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§ 9-735. Prisoners

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Claims Procedure, Hearings, and Appeals (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-735
§ 9-735. Prisoners
Scope of section
(a) This section applies only to a prisoner who is a covered employee under § 9-221 of this title.
Claim application
(b) A prisoner who is permanently partially disabled or temporarily totally disabled shall file a claim with the Commission in accordance with this subtitle.
Initial determination
(c)(1) After a prisoner has filed a claim, the Commission shall decide any issue of coverage or compensability.
(2) Until the prisoner is discharged by pardon, parole, or expiration of sentence, the Commission may not:
(i) hold a hearing on or determine a permanent partial disability or permanent total disability of the prisoner; or
(ii) make an award to the prisoner.
Discharge
(d)(1) When the prisoner is discharged from a correctional institution, the institution promptly shall notify the Commission of the discharge.
(2) Promptly after receiving notice under paragraph (1) of this subsection, the Commission shall schedule a hearing to determine the extent of any permanent partial or permanent total disability of the prisoner as of the date of discharge.

Credits

Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991.
Formerly Art. 101, § 35.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-735, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-735
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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