HB501 (2017) Detail

Relative to access to minutes of meetings of condominium unit owner's associations.


CHAPTER 140

HB 501 - FINAL VERSION

 

8Mar2017... 0396h

04/20/2017   1467s

2017 SESSION

17-0495

05/06

 

HOUSE BILL 501

 

AN ACT relative to access to minutes of meetings of condominium unit owner's associations.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Webb, Rock. 6; Rep. Rouillard, Hills. 6; Rep. Umberger, Carr. 2; Rep. Kotowski, Merr. 24; Rep. Pantelakos, Rock. 25; Rep. Baroody, Hills. 43; Rep. M. MacKay, Hills. 30; Rep. Forest, Hills. 18; Rep. Abbott, Ches. 1; Rep. Patten, Merr. 17; Rep. Almy, Graf. 13; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Avard, Dist 12

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the condominium board to take minutes of all meetings of the association and provide access to the minutes within 15 days of a unit owner's request.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Mar2017... 0396h

04/20/2017   1467s 17-0495

05/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to access to minutes of meetings of condominium unit owner's associations.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

140:1  Meetings of Condominium Unit Owner's Associations; Minutes.  Amend RSA 356-B:37, VI to read as follows:

VI.  The secretary or other designee duly authorized by the board of directors shall take minutes of all meetings held in accordance with this section and RSA 356-B:37-c.  The board of directors shall make copies of the minutes of all meetings available to the unit owners within 60 days of the meeting or 15 days of the date such minutes are approved by the board, whichever occurs first.  The association may opt to provide the minutes electronically or publish them on the association website, in which case the owners shall be informed of the web address.   An electronic or paper copy of all meeting minutes shall be available to the unit owners for at least 3 years after the date of the meeting.  The board shall respond to a unit owner's written request for the minutes within 15 days of receipt of the request.

140:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 16, 2017

Effective Date: August 15, 2017

Links

HB501 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 8, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 21, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 4, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 20, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB501 Revision: 1106 Date: June 19, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
HB501 Revision: 1107 Date: May 18, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
HB501 Revision: 1108 Date: April 21, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
HB501 Revision: 1109 Date: March 10, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
HB501 Revision: 1110 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 8:41 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 3 P. 16
Jan. 31, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/31/2017 10:15 AM LOB 302
Feb. 7, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/07/2017 10:00 AM LOB 302
Feb. 8, 2017 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 02/08/2017 10:00 AM LOB 302
Feb. 21, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 02/21/2017 01:30 PM LOB 302
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0396h for 03/08/2017 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 14 P. 7
March 8, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0396h: AA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 14
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0396h: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 14
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 9
April 4, 2017 Hearing: 04/04/2017, Room 100, SH, 01:45 pm; SC 17
April 20, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/20/2017; SC 19
April 20, 2017 Sen. Giuda Floor Amendment # 2017-1467s, AA, VV; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1467s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
May 18, 2017 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1467s (Rep. Hunt): MA VV 05/18/2017 HJ 16 P. 5
May 31, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 05/31/2017); SJ 19
June 1, 2017 Enrolled 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 127
June 16, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/16/2017; Chapter 140; Eff. 8/15/2017