HB 5322 - ELECTRONIC VOTING, NOTICE AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY, SIGNED INTO LAW.
AI-IL is pleased to announce that HB 5322, the Electronic Voting Bill introduced by CAI, was signed into law on August 25, 2014 as Public Act 98-1042. This bill amends both the Illinois Condominium Property Act and the Common Interest Community Association Act. The bill permits boards to adopt rules and regulations concerning the use of acceptable, verifiable means of technology, including electronic means for unit owner notice, voting, signatures, consents and approvals. The bill establishes that electronic votes are valid and may be used for the purpose of establishing meeting quorums. The bill also provides that a verifiable electronic signature satisfies any requirements for signatures on documents.
The bill acknowledges that if an owner either does not have the capability or desire to conduct business electronically, an association shall make reasonable accommodation, at its expense, for the person to conduct business without the use of electronic or other means.