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703.155

703.155 Master associations.

703.155(1)

(1) Definition. In this section, "master association" means a profit or nonprofit corporation or unincorporated association which exercises the powers under s. 703.15 (3) on behalf of one or more condominiums or for the benefit of the unit owners of one or more condominiums.

703.155(2)

(2) Delegation. If a declaration provides that any of the powers described in s. 703.15 (3) are to be exercised by or may be delegated to a master association, all provisions of this chapter applicable to an association apply to the master association, except as modified by this section or the declaration.

703.155(3)

(3) Powers limited. Unless a master association is the only association for a condominium under s. 703.15 (1), it may exercise the powers set forth in s. 703.15 (3) only to the extent expressly permitted in the declarations that are associated with the master association or expressly described in the delegations of power from those condominiums to the master association.

703.155(4)

(4) Liability limited. If a declaration provides that the executive board may delegate certain powers to a master association, the members of the executive board have no liability for the acts or omissions of the master association with respect to the exercise of those powers following delegation.

703.155(5)

(5) Unit owners; rights and responsibilities. The rights and responsibilities of unit owners with respect to the association set forth in s. 703.15 apply, in the conduct of the affairs of a master association, only to those persons under sub. (6) who elect the executive board of a master association, whether or not those persons are unit owners.

703.155(6)

(6) Master association; election of executive board. Notwithstanding s. 703.15 (2) (f) and whether or not a master association is also an association described in s. 703.15 (1), the instrument creating the master association and the declaration of each condominium the powers of which are assigned by the declaration or delegated to the master association shall provide that the executive board of the master association shall be elected after the period of declarant control in any of the following ways:

703.155(6)(a)

(a) All unit owners of all condominiums subject to the master association may elect all members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(b)

(b) All members of the executive boards of all condominiums subject to the master association may elect all members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(c)

(c) All unit owners of each condominium subject to the master association may elect specified members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(d)

(d) All members of the executive board of each condominium subject to the master association may elect specified members of the executive board.

703.155(7)

(7) Representation of condominium or noncondominium property. A master association may represent condominium or noncondominium property on behalf of one or more condominiums and property under a different form of ownership or for the benefit of the unit owners of one or more condominiums and the owners of other property.

703.155 - ANNOT.

History: 1985 a. 188; 2003 a. 283.

703.155 - ANNOT.

NOTE: 2003 Wis. Act 283, which affected this section, contains extensive explanatory notes.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 703 > 703.155

703.155

703.155 Master associations.

703.155(1)

(1) Definition. In this section, "master association" means a profit or nonprofit corporation or unincorporated association which exercises the powers under s. 703.15 (3) on behalf of one or more condominiums or for the benefit of the unit owners of one or more condominiums.

703.155(2)

(2) Delegation. If a declaration provides that any of the powers described in s. 703.15 (3) are to be exercised by or may be delegated to a master association, all provisions of this chapter applicable to an association apply to the master association, except as modified by this section or the declaration.

703.155(3)

(3) Powers limited. Unless a master association is the only association for a condominium under s. 703.15 (1), it may exercise the powers set forth in s. 703.15 (3) only to the extent expressly permitted in the declarations that are associated with the master association or expressly described in the delegations of power from those condominiums to the master association.

703.155(4)

(4) Liability limited. If a declaration provides that the executive board may delegate certain powers to a master association, the members of the executive board have no liability for the acts or omissions of the master association with respect to the exercise of those powers following delegation.

703.155(5)

(5) Unit owners; rights and responsibilities. The rights and responsibilities of unit owners with respect to the association set forth in s. 703.15 apply, in the conduct of the affairs of a master association, only to those persons under sub. (6) who elect the executive board of a master association, whether or not those persons are unit owners.

703.155(6)

(6) Master association; election of executive board. Notwithstanding s. 703.15 (2) (f) and whether or not a master association is also an association described in s. 703.15 (1), the instrument creating the master association and the declaration of each condominium the powers of which are assigned by the declaration or delegated to the master association shall provide that the executive board of the master association shall be elected after the period of declarant control in any of the following ways:

703.155(6)(a)

(a) All unit owners of all condominiums subject to the master association may elect all members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(b)

(b) All members of the executive boards of all condominiums subject to the master association may elect all members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(c)

(c) All unit owners of each condominium subject to the master association may elect specified members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(d)

(d) All members of the executive board of each condominium subject to the master association may elect specified members of the executive board.

703.155(7)

(7) Representation of condominium or noncondominium property. A master association may represent condominium or noncondominium property on behalf of one or more condominiums and property under a different form of ownership or for the benefit of the unit owners of one or more condominiums and the owners of other property.

703.155 - ANNOT.

History: 1985 a. 188; 2003 a. 283.

703.155 - ANNOT.

NOTE: 2003 Wis. Act 283, which affected this section, contains extensive explanatory notes.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 703 > 703.155

703.155

703.155 Master associations.

703.155(1)

(1) Definition. In this section, "master association" means a profit or nonprofit corporation or unincorporated association which exercises the powers under s. 703.15 (3) on behalf of one or more condominiums or for the benefit of the unit owners of one or more condominiums.

703.155(2)

(2) Delegation. If a declaration provides that any of the powers described in s. 703.15 (3) are to be exercised by or may be delegated to a master association, all provisions of this chapter applicable to an association apply to the master association, except as modified by this section or the declaration.

703.155(3)

(3) Powers limited. Unless a master association is the only association for a condominium under s. 703.15 (1), it may exercise the powers set forth in s. 703.15 (3) only to the extent expressly permitted in the declarations that are associated with the master association or expressly described in the delegations of power from those condominiums to the master association.

703.155(4)

(4) Liability limited. If a declaration provides that the executive board may delegate certain powers to a master association, the members of the executive board have no liability for the acts or omissions of the master association with respect to the exercise of those powers following delegation.

703.155(5)

(5) Unit owners; rights and responsibilities. The rights and responsibilities of unit owners with respect to the association set forth in s. 703.15 apply, in the conduct of the affairs of a master association, only to those persons under sub. (6) who elect the executive board of a master association, whether or not those persons are unit owners.

703.155(6)

(6) Master association; election of executive board. Notwithstanding s. 703.15 (2) (f) and whether or not a master association is also an association described in s. 703.15 (1), the instrument creating the master association and the declaration of each condominium the powers of which are assigned by the declaration or delegated to the master association shall provide that the executive board of the master association shall be elected after the period of declarant control in any of the following ways:

703.155(6)(a)

(a) All unit owners of all condominiums subject to the master association may elect all members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(b)

(b) All members of the executive boards of all condominiums subject to the master association may elect all members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(c)

(c) All unit owners of each condominium subject to the master association may elect specified members of the executive board.

703.155(6)(d)

(d) All members of the executive board of each condominium subject to the master association may elect specified members of the executive board.

703.155(7)

(7) Representation of condominium or noncondominium property. A master association may represent condominium or noncondominium property on behalf of one or more condominiums and property under a different form of ownership or for the benefit of the unit owners of one or more condominiums and the owners of other property.

703.155 - ANNOT.

History: 1985 a. 188; 2003 a. 283.

703.155 - ANNOT.

NOTE: 2003 Wis. Act 283, which affected this section, contains extensive explanatory notes.

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