Pesticide Use Enforcement Program Standards Compendium
Volume 2, Laws and Regulations

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Laws and Regulations, Volume 2 of the Pesticide Use Enforcement Program Standards Compendium, was published in 2005. Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) and county agricultural commissioner (CAC) staffs follow the code sections (in parentheses) when conducting enforcement activities.

These rules are found in different sections of California codes and regulations. Listed below are links to Web sites containing the most recent versions of the laws and regulations. As laws or regulations are enacted or revised, updates are periodically distributed to DPR and CAC staffs.

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California laws

California regulations

Federal laws (reference links)

  • FIFRA (Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, 7 U.S.C. §136 et seq.)
  • Code of Federal Regulations (Title 40. Protection of Environment)


  • March 2018; 25th revision
  • December 2016; 24th revision
  • July 2016; 23rd revision
  • February 2016; 22nd revision
  • September 2015; 21st revision
  • August 2015; 20th revision

For content questions, contact:
Robert James
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015