Workers' Compensation Security Fund Assessment; Notice No. 2011-02

[41 Pa.B. 1603]
[Saturday, March 19, 2011]

 The Insurance Department (Department) has determined that no contributions will be required for the Workers' Compensation Security Fund (Fund).

 Section 9(1) of the Workers' Compensation Security Fund Act (act) (77 P. S. § 1059(1)) states ''. . . If, due to the payment of liabilities or claims, the balance of the fund is reduced below $500,000,000, the department shall require contributions to maintain the actuarial soundness of the fund and to restore, in a timely manner, the balance of the fund to a level at or above $500,000,000.'' As of the evaluation of December 31, 2010, the balance of the Fund was $594,188,184.

 Therefore, insurers writing workers' compensation insurance in this Commonwealth will not be required to submit any contributions for the Fund in 2011.

 The act may be viewed at, under Resources and Publications; and the rules and regulations may be viewed at, 31 Pa. Code Chapter 165 (relating to the Workers' Compensation Security Fund). Additional information regarding the fund is located on the Department's web site at

 No acknowledgement of this notice is required.

Acting Insurance Commissioner

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-489. Filed for public inspection March 18, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]

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