• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A dissolved limited cooperative association may publish notice of its dissolution and request persons having claims against the association to present them in accordance with the notice.

(b) A notice under subsection (a) of this section shall:

(1) Be published at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in the District or, if the association does not have a principal office in the District, in the state and county in which the association's principal office is or was last located;

(2) Describe the information required to be contained in a claim and provide an address to which the claim is to be sent; and

(3) State that a claim against the association is barred unless an action to enforce the claim is commenced not later than 3 years after publication of the notice.

(c) If a dissolved limited cooperative association publishes a notice in accordance with subsection (b) of this section, the claim of each of the following claimants shall be barred unless the claimant commences an action to enforce the claim not later than 3 years after the first publication date of the notice:

(1) A claimant that is entitled to, but did not receive, notice in a record under § 29-1012.08; and

(2) A claimant whose claim is contingent or based on an event occurring after the effective date of dissolution.

(d) A claim not barred under this section may be enforced:

(1) Against a dissolved limited cooperative association, to the extent of its undistributed assets; or

(2)(A) If the association's assets have been distributed in connection with winding up the association's activities against a member or holder of financial rights to the extent of that person's proportionate share of the claim or the association's assets distributed to the person in connection with the winding up, whichever is less.

(B) The person's total liability for all claims under this paragraph shall not exceed the total amount of assets distributed to the person as part of the winding up of 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 § 1209 of the Uniform Limited Cooperative Association Act . See Vol. 6A , Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition or ULA Database on Westlaw.