2009 Regular Session


File Code: Human Relations Prior Year Introduction As: HB 618/08 - ENV Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 730
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg, Cardin, Feldman, George, Hucker, Kipke, Lafferty, McConkey, Oaks, and Stein
Human Relations - Discrimination in Housing - Reasonable Accommodations for Religious Practices


Prohibiting specified persons from refusing to make specified reasonable accommodations for religious practices when the accommodation may be necessary to afford an individual specified use and enjoyment of a specified multifamily dwelling; and providing that specified persons are not required to make accommodations for religious practices if the accommodations would pose a specified undue hardship.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Religion -see also- Churches

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Government
( 20-701 , 20-701 , 20-706 , 20-706 , 20-707 , 20-707 )


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