Continuously Monitoring All New Laws and Legislation


Thank you for the wonderful turnout at our 2017 Southern Nevada legislative update, hosted by John E. Leach, Esq. We covered some very hot topics and received great tips!

If you were unable to join us, play the video below to listen to the recorded session for some great pointers and things to look forward to.



To download the PDF file of the visual presentation used during the seminar, click HERE!



120 Days in Review
 
•  Legislators, lenders, realtors, CAI declare “SPL truce” and work together
•  Common sense HOA legislation receives bipartisan support
•  The conference committee process and SB258
•  2017 Session priorities affecting HOAs and/or management companies
  • Employment
  • Alternative Energy: wind, solar and electric vehicles
  • Water
  • Electronic notice, elections by acclamation, documents and signatures
  • Recreational marijuana
 
Major Legislation Affecting Community Associations
•  SB 33 – Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
•  SB 195 – Various changes to Board elections, transfer of declarant rights, D&O insurance, executive session
•  SB 239 – Condo water and sewer leaks
•  SB 255 – Electronic delivery of governing document changes
•  SB 258 – Courtesy Notices and Photos
•  SB 281 – HOA entitled to excess proceeds from County tax sale
•  SB 320 – Towing unregistered vehicles from HOA parking lot
•  SB 476 – CCICCH homeowner members must reside in unit
•  SB 490 – Making Foreclosure Mediation permanent
 
Other Legislation of Interest
•  AB 138 Rain barrels: rooftop rain collection from single family dwelling
•  AB 413 Electronic documents, signatures and notaries; See also AB 746
•  AB 161Rental agreement disclosures and presumptions
•  AB 455 Insurers may email or post notices and documents on the internet
•  SB 145 Incentives for alternative energy systems
•  SB 188 Expansion of anti-discrimination in housing
•  SB 203 Corporate directors and officers: breach of fiduciary duty
•  SB 267 Expedited lender foreclosure of abandoned property
•  SB 270 Water rights proof of claim
•  SB 314 Wind energy systems



For more information, please visit the Nevada Legislature to find out additional details on current Bill Draft Requests (BDRs). You can create an account and track BDRs as they go through the legislative process. Click on the “Personalized Legislative Tracking (PLT)” in the top right corner of the website’s main page to setup the tracking of bills.

Follow the below steps to determine who your Senator and Assembly leaders are and obtain their contact information:


  1. Go to http://mapserve1.leg.state.nv.us/whoRU/
  2. In the top right corner, type in your home address (street, city, state and zip code) in the search box.
  3. After searching your address, click on any of the letter combinations (SD, AD, CD or RD).
  4. Click on the leader’s hyperlinked name to be directed to their contact information.