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§ 412.0123. Allocation Of Workers’ Compensation And Risk Management Costs; Risk Reward Program

Text of section as added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 559, § 1, and Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1456, § 14.01

Text of sub§ (a) as added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 559, § 1

(a) The office shall establish an allocation program for the payment of workers’ compensation claims and risk management services that are incurred by a state agency subject to Chapter 501.

Text of sub§ (a) as added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1456, § 14.01

(a) The office shall establish a risk reward for the payment of workers’ compensation claims and risk management services that are incurred by a state agency subject to Chapter 501.

(b) The office shall establish a formula for allocating the state’s workers’ compensation costs among covered agencies based on the claims experience of each agency, the current and projected size of each agency’s workforce, each agency’s payroll, the related costs incurred in administering claims, and other factors that the office determines to be relevant. The agency may provide modifiers to the formula to promote the effective implementation of risk management programs by state agencies.

(c) The board has final authority to determine the assessments to be paid by the covered agencies.

Added by 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 559, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1456, § 14.01, eff. June 17, 2001.

Text of section as renumbered from Labor Code § 412.012(d) by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1017, § 1.02

(a) All money recovered by the director from a third party through subrogation shall be deposited into the state workers’ compensation account in general revenue.

(b) Funds deposited under this section may be used for the payment of workers’ compensation benefits to state employees.

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1098, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 953, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Renumbered from Labor Code § 412.012(d) and amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1017, § 1.02, eff. Sept. 1, 2002.

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Title:

§ 412.0123. Allocation Of Workers’ Compensation And Risk Management Costs; Risk Reward Program

Code:

Labor Code

Status:

Current

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