2013 Regular Session



Statewide Building Codes - Maryland Accessibility Code - Enforcement

Sponsored by:

Senator Muse


In the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (99-37)

Synopsis:Authorizing an occupant, a dependent of an occupant, or a prospective tenant who otherwise meets the requirements for tenancy to commence a civil action to obtain relief for a violation of the Maryland Accessibility Code with regard to a building of four or more dwelling units that is subject to the Code; requiring a specified individual to provide written notice to a property manager, landlord, or rental agent before filing a complaint under the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Muse and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1279
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee HearingEnvironmental Matters
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Apartments
Attorneys' Fees
Building Codes
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Court Costs
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
District Courts
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Statutes:Article - Public Safety

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October 2, 2015 9:13 A.M.