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§ 20-305. Reasonable accommodations

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Human Relations (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Discrimination in Places of Public Accommodation (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2009
MD Code, State Government, § 20-305
§ 20-305. Reasonable accommodations
“Reasonable accommodation” defined
(a) In this section, “reasonable accommodation” means to make a place of public accommodation suitable for access, use, and patronage by an individual with a disability without:
(1) danger to the individual's health or safety; and
(2) undue hardship or expense to the person making the accommodation.
Application of subtitle
(b)(1) This subtitle does not require structural changes, modifications, or additions to buildings or vehicles, except as required by this section or as otherwise required by law.
(2) Any building constructed, modified, or altered in compliance with, or in accordance with a waiver from, the Maryland Accessibility Code under § 12-202 of the Public Safety Article is not subject to this subtitle.
Reasonable accommodation required
(c) If a structural change or modification or the provision of special equipment is necessary to accommodate an individual with a disability, the accommodation shall be a reasonable accommodation.
Private motor coach transportation carrier
(d)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a private motor coach transportation carrier may not be required to expend more than $2,500 per operating vehicle to make a reasonable accommodation to comply with this title.
(2) At least 10% of the total operating fleet of any private motor coach transportation carrier doing business in the State shall comply with this title.

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Added by Acts 2009, c. 120, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
MD Code, State Government, § 20-305, MD STATE GOVT § 20-305
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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