April 15, 2016 Arizona HOA Legislation Update #12
Please note the following as it relates to the 2016 Arizona Legislation Session:
Today, April 15th, marks the last day for consideration of bills in Conference Committees.
House Rule 17G states:
... Conference Committees shall consider all bills prior to the Saturday of the week in which the 97th day (April 16) of session falls.
Saturday, April 23rd, is adjournment sine die.
House Rule 2A states:
... regular sessions shall be adjourned sine die no later than the Saturday of the week in which the 100th day (April 19) of session falls.
The Speaker and the President may extend the session for a period not to exceed seven additional days. Thereafter, the session can be extended only by a majority vote of the Members. All signs are pointing to adjournment end of next week, sine die.
Below is the list of HOA specific bills and their most current status updates:
Planned communities; architectural designs; approval
Status: 3/30 Signed by Governor. Chapter 83, Laws 2016.
Homeowners' associations; enforcement grace period
Status: 4/11 Senate adopted conference report #5132. Awaits House adoption and final vote in both houses.
Property; declaration amendment; procedure
Status: 3/24 Passed Senate, 29-0. Ready for House action on Senate amendments.
Regulatory boards; licensing; revisions
Status: 4/6 Retained on Senate COW calendar.
Homeowners associations; director removal
Status: 3/24 From House Rules okay. House COW approved.
Homeowners associations; fees; hearings; elections
Status: 3/30 Passed Housed, 57-0. Ready for Senate action on House amendments.
Condominiums; exterior changes; approval
Status: 2/17 Bill currently being held.
Rental properties; prohibited penalties
Status: 3/3 Passed House 34-23; ready for the Senate.
Homeowner's associations; cumulative voting; prohibition
Status: 3/1 House COW approved with floor amendment #4691 and amendment #4692.
Homeowners associations; Board conflicts
Status: 2/29 Retained on Senate COW calendar.
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.
*Bills are currently dead, should their status change, we will provide immediate updates.