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§ 11B-113.3. Recorded covenants and restrictions relating to race, religious belief, or nationa...

West's Annotated Code of MarylandReal PropertyEffective: October 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Real Property (Refs & Annos)
Title 11b. Maryland Homeowners Association Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2018
MD Code, Real Property, § 11B-113.3
§ 11B-113.3. Recorded covenants and restrictions relating to race, religious belief, or national origin
Application of section
(a) This section applies to any recorded covenant or restriction that restricts ownership based on race, religious belief, or national origin, including a covenant or restriction that is part of a uniform general scheme or plan of development.
Homeowners association governing body to delete recorded covenant restriction by September 30, 2019
(b)(1) On or before September 30, 2019, the governing body of a homeowners association shall delete any recorded covenant or restriction that restricts ownership based on race, religious belief, or national origin from the common area deeds or other declarations of property in the development.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of a governing document, the governing body of a homeowners association may delete a recorded covenant or restriction that restricts ownership based on race, religious belief, or national origin from the common area deeds or other declarations of property in the development without approval of the lot owners.
(3) The governing body of the homeowners association shall record with the clerk of the court in the jurisdiction where the development is located an amendment to the common area deeds or other declarations that include the recorded covenant or restriction that provides for the deletion of the recorded covenant or restriction from the common area deeds or declarations of the property in the development.
Lot owner may request deletion of recorded covenant or restriction
(c) Beginning on October 1, 2019, within 180 days after receiving a written request from a lot owner, the governing body of a homeowners association shall delete a recorded covenant or restriction that restricts ownership based on race, religious belief, or national origin from the common area deeds or other declarations of property in the development, in accordance with this section.

Credits

Added by Acts 2004, c. 478, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2004. Amended by Acts 2018, c. 636, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018.

Editors' Notes

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
2004 Legislation
Acts 2004, c. 286; Acts 2004, c. 478; Acts 2004, c. 507 each added new 11B-113.1. The section added by Acts 2004, c. 286, relating to notice and delivery by electronic transmission, has been designated as Real Property § 11B-113.1. The section added by Acts 2004, c. 478, relating to recorded covenants and restrictions that restrict ownership based on race, religious belief, or national origin, has been designated as Real Property § 11B-113.3. The section added by Acts 2004, c. 507, relating to annual charges, has been designated as Real Property § 11B-113.4.
MD Code, Real Property, § 11B-113.3, MD REAL PROP § 11B-113.3
Current through legislation effective June 1, 2019, from the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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