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Condo Criminal Penalties Bills, Fire Sprinkler Bill, and Estoppel Bill to be Heard in Committee this Week; New HOA Rental Bill—CALL Alert for March 20, 2017

Posted in CALL Alert, Fire Sprinklers, Legislation, Rental, Water Sprinklers

Condo Criminal Penalties Bills Senator Rene Garcia and Representative Jose Felix “Pepi” Diaz filed SB 1682, Relating to Condominiums, and HB 1237, Relating to Condominiums, respectively, which include board member term limits and criminal penalties against volunteer board members for certain violations, including failure to provide access to official records and fraudulent activities related to… Continue Reading

CALL Announces Legislative Town Hall—Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Posted in advocacy, CALL Alert, Legislation

Every year in Florida we are guaranteed to see new laws pass which will impact our significant shared ownership community population. 2015 was no different and 2016 will be just as busy, with Becker & Poliakoff’s Community Association Leadership Lobby (CALL) monitoring and shaping dozens of bills throughout the 60-day Session. Come join us for… Continue Reading

New Changes in Florida Association Law Effective July 1

Posted in Legislation, Reader Q&A

Today’s column is the third installment of our annual series reviewing new laws affecting community associations, condominiums, cooperatives, and homeowners’ associations. In the first two installments, we looked at changes for condominiums in HB 807, the main Bill affecting associations. Since last week’s column, HB 807 has been sent to the Governor and is expected… Continue Reading

Florida Legislative Session Week 7 Update — Call Alert For April 19, 2013

Posted in CALL Alert, Legislation

As we head into the last two weeks of the 2013 Legislative Session, it looks like there will be at least one major community association bill that will pass, and possibly a significant HOA bill. In addition, the mortgage foreclosure bill that includes important language for community associations made substantial progress. Here are the highlights… Continue Reading

Second Week of Florida Legislative Session Heats Up

Posted in Legislation

                    This week marks the second week of the legislative session and things are getting downright hot inside the capitol as it relates to community association bills. While only mid-week, I have been involved with numerous meetings regarding SB 1196 and HB 561, the ca package… Continue Reading