2009 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property
Sponsored By:
Delegates G. Clagett, Barkley, Boteler, Dwyer, Hecht, Kullen, Levy, Robinson, Stocksdale, and Wood
Real Property - Installation and Use of Clotheslines on Residential Property


Prohibiting a local legislative body from prohibiting the installation or use of clotheslines on specified residential property; providing that a contract, deed, rule, bylaw, lease agreement, or other document may not prohibit a homeowner or tenant from installing or using clotheslines on specified residential property; providing that the Act does not prohibit reasonable restrictions, for specified purposes, on the dimensions, placement, or appearance of clotheslines; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Baltimore City
Chartered Counties
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Homeowners Associations
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Leases and Rent
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds
Real Property
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 66B Land Use
( 1.02 , 2.13 , 4.01.1 )
Real Property
( 14-130 )


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