(a) The headquarters of the Division of Workers’ Compensation shall be based at and operated from a centrally located city.

The administrative director shall have an office in that city with suitable rooms, necessary office furniture, stationery, and supplies, and may rent quarters in other places for the purpose of establishing branch or service offices, and for that purpose may provide those offices with necessary furniture, stationery, and supplies.

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(b) The administrative director shall provide suitable rooms, with necessary office furniture, stationery, and supplies, for the appeals board at the centrally located city in which the board shall be based and from which it shall operate, and may rent quarters in other places for the purpose of establishing branch or service offices for the appeals board, and for that purpose may provide those offices with necessary furniture, stationery, and supplies.

(c) All meetings held by the administrative director shall be open and public. Notice thereof shall be published in papers of general circulation not more than 30 days and not less than 10 days prior to each meeting in Sacramento, San Francisco, Fresno, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Written notice of all meetings shall be given to all persons who request, in writing directed to the administrative director, that they be given notice.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 559, Sec. 10. (AB 1426) Effective October 7, 2011.)