Upon receipt of written protest or application for reconsideration from an aggrieved person of a determination that a person was prima facie, a parent or a substantial shareholder, the Chief of the Claims Bureau, Uninsured Employers Fund, on the director's behalf, shall informally reconsider the determination. The aggrieved person shall furnish a statement of reasons why the determination was in error, and any evidence in support of the position of the aggrieved person. The Chief of the Claims Bureau may uphold, rescind, or alter the original determination. The decision after reconsideration shall be mailed to the aggrieved person, and to other persons to whom the original notice was sent, within five working days after receipt of the protest or application for reconsideration. A request for reconsideration under this section shall be a prerequisite to a filing of a request for a hearing pursuant to code Section 3720.1.
(b). A request for hearing filed prior to a protest or application for reconsideration shall be deemed a request for reconsideration. The time for filing a request shall not begin to run until the notice of decision after reconsideration is issued.
NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 54, 55, 59, 3702.10, 3710 and 3715, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 3715, 3717.2, 3720, 3720.1 and 3721, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 6-19-89; operative 7-19-89 (Register 89, No. 27). For history of former Group 2.1 (Sections 15600-15670, not consecutive), see Register 83, No. 31.