2007 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property
Sponsored By:
Delegates Sossi, Aumann, Boteler, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, Jennings, Miller, Shewell, Smigiel, Taylor, Walkup, and Weir
Landlord and Tenant - Commercial Retail Property - Common Area Maintenance


Limiting the amount of money a commercial retail property landlord may charge a tenant for common area maintenance to a specified allocation of the actual expenses incurred by the landlord; requiring the landlord to make available, in specified circumstances, documentation for common area maintenance expenses to a tenant; requiring a tenant to give not less than 15 days notice of a request to inspect specified documents; and establishing specified penalties for failure to comply with the Act, including the payment of attorney fees.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Tanya Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Real Property
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Shopping Centers

Bill affects the following Statute:

Real Property
( 8-119 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered