Senate Bill 863 was signed into law by Governor Brown on Sept. 18, 2012,. Many of its provisions take place January 1, 2013.  The bill makes wide-ranging changes to California's workers' compensation system, including increased benefits to injured workers and cost-saving efficiencies. Click on our Power Point Presentation in the Updates Section of our website for a complete discussion of the changes. Hanna Brophy Clients: please contact your local Hanna Brophy office or email this website for the next Hanna Brophy in-person presentation of SB 863 changes and strategies