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§ 9-303. Chairman

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: April 14, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. State Workers' Compensation Commission (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 14, 2009
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-303
§ 9-303. Chairman
In general
(a) From among the members of the Commission, the Governor shall appoint a chairman.
Responsibilities for administration
(b)(1) The Chairman is the administrative and executive head of the Commission.
(2) Subject to paragraph (3) of this subsection, the Chairman has final authority over:
(i) the administrative work of the Commission and its employees; and
(ii) the assignment of cases for hearing.
(3) The Chairman does not have final authority over:
(i) the adoption of regulations by the Commission; or
(ii) the conduct of hearings and the determination of cases by the other members of the Commission.
Conduct of hearings
(c) The Chairman shall conduct hearings unless the hearings interfere with the adequate and efficient performance of the administrative and executive functions of the Chairman.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 2009, c. 60, § 1, eff. April 14, 2009.
Formerly Art. 101, § 2.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-303, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-303
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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