State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (7/8/2013)

State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (7/8/2013)

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STATE NEWS:

CA: OAL Grants DWC Request for Readoption of Some Emergency Regulations.

CA: DWC Issues Third 15-Day Notice re Changes to Proposed SJDB Rules.

CA: WCIRB Adds Director of Medical Analytics.

CA: SCIF Begins Distribution of $100M Dividend to Policyholders.

CA: Ex-Detroit Lions Zack Follett Heads to Settlement Conference With Liberty Mutual.

DE: OWC Proposes Workers Comp Rule Changes.

DE: Dept of Labor Posts Maximum, Minimum Benefit Rates Eff. 7/1/2013.

DE: DCRB Prepared to Submit Rating Value Filing Within 90 Days of HB 175 Effective Date.

IL: IWCC Chairman Posts Guidance on HB 3390 Requests for Interpreters.

KS: Committee to Nominate Workers Comp Judges Meets for First Time.

LA: LWCC Promotes Two to Management Positions.

MD: WCC’s Draft Reorg of Regulations Now Available for Review, Comments.

MD: IWIF Appoints Powell as Chairman, Dankmeyer as Vice Chairman.

MA: WCIRB Posts Reminder re Assessment Rates Eff. 7-1-2013.

MO: Governor Vetoes Bill re Database of Workers Comp Claims.

MO: Dept of Insurance Posts Latest Loss Cost Multipliers of State WC Carriers.

NH: LGC Releases List of Towns, Cities to Receive Refunds for Overpayments.

NM: Report Claims NM Workers Comp Laws Hurt Dairy Workers.

NM: WCA Announces Workers’ Comp Judge Vacancy Eff. 8-28-2013.

OH: Governor Appoints Bainbridge New IC Commissioner Eff. 7-1-2013.

OR: WCD Updates Two Calculators: TPD/TTD and PPD.

OR: WCD Publishes Revised Rules re Self-Insureds (Non-Govt.) Funding Requirement.

PA: DLI Posts New Reorganization Chart.

RI: High Court to Review $1.066M Penalty for Lack of WC Coverage at Nightclub.

TX: DWC to Repeal Rule re Insurance Carrier Mailing Address, Access to Board Records.

TX: DWC to Repeal Rules re Crime Victims Compensation Act.

TX: DWC to Repeal Rules re Agency Administration.

TX: DWC to Amend Rules re Practices and Procedures General Provisions.

TX: TDI Calls for 2013 2Q Experience re Workers Comp Deductible Plans.

UT: Labor Commission Names New Deputy Commissioner, General Counsel.

WA: L&I Posts Reminder re Changes to Pain Treatment Begins 7/1/13.