The 2015 Arizona legislature adjourned on April 3, 2015. Although there was no new legislation, there were several changes to existing laws that affect planned communities and condominiums. Below is a summary of those bills. These statutes become effective 91 days after the date of adjournment (unless otherwise noted) which is July 3, 2015. SUMMARY OF SENATE BILL 1048 SB 1048 amends A.R.S. Section [...]
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SB1482 OMNIBUS BILL Amending Numerous Sections These sections apply to planned communities and condominiums unless otherwise indicated. Rental Property A.R.S. Sections 33-1260.01 and 33-1806.01 Unless prohibited in the declaration, owners may rent their property. Owners may designate third parties to act as the owner’s agent with respect to all association matters relating to the rental unit. An owner may designate in [...]
The 2013 Arizona Legislative Session (51st Legislature, First Regular Session) adjourned on June 14, 2013. Similar to prior years, there were numerous bills pertaining to planned communities and condominiums regarding a wide range of subjects. This year, three bills pertaining to planned communities passed both legislative chambers and were signed by the Governor. Each bill has a different effective date [...]
The 2012 Arizona legislative session (Fiftieth Legislature, Second Regular Session) adjourned on May 3, 2012. This year, only two bills passed that will affect planned communities and condominiums. This Cheat Sheet replaces an earlier version dated May 2012 due to Arizona’s Legislative Council correcting a numbering problem that created an ambiguity in SB 1476. These new bills will go into [...]
The 2011 Arizona legislative session (50th Legislature, First Regular Session) was the most active session for bills regarding the community association industry in years. This year, the Arizona legislature adjourned with Governor Brewer signing seven bills pertaining to community associations. Six of these bills will become law on July 20, 2011; SB1149 will become law from and after December 31, [...]
Summary of 2010 HOA Bills Signed by Governor Brewer The Arizona 49th Legislature, 2nd Regular session ended on Thursday, April 29, 2010. During this session, the legislature passed and Governor Brewer signed three bills that will directly affect planned communities and condominium associations. These three laws become effective on July 29, 2010. Summary of House Bill 2345 Open House / [...]
The 2009 Arizona legislative session (49th Legislature, First Regular Session) was an unusual and exciting session for everyone but the community association industry. This year, the legislature focused mainly on budget bills and balancing the State’s budget. There was quite a bit of “legislative drama” this year, including Governor Brewer filing a special action with the Arizona Supreme Court arguing [...]
In 2008, the Arizona Legislature considered a number of bills pertaining to community associations. Set forth below is a brief summary of the 2008 Arizona legislation pertaining to community associations and the bills that will become law. These bills went into effect on September 26, 2008 unless otherwise stated. Political Petitions HB2440 Quick Summary: Regardless of what an associations’ documents state, a [...]
In 2007, the Arizona Legislature considered a number of bills pertaining to community associations. Set forth below is a brief summary of the 2007 Arizona legislation pertaining to community associations. These bills will go into effect on Wednesday, September 19, 2007. REAL PROPERTY, SIGNAGE, AND SOLAR DEVICES SB1254 Quick Summary: This bill (which applies only to planned communities) states the following: (1) regardless of any provision in [...]
Set forth below is a brief summary of the 2006 community association legislation as passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Napolitano. These new laws will go into effect on Thursday, September 21, 2006. REQUIREMENTS FOR ENFORCEMENT OF ASSOCIATION DOCUMENTS Step One – Notice of Violation: The association sends the lot/unit owner written notice of the violation. Step Two – Written Response [...]