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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 17. Reconsideration
§10859. Orders After Filing of Petition for Reconsideration.
After a petition for reconsideration has been timely filed, a workers' compensation
judge may, within the period of fifteen (15) days following the date of filing
of that petition for reconsideration, amend or modify the order, decision or award
or rescind the order, decision or award and conduct further proceedings. Further
proceedings shall be initiated within 30 days from the order of recession. The
time for filing a petition for reconsideration pursuant to Labor Code section
5903 will run from the filing date of the new, amended or modified decision. After
this period of fifteen (15) days has elapsed, a workers' compensation judge shall
not make any order in the case nor correct any error until the Appeals Board has
denied or dismissed the petition for reconsideration or issued a decision after
Authority cited: Section 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 5906, 5907 and
5908.5, Labor Code.
1. Repealer and new section filed 12-16-92; operative 2-1-93 and exempt from
OAL review pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 92, No. 51).
2. Amendment filed 12-19-2002; operative 1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing
only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2002, No. 51).
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