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§ 9-221. Prisoner

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Covered Employees and Employers (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-221
§ 9-221. Prisoner
In general
(a) A prisoner is a covered employee while the prisoner is:
(1) working for a board of county commissioners, a county council, or a county roads board if:
(i) the county pays the prisoner a wage or stipulated sum; and
(ii) the prisoner sustains permanent partial or permanent total disability or dies, as a result of an accidental personal injury; or
(2) engaged in work while under the supervision of Maryland Correctional Enterprises in the Federal Prison Industry Enhancement Program as provided in § 10-308(d) of the Correctional Services Article.
Payment for work
(b) In Allegany, Anne Arundel, Charles, Montgomery, Washington, and Wicomico counties, payment of a stipend or other money into an account that a correctional institution administers for a prisoner does not constitute payment of a wage or stipulated sum under subsection (a)(1)(i) of this section.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 21, § 5; Acts 1997, c. 388, § 1, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 1999, c. 64, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2005, c. 124, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2005.
Formerly Art. 101, § 35.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-221, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-221
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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