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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Md. LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT Code Ann. 9-231.1

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Volunteer for State Government

Summary

A volunteer worker for a unit of the state government is considered an employee and will receive workers' compensation if injured or killed while performing their duties.

Full Title

Volunteer -- Unit of State Government

Full Text

(a) Covered employee. -- A volunteer worker for a unit of State government is a covered employee. (b) Employer. -- For the purposes of this title, the State is the employer of an individual who is a covered employee under this section. (c) Benefits. -- Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, benefits provided under this section shall consist only of medical services and treatment under Subtitle 6, Part IX of this title for a compensable injury.