 15, 2013. Comments are due by March 22, 2013, as noted in the Notice of Intent. Please direct CEQA related comments via email to diana.godines@dca.ca.gov, in writing to the address provided in the Notice of Intent. Oral comments will only be accepted at the public hearing which will be held on March 26, 2013 as specified in the Notice of Intent.

Negative Declaration and Initial Study Evaluating the Adoption of Technical Bulletin 117-2013 (PDF)

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (PDF)

Updated Negative Declaration and Initial Study Evaluating the Adoption of Technical Bulletin 117-2013 (PDF)