WCIS e.News
#11    January 18, 2001

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Occasional announcements and technical updates regarding
California's Workers' Compensation Information System (WCIS),
from the California Division of Workers' Compensation
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Proposed Amendments to WCIS Regulations

The California Division of Workers' Compensation has released a package of proposed amendments to the WCIS regulations. These amendments were previewed in WCIS e.News #5. The proposed amendments - along with a notice of public hearing and an Initial Statement of Reasons - can be viewed at the DWC Web site, at: www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/whatsnew.htm. A hard copy has also been mailed to each of the claims administrators for whom we have a snail mail address on file.

The proposed amendments would accomplish three main changes to the existing regulations:

Public hearings on the proposed amendments are scheduled for March 1, 2001. Public comments are invited. See the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for details.

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