February 2, 2018 Arizona HOA Legislative Update #2

This past Monday, January 29th was the final deadline for the Senate to file bills and Monday, February 5th is the final deadline for the House to file bills.  
 
This session, there are several bills currently on our radar that directly impact Arizona HOAs. These bills include:
 
HOA Priority Bills:
 
Condominiums; Termination; Appraisals
Status: 2/1 - House Committee amended, #4053
 
Homeowners' Associations; Improvement Districts; Zoning
Status: 1/18 - Referred to House Gov.
 
Private Process Servers: Authority
Status: 1/8 - Referred to Senate Jud. 
 
Condo; Termination; Appraisal Dispute
Status: 2/1 - Senate Gov. amended, #4072
 
The annual meeting of a condominium association or planned community association (HOA) is required to include the election of HOA board members and any other business of the HOA and must provide the members or unit owners an opportunity to address the HOA board. The HOA board is required to provide to the members at the annual meeting a financial summary report. An HOA in violation of meeting requirements is liable in a civil action for damages of $500 for each violation. Also, during the period of declarant control, the HOA declaration cannot be amended to change the duration of or conditions for declarant control unless the amendment is approved by an affirmative vote of or written consent of at least 66 percent of the non declarant owners.
Status: 1/31 - Referred to Senate Gov. 
 
Dead Bills:
(please note that a "dead" status is subject to change)
 
Homeowners' Associations; Foreclosures; Assessments
Status: 1/9 - Referred to Senate Gov.