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Title 5. Workers' Compensation

Subtitle A. Texas Workers’ Compensation Act

Chapter 401. General Provisions

Subchapter A. Short Title; Application Of Sunset Act

Subchapter B. Definitions

Subchapter C. Miscellaneous Provisions

Chapter 402. Operation And Administration Of Workers' Compensation System

Subchapter A. General Administration Of System; Workers' Compensation Division

Subchapter B. System Goals;  General Administration of System

Subchapter C. Personnel

Subchapter D. General Powers and Duties of Division and Commissioner

Subchapter E. Records and Employee Information

Subchapter F. Cooperation with Office of Injured Employee Counsel

Chapter 403. Division Financing

Chapter 404. Office of Injured Employee Counsel

Subchapter A. Office;  General Provisions

Subchapter B. Injured Employee Public Counsel

Subchapter C. General Powers and Duties of Office

Subchapter D. Ombudsman Program

Chapter 405. Workers’ Compensation Research

Chapter 406. Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage

Subchapter A. Coverage Election;  Security Procedures

Subchapter B. Coverage Requirements

Subchapter C. Coverage Through Commercial Insurance

Subchapter D. Extraterritorial Coverage

Subchapter E. Application of Coverage to Certain Employees

Subchapter F. Coverage of Certain Independent Contractors

Subchapter G. Coverage of Certain Building and Construction Workers

Subchapter H. Coverage of Farm and Ranch Employees

Chapter 406A. Group Purchase of Workers’ Compensation - [Redesignated]

Chapter 407. Self–Insurance Regulation

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Division of Self–Insurance Regulation

Subchapter C. Certificate of Authority to Self–Insure

Subchapter D. Requirements for Certificate of Authority

Subchapter E. Powers and Duties of Certified Self–Insurer

Subchapter F. Financing of Self–Insurance Program

Subchapter G. Texas Certified Self–Insurer Guaranty Association

Chapter 407A. Group Self–Insurance Coverage

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Application Requirements for Certificate of Approval for Self–Insurance Group

Subchapter C. Termination of Certificate of Approval

Subchapter D. Board of Trustees

Subchapter E. Group Membership;  Termination;  Liability

Subchapter F. Examinations, Financial Statements, and Other Reports

Subchapter G. Taxes, Fees, and Assessments

Subchapter H. Rates;  Refunds;  Premium Payments;  Reserves;  Deficits

Subchapter I. Disciplinary Actions;  Penalties

Subchapter J. Texas Self–Insurance Group Guaranty Fund

Chapter 408. Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Medical Benefits

Subchapter C. Computation of Average Weekly Wage

Subchapter D. Computation of Benefits

Subchapter E. Income Benefits in General

Subchapter F. Temporary Income Benefits

Subchapter G. Impairment Income Benefits

Subchapter H. Supplemental Income Benefits

Subchapter I. Lifetime Income Benefits

Subchapter J. Death and Burial Benefits

Subchapter K. Protection of Rights to Benefits

Subchapter L. Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Benefit Matters

Chapter 409. Compensation Procedures

Subchapter A. Injury Reports, Claims, and Records

Subchapter B. Payment of Benefits

Subchapter C. Ombudsman Program - [Redesignated]

Chapter 410. Adjudication of Disputes

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Benefit Review Conference

Subchapter C. Arbitration

Subchapter D. Contested Case Hearing

Subchapter E. Appeals Panel

Subchapter F. Judicial Review—General Provisions

Subchapter G. Judicial Review of Issues Regarding Compensability or Income or Death Benefits

Chapter 411. Workers’ Health and Safety

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. General Powers and Duties of Division

Subchapter C. Job Safety Information System

Subchapter D. Hazardous Employer Program - [Repealed]

Subchapter E. Accident Prevention Services

Subchapter F. Employee Reports of Safety Violations;  Educational Materials

Subchapter G. Policy for Elimination of Drugs in the Workplace - [Repealed]

Subchapter H. General Requirements Relating to Occupational Health and Safety

Chapter 412. State Office of Risk Management

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Office

Subchapter C. Board

Subchapter D. General Powers and Duties of Board

Subchapter E. Director

Subchapter F. State Agencies

Chapter 413. Medical Review

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Medical Services and Fees

Subchapter C. Dispute Resolution

Subchapter D. Health Care Providers

Subchapter E. Implementation of Commission Powers and Duties

Chapter 414. Enforcement of Compliance and Practice Requirements

Chapter 415. Administrative Violations

Subchapter A. Prohibited Acts

Subchapter B. Sanctions

Subchapter C. Procedures

Chapter 416. Actions Against Insurance Carrier for Breach of Duty

Chapter 417. Third–Party Liability

Chapter 418. Criminal Investigations and Penalties

Chapter 419. Misuse of Division Name

Subtitle B. Discrimination Issues

Chapter 451. Discrimination Prohibited

Subtitle C. Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage for Certain Government Employees

Chapter 501. Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage for State Employees, Including Employees Under the Direction or Control of the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Coverage

Subchapter C. Administration

Chapter 502. Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage for Employees of the Texas A&M University System and Employees of Institutions of the Texas A&M University System

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Coverage

Subchapter C. Offsets

Subchapter D. Administration

Chapter 503. Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage for Employees of the University of Texas System and Employees of Institutions of the University of Texas System

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Coverage

Subchapter C. Offsets

Subchapter D. Administration

Chapter 504. Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage for Employees of Political Subdivisions

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Coverage

Subchapter C. Benefits and Offsets

Subchapter D. Administration

Chapter 505. Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage for Employees of Texas Department of Transportation

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Coverage

Subchapter C. Administration

Chapter 506. Miscellaneous Provisions Applicable to Government Employees