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HB 617: Covenants and Restrictions

GENERAL BILL by Edwards-Walpole ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Boyd ; Caldwell

Covenants and Restrictions; Authorizes certain parcel owners of a community not subject to HOA to use specified procedures to revive certain covenants or restrictions; revises interests & rights protected by filing for record within specified timeframe; revises & provides provisions relating to covenants and restrictions, including extinguishment, validity of notice, length of time certain covenants and restrictions are preserved, filing of notices, notice content requirements, requirements of property associations, & validity & enforceability.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 3/22/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-55
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/9/2017 House • Filed
11/15/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 55
11/29/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 4:00 pm, Sumner Hall
12/6/2017 House • Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -HJ 259
12/7/2017 House • Now in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 259
1/8/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 3:30 pm, 12 HOB
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 55
1/10/2018 House • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 313
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 313
1/30/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/01/18, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/1/2018 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 481
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 481
2/27/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 836
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 903
• Amendment(s) adopted (986135) -HJ 903
• Passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 903
3/5/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 725
• Received -SJ 761
3/6/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 748
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 784
• Substituted for CS/SB 266 -SJ 747
• Read 2nd time -SJ 747
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 846
• Passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 846, 847
3/7/2018 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1078
3/14/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/21/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/22/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-55