Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter XIV. Transition Provisions.


§ 29–414.01. Application to existing domestic corporations.

Except as otherwise provided by § 29-107.01, this chapter shall apply to all domestic nonprofit corporations in existence on its effective date that were incorporated under any general statute of the District providing for incorporation of nonprofit corporations.


(July 2, 2011, D.C. Law 18-378, § 2, 58 DCR 1720; Mar. 5, 2013, D.C. Law 19-210, § 2(d)(21), 59 DCR 13171.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-210 added “Except as otherwise provided by § 29-107.01.”

Editor's Notes

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


§ 29–414.02. Application to registered foreign corporations.

A foreign nonprofit corporation authorized to do business in the District on the effective date of this chapter shall be subject to this chapter, but is not required to obtain a new certificate of registration to do business under this chapter.


(July 2, 2011, D.C. Law 18-378, § 2, 58 DCR 1720; Mar. 5, 2013, D.C. Law 19-210, § 2(d)(22), 59 DCR 13171.)

Effect of Amendments

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 19-210 substituted “registered” for “qualified” in the section heading.

Editor's Notes

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


§ 29–414.03. Entitlement to cumulate votes.

Members of a nonprofit corporation that were entitled to cumulate their votes for the election of directors on the effective date of this chapter shall continue to be entitled to cumulate their votes for the election of directors until otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation or bylaws of the corporation.


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


§ 29–414.04. Quorum requirement for existing nonprofit corporations.

With respect to a nonprofit corporation that was in existence on the effective date of this chapter, except as otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation or bylaws, one-tenth of the votes of members entitled to vote in person or by proxy shall constitute a quorum.


(Mar. 5, 2013, D.C. Law 19-210, § 2(d)(23), 59 DCR 13171.)

Editor's Notes

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