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§ 9-202. Covered employee

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: October 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Covered Employees and Employers (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2009
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-202
§ 9-202. Covered employee
In general
(a) An individual, including a minor, is presumed to be a covered employee while in the service of an employer under an express or implied contract of apprenticeship or hire.
Unlawful employment-minors
(b) A minor may be a covered employee under this section even if the minor is employed unlawfully.
Overcoming presumption
(c) To overcome the presumption of covered employment, an employer shall establish that the individual performing services is an independent contractor in accordance with the common law or is specifically exempted from covered employment under this subtitle.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 2009, c. 188, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
Formerly Art. 101, § 21.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-202, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-202
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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