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H 3886 General Bill, By Crawford, Ryhal, Hamilton, Sandifer, Fry, Putnam, Clemmons, Yow, Anderson, Johnson, Hardee, Huggins, Hewitt, Duckworth, Bowers, Sottile, Crosby, Felder, Bennett, Thigpen, Whipper, Brown, Hixon, Taylor, King, Daning, Spires, Henderson, Pitts, Kirby, White, McCravy, Hill, Gagnon, West, Wheeler, Davis, Murphy, Hayes, Ott, V.S. Moss, Lowe, Jordan and McKnight
Similar (S 0576)
Summary: Homeowner's Associations
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 30 TO TITLE 27 SO AS TO ENTITLE THE CHAPTER "HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS"; TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS; TO REQUIRE OWNERS OF PROPERTY SUBJECT TO A HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION TO DISCLOSE THE ASSOCIATION'S GOVERNING DOCUMENTS TO PROSPECTIVE OWNERS, TO PROVIDE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS SHALL PROVIDE HOMEOWNERS WITH PRINTED OR ELECTRONIC COPIES OF FINANCIAL INFORMATION AND THE GOVERNING DOCUMENTS OF THE ASSOCIATION UPON REQUEST AT NO CHARGE, TO PROVIDE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION BOARDS MAY NOT TAKE ACTION TO ADD OR INCREASE FEES AND THE LIKE WITHOUT GIVING CERTAIN NOTICE TO HOMEOWNERS AND TO PROVIDE HOMEOWNERS MAY ATTEND MEETINGS AT WHICH SUCH ACTIONS ARE TO BE TAKEN, TO INSTRUCT THE SOUTH CAROLINA REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO OFFER AN ONLINE INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE COVERING THE BASICS OF HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT AND THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF HOMEOWNERS, TO GRANT CONCURRENT CIVIL JURISDICTION IN CERTAIN ACTIONS BETWEEN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS AND HOMEOWNERS, AND TO CREATE THE OFFICE OF HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION OMBUDSMAN IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, TO PROVIDE QUALIFICATIONS, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF THE OMBUDSMAN, AMONG OTHER THINGS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 27-50-40, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MANDATORY DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS SELLERS OF REAL PROPERTY MUST PROVIDE PURCHASERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS CONCERNING DISCLOSURES OF PROPERTY SUBJECT TO HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION GOVERNANCE.
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03/02/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9)
03/02/17House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 9)
03/09/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bowers
03/13/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Sottile
03/13/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 3)
03/14/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Crosby
03/14/17 Scrivener's error corrected
03/14/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder
03/21/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bennett, Thigpen
03/21/17House Debate adjourned until Wed., 3-22-17 (House Journal-page 134)
03/22/17House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Crawford, Sandifer, B Newton, Tallon, Norrell, Mack, Whitmire, Forester, Hamilton, GR Smith, Loftis, Crosby, Clary, Magnuson, McKnight, Hosey, Kirby, Clemmons, W Newton, Douglas, Williams, Jefferson, Ott, King, Cobb-Hunter, Finlay, Hart, Thigpen, Yow, Johnson, Henegan, West, Caskey, Hewitt (House Journal-page 33)
03/28/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: S.Rivers
03/29/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Whipper, Brown
03/29/17House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: S.Rivers
03/29/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hixon, Taylor, King, Daning, Spires, Henderson, Pitts, Kirby, White, McCravy, Hill, Gagnon, West, Wheeler, Davis, Murphy, Hayes, Ott, V.S.Moss, Lowe, McKnight, Jordan
03/29/17House Debate adjourned until Thur., 3-30-17 (House Journal-page 79)
03/30/17House Amended (House Journal-page 62)
03/30/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 62)
03/30/17House Roll call Yeas-91 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 71)
03/30/17House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 72)
03/31/17House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2)
04/04/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 10)
04/04/17Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 10)
04/07/17Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Hutto, Johnson, Turner, Gambrell
04/19/17Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 9)



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