a) The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board's record of proceedings consists of: the pleadings, declarations of readiness to proceed, minutes of hearing and summary of evidence, transcripts, if prepared and filed, proofs of service, evidence received in the course of a hearing, exhibits marked but not received in evidence, notices, petitions, briefs, findings, orders, decisions and awards, and the arbitrator's file, if any. Each of these documents are part of the record of proceedings, whether maintained in paper or electronic form. Documents that are in the adjudication file but have not been received or offered in evidence are not part of the record of proceedings.
(b) Upon approval of a compromise and release or stipulations with request for award, all medical reports that have been filed as of the date of approval shall be deemed to have been admitted in evidence and shall be deemed to have been transferred to the record of proceedings.
|Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 5307, 5309 and 5708, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 126 and 5708, Labor Code.|
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