Enrolled House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Condominiums and homeowners associations. Makes the following amendments to the statutes concerning condominiums and homeowners associations: (1) Provides that notice of a proposed amendment of a condominium declaration or the governing documents of a homeowners association is required only with respect to first mortgage holders that provide an address to the secretary of the board of directors of the condominium association or homeowners association, as applicable. (2) Provides that a condominium co-owner or a homeowners association member is entitled to attend any meeting of the condominium's or homeowners association board, including an annual meeting. Provides that the board of directors Condominiums and homeowners associations. Makes the following amendments to the statutes concerning condominiums and homeowners associations: (1) Provides that notice of a proposed amendment of a condominium declaration or the governing documents of a homeowners association is required only with respect to first mortgage holders that provide an address to the secretary of the board of directors of the condominium association or homeowners association, as applicable. (2) Provides that a condominium co-owner or a homeowners association member is entitled to attend any meeting of the condominium's or homeowners association board, including an annual meeting. Provides that the board of directors may meet in private to discuss delinquent assessments or litigation matters. (3) Repeals provisions requiring condominium instruments and the governing documents of homeowners associations to include grievance resolution procedures. (4) Makes technical changes. Makes the following amendments to the statute concerning homeowners associations: (1) Specifies that certain provisions of the homeowners association statute apply to a homeowners association established before July 1, 2009, regardless of whether the members of the homeowners association have elected to be governed by the statute. (2) Provides that a homeowners association is not required to disclose communications that: (A) are initiated by the association or by a member of the association; and (B) concern suspected criminal activity by another member of the association. (3) Provides that in an enforcement action by the attorney general under the statute, the court may impose a civil penalty not exceeding $500 on an individual determined by the court to have exercised a proxy in violation of the statute. ... View more