2010 Maryland Code
TITLE 30 - SLAVERY ERA INSURANCE POLICY REPORTING
Section 30-101 - Definitions.
§ 30-101. Definitions.
(a) In general.- In this title the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) Reporting insurer.- "Reporting insurer" means an insurer that is a member of a holding company that has been designated by the holding company as responsible for submitting a report under § 30-102 of this title on behalf of the insurer and other insurers in the holding company.
(c) Slave.- "Slave" means an individual:
(1) who had no freedom of action;
(2) whose person and services were wholly under the control of another;
(3) who was in a state of enforced compulsory service to another; and
(4) who could not legally leave enforced compulsory service to another on the individual's own initiative during the individual's lifetime before the end of the slavery era.
(d) Slaveholder.- "Slaveholder" means:
(1) an owner of a slave;
(2) an owner of a commercial enterprise that used the services of a slave;
(3) an owner of a vessel or other means of transporting slaves; or
(4) a person dealing in the purchase, sale, or financing of the business of slaves and slavery.
(e) Slaveholder insurance policy.- "Slaveholder insurance policy" means a policy issued to or for the benefit of a slaveholder to insure the slaveholder against injury to a slave or the death of a slave.
(f) Slavery era.- "Slavery era" means years prior to 1865.
[2009, ch. 97.]
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