We are about halfway through the 2016 Legislative Session. Friday, March 18th is an important deadline because without special exception and bills assigned to an Appropriation's Committee, bills not heard in the committee of the second chamber will be considered dead.
Below is the list of HOA specific bills and their most current status updates.
Planned communities; architectural designs; approval
Status: 3/8 Passed Senate Rules Committee. Stricken from Senate consent calendar by Griffin.
Homeowners' associations; enforcement grace period
Status: 3/8 Passed Senate Rules Committee.
Property; declaration amendment; procedure
Status: 3/8 Stricken from Senate consent calendar by Kavanagh.
Rental properties; prohibited penalties
Status: 3/3 Passed House 34-23; ready for the Senate.
Regulatory boards; licensing; revisions
Status: 3/7 Referred to Senate Commerce and Workforce Development.
Homeowner's associations; cumulative voting; prohibition
Homeowners associations; director removal
Status: 3/10 Passed House Government and Higher Education.
Homeowners associations; Board conflicts
Status: 2/29 Retained on Senate COW calendar.
Homeowners associations; fees; hearings; elections
Status: 3/10 Passed House Government and Higher Education with amendment.
Condominiums; exterior changes; approval
Status: 2/17 Bill currently being held.
Homeowners associations; managers; licensure; hearings
Status: 2/11 This bill will not be heard this session. AACM will work with Senator David Farnsworth next year on certification.
Secured residential communities; process servers
Status: 2/16 Failed to pass the Senate.