2007 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 623
Sponsored By:
Delegate Glenn and the Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Anderson, Beidle, Beitzel, Benson, Branch, Bromwell, Burns, Busch, Carter, V. Clagett, Conaway, Doory, Dumais, Hammen, Harrison, Haynes, Ivey, Jones, Kach, Kirk, Krysiak, Lafferty, Lawton, Love, McIntosh, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Robinson, Schuler, Sophocleus, Stein, Stukes, and Tarrant
Ground Rents - Redemption


Repealing the waiting period for redeeming specified ground rents; requiring the transferee of a ground lease to notify the leasehold tenant of the transfer within a specified period of time after the transfer; requiring the notification to include specified information and be sent to a specified address; requiring a settlement agent, before settlement of a specified loan, to notify the borrower of the right to redeem a redeemable ground rent and the redemption amount; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
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
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 291

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
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 Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Speaker, The
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Housing and Community Development, Department of
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Real Property
Settlement Procedures

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Real Property
( 8-110 , 14-116.1 , 14-129 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Attorney General Letter (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 150113/01     Offered on: March 16, 2007   at: 11:38 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 17, 2007: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
April 2, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)