Tobacco Grant Program Regulations

The Department of Justice proposes to adopt sections 500, 501, 510, 520, 521, 522, 523, 530, 531, 532, 533, 540, 541, 542, 543, 544, 555, and 546 of Title 11, Division 1, Chapter 5 of the California Code of Regulations concerning grants funded by the Department from the California Healthcare, Research, and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 Fund. The proposed regulations establish general grant provisions, grant project types, specific application requirements, grant evaluation criteria, and necessary administrative procedures for the effective implementation of the grant program.

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Notice Register Publication Date: January 7, 2022

Status of the Proposal: This rulemaking is undergoing a 15-day public comment period. Any interested person or their authorized representative may submit written comments regarding the proposed regulatory action. The written comment period closes 5:00pm on May 31, 2022. All timely comments that specifically pertain to the proposed regulations will be reviewed and responded to by Department staff. Comments may be submitted by mail or email to:

  • Stacy Heinsen
    Department of Justice
    1300 I Street, Suite 1270
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    (916) 210-7006

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