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New Florida Condo Bill Filed by Senator Garcia Includes Criminal Penalties

Posted in Assessment Collection, Association Documents, Budgets, Reserves & Financial, CALL Alert, Elections, Official Records, Voting

Last month, the State Attorney for Miami-Dade County released a Grand Jury Report titled “Addressing Condo Owners’ Pleas for Help:  Recommendations for Legislative Action”.  You can read the Miami-Herald Article about the Grand Jury Report here. Today, Senator Rene Garcia filed SB 1682, Relating to Condominiums, which incorporates some of the recommendations of the Grand… Continue Reading

Estoppel Bill Raises a Number of Concerns (HB 611)

Posted in CALL Alert, Legislation

HB 611, by Rep. Wood (R-Winter Haven) bill will be heard in Civil Justice Subcommittee today, Wednesday, March 4, at 12:30. The Chair of the Civil Justice Subcommittee is Kathleen Passidomo (R-Naples). The bill significantly changes the procedures for requesting and delivering estoppel certificates whenever property is sold in a community. CALL (Community Association Leadership… Continue Reading

Ceremonial Bill Signing Ceremony for HB 1195

Posted in Legislation

I recently had the pleasure of attending a ceremonial bill signing ceremony for HB 1195 at the Florida Capitol. HB 1195 was the comprehensive community association bill that passed during the 2011 legislative session and became effective on July 1, 2011.