Florida Senate - 2013                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for CS for SB 580
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 2/AD/2R         .                                
             04/24/2013 11:48 AM       .                                

       Senator Gibson moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 362 - 379
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 4. Paragraph (b) of subsection (1) and paragraph
    6  (a) of subsection (9) of section 720.306, Florida Statutes, are
    7  amended to read:
    8         720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election
    9  procedures; amendments.—
   10         (1) QUORUM; AMENDMENTS.—
   11         (b) Unless otherwise provided in the governing documents or
   12  required by law, and other than those matters set forth in
   13  paragraph (c), any governing document of an association may be
   14  amended by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the voting
   15  interests of the association. Within 30 days after recording an
   16  amendment to the governing documents, the association shall
   17  provide copies of the amendment to the members.
   18         (9)(a) ELECTIONS AND BOARD VACANCIES.—Elections of
   19  directors must be conducted in accordance with the procedures
   20  set forth in the governing documents of the association. All
   21  members of the association are eligible to serve on the board of
   22  directors, and a member may nominate himself or herself as a
   23  candidate for the board at a meeting where the election is to be
   24  held; provided, however, that or, if the election process allows
   25  candidates to be nominated in advance of the meeting, the
   26  association is not required to allow nominations at the meeting.
   27  An election is not required unless more candidates are nominated
   28  than vacancies exist voting by absentee ballot, in advance of
   29  the balloting. Except as otherwise provided in the governing
   30  documents, boards of directors must be elected by a plurality of
   31  the votes cast by eligible voters.
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   34         And the title is amended as follows:
   35         Delete line 53
   36  and insert:
   37         amending s. 720.306, F.S.; requiring that a copy of an
   38         amendment to the governing documents be provided to
   39         the members within 30 days after it is recorded;
   40         revising procedures for the