2017 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 9 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle 2 - Covered Employees and Employers
§ 9-223. Recipient under federal law

  • (a) In general. -- An individual is not a covered employee if the individual is eligible under a federal law, other than the Social Security Act, for benefits for an accidental personal injury or occupational disease.
  • (b) Rule of liability. -- An individual for whom federal law provides a rule of liability for injury or death is not a covered employee.
  • (c) Intrastate and interstate or foreign commerce -- Severable. -- Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of this section, if an individual for whom federal law provides a rule of liability or method of compensation and the employer of the individual engage both in intrastate commerce and in foreign or interstate commerce, the individual is a covered employee when engaged in intrastate commerce to the extent that the mutual connection of the individual and the employer with intrastate commerce is clearly distinguishable and separable from foreign or interstate commerce.
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