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§ 8-5A-08. Representation of parties

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: October 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 8. Unemployment Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5a. Board of Appeals of Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2008
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8-5A-08
§ 8-5A-08. Representation of parties
Claimants
(a) In a proceeding before a special examiner or the Board of Appeals, a claimant may be represented by a lawyer or another agent authorized by the claimant.
Limitation on fees
(b) An agent may not charge or accept compensation for representing a claimant in a proceeding before a special examiner or the Board of Appeals except that a lawyer may charge and accept compensation in an amount not greater than that approved by the Board of Appeals.
Representation of employer
(c) In a proceeding before a special examiner or the Board of Appeals, an employer may appear for itself or be represented by a lawyer or another agent authorized by the employer.
Prohibition on solicitation
(d) A person may not solicit, for that person or another person, the business of appearing on behalf of a claimant in a proceeding before a special examiner or the Board of Appeals.

Credits

Added as Labor and Employment § 8-507 by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2. Renumbered as Labor and Employment § 8-5A-08 by Acts 2008, c. 660, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 660, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
Formerly Art. 95A, § 16.

Editors' Notes

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
2008 Legislation
Acts 2008, c. 660, § 1, renumbered Labor and Employment § 8-507 as Labor and Employment § 8-5A-08.
Acts 2008, c. 660, § 3, deleted “hearing examiner,” before “special examiner” in four instances.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8-5A-08, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 8-5A-08
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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