EDITOR’S NOTE: This blog article originally appeared on the Clemons Richter & Reiss, P.C. blog and is shared here by permission of the author, Stefan Richter, Esq., CCAL.
On November 3, 2022, Governor Wolf signed HB1795 into law, to become effective in May 2023. This legislation is intended to enhance the mechanisms and integrity for governance of condominium and community associations throughout the Commonwealth. HB1795 authorizes, even for unincorporated associations, the use of electronic means for casting votes, giving notice, and attending meetings. It also prescribes procedures for removing executive board members and amending bylaws. In addition, the bill mandates election oversight by an “independent reviewer” in large condominiums and master associations.
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