The 2020 Presidential General Election will be held on
Tuesday, November 3, 2020. In accordance with state law,
voters will be able to cast their ballots by mail, during
the eight days of early voting, or in person on Election
Day. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Board of
Elections (SBE) is currently experiencing a shortage of
election judges to staff the polls. Election judges play a
critical part in the democratic process.
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September 12, 2020 - Completely new procedures for
submitting Exhibits, Claimant's Consent and Claimant's Affidavit
online are now available. Detailed instructions for the new
process are here:
Instructions for Video Hearing Requests, Exhibit Submissions and
September 17, 2020 -
revised Settlement Worksheet (H-28R 09/2020) is posted to
our Forms page. The form has been revised to clarify
the required information that must be completed for review and
approval of a settlement.
August 31, 2020 -
Practitioners : To make our Contact Tracing efforts more efficient, the Commission will ask each attendee to use their
telephone camera and scan a QR code located on counsel tables in
each hearing room. The camera should automatically detect the QR
code, which will take you to a Contact Tracing form. Each
hearing attendee should complete this form and submit it at the
start of the hearing. If you are attending multiple hearings on
the same day in the same hearing location, you only need to
complete the form once at the first hearing for each hearing
site. Please ensure that you hit the ‘submit’ button after
completing the form. The information is captured by individual
and not by law firm so different attorneys from the same law
firm will each need to complete the form.
July 13, 2020-
of Rules Change: By Order of the Court of Appeals effective
August 1, 2020 (203rd Rules Order, dated June 29, 2020),
Maryland Rule 7-206.1 is AMENDED by adding to subsection (c)(2)
a requirement that the moving party show good cause for the
court, on de novo review of a Worker’s Compensation Commission
decision, to order that all or part of the Commission record be
prepared and filed (see
The Court also updated an MDEC reference in subsection (d).
Online Employee Claim.
information (Carriers in Liquidation).
An employer that fails to secure compensation (workers' compensation
insurance) for all covered employees may be subject to a penalty not to
exceed $10,000. More
details. A county or incorporated municipality may elect to have the provisions of the death benefits law, specifically LE 9-683.1 through 9-683.5, apply to
their public safety presumption employees.
Get more information here.
is a horrible crime that continues to exist in Maryland and affects all parts of
the State. Need more information?
Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention web page for resources and
National Human Trafficking Hotline: Telephone 1-888-373-7888;