Chapter 05 - Workmen's Compensation-General Provisions and Administration

32.0501 Short title.

This chapter and Chapter 32.06 may be cited a…

32.0502 Definitions.

As used in this chapter and Chapter 32.06, th…

32.0505 Commission-Members.

(a) The Workmen’s Compensation Commission, co…

32.0506 Commission-Powers.

Except as otherwise specifically provided, th…

32.0507 Commission-Vocational rehabilitation of disabled employees.

(a) The Commission shall direct the vocationa…

32.0508 Commission-Studies and investigations-Cooperation with other agencies.

(a) The Commission shall make studies and inv…

32.0509 Commission-Annual report.

The Commission shall make to the American Sam…

32.0510 Powers of Commissioner.

The Commissioner has power to preserve and en…

32.0511 Special fund for payment of expenses in administering chapter.

(a) There is established in the treasury at A…

32.0515 Fund for payment of compensation to employees of territorial government.

(a) There is authorized to be established, ou…

32.0516 Special fund for payment of compensation for injury increasing preexisting disability and for maintenance of those undergoing vocational rehabilitation.

(a) There is established a special fund for t…

32.0517 Authorization of appropriations.

There are authorized to be appropriated such…

32.0520 Liability of employer for compensation.

Every employer subject to this chapter and Ch…

32.0521 Liability for compensation-Exemptions.

(a) Liability for compensation does not apply…

32.0522 Liability for compensation-Exclusiveness.

(a) The liability of an employer described in…

32.0523 Right to compensation.

Benefits prescribed in this chapter and Chapt…

32.0524 Employers subject to chapter.

The following shall constitute employers subj…

32.0525 Right of inmates of certain institutions to compensation.

(a) For purposes of this section, “inmate” in…

32.0526 Extraterritorial coverage of chapter.

(a) The provisions of this chapter and Chapte…

32.0530 Securing payments of compensation.

(a) Every employer shall secure the payment o…

32.0531 Authorization to insure payments-Suspension and revocation.

(a) In granting authorization to any carrier…

32.0532 Claims facilities.

The carrier shall provide claims facilities t…

32.0533 Insurance policies-Requirements-Cancellation.

(a) Every policy or contract of insurance iss…

32.0534 Posting of notice of securing payment of compensation.

(a) Every employer who has secured compensati…

32.0535 Substitution of carrier for employer as liable party.

(a) In order that the liability for compensat…

32.0536 Certificate of compliance.

All employers covered by this chapter and Cha…

32.0550 Disobeying order or obstructing hearing-Penalty.

If any individual in proceedings before the C…

32.0551 Failure to file report of death, injury or disease-Penalty.

Any employer who fails or refuses to send any…

32.0552 Failure to give notice of final payment-Penalty.

If an employer fails to give notice under sub…

32.0553 Collection of civil penalties.

All civil penalties provided for in this chap…

32.0554 Invalid agreements-Penalty.

(a) No agreement by an employee to pay any po…

32.0555 Receipt of illegal fees-Penalty.

Any person who receives any fee, other consid…

32.0556 False or misleading statements-Penalty.

Any person who knowingly makes any false or m…

32.0557 Failure to secure payment of compensation-Penalty.

(a) Any employer required to secure the payme…

32.0558 Transfer or destruction of property to avoid payment of compensation.

(a) Any employer who knowingly transfers, sel…

32.0559 Violation of certificate of compliance requirements-Penalty.

Any person who violates 32.0536 is guilty of…

32.0560 Effect of unconstitutionality.

If any provision of this chapter and Chapter…