Community Association Bills Presented to the Governor; Estoppel Bill Approved by Governor—CALL Alert for June 15, 2017

Yesterday, the Governor approved SB 398, Relating to Estoppel Certificates. The effective date of the new law is July 1, 2017. If you would like to hear more about the estoppel bill, please watch the video or click here toread a summary on our blog.

Also yesterday, HB 653, Relating to Community Associations, by Rep. Moraitis, and HB 1237, Relating to Condominiums, by Rep. Diaz, were presented to Governor Rick Scott for consideration. The Governor has until June 29, 2017 to act. The Governor can either sign a bill into law, veto a bill, or allow a bill to become law without his signature. If approved by the Governor, the bills have an effective date of July 1, 2017, except the provisions which require associations with more than 150 units to have a website for posting official records is not effective until July 1, 2018.

For a summary of HB 653, please see my blog post here.

For a summary of HB 1237, please see my blog post here.

Very truly yours,

Yeline Goin
Executive Director
Community Association Leadership Lobby (CALL)