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Chapter 8. Office of the Director
Subchapter 2.05. Enforcement of Workers' Compensation Coverage, Penalty Assessment Orders, Stop Orders and Posting and Notice Requirements
Article 12. Special Judgment Procedure As to Penalty Assessment Orders

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§15592. Procedures After Hearing or in the Absence of a Hearing.

(a) Where a hearing has been held and Notice of Findings and Findings have been issued and served on the uninsured employer, and after ten (10) days have expired since the issuance and service thereof, certified copies of the Penalty Assessment Order and the Findings shall be filed with the Judgment (Special) for the Uninsured Employers Fund with the clerk of the superior court who shall enter a judgment in favor of the Director of Industrial Relations as Administrator of the Uninsured Employers Fund, and against the uninsured employer in the amount shown on the Findings unless a Writ of Review has been filed within the said ten (10)-day period.

(b) Where a petition objecting to a Penalty Assessment Order has not been filed, a hearing has not been held and twenty (20) days have expired since the issuance and service of the Penalty Assessment Order, a certified copy of the Penalty Assessment Order may be filed with the Judgment (Special) for the Uninsured Employers Fund with the clerk of the superior court who shall enter a judgment in favor of the Director of Industrial Relations, as Administrator of the Uninsured Employers Fund, and against the uninsured employer in the amount shown on the assessment order.

(c) Upon the entry of a Special Judgment by the clerk of the superior court under Section 15592 (a) and (b) a Notice of Entry of Judgment (Special) for the Uninsured Employers Fund shall be filed and served upon the employer by regular first-class mail.

(d) After full payment has been made of a Judgment (Special) for the Uninsured Employers Fund, an Acknowledgment of Full Satisfaction of Judgment may be filed with the clerk of the superior court.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 55 and 3710, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 3700, 3710, 3710.1, 3710.2, 3711, 3712, 3713, 3714, 3718, 3722, 3723, 3725, 3726 and 3727, Labor Code.

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