The Advisory Council on Condominiums was originally created by the Florida Legislature in 1991, abandoned in 1999 and then reinstated by the passage of Section 718.50151, Florida Statutes and consists of seven members. Three members are appointed by the Florida Senate, two are appointed by the Florida House of Representatives and one is appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida.
The purposes for which the Florida Advisory Council on Condominiums was created are:
· To receive input from the public regarding issues of condominiums and receive recommendations for changes in condominium law. This includes but is not limited to, the rights and responsibilities of unit owners in relation to the rights and responsibilities of associations.
To review, evaluate, and advise the division concerning revisions and rules affecting condominiums.
To recommend improvements, if needed, in the education programs offered by the division.
· To elect a chair and vice chair and such other officers as it may deem advisable.
· To meet at the call of its chair, at the request of a majority of its membership, at the request of the division, or at such times as it may prescribe.
· To establish a quorum for action by a majority of the members of the Council
· To take appropriate action in accordance with its mandate from the State of Florida by vote of a majority of the voting members who are present at a meeting where there is a quorum.