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Setting the Arbitration Proceeding

§ 144.7

Setting the Arbitration Proceeding

(a) Following any rejections as set forth in § 144.6 of this title (relating to Assignment of Arbitrator), the arbitrator shall schedule arbitration to be held not later than the 30th day following the assignment of the arbitrator.

(b) The arbitrator shall notify, in writing, all parties and the employer of the time and place scheduled for the arbitration. The notification shall be by personal delivery or certified mail.

(c) Unless the assigned arbitrator determines that good cause exists for the selection of a different location, arbitration proceedings may not be conducted at a site more than 75 miles from the injured employee's residence at the time of injury.

The provisions of this §144.7 adopted to be effective December 31, 1991, 16 TexReg 7358; amended to be effective May 31, 2012, 37 TexReg 3856.

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