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Workers Compensation, Select - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee: Joint Workers Compensation, Select
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the 71st Texas Legislature / Joint Select Committee on Workers' Compensation Insurance.
Subjects: Workers' compensation |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w891
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
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Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a detailed study of worker's compensation systems in Texas, the impact of the system on employees and employers, and how other states have addressed the problems that Texas now faces. The study may include but need not be limited to the following items: (1) a study to gather information relating to the procedure for the payment of claims; (2) a determination of the actual impact of the workers' compensation system on economic development and job creation; (3) an investigation of the system provided by current Texas law for the delivery of workers' compensation benefits to injured workers to determine whether of not that system is the most efficient possible; (4) a comprehensive study of the organization and operation of the Industrial Accident Board; (5) a probe into the means and methods by which employers may seek indemnification against claims for workers' compensation benefits; (6) a study of job safety in general and how to provide additional incentives to employers and employees to increase safety in the workplace; (7) an investigation of the workers' compensation assigned risk pool generally, with specific emphasis on finding ways to increase the efficiency of the pool and to decrease its operating costs; (8) a study of the manner in which other jurisdictions have approached the problems Texas currently faces in the delivery of workers' compensation benefits; and (9) any other matter calculated to yield useful data that could make the Texas workers' compensation system more efficient and more responsive to the needs of the most workers and employers.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Workers Compensation, Select
Title: 1988 WC claimant survey results
Library Catalog Title: Results of the 1988 workers compensation claimant survey / prepared for the Joint Select Committee on Worker's Compensation, the Texas State Legislature ; prepared by the Public Policy Resources Laboratory, Texas A&M University.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w891rc
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Committee: Joint Workers Compensation, Select
Title: Insurance issues
Library Catalog Title: An examination of selected insurance issues in the Texas workers' compensation system : a report to the Joint Select Committee on Workers' Compensation / prepared by the Texas Research League.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w891r
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Committee: Joint Workers Compensation, Select
Title: Occupational safety and health
Library Catalog Title: Occupational safety and health in Texas workplaces : a study for the Joint Select Committee on Workers' Compensation Insurance : job safety information system.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w891o
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Committee: Joint Workers Compensation, Select
Title: HCR 27, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S.
Library Call Number: HCR 27
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
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Committee: Joint Workers Compensation, Select
Title: State profiles
Library Catalog Title: Research papers of the Joint Select Committee on Workers' Compensation Insurance : state profiles.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 W891RS
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [204 pages  File size: 2,925 kb]
Committee: Joint Workers Compensation, Select
Title: Research papers
Library Catalog Title: Research papers of the Joint Select Committee on Workers' Compensation Insurance.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 W891RP
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
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Committee: Joint Workers Compensation, Select
Title: Research papers - summary
Library Catalog Title: Summary research papers of the Joint Select Committee on Workers' Compensation Insurance.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 W891S
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [189 pages  File size: 2,691 kb]

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