AN EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS OF SENATE BILL 863
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California’s (CA) legislature has passed a series of Workers Compensation (WC) reforms during the past 15 years; the most recent, Senate Bill (SB) 863 passed on August 21, 2012. SB 863 was introduced and presented to the California public as a reform bill that would ensure better coverage and easier medical access for workers injured on the job. SB 899 passed during the early 2000s was shown to be better for California’s workers, than SB863. The most vulnerable workers, ...