Revised Stipulation Procedure

NOTE: This memo is superseded by Memorandum No. 2010-02.
NOTE: This memo supersedes Memorandum No. 2000-11.

TO: Commissioners, District Administrators, Self-Insureds, Insurance Carriers, Attorneys, Unions, Legal Advisory Panel, and Advisory Board Members
FROM: John A. Mastropietro, Chairman
DATE: April 2, 2007
RE: Revised Stipulation Procedure


This memorandum supersedes Memorandum 2000-11, dated October 30, 2000, which is amended to read as follows:

Pursuant to § 31-321, which identifies the manner in which notice is to be accomplished and further gives the Commission authority to formulate policies concerning same, the following procedure will be implemented effective June 1, 2007:

  1. Pursuant to § 31-303 any provision of a stipulation concerning terms of payment shall reflect that payments shall be received no later than 20 days after approval of the stipulation. The 20 day period shall be counted from the day following the date of the agreement.
  2. Parties in attendance will be hand-delivered the executed stipulation.
  3. A certification page shall be maintained in the Commission's file indicating the date on which the stipulation was approved and forwarded by the Commission's staff.
  4. Approved stipulations will be forwarded to non-appearing parties by regular mail to the address provided within the body of the stipulation by each party who requires and/or requests an executed copy.