State Agencies

California Home Page Link

In Fiscal Year 2012, State of California agencies, excluding CIRM, provided $360 million in research contracts to UC

Index of State Agencies Link | State of California Organization Chart PDF

California Department of General Services Link


The Department of General Services acts as the business manager for the State of California. DGS helps state government better serve the public by providing services to state agencies including procurement and acquisition solutions, real estate management, leasing and design services, environmentally friendly transportation, and architectural oversight and funding for the construction of safe schools

State Administrative Manual Link

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Link


Since the its inception, CIRM has committed more than $777 million for stem cell research at the ten UC campuses. In Fiscal Year 2012, UC received over $67 million in CIRM funding.

CIRM Grants Administration Policy for Academic and Non-Profit Institutions PDF | Adopted CIRM Stem Cell Grant Regulations Link

Laws, Statutes, and Regulations

California Constitution Link

May 7, 1879

The California Constitution establishes and describes the duties, powers, structure and function of the government of the State of California

Table of Contents Link

California Law Link

Compendium and search of California's 29 codes

California Statutes Link

California Statutes is the set of 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.

California Code of Regulations Link

The California Code of Regulations (CCR), is the official compilation and publication of the regulations adopted, amended or repealed by state agencies pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA)

State Administrative and Contracting Manuals

State Administrative Manual Link

The State Administrative Manual (SAM) is a reference source for statewide policies, procedures, regulations and information developed and issued by authoring agencies such as the Governor's Office, Department of General Services (DGS), Department of Finance (DOF), and Department of Personnel Administration

Table of Contents Link

State Contracting Manual, Volume 1 Link

The State Contracting Manual provides policies, procedures and guidelines related the contracting process with the State of California. The Department of General Services (DGS) Office of Legal Services maintains Volume 1 of the State Contract Manual. The DGS Procurement Division maintains Volumes 2 and 3.

State Contracting Manual, Volume 2 Link | State Contracting Manual, Volume 3 (Information Technology) Link


Andrew Boulter

Research Policy Manager

Phone: (510) 987-9840