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ELAP - Regulations

Welcome to the ELAP Draft Regulations Home Page! Be sure to check back here often, for important updates.

ELAP Preliminary Draft Regulations Text

Comment Submittal

Proposed Modification of V1M4 (Quality Systems for Chemical Testing) Section 1.5.2

  • The TNI Chemistry Expert Committee has proposed a modification to Volume 1 Module 4, Section 1.5.2 of the 2016 TNI standard. New language has been proposed for the 2016 TNI Chemistry module. These proposed revisions will be incorporated into ELAP's proposed regulations after adoption by TNI.

TNI Membership

  • California laboratories receive a free 6-month membership to TNI, including member rates on documents and trainings. This membership can be requested until the time the Regulations package is adopted by the State Water Board. Email TNI's Executive Administrator, Suzanne Rachmaninoff, at suzanne.rachmaninoff@nelac-institute.org to request membership.

Draft Regulations Public Workshops

ELAP's Draft Regulations Team held public workshops throughout California from July 25th - August 3rd, to solicit comments, answer questions, and review Preliminary Draft Regulations text for clarity and completeness. Please see below for more information regarding the Preliminary Draft Regulations Public Workshops.

  • NEW! ELAP Preliminary Draft Regulations Workshop Presentation
  • Location and Scheduling Information
    • Fresno
      Date & Time: Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Lunch 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
      Location: Region 5F Main Office, Kings Conference Room
      1685 "E" Street, Fresno, CA 93706

    • Sacramento
      Date & Time: Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Lunch 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
      Location: CalEPA Headquarters, 2nd Floor, Sierra Hearing Room
      1001 "I" Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
      And Webcast
      Workshop Recording (mp4)

    • Redding
      Date & Time: Friday, July 28, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lunch 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
      Location: Region 5R Main Office, Conference Room
      364 Knollcrest Drive, Suite 205, Redding, CA 96002

    • Los Angeles
      Date & Time: Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lunch 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
      Location: Region 4 Main Office, 1st Floor, Carmel Room
      320 West 4th Street, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90013

    • San Diego
      Date & Time: Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lunch 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
      Location: Metropolitan Wastewater Dept., MOC II Auditorium
      9192 Topaz Way, San Diego, CA 92123

    • San Francisco
      Date & Time: Thursday, August 3, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lunch 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
      Location: Milton Marks Auditorium
      455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

View our map of public workshop locations relevant to ELAP-accredited laboratories.

Draft Regulations Readiness

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ELAP Administrative Approval Process

Reference Documents

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(Updated 8/22/17)