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COMMISSIONER'S BULLETIN # B-0023-11

June 14, 2011


To: ALL INSURANCE COMPANIES, CORPORATION, EXCHANGES, MUTUALS, RECIPROCALS, ASSOCIATIONS, LLOYDS, OR OTHER INSURERS WRITING WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY INSURANCE IN THE STATE OF TEXAS, THEIR AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES, AND TO THE PUBLIC GENERALLY.


Re: ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO PART TWO C.8. OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY, THE FEDERAL COAL MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT COVERAGE ENDORSEMENT (WC 00 01 02), THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS ACT COVERAGE ENDORSEMENT (WC 00 01 09A), AND THE INFORMATION PAGE (WC 00 00 01)

Notice is hereby given that by Commissioner's Order No. 11-0462 dated May 31, 2011, the Commissioner of Insurance has adopted amendments to the Texas Basic Manual of Rules, Classifications and Experience Rating Plan for Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Insurance (Basic Manual) Part Two C.8. of the Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Insurance Policy, the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act Coverage Endorsement (WC 00 01 02), the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Coverage Endorsement (WC 00 01 09A), and the Information Page (WC 00 00 01), concerning updated statutory references and minor editorial changes to the policy, endorsements, and information page. The changes ensure that the relevant statutes are cited correctly in the policy, ensure consistency within the policy, and clarity. The amendments are necessary to make the policy, endorsements, and information page consistent with the ones in use in most other states. The amended forms are available for use for policies with an effective date of July 1, 2011, and required for use for policies with an effective date on or after January 1, 2012.

The Basic Manual can be found on the Texas Department of Insurance web page at http://www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/regulation/index.html. For further information or questions concerning this bulletin, please contact the Workers' Compensation Classification and Premium Calculation Division at 512-322-3495 or by email at workerscomp@tdi.state.tx.us.


Nancy Moore
Deputy Commissioner
WC Classification & Premium Calculation Division

Attachment: Commissioner's Order 11-0462



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