Rules of Practice and Procedure

Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board
Changes to Rules of Practice and Procedure
TITLE 8, Section 10301 - 10999

Filed with Secretary of State - December 17, 2019
Effective - January 1, 2020

Final Rules of Practice and Procedures (doc) Final Rules of Practice and Procedures (.pdf - 394KB)

Statement of reason to repealed, amended and adopted regulations (doc) Statement of reason to repealed, amended and adopted regulations (.pdf - 381KB)

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (doc) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (.pdf - 63KB)

Informative Digest (doc) Informative Digest (.pdf - 235KB)

Proposed Rules of Practice and Procedures (doc) Proposed Rules of Practice and Procedures (.pdf - 226KB)

Time and place of public hearing

A public hearing has been scheduled to permit all interested persons the opportunity to present statements or arguments, oral or in writing, with respect to the above noted subject on the following date:

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Place: Elihu Harris State Office Building
Conference Room 7
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California 94612

Members of the public are invited to present oral and/or written statements, arguments or evidence at the public hearing. In addition, any person may submit written comments on the proposed regulations, prior to the public hearing to:

Dennis J. Hannigan
Secretary and Deputy Commissioner
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
Post Office Box 429459
San Francisco, CA 94142-9459

The address for submission of comments by electronic mail (e-mail) is WCABRules@dir.ca.gov.

Unless submitted prior to or at the public hearing, all written comments must be received by the agency contact person, no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 21, 2002. The WCAB prefers written comments to oral testimony. If you have provided a written comment, it will not be necessary to present oral testimony at the public hearing.