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CS/CS/CS/HB 841: Community Associations

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Careers and Competition Subcommittee ; Moraitis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Caldwell

Community Associations; Revising condominium association recordkeeping and financial reporting requirements; revising provisions relating to required association bylaws; revising board term limits; revising voting requirements relating to alterations and additions to certain common elements or association property; providing that an association may not prohibit a unit owner from installing an electronic vehicle charging station; providing when the installation of an electronic vehicle charging station may be the basis of a lien; revising requirements to serve as a board member; requiring an association to follow certain procedures when amending a governing document, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/27/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-96, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2018-118)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/30/2017 House • Filed
    12/8/2017 House • Referred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 75
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 75
    1/19/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Careers and Competition Subcommittee, 01/23/18, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
    1/23/2018 House • CS by Careers and Competition Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 392
    • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Careers and Competition Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 390
    1/25/2018 House • Now in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee -HJ 431
    1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
    1/30/2018 House • CS/CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 476
    1/31/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS/CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 467
    2/5/2018 House • Original reference(s) removed: Commerce Committee
    • CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 491
    • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 491
    2/13/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/15/18, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
    2/15/2018 House • CS/CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 2 -HJ 614
    2/19/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 611
    2/22/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 670
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/18
    2/28/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 720
    • Amendment(s) adopted (028261, 729193) -HJ 720, 721
    • Amendment(s) failed (179591, 903525, 929187) -HJ 721
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/1/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 758
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 110 NAYS 4 -HJ 758
    3/1/2018 Senate • In Messages
    3/5/2018 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 727
    • Received -SJ 762
    3/8/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Regulated Industries; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 961
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 962
    • Substituted for CS/SB 1274 -SJ 962
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 962
    • Amendment(s) adopted (346340) -SJ 962
    • Amendment(s) failed (894894) -SJ 962
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/9/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1025
    • Amendment(s) adopted (289590, 549860) -SJ 1025, 1026
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 35 NAYS 1 -SJ 1026
    3/9/2018 House • In returning messages
    • Concurred in 3 amendment(s) (289590, 346340, 549860) -HJ 1194
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 100 NAYS 1 -HJ 1195
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1195
    3/21/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    3/23/2018 • Approved by Governor
    3/27/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-96, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2018-118)

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  • CS/CS/CS/HB 841, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/13/2018 at 2:55 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7087 (er) Taxation Ways and Means Committee Compare Last Action: 3/27/2018 Chapter No. 2018-118, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96), SB 100 (Ch. 2018-80)
    S 1274 (c1) Community Associations Passidomo Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96) -SJ 962
    S 1530 Condominium Associations Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96)

    Citations - Statutes (16)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 14 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 33 (pdf)
    718.121 Liens. Page 38 (pdf)
    718.3026 Contracts for products and services; in writing; bids; exceptions. Page 39 (pdf)
    718.3027 Conflicts of interest. Page 40 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 42 (pdf)
    718.707 Time limitation for classification as bulk assignee or bulk buyer. Page 44 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 44 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 48 (pdf)
    719.107 Common expenses; assessment. Page 61 (pdf)
    719.303 Obligations of owners. Page 63 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 64 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 67 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 69 (pdf)
    720.3085 Payment for assessments; lien claims. Page 71 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/CS/HB 841, Engrossed 2 Posted 3/13/2018 at 1:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7087 (e1) Taxation Ways and Means Committee Compare Last Action: 3/27/2018 Chapter No. 2018-118, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96), SB 100 (Ch. 2018-80)
    S 1274 (c1) Community Associations Passidomo Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96) -SJ 962
    S 1530 Condominium Associations Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96)

    Citations - Statutes (16)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association.
    718.112 Bylaws.
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations.
    718.121 Liens.
    718.3026 Contracts for products and services; in writing; bids; exceptions.
    718.3027 Conflicts of interest.
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies.
    718.707 Time limitation for classification as bulk assignee or bulk buyer.
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases.
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership.
    719.107 Common expenses; assessment.
    719.303 Obligations of owners.
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls.
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights.
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments.
    720.3085 Payment for assessments; lien claims.

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  • CS/CS/CS/HB 841, Engrossed 1 Posted 2/28/2018 at 4:29 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7087 (e1) Taxation Ways and Means Committee Compare Last Action: 3/27/2018 Chapter No. 2018-118, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96), SB 100 (Ch. 2018-80)
    S 1274 (c1) Community Associations Passidomo Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96) -SJ 962
    S 1530 Condominium Associations Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96)

    Floor Amendments (6)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    920164 - Amendment
    Delete lines 73 - 188 and insert:
    Garcia 3/8/2018
    12:59 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    289590 - Amendment
    Delete lines 73 - 185 and insert:
    Garcia 3/9/2018
    1:27 PM
    House: Concur
    3/9/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    894894 - Amendment
    Delete lines 189 - 190 and insert:
    Garcia 3/8/2018
    2:29 PM
    Senate: Failed
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    549860 - Amendment
    Delete lines 189 - 190 and insert:
    Garcia 3/9/2018
    1:28 PM
    House: Concur
    3/9/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    346340 - Amendment
    Delete lines 1824 - 1858 and insert:
    Steube 3/7/2018
    5:42 PM
    House: Concur
    3/9/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    615214 - Amendment
    Delete lines 1824 - 1857 and insert:
    Brandes 3/8/2018
    8:27 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (4)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/1/2018 3:06 PM House 110 Yeas - 4 Nays
    3/8/2018 6:02 PM Senate - Amendment 894894 15 Yeas - 21 Nays
    3/9/2018 7:18 PM Senate 35 Yeas - 1 Nays
    3/9/2018 10:06 PM House 100 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (18)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    194.011 Assessment notice; objections to assessments. Page 3 (pdf)
    194.181 Parties to a tax suit. Page 6 (pdf)
    718.111 The association. Page 6 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 18 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 37 (pdf)
    718.121 Liens. Page 42 (pdf)
    718.3026 Contracts for products and services; in writing; bids; exceptions. Page 42 (pdf)
    718.3027 Conflicts of interest. Page 44 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 46 (pdf)
    718.707 Time limitation for classification as bulk assignee or bulk buyer. Page 48 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 48 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 52 (pdf)
    719.107 Common expenses; assessment. Page 65 (pdf)
    719.303 Obligations of owners. Page 67 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 68 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 71 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 73 (pdf)
    720.3085 Payment for assessments; lien claims. Page 76 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/CS/HB 841, Committee Substitute 3 Posted 2/19/2018 at 12:54 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7087 (c1) Taxation Ways and Means Committee Compare Last Action: 3/27/2018 Chapter No. 2018-118, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96), SB 100 (Ch. 2018-80)
    S 1274 (c1) Community Associations Passidomo Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96) -SJ 962
    S 1530 Condominium Associations Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96)

    Floor Amendments (5)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    028261 - Amendment
    Remove line 124 and insert:
    Moraitis 2/23/2018
    3:27 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/28/2018
    PDF
    929187 - Amendment
    Remove lines 1816-1837
    Grant, J. 2/23/2018
    2:59 PM
    House: Failed
    2/28/2018
    PDF
    hierarchy 179591 - Substitute Amendment (929187)
    Remove lines 1816-1818 and insert:
    Grant, J. 2/23/2018
    4:55 PM
    House: Failed
    2/28/2018
    PDF
    729193 - Amendment
    Remove lines 1816-1837 and insert:
    Moraitis 2/23/2018
    3:28 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/28/2018
    PDF
    hierarchy 903525 - Amendment to Amendment (729193)
    Remove lines 13-23 of the amendment and insert:
    Grant, J. 2/23/2018
    6:24 PM
    House: Failed
    2/28/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (18)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    194.011 Assessment notice; objections to assessments. Page 3 (pdf)
    194.181 Parties to a tax suit. Page 6 (pdf)
    718.111 The association. Page 6 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 17 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 37 (pdf)
    718.121 Liens. Page 41 (pdf)
    718.3026 Contracts for products and services; in writing; bids; exceptions. Page 42 (pdf)
    718.3027 Conflicts of interest. Page 43 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 46 (pdf)
    718.707 Time limitation for classification as bulk assignee or bulk buyer. Page 47 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 48 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 51 (pdf)
    719.107 Common expenses; assessment. Page 65 (pdf)
    719.303 Obligations of owners. Page 66 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 68 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 71 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 72 (pdf)
    720.3085 Payment for assessments; lien claims. Page 75 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 841, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 1/31/2018 at 9:37 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/19/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1274 (c1) Community Associations Passidomo Similar Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96) -SJ 962
    S 1530 Condominium Associations Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96)

    Committee Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    164987 - Amendment
    Remove lines 53-83 and insert:
    Moraitis 2/14/2018
    9:03 PM
    Adopted
    2/15/2018
    PDF
    696157 - Amendment
    Remove lines 759-761 and insert:
    Moraitis 2/14/2018
    9:04 PM
    Adopted
    2/15/2018
    PDF
    401527 - Amendment
    Between lines 853 and 854, insert:
    Moraitis 2/14/2018
    9:06 PM
    Adopted
    2/15/2018
    PDF
    375493 - Amendment
    Remove lines 1611-1614 and insert:
    Plakon 2/14/2018
    9:07 PM
    Adopted
    2/15/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 13 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 33 (pdf)
    718.3026 Contracts for products and services; in writing; bids; exceptions. Page 35 (pdf)
    718.3027 Conflicts of interest. Page 36 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 39 (pdf)
    718.707 Time limitation for classification as bulk assignee or bulk buyer. Page 40 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 41 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 44 (pdf)
    719.107 Common expenses; assessment. Page 57 (pdf)
    719.303 Obligations of owners. Page 59 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 60 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 63 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 65 (pdf)
    720.3085 Payment for assessments; lien claims. Page 66 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 841, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/23/2018 at 2:59 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1274 Community Associations Passidomo Similar Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96) -SJ 962
    S 1530 Condominium Associations Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    324275 - Amendment
    Remove lines 220-484 and insert:
    Moraitis 1/29/2018
    6:22 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/30/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 13 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 32 (pdf)
    718.3026 Contracts for products and services; in writing; bids; exceptions. Page 34 (pdf)
    718.3027 Conflicts of interest. Page 36 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 38 (pdf)
    718.707 Time limitation for classification as bulk assignee or bulk buyer. Page 40 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 40 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 44 (pdf)
    719.107 Common expenses; assessment. Page 57 (pdf)
    719.303 Obligations of owners. Page 59 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 60 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 63 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 65 (pdf)
    720.3085 Payment for assessments; lien claims. Page 66 (pdf)

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  • HB 841, Original Filed Version Posted 11/30/2017 at 9:47 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Careers and Competition Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/23/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1274 Community Associations Passidomo Similar Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96) -SJ 962
    S 1530 Condominium Associations Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96)

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    277415 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Moraitis 1/22/2018
    7:43 PM
    Withdrawn Prior to Consideration
    1/22/2018
    PDF
    687459 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Moraitis 1/22/2018
    7:50 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/23/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (16)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 13 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 32 (pdf)
    718.3026 Contracts for products and services; in writing; bids; exceptions. Page 34 (pdf)
    718.3027 Conflicts of interest. Page 35 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 38 (pdf)
    718.707 Time limitation for classification as bulk assignee or bulk buyer. Page 39 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 40 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 43 (pdf)
    719.107 Common expenses; assessment. Page 57 (pdf)
    719.303 Obligations of owners. Page 58 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 60 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 74 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 75 (pdf)
    720.3085 Payment for assessments; lien claims. Page 76 (pdf)
    720.401 Prospective purchasers subject to association membership requirement; disclosure required; covenants; assessments; contract cancellation. Page 77 (pdf)

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