(a) The approval by the Director to grant a Certificate of Consent to Self-Insure to a group self-insurer and to any group member shall be initially valid for six (6) months after the date of approval by the Director. If the group self-insurer or any group member has not initiated its self-insurance program within the initial six month period, the approval to grant the Certificate of Consent to Self-Insure shall be void. If so, the group self-insurer or group member shall not be issued a Certificate of Consent to Self-Insure unless the applicant files a new application.
(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the Chief may extend the approval for a new group self-insurer or group member for an additional three (3) months upon a showing of good cause.
(c) If a group self-insurer applicant or group member applicant fails to initiate a self-insurance program within six (6) months of notification of approval by the Director, the Chief may require the applicant to provide updated loss information and may recalculate the required security deposit amount.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 54, 55 and 3702.10, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 59, 3700 and 3702.10, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 3-2-2009; operative 3-2-2009 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 10).
2. Amendment of section heading and section filed 12-14-2016; operative 1-1-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2016, No. 51).