Code of the District of Columbia

§ 29–1106. Ownership and transfer of property.

(a) An unincorporated nonprofit association may acquire, hold, encumber, or transfer in its name an interest in property.

(b) An unincorporated nonprofit association may be a beneficiary of a trust or contract, a legatee, or a devisee.


(July 2, 2011, D.C. Law 18-378, § 2, 58 DCR 1720; Mar. 5, 2013, D.C. Law 19-210, § 2(k)(2), 59 DCR 13171.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-210 deleted “real or personal” preceding “property” in (a).

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based on § 6 of the Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act (2008 Act).

Application of Law 19-210: Section 7 of D.C. Law 19-210 provided that the act shall apply as of January 1, 2012.