HB0947 (CH0495)

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2014 Regular Session



Public Safety - Building Codes - Balcony Railing Inspections (Jonathan's Law)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stein


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 495

Synopsis:Requiring specified political subdivisions to require periodic inspections of multifamily dwellings with specified balcony railings at least once every 5 years to ensure that each balcony railing meets the requirements of the applicable local housing code or the Minimum Livability Code; prohibiting Baltimore City from issuing or renewing a specified multiple-family dwelling license unless the applicant demonstrates that a professional inspector has completed a specified inspection; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Stein
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0469 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Environmental Matters   View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Apartments
Baltimore City
Building Codes
Codes -see also- Annotated Code of Md; Building Codes
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Hotels and Motels
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Local Government Mandates
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety

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