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Archive: 2008

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December NOTICES


The Commission is closed Thursday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas holiday and Friday, December 26th.
We will open for business at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 29, 2008.

The Commission is closed Thursday, January 1st in observance of the New Year holiday and Friday, January 2nd.
 We will open for business at 8 a.m. on Monday, January 5, 2009.

December 30Effective January 1, 2009 the mileage reimbursement rate is $0.55 (fifty-eight.five cents) per mile.  Go to the MD Compensation Rates page.
December 12The December 26, 2008 docket in Beltsville is cancelled.  All parties will be formally notified and will receive Notices of Continuance and rescheduled Notices of Hearing.
December 11

R. Karl Aumann, Chairman of the Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission, has been chosen by the Southern Association of Workers' Compensation Administrators ('SAWCA') to be its new Vice President.  Mr. Aumann was elected to this position at SAWCA's 2008 All Committee Conference held last week in Naples, Florida.

'SAWCA is a great organization and I look forward to contributing in a small way to its future success' Aumann said.

SAWCA was formed in 1949 and is comprised of members from 19 jurisdictions, including the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.  Its mission is to make available and present instruction by means of forums, lectures, meetings, and written material regarding the administration of workers' compensation laws and to provide an avenue by which those interested in workers' compensation may interact with one another to share information and address issues common to the jurisdictions that are members of the association.

December 8

On December 10, 2008 at 2:00 pm the Commission will hold a hearing to receive comments from the public concerning proposed amendments to COMAR et seq. The hearing will be held at 10 E. Baltimore Street, 4th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. Questions may be directed to Michael L. Galey at 410.864.5315 or  Details can be found on our Regulatory Changes page.

December 2Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission Benefits Rates for calendar year 2009 are posted as a PDF document on our MD Compensation Rates page.