• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A limited cooperative association organized under this chapter shall be an autonomous, unincorporated association of persons united to meet their mutual interests through a jointly owned enterprise primarily controlled by those persons, which permits combining:

(1) Ownership, financing, and receipt of benefits by the members for whose interests the association is formed; and

(2) Separate investments in the association by members who may receive returns on their investments and a share of control.

(b) The fact that a limited cooperative association does not have one or more of the characteristics described in subsection (a) of this section shall not alone prevent the association from being formed under, and governed by, this chapter and shall not alone provide a basis for an action against the association.

(July 2, 2011, D.C. Law 18-378, § 2, 58 DCR 1720.)


Legislative History of Laws

For history of Law 18-378, see notes under § 29-101.01.

Uniform Law

This section is based on § 104 of the Uniform Limited Cooperative Association Act . See Vol. 6A , Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition or ULA Database on Westlaw.