2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 1 - Definitions; General Provisions
Section 9-105 - Certificate of compliance.

§ 9-105. Certificate of compliance.

(a)  Issuance of license or permit.- Before a governmental unit may issue a license or permit to an employer to engage in an activity in which the employer might employ a covered employee, the employer shall submit to the governmental unit: 

(1) a certificate of compliance with this title; or 

(2) the number of a workers' compensation insurance policy or binder. 

(b)  Application forms.-  

(1) The Commission shall provide blank application forms to each governmental unit that issues a license or permit under State law for applicants for the license or permit to use to get a certificate of compliance. 

(2) The application form shall require information that will allow the Commission to determine whether the employer is in compliance with this title. 

(c)  Application procedure.- To get a certificate of compliance with this title, an employer shall submit to the Commission an application on the form that the Commission provides. 

(d)  Determination.- Within 10 days after the Commission receives an application form under this section, the Commission shall: 

(1) determine whether the applicant is in compliance with this title; and 

(2) mail to the applicant: 

(i) a certificate of compliance; or 

(ii) a notice of rejection, which shall include a statement of the reasons for the rejection. 

(e)  Reapplication or appeal.- An applicant who receives a notice of rejection may: 

(1) reapply for a certificate of compliance; or 

(2) appeal the rejection in accordance with §§ 10-222 and 10-223 of the State Government Article. 

(f)  Regulations.- The Commission shall adopt reasonable regulations to administer this section. 

(g)  Appropriations.- Money for the administration of this section shall be included in the annual State budget. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 101, § 31A; 1991, ch. 8, § 2; ch. 21, § 4; 1995, ch. 3, § 1.] 

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