2007 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 106
Sponsored By:
Delegate McIntosh and the Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Beidle, Branch, Bromwell, Burns, Busch, Carter, V. Clagett, Conaway, DeBoy, Doory, Frank, Glenn, Hammen, Harrison, Haynes, Jennings, Jones, Kirk, Krysiak, Lafferty, Love, Malone, McHale, Minnick, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Olszewski, Robinson, Rosenberg, Schuler, Stein, Stukes, Tarrant, and Weir
Real Property - Ground Rents - Prohibition on Creation of Reversionary Interests in Residential Property


Prohibiting, on or after January 22, 2007, the owner of a fee simple or leasehold estate in specified residential property from creating a reversionary interest in the property under a ground lease or a ground sublease under specified circumstances; providing for the application of the Act; and making the Act an emergency measure.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/8 at 2:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Michael E. Busch, District 30
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Speaker, The
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Real Property

Bill affects the following Statute:

Real Property
( 8-111.2 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Attorney General Letter (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 110111/01     Offered on: February 13, 2007   at: 10:11 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
February 15, 2007: Third Reading Passed (134-0)
March 2, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)