The Texas Department of Insurance has clarified the date of adoption for
New and Amended Rules Relating to Notice and Reporting Requirements for Subscribing and Non-Subscribing Employers; and Rules Relating to Notice of a Texas Labor Code §504.053(b)(2) Election by a Self-Insured Political Subdivision
The following is an excerpt from the Memorandum released by the Texas Department of Insurance (pdf) on July 23, 2012 announcing the change.
Adopted new 28 TAC §110.105 and §160.1 and adopted amendments to 28 TAC §§110.1, 110.101, 160.2, and 160.3 are effective January 1, 2013. The associated revised forms and revised and new required employee notices: DWC Form-005, Employer Notice of No Coverage or Termination of Coverage; DWC Form-007, Employer’s Report of Non-Covered Employee’s Occupational Injury or Disease; New Employee Notice, Notices 5 – 7, and new Notice 10 are for use on or after January 1, 2013. The current DWC Form-007 and current Notices 5 – 7 should be used until December 31, 2012.
This means if you have recently purchased Texas Labor Law Posters from us you will be in compliance with your current posters until December 31, 2012.