Workers' Compensation Appeals Board -
Approved Regulations

The following is a list of approved regulations. Click on the name of a regulation to access the language in strikeout/underline form and the adoption, approval and effective dates. Strikeout language indicates language deleted from the proposed Title 8 regulation and underlined language indicates language added to the proposed Title 8 regulation.

Approved Regulations Status Effective
Filing and Service of Lien Claims
Requirement for Liens Filed Before January 1, 2017
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Section 10770 and Section 10770.7
Filed with Secretary of State:
Feb. 24, 2017
March 26, 2017
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB)
Rules of Practice and Procedure

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 10213 - 10296 and 10300- 10999
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 15, 2014

Jan 1, 2015
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10250, et seq

Notice of Rulemaking: March 7, 2013

Notice of further modifications to text: July 9, 2013
(Cal. Code Regs., tit. 8, §§ 10210 et seq. & 10300 et seq.)

Filed with Secretary of State:
Sept. 23, 2013
Oct. 23, 2013
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10582.5, 10770, and 10770.1

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug. 4, 2011

Filed with Secretary of State:
May 21, 2012
Effective May 21, 2012
(Rule 10582.5 becomes operative August 1, 2012)

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10301 - 10996

Filed with Secretary of State:
Nov. 17, 2008
Nov. 17, 2008
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10301 - 10999
  Jan. 1, 2003