2019 Texas Statutes
Labor Code
Title 5 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle A - Texas Workers' Compensation Act
Chapter 401 - General Provisions
Subchapter C. Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 401.021. Application of Other Acts

Universal Citation: TX Lab Code § 401.021 (2019)

Sec. 401.021. APPLICATION OF OTHER ACTS. Except as otherwise provided by this subtitle:

(1) a proceeding, hearing, judicial review, or enforcement of a commissioner order, decision, or rule is governed by the following subchapters and sections of Chapter 2001, Government Code:

(A) Subchapters A, B, D, E, G, and H, excluding Sections 2001.004(3) and 2001.005;

(B) Sections 2001.051, 2001.052, and 2001.053;

(C) Sections 2001.056 through 2001.062; and

(D) Section 2001.141(c);

(2) a proceeding, hearing, judicial review, or enforcement of a commissioner order, decision, or rule is governed by Subchapters A and B, Chapter 2002, Government Code, excluding Sections 2002.001(3) and 2002.023;

(3) Chapter 551, Government Code, applies to a proceeding under this subtitle, other than:

(A) a benefit review conference;

(B) a contested case hearing;

(C) a proceeding of the appeals panel;

(D) arbitration; or

(E) another proceeding involving a determination on a workers' compensation claim; and

(4) Chapter 552, Government Code, applies to a workers' compensation record of the division, the department, or the office of injured employee counsel.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.92, 5.95(82), (88), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), Sec. 3.005, eff. September 1, 2005.

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