The 2016 Legislative Session

The 2016 Legislative Session

  1. CAN Alert: Times up: Presenting CAN’s 2016 Legislator of the Year – Representative Debbie Mayfield, July 14, 2016

  2. CALL Alert for June 28, 2016–Becker & Poliakoff and CALL’s 2016 Legislative and Community Association Resource Guide

  3. CAN Alert: A Most Excellent Year For Community Association Living March 23, 2016

  4. Legislative Update for Final Week of Session– CALL Alert for March 11, 2016

  5. CAN Alert: VOTE NO HB 1187 Amendments March 4, 2016

  6. Legislative Update for Week 7 – CALL Alert for March 1, 2016

  7. CAN Alert: The Finish Line is in Sight March 1. 2016

  8. Legislative Update for Week 6 – CALL Alert for February 22, 2016

  9. CAN Alert: Here We Go Again… Vote NO HB 297/SB 316 February 22, 2016

  10. Legislative Update for Week 5 – CALL Alert for February 15, 2016

  11. CAN Alert:  Shark Alert! February 15, 2016

  12. Legislative Update for Week 4 – CALL Alert for February 8, 2016

  13. CAN Alert: We Won!  February 4, 2016

  14. CAN Alert: They’re Cracking Under Our Pressure February 1, 2016

  15. Legislative Update for Weeks 2 and 3 – CALL Alert for January 29, 2016

  16. New Florida Bill Seeks to Bring Regulations to HOAs that Have Previously Only Applied to Condo Associations Florida HOA Lawyer Blog, January 28, 2016

  17. Week 1 Legislative Highlights and More Association Bills Filed — CALL Alert for January 19, 2016
    Webmaster’s Note:  Because of the way that CAN constructs its message, hyperlinks in this copy of the message may not work.

  18. New Bills Impacting Homeowners’ Associations Filed for 2016 Legislative Session Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, December 29, 2015.

  19. New Bills Address Marketable Record Title Act (MRTA) and HOA Regulation–CALL Alert for December 18, 2015

  20. CAN Alert: How’d You Spend Your Last $11 Million? December 10, 2015

  21. New Bills Will Significantly Impact HOA Operations in Florida Florida Condo & HOA Legal Blog, November 25, 2015.

  22. CALL Town Hall in Tampa; Estoppel Certificate Bill Update; New HOA Bills Filed; and Happy Thanksgiving!!—CALL Alert for November 24, 2015


  1. Click the link HERE to hear a January 23rd interview by radio host Gene Sullivan of WWTC radio with SCCA’s President Roger Kesselbach about Florida House bill 203 and its companion, Florida Senate bill 722—together referred to as “the estoppel bill.”  WWTC (1280 AM, “The Patriot”) is a long-standing radio station serving the Minneapolis–Saint Paul region. Today it broadcasts a conservative talk radio format.  Sullivan’s weekly “Where You Live” program explores some aspect of what it means to own, rent, or invest in real estate.  Sullivan is also the President and CEO of New Concepts Management Group, Inc., a property management firm.
    Webmaster’s Note:  The program begins with general news.  If you wish you can click on the bar that runs across the bottom of the page to move forward in the broadcast to reach the interview, which is the first story following the news at about 8 minutes in.  It runs to about the 32 minute point.

  2. CAN Alert: New Partnership: CAI joins CAN to fight Estoppel Bills January 25, 2016

  3. Florida Estoppel Bill Would Force Owners in Associations to Pay Fees for Failed Sales Florida HOA Lawyer Blog, January 18, 2016

  4. CAN Alert: KILL BILL HB 203/ SB 722 January 18, 2016

  5. CAN Alert: YOU CAN help Stop SENATE BILL 722 (The Home Tax) January 11, 2016.
    IMPORTANT:  The hyperlinks to the petition in this post do not work, but you can reach it by clicking HERE.

  6. CAN Alert: Sign CAN’s Petition NOW to Smash the Home Tax! Vote No to HB 203 and SB 722 – Estoppel Bills January 5, 2016
    IMPORTANT:  The hyperlink to the petition in this post does not work, but you can reach it by clicking HERE.

  7. November 2nd event opposing the bill.  (Several SCCA members traveled to Tallahassee to participate.)

“Smash The Home Tax” TV/Media Coverage

Full “Smash the Home Tax” Press Conference Speakers include SCCA President Roger Kesselbach.

SCCA President symbolically smashes the tax.

SCCA President Roger Kesselbach symbolically “smashes the home tax” at the event.

  1. Articles about the bill:

  1. A website with Information about the bill:

  2. Homeowners’ Advocacy Group Alerts about the bill: