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CS/CS/HB 1237: Condominiums

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Diaz, J. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila ; Cortes, J. ; Diaz, M. ; Mercado ; Nunez

Condominiums; Revises & provides requirements relating to condominiums, including kickbacks, association documents, attorney representation, recordkeeping requirements, purchasing of units at foreclosure sale, financial statements, powers & duties of Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, & Mobile Homes, board membership, management services, conflicts of interest, arbitration, member voting rights, & reporting requirements; provides criminal penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 6/27/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-188, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/3/2017 House • Filed
    3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 129
    3/10/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Rules and Policy Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 349
    3/16/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 03/20/17, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
    3/21/2017 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 423
    • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    3/22/2017 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 419
    3/23/2017 House • Original reference(s) removed: Rules and Policy Committee
    • CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 450
    • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 450
    4/18/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/20/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
    4/20/2017 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 808
    4/24/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 805
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/17
    • CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 801
    4/27/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 932
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/28/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 964
    • Amendment(s) adopted (305075, 798267) -HJ 964
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 964
    4/28/2017 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Judiciary; Regulated Industries; Rules -SJ 572
    • Received -SJ 572
    5/1/2017 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Regulated Industries; Rules -SJ 587
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 587
    • Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1682 -SJ 587
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 587
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 587
    • CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 587
    5/1/2017 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1022
    6/14/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/26/2017 • Approved by Governor
    6/27/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-188, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161)

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  • CS/CS/HB 1237, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/1/2017 at 2:18 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 7/5/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1682 (c2) Condominiums Garcia Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188), HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161) -SJ 587
    H 653 (er) Community Associations Moraitis Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 H Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
    H 6027 (er) Financial Reporting Williamson Compare Last Action: 6/26/2017 Chapter No. 2017-161, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188)
    S 294 (c1) Condominium, Cooperative, and Homeowners’ Associations Bracy Compare Last Action: 5/2/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161), CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188) -SJ 629
    S 744 (e1) Community Associations Passidomo Compare Last Action: 5/3/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188), HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161), CS/SB 1520 (Ch. 2017-122) -SJ 724

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 4 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 24 (pdf)
    718.1255 Alternative dispute resolution; voluntary mediation; mandatory nonbinding arbitration; legislative findings. Page 38 (pdf)
    718.3025 Agreements for operation, maintenance, or management of condominiums; specific requirements. Page 46 (pdf)
    718.3027 Page 47 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 49 (pdf)
    718.5012 Ombudsman; powers and duties. Page 50 (pdf)
    718.71 Page 50 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 1237, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/28/2017 at 2:27 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1682 (c2) Condominiums Garcia Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188), HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161) -SJ 587

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    5/1/2017 1:39 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 4 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 24 (pdf)
    718.1255 Alternative dispute resolution; voluntary mediation; mandatory nonbinding arbitration; legislative findings. Page 38 (pdf)
    718.3025 Agreements for operation, maintenance, or management of condominiums; specific requirements. Page 46 (pdf)
    718.3027 Page 47 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 49 (pdf)
    718.5012 Ombudsman; powers and duties. Page 50 (pdf)
    718.71 Page 50 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 1237, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/24/2017 at 6:51 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1682 (c2) Condominiums Garcia Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188), HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161) -SJ 587

    Floor Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    450089 - Amendment
    Remove lines 84-569 and insert:
    Moraitis 4/27/2017
    10:06 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/28/2017
    PDF
    187977 - Amendment
    Remove lines 84-569 and insert:
    Moraitis 4/27/2017
    10:17 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/28/2017
    PDF
    798267 - Amendment
    Remove lines 134-135 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 4/27/2017
    5:24 PM
    House: Adopted
    4/28/2017
    PDF
    305075 - Amendment
    Remove lines 485-489 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 4/27/2017
    5:24 PM
    House: Adopted
    4/28/2017
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/28/2017 12:35 PM House 118 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 24 (pdf)
    718.1255 Alternative dispute resolution; voluntary mediation; mandatory nonbinding arbitration; legislative findings. Page 38 (pdf)
    718.3025 Agreements for operation, maintenance, or management of condominiums; specific requirements. Page 46 (pdf)
    718.3027 Page 47 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 49 (pdf)
    718.5012 Ombudsman; powers and duties. Page 50 (pdf)
    718.71 Page 50 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 1237, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/21/2017 at 4:54 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/24/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1682 (c1) Condominiums Garcia Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188), HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161) -SJ 587

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    171365 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Diaz, J. 4/19/2017
    6:15 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    4/20/2017
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 20 (pdf)
    718.1255 Alternative dispute resolution; voluntary mediation; mandatory nonbinding arbitration; legislative findings. Page 33 (pdf)
    718.129 Page 41 (pdf)
    718.3025 Agreements for operation, maintenance, or management of condominiums; specific requirements. Page 43 (pdf)
    718.3027 Page 43 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 45 (pdf)
    718.5012 Ombudsman; powers and duties. Page 47 (pdf)
    718.71 Page 47 (pdf)

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  • HB 1237, Original Filed Version Posted 3/3/2017 at 5:28 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1682 Condominiums Garcia Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188), HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161) -SJ 587

    Committee Amendments (6)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    694907 - Amendment
    Remove line 95 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 3/17/2017
    6:46 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/21/2017
    PDF
    132849 - Amendment
    Remove lines 177-181 and insert:
    Grall 3/20/2017
    1:04 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/21/2017
    PDF
    071799 - Amendment
    Remove line 544 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 3/17/2017
    6:47 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/21/2017
    PDF
    540335 - Amendment
    Remove line 816 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 3/17/2017
    6:50 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/21/2017
    PDF
    504649 - Amendment
    Remove line 1061 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 3/17/2017
    6:51 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/21/2017
    PDF
    401725 - Amendment
    Remove line 1116 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 3/17/2017
    6:52 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/21/2017
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    718.111 The association. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 20 (pdf)
    718.1255 Alternative dispute resolution; voluntary mediation; mandatory nonbinding arbitration; legislative findings. Page 33 (pdf)
    718.129 Page 41 (pdf)
    718.3025 Agreements for operation, maintenance, or management of condominiums; specific requirements. Page 43 (pdf)
    718.3027 Page 43 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 45 (pdf)
    718.5012 Ombudsman; powers and duties. Page 47 (pdf)
    718.71 Page 47 (pdf)

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