Bulletin No. 70-04
December 31, 2004

Workers' compensation emergency regulations governing the permanent disability rating schedule approved by OAL and effective January 1, 2005 

On Dec. 31, 2004, the Office of Administrative Law approved the permanent disability rating schedule emergency regulations and filed the regulations with the Secretary of State. The regulations have an effective date of Jan. 1, 2005. 

The regulations as filed with Secretary of State can be found on the DWC Web site at: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/dwcpropregs/PDRSRegs.htm. In addition to some clarifying changes to the version of the regulations originally submitted to OAL, section 10151.5 of the regulations (apportionment of prior awards) was removed from these regulations.