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SB 5, 79th R.S.
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel; providing administrative violations.

Last action: Rules suspended

Author: Todd Staples
Joint Author: Jane Nelson
Sponsor: Burt Solomons

Companion:

HB 7 (Similar)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Conference Committee:

House Members: (appointed 05/19/2005) Burt Solomons (Chair) | Helen Giddings | Patrick Rose | Larry Taylor | Bill Zedler |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/17/2005) Todd Staples (Chair) | Robert Duncan | Troy Fraser | Frank Madla | Jane Nelson |

Subjects:
INJURED EMPLOYEE COUNSEL, OFFICE OF
INSURANCE, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
Insurance--Health & Accident
Labor--Workers' Compensation
Sunset Bills
WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, TEXAS
WORKERS' COMPENSATION HEALTH CARE NETWORK ACT
WORKERS' COMPENSATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF

House Committee: Business & Industry (Helen Giddings, Kevin Bailey, Dwayne Bohac, Gary Elkins, Armando Martinez, Burt Solomons, Larry Taylor, Hubert Vo, Bill Zedler)
Minutes: May 4 2005
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Robert Duncan, Kenneth Armbrister, Rodney Ellis, Troy Fraser, Chris Harris, Mike Jackson, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Frank Madla, Tommy Williams)
Minutes: February 21 2005 | February 28 2005 | March 3 2005 | March 7 2005

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