HB1179 (2020) Detail

Relative to contract powers of condominium unit owners' associations.


HB 1179 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

11Mar2020... 0652h

2020 SESSION

20-2238

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1179

 

AN ACT relative to contract powers of condominium unit owners' associations.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Rep. Buchanan, Merr. 15; Rep. Kenney, Straf. 6; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires a condominium unit owner who contracts for property management, maintenance, or improvements business with the condominium recuse himself or herself from any participation in or vote on the awarding of the contract.  Any such relationship shall be disclosed by the unit owners' association.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11Mar2020... 0652h 20-2238

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to contract powers of condominium unit owners' associations.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Condominiums; Powers of Unit Owners' Association.  Amend RSA 356-B:42 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  If any unit owner or business where a unit owner is the owner or director of a business or has a pecuniary interest in a business, bids or contracts for property management, maintenance, or improvements with their unit owners' association, the unit owner shall recuse himself or herself from any participation in or vote on the awarding of the contract.  The unit owners' association shall disclose to its unit owners the relationship of any unit owner or business where a unit owner is the owner or director of a business or has a pecuniary interest in a business with the contract for property management, maintenance, or improvements.  This paragraph shall not apply to a unit owners' association in which owners own time sharing interests.

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

Links

HB1179 at GenCourtMobile
HB1179 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 18, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1179 Revision: 8272 Date: March 11, 2020, 11:15 a.m.
HB1179 Revision: 6815 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 11:10 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 12
Jan. 29, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/29/2020 09:30 am LOB 302
Feb. 13, 2020 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/13/2020 09:30 am LOB 302
Feb. 18, 2020 Executive Session: 02/18/2020 01:00 pm LOB 302
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0652h (Vote 17-1; CC)
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2020-0652h for 03/11/2020 (Vote 17-1; CC) HC 10 P. 4
March 11, 2020 Amendment # 2020-0652h: AA VV 03/11/2020
March 11, 2020 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2020-0652h: MA VV 03/11/2020
June 16, 2020 Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8
June 16, 2020 No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8