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Chapter 8. Office of the Director
Subchapter 2. Administration of Self-Insurance Plans
Article 13. Group Self Insurance
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§15485. Resolution to Authorize Self Insurance for a Group Self Insurer or Group Member.

(a) The resolution to authorize self insurance of workers' compensation required as part of the application for a Certificate of Consent to Self Insure by any group member applicant shall be adopted by the board of directors of each corporation, the general partners of an applicant partnership or joint venture, the managing member of a limited liability corporation, the owner of an applicant sole proprietorship, or the Board of Trustees of an applicant group self insurer. The resolution to authorize self insurance shall include the following:

  (1) A statement identifying the applicant by corporate or other legal name, the state of registration, and the date that the resolution was adopted;  

  (2) Identification by title of appointed officers or other authorized employees who have the authority to sign the application, execute any and all documents required for the application and do subsequent acts as required to maintain self insurance approval.  

(b) A group self insurer resolution shall be executed by the group self insurer applicant's Board of Trustees and included as part of the application. A model group self insurer resolution, is available at

(c) If a group member or group self insurer reincorporates, merges, or changes its identity, a new resolution shall be submitted to the Manager within 30 days to ratify the maintenance of the self insured's responsibility under the successor's identity. The Manager may extend the period of time for good cause. Good cause is determined within the sole discretion of the Manager.

     Note: Authority cited: Sections 54, 55 and 3702.10, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 59, 3700, 3701, 3701.5, 3702, 3702.2, 3702.5 and 3702.10, Labor Code.  

1. New section filed 3-2-2009; operative 3-2-2009 pursuant to  GovernmentCode section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 10).

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