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Public Safety - Building Performance Standards - Local Amendments to Fire Sprinkler Systems Provisions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Adams


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Repealing the prohibition on a local jurisdiction adopting specified amendments to the Maryland Building Performance Standards regarding fire sprinkler systems in townhouses and one- and two-family dwellings; requiring that if a local jurisdiction adopts local amendments weakening the Maryland Building Performance Standards regarding fire sprinkler systems, the local amendment shall require that a builder provide the buyer with information and, if requested, install a fire suppression system at the buyer's expense; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Adams, Otto, Ghrist, Arentz, and Buckel
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Building Codes
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Fire Protection
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Public Information
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Public Safety
(12-504, 12-504.1)

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October 24, 2017 4:56 P.M.