Code of the District of Columbia

§ 29–412.07. Other claims against dissolved corporation.

(a) A dissolved nonprofit corporation may publish notice of its dissolution and request that persons with claims against the dissolved corporation present them in accordance with the notice.

(b) The notice shall:

(1) Be published one time in a newspaper of general circulation in the District, or, if there was no office in the District, where its principal office is or was last located;

(2) Describe the information that must be included in a claim and provide a mailing address where the claim must be sent; and

(3) State that a claim against the dissolved corporation will be barred unless a proceeding to enforce the claim is commenced within 3 years after the publication of the notice.

(c) If the dissolved nonprofit corporation publishes a newspaper notice in accordance with subsection (b) of this section, the claim of each of the following claimants shall be barred unless the claimant commences a proceeding to enforce the claim against the dissolved corporation within 3 years after the publication date of the newspaper notice:

(1) A claimant that was not given notice under § 29-412.06;

(2) A claimant whose claim was timely sent to the dissolved corporation but not acted on; or

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

(d) A claim that is not barred by § 29-412.06(b) or § 29-412.07(c) may be enforced:

(1) Against the dissolved nonprofit corporation, to the extent of its undistributed assets; or

(2) Except as otherwise provided in § 29-412.08(d), if the assets have been distributed in liquidation, against any person, other than a creditor of the dissolved corporation, to whom the corporation distributed its property to the extent of the distributee’s pro rata share of the claim or the corporate assets distributed to the distributee in liquidation, whichever is less, but a distributee’s total liability for all claims under this section shall not exceed the total amount of assets distributed to the distributee.


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

Section References

This section is referenced in § 29-412.08, § 29-412.09, and § 29-412.23.