§23-3-5. Authorization to require the electronic invoices and
(a) The workers' compensation commission shall on or before
the thirty-first day of December, two thousand five, establish a
program to require the acceptance of disbursements by electronic
transfer from the workers' compensation fund to employers, vendors
and all others lawfully entitled to receive such disbursements:
Provided, That until the thirty-first day of December, two thousand
five, claimants may not be required to accept the transfers but may
elect to do so.
(b) The commission may establish a program to require payments
of deposits, premiums and other funds into the workers'
compensation fund by electronic transfer of funds.
(c) The commission may establish a program that invoices and
other charges against the workers' compensation fund may be
submitted to the commission by electronic means.
(d) Any program authorized by this section must be implemented
through a rule promulgated by the board of managers.