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HOA REFORM BILL -- PART II

(Legislative Session 2015)

SENATOR ALAN HAYS WILL FILE AGAIN MORE OR LESS THE SAME BILL THAT FAILED LAST YEAR!

S 1348 (2014)

 

BILL SUMMARY

  • Creates the Division of Florida Condominiums, Homeowners’ Associations, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes. Creates consumer protection by adding homeowners’ associations to the jurisdiction of the Division, using the exact language from FS 718.501. Creates FS 720.3021-720.3029.

  • Creates the Office of the Community Association Ombudsman

  • Defines the words “Special Assessment.”

  • Amends FS 720.302: Purposes, scope, and application

  • Clarifies notice requirements for meetings that deal with special assessments, increases in assessments, or amendments to governing documents.

  • Allows fining only if original governing documents so allow; a fine can not become a lien.

  • Rewrites FS 720.306 using language from FS 718.112 to amend provisions for annual meeting, election procedures, proxy voting and board member eligibility.

  • Amends FS 720.307(5) – clarifying the associations FS 720.307 applies to.

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