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§ 5-6B-23. Candidate signs

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCorporations and AssociationsEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Corporations and Associations
Title 5. Special Types of Corporations (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6b. Maryland Cooperative Housing Corporation Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Corporations and Associations, § 5-6B-23
§ 5-6B-23. Candidate signs
“Candidate sign” defined
(a) In this section, “candidate sign” means a sign on behalf of a candidate for public office or a slate of candidates for public office.
Limited restrictions
(b) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, a recorded covenant or restriction, a provision in a declaration, or a provision in the bylaws or rules of a cooperative housing corporation may not prohibit or restrict the display of:
(1) A candidate sign; or
(2) A sign that advertises the support or defeat of any question submitted to the voters in accordance with the Election Law Article.
Allowable restrictions
(c) A recorded covenant or restriction, a provision in a declaration, or a provision in the bylaws or rules of a cooperative housing corporation may restrict the display of a candidate sign or a sign that advertises the support or defeat of any proposition:
(1) In any areas constituting those portions of a cooperative project possessed in common by the members;
(2) In accordance with provisions of federal, State, and local law; or
(3) If a limitation to the time period during which signs may be displayed is not specified by a law governing the jurisdiction in which the cooperative housing corporation is located, to a time period not less than:
(i) 30 days before the primary election, general election, or vote on the proposition; and
(ii) 7 days after the primary election, general election, or vote on the proposition.

Credits

Added as Corporations and Associations § 5-6B-18.2 by Acts 1998, c. 439, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 303, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2003; Acts 2003, c. 21, § 1, eff. April 8, 2003. Renumbered as Corporations and Associations § 5-6B-23 by Acts 2014, c. 567, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, Corporations and Associations, § 5-6B-23, MD CORP & ASSNS § 5-6B-23
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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