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§ 12-103.2. Montgomery County

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 12. Immunity and Liability (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Maryland Tort Claims Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, State Government, § 12-103.2
§ 12-103.2. Montgomery County
“Tort claim” defined
(a) In this section, “tort claim” means a tort claim filed in State court relating to the administration of a State program under Title 3, Subtitle 4 of the Human Services Article by the Montgomery County government.
Administration of tort claims
(b)(1) A tort claim shall be considered, defended, settled, and paid in the same manner as any other claim covered by the Montgomery County Self-Insurance Fund.
(2) Under this section, whenever Montgomery County administers a State program under Title 3, Subtitle 4 of the Human Services Article, Montgomery County acts as a unit of the State, and any tort claim shall name the State of Maryland as the proper defendant.
Liability not to exceed insurance coverage
(c) Liability for a tort claim may not exceed the insurance coverage granted to units of State government under Title 9 of the State Finance and Procurement Article.
Responsible parties
(d)(1) The State Treasurer is not liable under § 9-107(c) of the State Finance and Procurement Article for a tort claim.
(2) For tort claims, the duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of the Treasurer under this subtitle shall be assumed by the Montgomery County Self-Insurance Fund with damages limited in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.


Added by Acts 1996, c. 476, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1996. Amended by Acts 2007, c. 8, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007; Acts 2014, c. 482, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, State Government, § 12-103.2, MD STATE GOVT § 12-103.2
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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