|Action Summary||The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission submits this action in its effort to comply with the General Assembly's mandate (Chapter 538 of the 2002 Acts of Assembly), directing that it promulgate rules and regulations by July 1, 2003, "instituting an expedited calendar for the administration of claims under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act in which the employer's denial of benefits satisfies criteria establishing that delays will cause an injured employee to incur severe economic hardship."|
|Chapters Affected||Only affects this chapter.|
|Executive Branch Review||
This action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but it is not subject to the full executive branch review process.
Reason: The Commission is an independent state agency outside the executive branch of the government. The Commission is not subject to executive review.
|RIS Project||No project yet assigned to this action|
|New Periodic Review||This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.|
|Name / Title:||Gwen Taylor / Executive Officer|
333 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
|Phone:||(804)367-2327 FAX: ()- TDD: ()-|