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§ 21-307. Rehabilitation programs for workers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division IV. Other Education Provisions [Titles 21-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 21. Career and Technology Education Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Rehabilitation Services (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Education, § 21-307
§ 21-307. Rehabilitation programs for workers
Joint administration of program
(a) The State Board of Education and the State Workers' Compensation Commission shall administer jointly the program established in this section.
Rehabilitation programs for workers
(b) The State Workers' Compensation Commission:
(1) Shall establish a rehabilitation program;
(2) May employ the necessary rehabilitation counselors and clerical staff to review all reports and claims;
(3) Shall select from the reports and claims filed with it those for which rehabilitation services appear to be appropriate;
(4) After proper investigation, shall refer appropriate cases to the Division of Rehabilitation Services;
(5) On request of the Division of Rehabilitation Services, shall make available to the Division a complete medical evaluation, including a prognosis of work potential of any worker whose case it refers to the Division; and
(6) Shall pay the salaries of the employees of the workers' compensation rehabilitation program and all necessary expenses incurred:
(i) In investigating and reviewing all reports and claims; and
(ii) For supplies, furniture, and office space.

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Added as Education § 21-306 by Acts 1978, c. 22, § 2, eff. July 1, 1978. Amended by Acts 1979, c. 65; Acts 1991, c. 21, § 3; Acts 1992, c. 42, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1992; Acts 1993, c. 161, § 1. Renumbered as Education § 21-307 by Acts 1996, c. 10, § 16, eff. April 9, 1996.
Formerly Art. 77, § 137.
MD Code, Education, § 21-307, MD EDUC § 21-307
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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