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§20–305.

    (a)    In this section, “reasonable accommodation” means to make a place of public accommodation suitable for access, use, and patronage by an individual with a disability without:

        (1)    danger to the individual’s health or safety; and

        (2)    undue hardship or expense to the person making the accommodation.

    (b)    (1)    This subtitle does not require structural changes, modifications, or additions to buildings or vehicles, except as required by this section or as otherwise required by law.

        (2)    Any building constructed, modified, or altered in compliance with, or in accordance with a waiver from, the Maryland Accessibility Code under § 12–202 of the Public Safety Article is not subject to this subtitle.

    (c)    If a structural change or modification or the provision of special equipment is necessary to accommodate an individual with a disability, the accommodation shall be a reasonable accommodation.

    (d)    (1)    Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a private motor coach transportation carrier may not be required to expend more than $2,500 per operating vehicle to make a reasonable accommodation to comply with this title.

        (2)    At least 10% of the total operating fleet of any private motor coach transportation carrier doing business in the State shall comply with this title.