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Collective bargaining agreements final rulemaking

Workers' compensation final regulations
Collective bargaining agreements
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10200, 10201, 10202, 10202.1, 10203, 10203.1, 10203.2 and 10204

Effective October 4, 2004

Final permanent regulations (doc) (.pdf)
Final Statement of Reasons (doc) (.pdf)



Workers' compensation emergency rulemaking
Notice of rulemaking after emergency adoption
Collective bargaining agreements
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10200, 10201, 10202, 10202.1, 10203, 10203.1, 10203.2 and 10204
45 day comment period

Notice of rulemaking after emergency adoption (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

Initial statement of reasons (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

Proposed text of regulations (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

A public hearing has been scheduled to permit all interested persons the opportunity to present statements or arguments, either orally or in writing, with respect to the subjects noted above. The hearing will be held at the following time and place:

Date: Thursday, July 8, 2004
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: Auditorium
The Governor Hiram Johnson State Office Building
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, California 94102

Any person may submit written comments on the proposed regulations, prior to the public hearings to:

Ms. Marcela Reyes,
Regulations Coordinator
Division of Workers' Compensation
Post Office Box 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142

Unless submitted prior to or at the public hearing, all written comments must be received by the agency contact person, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 8, 2004. Equal weight will be accorded to oral and written materials.


Workers' compensation emergency rulemaking
Collective bargaining agreements
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10200, 10201, 102002, 10202.1, 10203, 10203.1, 10203.2 and 10204
Effective 4-22-2004

Emergency rulemaking (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

Finding of emergency (doc) (Adobe Acrobat symbol pdf)

Emergency regulations implementing a provision in Senate Bill 228 that extended the "carve-out" program to all industries were approved by the Office of Administrative Law and took effect on April 22, 2004. Previously only employers and unions in the construction industry could establish these alternative dispute resolution programs in their collective bargaining agreements.

The emergency regulations are contained in Sections 10200 through 10204 of Title 8, California Code of Regulations. The rules specify the qualifications, procedures and forms required to establish a carve out program.