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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor and Employment
Agency 30. Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Chapter 80. Regulations Governing Individual Self-Insurance under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act
1/25/2020

16VAC30-80-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the content clearly indicates otherwise:

"Act" means the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act.

"Bond" means a corporate surety bond issued by a company currently licensed by the State Corporation Commission to write bonds in Virginia.

"Commission" means the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission.

"Current" or "currently" means in effect at the time the action is taken.

"Excess coverage" means a policy providing coverage for claims costs in excess of a specified retention level, issued by a company currently approved by the State Corporation Commission to write such coverage in Virginia.

"Group self-insurer" means an employer belonging to a group self-insurance association that has been certified by the State Corporation Commission.

"Individual self-insurer" means a public or private employer certified by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission as an individual self-insurer for workers' compensation.

"Private self-insurer" means a self-insured individual employer that is not a governmental entity.

"Public self-insurer" means a self-insured individual employer that is a branch of state, county, or municipal government.

Statutory Authority

§§ 65.2-201 and 65.2-801 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR405-20-01 § 1, eff. January 13, 1993.

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