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§ 9-1108. Failure to secure payment of compensation

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 11. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-1108
§ 9-1108. Failure to secure payment of compensation
In general
(a) An employer who fails to secure payment of compensation in accordance with § 9-402 of this title that will be in force on the date a cancellation of a contract of workers' compensation insurance becomes effective is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or both.
Corporate officers
(b) If the employer is a corporation, the officer of the corporation who has responsibility for the general management of the corporation in the State is subject to the fine and imprisonment specified in subsection (a) of this section.
Payment into Uninsured Employers’ Fund
(c) A fine imposed against and collected from an employer under this section shall be paid into the Uninsured Employers' Fund.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 22, § 1; Acts 2006, c. 601, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2006.
Formerly Art. 101, § 19.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-1108, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-1108
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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