|Michael F. Easley, Governor
Buck Lattimore, Chairman
|Bernadine S. Ballance,
Thomas J. Bolch, Commissioner
Laura K. Mavretic, Commissioner
Christopher Scott, Commissioner
Dianne C. Sellers, Commissioner
Pamela T. Young, Commissioner
Public Notice of Rulemaking by the North Carolina Industrial Commission Concerning Amendments to Workers’ Compensation Rules 104, 404A, 501, 502, 601, 701, 702, and 903
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §97-80, the North Carolina Industrial Commission will hold a public hearing on amendments to the following Workers’ Compensation Rules:
Rule 104, Employer’s Report of Injury
Rule 404A, Trial Return to Work
Rule 501, Agreements for Payment of Compensation
Rule 502, Compromise Settlement Agreements
Rule 601, Denial of Liability
Rule 701, Appeal to the Full Commission
Rule 702, Appeal to the Court of Appeals
Rule 903, Employee’s Obligation to Report Earnings
The Industrial Commission is proposing to amend the above listed Workers’ Compensation Rules. A detailed list of the proposed revisions is attached to this notice and may also be viewed on the Commission’s website at http://www.comp.state.nc.us/040706ru.htm. The Commission solicits oral and written comments of all interested persons, firms, and organizations wishing to comment concerning any aspect of the proposed amendments.
SUCH PUBLIC HEARING will be held on May 17, 2006, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Industrial Commission Hearing Room, second floor, Room 2173, Dobbs Building, 430 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC, during which the Commission will hear the verbal comments of persons scheduled to speak. Those desiring to make an oral presentation, not to exceed 10 minutes in length, should submit a request on or before May 9, 2006. Speakers at the public hearing are encouraged to prepare a written summary of remarks for the use of the Commission.
WRITTEN COMMENTS, REQUESTS FOR A COPY OF THE PROPOSED RULE AMENDMENTS AND REQUESTS FOR ORAL PRESENTATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO MS. CHRYSTINA KESLER, 4340 MAIL SERVICE CENTER, RALEIGH, NC 27699-4340, OR MADE BY TELEPHONE CALL TO MS. CHRYSTINA KESLER AT (919) 807-2510. COPIES OF THE PROPOSED RULE AMENDMENTS MAY ALSO BE OBTAINED ON THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION’S WEBSITE: http://www.comp.state.nc.us/ncichome.htm
WRITTEN COMMENTS SHOULD BE FAXED TO (919) 715-0283 OR MAILED TO 4340 MAIL SERVICE CENTER, RALEIGH, NC 27699-4340 NO LATER THAN JUNE 17, 2006.
This the 7th day of April, 2006.