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SB 0196 - Public Safety - Building Codes - Balcony Inspections ("Jonathan's Law")
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Tracking Level: Oppose
Sponsor: Senator Ronald N. Young, District 3
Last Action: 3/12/2012 - S Third Reading Failed (23-22)
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-SB 196
2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 196

File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Senators Young, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Montgomery, and Robey
Entitled:
Public Safety - Building Codes - Balcony Inspections ("Jonathan's Law")

Synopsis:

Requiring a political subdivision to require inspections of specified multifamily dwellings with balconies at least every 5 years to ensure that each balcony meets requirements of the local housing code or the Minimum Livability Code; authorizing a political subdivision to conduct inspections, authorize a third party to conduct inspections, or require a professional inspector to conduct and certify inspections in a specified manner; authorizing a political subdivision to charge a fee for a periodic inspection; defining terms; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
1/20
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
1/25
Hearing 2/2 at 2:00 p.m.
1/30
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/9 at 2:00 p.m.
2/3
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/9 at 1:00 p.m.
3/7

Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/8
Favorable with Amendments {344533/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/12
Third Reading Failed (23-22)
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Ronald N. Young, District 3
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Senator James N. Robey, District 13

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Apartments
Building Codes
Codes -see also- Annotated Code of Md; Building Codes
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Hotels and Motels
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Local Government Mandates
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety

Bill affects the following Statute:

Public Safety
( 12-203 )

Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 344533/01     Offered on: March 8, 2012   at: 11:21 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Senate
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
Senate
March 12, 2012: Third Reading Failed (23-22)