2009 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures
Sponsored By:
Delegates Norman, Niemann, Ali, Anderson, Bartlett, Boteler, Carr, Carter, V. Clagett, Frush, Glenn, Holmes, James, Lafferty, McComas, McConkey, Riley, Robinson, Serafini, Sossi, Stein, and Stull
Courts - Bankruptcy - Unsecured Creditor Homestead Exemption


Authorizing an individual to claim a specified exemption in a bankruptcy proceeding; providing that the exemption may be for an amount up to $80,000 in an individual's interest in owner-occupied, residential real property; prohibiting an individual from claiming the exemption under specified conditions; limiting the exemption to apply to claims by unsecured creditors; and prohibiting both a husband and wife from claiming the exemption in the same proceeding.

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 House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Judiciary
Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate H. Wayne Norman, District 35A
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Andrew A. Serafini, District 2A
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Real Property

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 11-504 )


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