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Public disability accommodations regulations

Workers' compensation proposed regulations
Public disability accommodations

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9708.1 - 9708.6

Filed with secretary of state Jan. 19, 2012
Effective Feb. 18, 2012


History of
Public disability accommodations


Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9708.1 - 9708.6 and
Sections 10226.1 -10226.6

1st 15 day comment period - Oct. 26, 2011

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9708.1 - 9708.6

Administrative Director

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 10226.1 -10226.6

Court Administrator


History of
Public disability accommodations

  • Transcript of public hearing testimony acrobat image version

45 day comment period - Sept. 27, 2011

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9708.1 - 9708.6

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 10226.1 -10226.6

Court Administrator

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: Sept. 27, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or conclusion of testimony
Place: Elihu Harris State Office Building – Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California 94612

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 than 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2011. 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.