2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 998
Sponsored By:
Senators Lenett, Conway, McFadden, and Rosapepe
Housing - Maryland Building Performance Standards - Minimum Features for Accessibility


Requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to include in the Maryland Building Performance Standards specified minimum features for accessibility applicable to new single-family residential real property; clarifying the authority of a local jurisdiction to adopt local amendments to the Standards; requiring a local jurisdiction to adopt a specified procedure for a permit applicant to obtain a waiver from specified minimum features for accessibility; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Referred to interim study by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Building Codes
Building Permits
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Electronic Government
Housing and Community Development, Department of
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 12-503 , 12-503.1 , 12-504 , 12-505 , 12-506 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered