2007 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property
Sponsored By:
Delegates Holmes and Barve
Rent Control - Local Government Preemption


Prohibiting a local government from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing a law, ordinance, or regulation that is designed to control the amount of rent charged for leasing private residential or commercial property; providing that the Act does not impair the right of a local government to control residential property in which the local government has a property interest; repealing specified provisions of law authorizing Frederick County and Washington County to control the increase of rent; and defining "local government".

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Frederick County
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Leases and Rent
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Rules and Regulations
Washington County

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 25 County Commissioners
( 10G , 10H )
Real Property
( 8-119 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered