(a) The provisions of this chapter are promulgated pursuant to Texas Labor Code, Chapter 407, to explain and enforce provisions related to the self-insuring of liability and to guarantee full and timely payment of compensation benefits by certified self-insurers.
(b) The provisions of this chapter apply to private employers in the State of Texas. They do not apply to the state or to political subdivisions, as made clear by Texas Labor Code §401.011(6).
(c) These rules provide guidance and requirements in addition to those requirements imposed by the Texas Workers' Compensation Act and other division rules.
The provisions of this §114.1 adopted to be effective January 1, 1993, 17 TexReg 7896; amended to be effective May 9, 2004, 29 TexReg 4186; amended to be effective January 6, 2019, 44 TexReg 99.