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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 17. Reconsideration

New Query

§10859. Orders After Filing of Petition for Reconsideration.

After a petition for reconsideration has been timely filed, a workers' compensation judge may, within the period of fifteen (15) days following the date of filing of that petition for reconsideration, amend or modify the order, decision or award or rescind the order, decision or award and conduct further proceedings. Further proceedings shall be initiated within 30 days from the order of recession. The time for filing a petition for reconsideration pursuant to Labor Code section 5903 will run from the filing date of the new, amended or modified decision. After this period of fifteen (15) days has elapsed, a workers' compensation judge shall not make any order in the case nor correct any error until the Appeals Board has denied or dismissed the petition for reconsideration or issued a decision after reconsideration.


Authority cited: Section 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 5906, 5907 and 5908.5, Labor Code.


1. Repealer and new section filed 12-16-92; operative 2-1-93 and exempt from OAL review pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 92, No. 51).

2. Amendment filed 12-19-2002; operative 1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2002, No. 51).


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