The proposed amendments implement statutory changes to the Texas Labor Code and Insurance Code. Necessary amendments include the proposed deletion of definitions currently contained in the rules that are no longer necessary. Those definitions include: abusive practice, administrative law judge, charged person, compliance, compliance category, compliance rate, compliance standard, continued noncompliance, demonstrable harm, intentionally, knowingly, matter of practice, noncompliance or noncompliant act, pattern of practice, referral violations, representative violation, uncorrected pattern of practice, violation review, violator, and willfully. Those interested in making comments should send an e-mail to email@example.com. For information on the proposed amendments, visit www.tdi.state.tx.us/wc/rules/proposedrules/index.html.
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October 14, 2010
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