2008 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 596
Sponsored By:
Delegates Morhaim, Aumann, Beidle, Bobo, V. Clagett, Kach, Lafferty, Manno, Riley, Rosenberg, and Smigiel
Courts - Nonprofit Associations - Standing to Participate in Governmental Proceedings


Authorizing a nonprofit association to institute, defend, intervene, or participate in specified governmental proceedings under specified circumstances; authorizing a nonprofit association to assert a claim in its name on behalf of its members under specified circumstances; requiring an unincorporated nonprofit association to designate a resident agent and file the person's written consent with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Administrative Procedure Act
Agents and Brokers
Alternative Dispute Resolution -see also- Arbitra; Mediation
Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Arbitration -see also- Mediation
Assessments and Taxation, Department of
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Mediation -see also- Arbitration
Nonprofit Organizations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Corporations and Associations
( 1-208 )
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 6-406.1 , 6-406.1 )


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