2013 Maryland Code
§ 30-101 - Definitions

MD Ins Code § 30-101 (2013) What's This?


(a) In this title the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b) “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” 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” 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” 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” means years prior to 1865.

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