Has your condo building opted out of these Florida statutes?

The day before I wrote this column, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed House Bill 653, one of the main community association bills that was passed during this legislative session. In particular, this was the bill that would have allowed condominium unit owners to opt out of the installation of an engineered life safety system (ELSS), in addition to fire sprinklers. In his veto letter, Scott stated that he made this decision in order to protect firefighters and first responders; that life safety was paramount; and that, particularly in light of the recent London high-rise fire, he felt obligated to veto the bill.    Read the Q&A……………..


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