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CS/CS/CS/HB 623: Community Associations

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Business and Professions Subcommittee ; Shoaf ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fernandez-Barquin

Community Associations; Exempting certain property association pools from Department of Health regulations; providing requirements for a parcel owner to remove a discriminatory restriction from a covenant or restriction; revising requirements relating to the posting of digital copies of certain documents by certain condominium associations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  2. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/13/2019 House • Filed
    11/25/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 51
    12/4/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 12/11/19, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
    12/11/2019 House • CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 329
    12/16/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    12/18/2019 House • Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee -HJ 383
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 51
    • CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 282
    1/17/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/22/20, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
    1/22/2020 House • CS/CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 444
    1/24/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    1/27/2020 House • Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 444
    • CS/CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 443
    2/25/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
    2/27/2020 House • CS/CS/CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 694
    3/1/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    3/2/2020 House • CS/CS/CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 685
    3/3/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 720
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
    3/6/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 892
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/9/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 968
    • Amendment(s) adopted (574141) -HJ 968
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 969
    3/9/2020 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Appropriations -SJ 654
    3/10/2020 Senate • Received -SJ 653
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

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  • CS/CS/CS/HB 623, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/9/2020 at 7:01 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (10)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 689 (e2) Department of Business and Professional Regulation Business and Professions Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in returning Messages
    H 733 (c2) Marketable Record Title Act Smith Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary
    H 1257 (e2) Community Associations Tomkow Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    H 1317 Condominium Associations Fernandez Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
    S 374 (er) Housing Discrimination Rouson Compare Last Action: 3/12/2020 S Ordered enrolled -SJ 845
    S 802 (c1) Marketable Record Title Act Perry Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Rules
    S 912 Department of Business and Professional Regulation Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 689 -SJ 688
    S 1154 (c2) Community Associations Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Rules
    S 1494 Insurance Coverage for Condominium Unit Owners Gruters Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Banking and Insurance
    S 1752 (c1) Condominium Associations Pizzo Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

    Citations - Statutes (23)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.0115 Exemptions from supervision or regulation; variances. Page 4 (pdf)
    553.77 Specific powers of the commission.
    627.714 Residential condominium unit owner coverage; loss assessment coverage required. Page 5 (pdf)
    712.065 Page 5 (pdf)
    718.111 The association. Page 7 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 21 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 37 (pdf)
    718.117 Termination of condominium. Page 41 (pdf)
    718.121 Liens. Page 42 (pdf)
    718.1255 Alternative dispute resolution; voluntary mediation; mandatory nonbinding arbitration; legislative findings. Page 43 (pdf)
    718.202 Sales or reservation deposits prior to closing. Page 46 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 47 (pdf)
    718.501 Authority, responsibility, and duties of Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes. Page 49 (pdf)
    718.5014 Ombudsman location. Page 63 (pdf)
    719.103 Definitions. Page 63 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 63 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 67 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 74 (pdf)
    720.304 Right of owners to peaceably assemble; display of flag; SLAPP suits prohibited. Page 83 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 84 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 87 (pdf)
    720.3075 Prohibited clauses in association documents. Page 91 (pdf)
    720.311 Dispute resolution. Page 90 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/CS/HB 623, Committee Substitute 3 Posted 3/1/2020 at 5:35 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (10)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 689 (e1) Department of Business and Professional Regulation Business and Professions Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in returning Messages
    H 733 (c2) Marketable Record Title Act Smith Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary
    H 1257 (e1) Community Associations Tomkow Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    H 1317 Condominium Associations Fernandez Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
    S 374 (e1) Housing Discrimination Rouson Compare Last Action: 3/12/2020 S Ordered enrolled -SJ 845
    S 802 (c1) Marketable Record Title Act Perry Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Rules
    S 912 Department of Business and Professional Regulation Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 689 -SJ 688
    S 1154 (c2) Community Associations Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Rules
    S 1494 Insurance Coverage for Condominium Unit Owners Gruters Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Banking and Insurance
    S 1752 (c1) Condominium Associations Pizzo Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    574141 - Amendment
    Remove lines 95-104 and insert:
    Shoaf 3/8/2020
    6:08 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/9/2020
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/9/2020 5:01 PM House 115 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (22)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.0115 Exemptions from supervision or regulation; variances. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.714 Residential condominium unit owner coverage; loss assessment coverage required. Page 5 (pdf)
    712.065 Page 5 (pdf)
    718.111 The association. Page 7 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 21 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 37 (pdf)
    718.117 Termination of condominium. Page 41 (pdf)
    718.121 Liens. Page 42 (pdf)
    718.1255 Alternative dispute resolution; voluntary mediation; mandatory nonbinding arbitration; legislative findings. Page 43 (pdf)
    718.202 Sales or reservation deposits prior to closing. Page 46 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 47 (pdf)
    718.501 Authority, responsibility, and duties of Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes. Page 49 (pdf)
    718.5014 Ombudsman location. Page 63 (pdf)
    719.103 Definitions. Page 63 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 63 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 67 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 74 (pdf)
    720.304 Right of owners to peaceably assemble; display of flag; SLAPP suits prohibited. Page 83 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 84 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 87 (pdf)
    720.3075 Prohibited clauses in association documents. Page 91 (pdf)
    720.311 Dispute resolution. Page 90 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 623, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 1/24/2020 at 5:20 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/1/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 689 (c3) Department of Business and Professional Regulation Business and Professions Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in returning Messages
    H 1257 (c1) Community Associations Tomkow Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    S 912 Department of Business and Professional Regulation Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 689 -SJ 688
    S 1154 (c2) Community Associations Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Rules

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    079453 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Shoaf 2/26/2020
    7:30 PM
    Adopted
    2/27/2020
    PDF
    hierarchy 235713 - Amendment to Amendment (079453)
    Between lines 1656 and 1657 of the amendment, insert:
    La Rosa 2/26/2020
    7:56 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/27/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.0115 Exemptions from supervision or regulation; variances. Page 3 (pdf)
    627.714 Residential condominium unit owner coverage; loss assessment coverage required. Page 4 (pdf)
    718.111 The association. Page 4 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 16 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 29 (pdf)
    718.1255 Alternative dispute resolution; voluntary mediation; mandatory nonbinding arbitration; legislative findings. Page 33 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 35 (pdf)
    718.5014 Ombudsman location. Page 37 (pdf)
    719.103 Definitions. Page 38 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 38 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 42 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 45 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 48 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 51 (pdf)
    720.3075 Prohibited clauses in association documents. Page 52 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 623, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 12/16/2019 at 3:23 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Civil Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/24/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1154 Community Associations Baxley Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Rules
    H 689 (c1) Department of Business and Professional Regulation Business and Professions Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in returning Messages
    H 1257 Community Associations Tomkow Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    S 912 Department of Business and Professional Regulation Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 689 -SJ 688

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    314361 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Shoaf 1/21/2020
    8:47 PM
    Withdrawn Prior to Consideration
    1/21/2020
    PDF
    564845 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Shoaf 1/21/2020
    8:59 PM
    Adopted
    1/22/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.0115 Exemptions from supervision or regulation; variances. Page 3 (pdf)
    627.714 Residential condominium unit owner coverage; loss assessment coverage required. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.111 The association. Page 4 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 16 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 28 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 32 (pdf)
    718.5014 Ombudsman location. Page 35 (pdf)
    719.103 Definitions. Page 35 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 35 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 39 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 42 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 46 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 49 (pdf)
    720.3075 Prohibited clauses in association documents. Page 49 (pdf)

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  • HB 623, Original Filed Version Posted 11/13/2019 at 11:10 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Business and Professions Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 12/16/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1154 Community Associations Baxley Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Rules
    H 689 Department of Business and Professional Regulation Business and Professions Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in returning Messages
    S 912 Department of Business and Professional Regulation Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 689 -SJ 688

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    332353 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Shoaf 12/10/2019
    6:11 PM
    Withdrawn Prior to Consideration
    12/10/2019
    PDF
    624469 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Shoaf 12/10/2019
    6:20 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    12/11/2019
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.0115 Exemptions from supervision or regulation; variances. Page 3 (pdf)
    627.714 Residential condominium unit owner coverage; loss assessment coverage required. Page 3 (pdf)
    718.111 The association. Page 4 (pdf)
    718.112 Bylaws. Page 16 (pdf)
    718.113 Maintenance; limitation upon improvement; display of flag; hurricane shutters and protection; display of religious decorations. Page 28 (pdf)
    718.303 Obligations of owners and occupants; remedies. Page 29 (pdf)
    718.5014 Ombudsman location. Page 32 (pdf)
    719.103 Definitions. Page 32 (pdf)
    719.104 Cooperatives; access to units; records; financial reports; assessments; purchase of leases. Page 33 (pdf)
    719.106 Bylaws; cooperative ownership. Page 37 (pdf)
    720.303 Association powers and duties; meetings of board; official records; budgets; financial reporting; association funds; recalls. Page 40 (pdf)
    720.305 Obligations of members; remedies at law or in equity; levy of fines and suspension of use rights. Page 43 (pdf)
    720.306 Meetings of members; voting and election procedures; amendments. Page 46 (pdf)
    720.3075 Prohibited clauses in association documents. Page 47 (pdf)

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