(a) The Administrative Director shall maintain a Workers' Compensation Information System Advisory Committee, which shall include, but not be limited to, representatives of claims administrators (including self-insured employers, insurers, and third party administrators), insured employers, organized labor, attorneys, physicians as defined in Labor Code § 3209.3, vocational rehabilitation counselors, academic researchers, the Department of Insurance statistical agent, and appropriate legislative committees and state agencies with jurisdiction over workers' compensation, occupational health, and related areas, including the Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation and the Employment Development Department.
(b) The advisory committee shall meet at least annually on the call of the Administrative Director, and may provide advice on all aspects of WCIS. The Administrative Director, or his or her designee, shall present to the advisory committee any plan to collect survey data, including any expanded collection of the data elements specified in subdivision (d) of section 9702.NOTE: Authority: Sections 133, and 138.6, Labor Code. Reference: Section 138.6 and 138.7, Labor Code
1. New section filed 10-6-99; operative 11-5-99 (Register 99, No. 41).