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§ 9-223. Recipient under federal law

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, § 9-223
§ 9-223. Recipient under federal law
In general
(a) An individual is not a covered employee if the individual is eligible under a federal law, other than the Social Security Act,1 for benefits for an accidental personal injury or occupational disease.
Rule of liability
(b) An individual for whom federal law provides a rule of liability for injury or death is not a covered employee.
Intrastate and interstate or foreign commerce-Severable
(c) Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of this section, if an individual for whom federal law provides a rule of liability or method of compensation and the employer of the individual engage both in intrastate commerce and in foreign or interstate commerce, the individual is a covered employee when engaged in intrastate commerce to the extent that the mutual connection of the individual and the employer with intrastate commerce is clearly distinguishable and separable from foreign or interstate commerce.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 21, § 5; Acts 1992, c. 22, § 1.
Formerly Art. 101, §§ 21, 26, 31.


Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, 49 Stat. 620, codified at 42 U.S.C.A. § 301 et seq.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-223, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-223
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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