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2021 House Bill 4416: Remove restrictive covenants from condo and homeowner association deeds
Introduced by Rep. Sarah Anthony D-Lansing on March 2, 2021
To make it unlawful to record in the county deeds office a property owners’ or condominium association’s governing documents that contain a “restrictive covenant” that violates the federal Civil Rights Act, and establish that existing ones are void and unenforceable. The bill would also require associations that receive a member request to delete the restrictive covenants must act on it, and empower courts to enforce this.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee on March 2, 2021
Reported in the House on May 4, 2022
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Sarah Anthony D-Lansing on June 14, 2022
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 14, 2022
Received in the Senate on June 16, 2022
Referred to the Senate Local Government Committee on June 16, 2022