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§ 407.001. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) “Association” means the Texas Certified Self-Insurer Guaranty Association.

(2) Repealed by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265, § 7.01(17), eff. September 1, 2005.

(3) “Impaired employer” means a certified self-insurer:

(A) who has suspended payment of compensation as determined by the division;

(B) who has filed for relief under bankruptcy laws;

(C) against whom bankruptcy proceedings have been filed; or

(D) for whom a receiver has been appointed by a court of this state.

(4) “Incurred liabilities for compensation” means the amount equal to the sum of:

(A) the estimated amount of the liabilities for outstanding workers’ compensation claims, including claims incurred but not yet reported; and

(B) the estimated amount necessary to provide for the administration of those claims, including legal costs.

(5) “Qualified claims servicing contractor” means a person who provides claims service for a certified self-insurer, who is a separate business entity from the affected certified self-insurer, and who holds a certificate of authority under Chapter 4151.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.042, eff. September 1, 2005.

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 7.01(17), eff. September 1, 2005.

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 728 (H.B. 2018), § 11.137, eff. September 1, 2005.

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1176 (H.B. 472), § 3.02, eff. September 1, 2007.

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Title:

§ 407.001. Definitions

Code:

Labor Code

Status:

Current

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