2021 Maryland Statutes
Labor and Employment
Title 6 - High Voltage Lines
Section 6-108 - Duty of Owner or Operator of High Voltage Line

    (a)    The owner or operator of a high voltage line shall perform any act that is reasonably necessary to carry out the safety measures required by § 6-107 of this title to guard effectively against accidental contact with the high voltage line:

        (1)    after notification from a person who intends to perform an activity listed under § 6-106 of this subtitle within 10 feet of a high voltage line;

        (2)    after the person who intends to perform the activity has made any appropriate arrangements; and

        (3)    within a reasonable time.

    (b)    This section does not require an owner or operator of a high voltage line to:

        (1)    bear the expense of any safety measure required by this title; or

        (2)    de-energize or ground any high voltage line if doing so would:

            (i)    substantially interfere with service to the public; or

            (ii)    endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the public.

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