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Security By Commercial Insurance

§ 406.051

Security By Commercial Insurance

(a) An insurance company may contract to secure an employer's liability and obligations and to pay compensation by issuing a workers' compensation insurance policy under this subchapter.

(b) The contract for coverage must be written on a policy and endorsements approved by the Texas Department of Insurance.

(c) The employer may not transfer:

(1) the obligation to accept a report of injury under Section 409.001;

(2) the obligation to maintain records of injuries under Section 409.006;

(3) the obligation to report injuries to the insurance carrier under Section 409.005;

(4) liability for a violation of Section 415.006 or 415.008 or of Chapter 451; or

(5) the obligation to comply with a commissioner order.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 954, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.032, eff. September 1, 2005.

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