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Chapter 8. Office of the Director
Subchapter 2. Administration of Self-Insurance Plans
Article 2. Certificate to Self Insure

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§15203.7. Issuance of the Certificate to Self Insure and Notice to Employees of Self Insured Status.

(a) The original Certificate of Consent to Self Insure or a copy of the original Certificate of Consent to Self Insure issued to each private individual self insured employer or public self insured employer shall be prominently displayed at the self insurer's principal place of business in California.

(b) Notice to employees of workers' compensation coverage as required by Labor Code Section 3550 shall be accomplished by display of a copy of the self insurer's Certificate of Consent to Self Insure accompanied by a notice stating the name of the person(s) or administrative agency responsible for claims adjustment.

(c) If a self insurer is required to provide evidence of its approved self insured status to prove compliance with Labor Code Section 3700, the Manager shall provide a Certification of Self Insurance upon request from the certificate holder. Whether or not an employer is self insured can be determined electronically at the website of the Office of Self Insurance Plans at http://sip.dir.ca.gov/. Beginning April 1, 2009, there is a ten dollar ($10) fee for signed certification of self insured status requested by third parties.
     Note: Authority cited: Sections 54, 55 and 3702.10, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 59, 3550, 3602, 3700, 3701, 3702 and 3702.10, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. Renumbering and amendment of former section 15203.7 to section 15203.8 and new section filed 12-22-92; operative 1-21-93 (Register 93, No. 2).

2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 3-2-2009; operative 3-2-2009 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 10).

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