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Summary of Text of proposed changes to
Parts 300, 303 and 310 of Title 12 NYCRR


The changes proposed modify Part 300, 303 and 310 of Subchapter A, "The Industrial Code General Provisions," of Title 12 NYCRR as follows:

Subdivision (d) of section 300.13 capitalizes the b in Board, and changes "review bureau" to "Board" as the Board no longer has a review bureau.

Subdivision (c) of section 300.15 continues the capitalization, as do all sections modified, and removes a redundant phrase, "to the claimant".

Subdivisions (b) and (c) of section 300.18 adds capitalizations to General Counsel's Office, and changes "typewritten" and "photo or typewritten" to "transcribed" copy of minutes.

The opening paragraph and subdivisions (d), (e), (f), (i), (o) and (q) of section 300.19 also capitalizes Judge and Chair, and corrects two spelling errors.

Subdivision (d) of section 300.22 adds a provision to add payments for "prescribed medicine" along with temporary compensation. Form RB-679 is changed to form RFA-2 for use in a reopened case.

Subdivision (e) of section 300.22 continues the above changes.

Subdivision (a) of section 300.23 changes "chairman" to Chair. Form C-8 is changed to form C-8/8.6.

Subdivision (b)(2) of section 300.23 changes "referee" to "Workers' Compensation Law Judge," and adds "or she" after he.

Subdivision (e) of section 300.23 continues the above changes.

Subdivision (a) of section 300.27 changes the meeting of the Board from New York City to Albany.

Subdivision (f) of section 300.27 changes the person responsible for reporting "orally or in writing" to the Board on the status of "the adjudication of claims by the Board" from the supervising Workers' Compensation Law Judge to the attorney "responsible for overseeing adjudication" or "his or her designee."

Section 300.28 of Title 12 NYCRR is repealed as obsolete.

Section 300.29 changes his/her to read "his or her."

Paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of section 303.3 changes vice–chair to Vice Chair.

Paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of section 303.3 capitalizes all titles.

Section 303.5 continues the above changes.

Subdivisions (a) and (b) of section 303.6 changes when the Chair appoints an arbitrator from "Within 14 days of" to "Within 14 days after" notification.

Subdivision (d) of section 303.7 adds "Workers' Compensation" before Board.

Subdivisions (b) and (c) of section 303.9 changes "decision by" to "decision of", removes "Workers' Compensation" before Board, and changes "respect of" to "relation to."

Paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subdivision (d) of section 303.9 corrects a capitalization at beginning of a sentence, to wit: [for] to For.

Subdivision (g) of section 303.9 capitalizes Appellate Division and Third Department.

Section 310.1 of Title 12 NYCRR is repealed as obsolete, section 310.2 is renumbered section 310.1, and renumbered section 310.1 is amended to change "secretary" to "Secretary of the Board" and adds "Workers' Compensation Law" before "section."

 


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