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RULE 1-332. ACCOMMODATION UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 1. General Provisions
Chapter 300. General Provisions
MD Rules, Rule 1-332
RULE 1-332. ACCOMMODATION UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
(a) Definitions. In this Rule, the following definitions apply except as otherwise expressly provided or as necessary implication requires:
(1) ADA. “ADA” means the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.
(2) Victim. “Victim” includes a victim's representative as defined in Code, Criminal Procedure Article, § 11-104.
(b) Accommodation Under the ADA.
(1) Notification of Need for Accommodation. A person requesting an accommodation under the ADA, for an attorney, a party, a witness, a victim, a juror, or a prospective juror shall notify the court promptly. To the extent practicable, a request for an accommodation shall be (1) presented on a form approved by administrative order of the Court of Appeals and available from the clerk of the court and on the Judiciary website and (2) submitted not less than 30 days before the proceeding for which the accommodation is requested.
(2) Sign Language Interpreter. The court shall determine whether a sign language interpreter is needed in accordance with the requirements of the ADA; Code, Courts Article, § 9-114; and Code, Criminal Procedure Article, §§ 1-202 and 3-103.
(3) Provision of Accommodation. The court shall provide an accommodation if one is required under the ADA. If the accommodation is the provision of a sign language interpreter, the court shall appoint one in accordance with Rule 1-333(c).
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted June 7, 1994, eff. Oct. 1, 1994. Amended April 5, 2005, eff. July 1, 2005; Sept. 10, 2009, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; March 2, 2015, eff. July 1, 2015.]
MD Rules, Rule 1-332, MD R GEN Rule 1-332
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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