Office of Self-Insurance Plans - Proposed Regulations

Annual Report of Public Self-Insured Employers


Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

published   December 7, 2018

Public hearing:

held  January 23, 2019

Initial Comment period:

closed January 23, 2019

Notice of Modifications:

issued  May 1, 2019

15-day comment period:

May 3 - May 20, 2019

Notice of Further Modifications:

issued June 3, 2019

Second 15-day comment period:

ends June 21, 2019

Filed with Secretary of State:


Effective date:


Rulemaking Documents

Documents Relied Upon

  1. Examination of the California Public Sector Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation Program (Bickmore Group, October 2014).
  2. DIR Proposed Workers’ Compensation Data Elements for Submission by California Self-Insured Public Entities and Self-Insurance Joint Powers Authorities (Bickmore Group, June 2016).
  3. Workers’ Compensation Information Rating Bureau 2018 Geo Study including Technical Appendix describing basis for establishing geographic regions, and separate file Mapping Nine-Digit Zip Codes to Regions [linked to Study at]
  4. Health and Safety Code Section 1399.855(a)(2) and Insurance Code Section 10965.9(a)(2) [describing Covered California Pricing/Rating Regions].

Written comments should be addressed to:

Lyn Asio Booz, Chief
Office of Self-Insurance Plans
11050 Olson Drive, Suite 230
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Written comments on the proposed further modifications to the text must be received no later than 5:00 pm on June 21, 2019 in order to receive full consideration as part of this rulemaking. Comments may be submitted by hand delivery, regular mail, fax transmission to (916) 464-7007, or by email to