2017 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 9 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle 2 - Covered Employees and Employers
§ 9-204. Election to be subject to title

  • (a) In general. --
    • (1) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, with the approval of the Commission, an individual who otherwise would not be a covered employee and the employer of the individual may elect to make the individual a covered employee by filing a joint election with the Commission.
    • (2) The right to make an election under this subsection for an individual may be exercised by:
      • (i) an individual who is at least 16 years old; or
      • (ii) a parent or guardian of an individual who is less than 16 years old.
  • (b) Limitation. -- An individual who is not a covered employee due to ยง 9-223(c) of this subtitle and the employer of the individual may not make an election under this section if prohibited by federal law.
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