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Clinical Laboratory Technology Advisory Committee (CLTAC)

The Clinical Laboratory Technology Advisory Committee (CLTAC) plays a vital role in advising the Department on matters related to clinical laboratories. CLTAC is mandated by statute at Business and Professions Code, Section 1228 to “assist, advise, and make recommendations for the establishment of rules and regulations necessary to insure proper administration and enforcement of the provisions of this chapter and to assist and advise the department in matters concerning examinations for licensees of this chapter….”

The CLTAC is a multidisciplinary committee. It is composed of 21 voting members and one non-voting member who represent the various interest groups related to clinical laboratories. Interested members of the public are welcome to attend the meetings.


Meeting & videoconference

Until further notice, CLTAC meetings will be held both virtually and in-person. To reserve, e-mail Nadia.Madden@cdph.ca.gov​. Masks will be provided, and social distancing is recommended.

News & Updates

Non-Compliance Inducement Letter (PDF)

​Notice regarding non-compliance inducement in physicians’ offices was presented at the May 2018 CLTAC meeting.​​​​

Committee & Subcommittee Reports

2022 CLTAC Laboratory Workforce Subcommittee
2021 CLTAC PHL Regulations Subcommitte ​​

CLTAC Position Papers

CLTAC By-laws, 2016 (PDF)​ (Revised December 2016)
Authorizing statute for the CLTAC (PDF)
(The Clinical Laboratory Technology Advisory Committee is authorized by California BPC 1228.)
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meeting documents, please contact us.​​​

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