2011 Regular Session


File Code: Economic and Community Development
Sponsored By:
Delegates Gilchrist, Glenn, Hucker, and Lafferty
Housing - Maryland Building Performance Standards - Accessibility Standards


Altering a prohibition on the Department of Housing and Community Development against adopting, as part of the Maryland Building Performance Standards, a modification that is more stringent than the International Building Code; requiring the Department to adopt as a modification of the Maryland Building Performance Standards a requirement that a single family dwelling unit in a development of six or more single family dwelling units have at least one entrance that meets specified accessibility standards; 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 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Building Codes
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Housing and Community Development, Department of
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 12-503 , 12-503.1 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Environmental Matters