|HB 1375: Homeowners' Associations|
GENERAL BILL by Representative Charlie Stone
Companion Bill (Similar) : SB 1122
Homeowners' Associations; Revises uses of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, & Mobile Homes Trust Fund; increases damages to which member of homeowners' association is entitled for denial of access to official records; provides cause of action for member against community association manager or management firm; prohibits reimbursement to community association manager or management firm for certain fines; provides & revises reporting requirements; provides that fine may not become lien against parcel; revises provisions relating to election of officers; provides presuit mediation for election & recall disputes; provides for binding arbitration by DBPR for certain disputes between parcel owner & homeowners' association; requires DBPR to provide training & educational programs; authorizes DBPR to enforce & ensure compliance with Homeowners' Association Act & specified rules; provides DBPR with jurisdiction to investigate certain complaints; provides cause of action against developers by HOA or nondeveloper members of HOA.
Effective Date: 7/1/2016
1/15/2016 House - Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee
1/12/2016 House - Introduced