Legislative and Regulatory Links
Visit the following sites to learn more about important matters and key players in the legislative and regulatory realm.
Visit the home page of Governor Gavin Newsom.
Visit the home page of the California State Senate.
Visit the home page of the California State Assembly.
This search tool, maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, is the premier resource for finding information on proposed laws currently under consideration in the State Legislature.
The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) improves conditions for California's workers and advances opportunities for employers. DIR has four divisions and six commissions, boards and programs.
The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) monitors the administration of workers' compensation claims and provides administrative and judicial services to assist in resolving disputes that arise in connection with claims for workers' compensation benefits.
The Office of Self Insurance Plans (OSIP) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of workers' compensation self insurance within California. OSIP is also responsible for establishing and insuring that required security deposits are posted by self insurers in amounts sufficient to collateralize against potential defaults by self-insured employers and groups.
The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC) is a joint labor-management body created by the workers' compensation reform legislation of 1993. CHSWC is charged with examining the health and safety and workers’ compensation systems in California and recommending administrative or legislative modifications to improve their operation.