As of this writing, we are still waiting for the two main community association bills, HB 653 and HB 1237, to be sent to Governor Rick Scott. Once a bill is sent to him, he will have fifteen (15) days to act. He can either sign the bill into law, veto it, or allow it… Continue Reading
Information disseminated about HB 319 is in some instances false and in others, completely misleading. This post explains the history of the Safe Harbor and the legal issues involved.
Representative George Moraitis, the sponsor of HB 1195, which became law on July 1, 2011, has filed a new community association bill, HB 319. HB 319 will be considered during the 2012 Legislative Session. HB 319 impacts condominium, cooperative, and homeowners’ associations.
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.