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§ 9-317. Advisory Committee on the budget

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. State Workers' Compensation Commission (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-317
§ 9-317. Advisory Committee on the budget
(a) There is an Advisory Committee on the budget of the Commission.
(b)(1) The Advisory Committee consists of 12 members, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(2) Each member appointed by the Governor serves at the pleasure of the Governor.
(3) The Governor shall appoint a chairman from among the members of the Advisory Committee.
(c) In making the appointments, the Governor shall:
(1) ensure that each geographic region of the State is represented;
(2) ensure that various disciplines within the workers' compensation community are represented, including:
(i) business;
(ii) labor;
(iii) the insurance industry;
(iv) the vocational rehabilitation industry;
(v) the medical profession;
(vi) claimants' bar; and
(vii) defense bar; and
(3) consider, in consultation with the chairman, the recommendations made by representatives of each of these disciplines.
(d)(1) The term of an appointed member is 3 years.
(2) The terms of members are staggered.
(3) A member may be reappointed.
(4) At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
(5) A member who is appointed after a term has begun serves only for the rest of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
Compensation; reimbursement of expenses
(e) Members of the Advisory Committee shall serve without compensation, but each member shall be reimbursed for necessary travel and other expenses incurred in the performance of official committee duties in accordance with the Standard State Travel Regulations.1
Duties of Commission
(f) The Commission shall provide meeting space, budget analysis, and staff support for the Advisory Committee.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 487, § 1, eff. June 1, 2002.


COMAR et seq.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-317, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-317
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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