The administrative director may do all of the following:

(a) Charge and collect fees for copies of papers and records, for certified copies of official documents and orders or of the evidence taken or proceedings had, for transcripts of testimony, and for inspection of case files not stored in the place where the inspection is requested. The administrative director shall fix those fees in an amount sufficient to recover the actual costs of furnishing the services. No fees for inspection of case files shall be charged to an injured employee or his or her representative.

Terms Used In California Labor Code 127

  • Administrative director: means the Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation. See California Labor Code 110
  • Director: means Director of Industrial Relations. See California Labor Code 20
  • Division: means the Division of Workers' Compensation. See California Labor Code 110
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • subscription: includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness who writes his own name near the signer's or subscriber's name. See California Labor Code 17
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.

(b) Publish and distribute from time to time, in addition to the reports to the Governor, further reports and pamphlets covering the operations, proceedings, and matters relative to the work of the division.

(c) Prepare, publish, and distribute an office manual, for which a reasonable fee may be charged, and to which additions, deletions, amendments, and other changes from time to time may be adopted, published, and distributed, for which a reasonable fee may be charged for the revision, or for which a reasonable fee may be fixed on an annual subscription basis.

(d) Fix and collect reasonable charges for publications issued.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 559, Sec. 5. (AB 1426) Effective October 7, 2011.)