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§ 9-227. Sole proprietor

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, § 9-227
§ 9-227. Sole proprietor
In general
(a) Unless an election is made in accordance with this section, a sole proprietor is not a covered employee.
(b) A sole proprietor may elect to be a covered employee if the proprietor devotes full time to the business of the proprietorship.
Notice of election
(c) An election under this section is not effective until the proprietor submits to the Commission and to the insurer of the proprietor a written notice that names the individual who is to be a covered employee.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1996, c. 437, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1996; Acts 2002, c. 227, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 101, §§ 21, 67.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-227, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-227
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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