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Ethical standards for workers' compensation judges regulations

Workers' compensation proposed regulations
Ethical standards for workers' compensation judges
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9720.1, 9720.2, 9721.1 - 9721.2, 9721.11 - 9721.14,
9721.21, 9721.31 - 9721.33, 9722,  9722.1 - 9722.2, 9723

Filed with the secretary of state Aug. 25, 2008
Effective Sep. 24, 2008

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1st 15 day comment period - Apr. 21, 2008

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45 day comment period - Jan 7, 2008

Time and place of public hearing

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

Date: Monday, Jan. 7, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or conclusion of testimony
Place: Hiram Johnson State Building auditorium
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94102

Camera usage will be allowed in only one area of the hearing room. To provide everyone a chance to speak, public testimony will be limited to 10 minutes per speaker and should be specific to the proposed regulations. Testimony exceeding 10 minutes may be submitted in writing.

Written comments should be addressed to:

Maureen Gray, regulations coordinator
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Workers' Compensation
1515 Clay Street, 18th floor
Oakland, CA 94162

The division's contact person must receive all written comments concerning the proposed modifications to the regulations no later 5:00 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2008. Written comments may be submitted by facsimile transmission (FAX), addressed to the contact person at (510) 286-0687. Written comments may also be sent electronically (via e-mail), using the following e-mail address: dwcrules@hq.dir.ca.gov.