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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1.5. Injuries on or After January 1, 1990
Article 6. RETRAINING AND RETURN TO WORK -DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS

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§10116.6. Retraining and Return to Work File Retention.

(a) Following a period of fifty (50) years after the filing of a document used to open a case or file, the Division of Workers' Compensation may destroy the electronic and/or paper file in each case maintained by the Retraining and Return to Work Unit.

(b) The Division of Workers' Compensation, at any time, may convert a paper file to an electronic file. The Division of Workers' Compensation shall inform the parties when a paper file is converted. If a paper case file has been converted to electronic form, the paper case file may be destroyed no less than 30 business days after the parties have been informed of the conversion.
     Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 138.4, 139.5 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 139.5, Labor Code.  

 HISTORY 
   
1. New section filed 11-17-2008; operative 11-17-2008 pursuant to  GovernmentCode section 11343.4 (Register 2008, No. 47).

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