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§ 41.70. Filing of Instruments

(a) The following shall be filed only with the board in Austin:

(1) notice of injury and claim for compensation (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8307, § 4a);

(2) employer’s first report of injury (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8307, § 7);

(3) employer’s response to board request for information (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8307, § 7);

(4) notice that employer has become subscriber (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8308, § 18a);

(5) response to request for notice that employer has become subscriber (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8308, § 18a);

(6) notice of cancellation or nonrenewal of compensation insurance (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8308, § 20a);

(7) form A-1, Report of Initial Payment of Compensation (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8306, § 3b);

(8) statement of controversion (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8306, § 18a(a));

(9) application to suspend compensation (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8306, § 12a and Article 8307, § 4);

(10) formal statements of position (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8307, § 10);

(11) statement of position in death cases (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8306, § 18a(a));

(12) notice of intention to appeal (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8307, § 5);

(13) response to notice of possible violation (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8306, § 18a(a));

(14) carrier’s designation of board representative (Texas Civil Statutes, Article 8306, § 18a).

(b) All other correspondence and forms relating to claims arising under the Workers’ Compensation Law must be filed with the proper regional office or the proper resident reviewer of the board in Austin.

(c) Forms and printed materials used by any person or state agency which incorporate the term “Industrial Accident Board” shall be modified to substitute the term “Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission” after the present supply of forms and materials is exhausted. Parties are encouraged to use revised forms by June 1, 1990.

The provisions of this § 41.70 adopted to be effective November 11, 1983, 8 TexReg 4491; amended to be effective August 29, 1990, 15 TexReg 4701.

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§ 41.70. Filing of Instruments

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Title 28. Insurance

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