2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 918
Sponsored By:
Delegates Niemann, Lafferty, Gilchrist, Benson, Carr, V. Clagett, Glenn, Gutierrez, Healey, Hecht, Hucker, Manno, Montgomery, Rosenberg, and Stukes
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 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.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44

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 Utility Companies
( 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