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§ 9-402. Coverage required

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: July 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Insurance Coverage (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2017
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-402
§ 9-402. Coverage required
In general
(a) Subject to subsections (b) through (f) of this section, each employer shall secure compensation for all covered employees of the employer by:
(1) maintaining insurance with an authorized insurer;
(2) participating in a governmental self-insurance group that meets the requirements of § 9-404 of this subtitle;
(3) participating in a self-insurance group of private employers that meets the requirements of Title 25, Subtitle 3 of the Insurance Article;
(4) maintaining self-insurance for an individual employer in accordance with § 9-405 of this subtitle; or
(5) having a county board of education or private noncollegiate institution secure compensation under § 8-402(c) or § 7-114(d) of the Education Article.
Jurors
(b) The State shall secure compensation for jurors by maintaining insurance with the Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company and paying to the Company the premiums set by the Board for the Company as necessary to provide compensation for jurors.
Organized militia
(c) The Adjutant General shall secure compensation for officers and enlisted members of the organized militia of the State by maintaining insurance with the Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company or an authorized insurer.
Owner or trainer of racehorse
(d) A licensed owner or trainer of a racehorse who is considered an employer under § 9-212 of this title is in compliance with the requirements of this subtitle if the owner or trainer is in compliance with the requirements of § 11-906 of the Business Regulation Article.
Recipient of public assistance
(e) The Secretary of Human Services shall secure compensation for a recipient of public assistance who is a covered employee under § 9-224 of this title by maintaining insurance with the Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company and paying to the Company the premiums set by the Board for the Company as necessary to provide compensation for those individuals.
Volunteer fire company or rescue squad in certain counties
(f) Anne Arundel, Kent, and Prince George's counties shall secure compensation for members of a volunteer fire company or volunteer rescue squad by maintaining insurance with the Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company or an authorized insurer.

Credits

Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 22, § 1; Acts 1992, c. 26, § 2; Acts 1997, c. 70, § 4, eff. Oct. 1, 1997; Acts 2003, c. 354, § 1, eff. July 1, 2003; Acts 2006, c. 601, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2006; Acts 2007, c. 229, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007; Acts 2012, c. 570, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2013, c. 676, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
Formerly Art. 101, §§ 16, 21, 34.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-402, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-402
Current with all legislation from the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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