Compensation Prohibited

A director, officer, or committee member of the association may not directly receive any salary or compensation from the association for the performance of duties as a director, officer, or committee member and may not in any other way benefit financially from service to the association. This subsection does not preclude:

(a) Participation by such person in a financial benefit accruing to all or a significant number of members as a result of actions lawfully taken by the board or a committee of which he or she is a member, including, but not limited to, routine maintenance, repair, or replacement of community assets.

(b) Reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses incurred by such person on behalf of the association, subject to approval in accordance with procedures established by the association’s governing documents or, in the absence of such procedures, in accordance with an approval process established by the board.

(c) Any recovery of insurance proceeds derived from a policy of insurance maintained by the association for the benefit of its members.

(d) Any fee or compensation authorized in the governing documents.

(e) Any fee or compensation authorized in advance by a vote of a majority of the voting interests voting in person or by proxy at a meeting of the members.

(f) A developer or its representative from serving as a director, officer, or committee member of the association and benefiting financially from service to the association.

History.—s. 35, ch. 92-49; s. 54, ch. 95-274; s. 1, ch. 97-311; s. 1, ch. 98-261; s. 46, ch. 2000-258; s. 12, ch. 2003-14; s. 3, ch. 2003-79; ss. 2, 18, ch. 2004-345; s. 15, ch. 2004-353; s. 135, ch. 2005-2; s. 16, ch. 2007-80; ss. 9, 10, ch. 2007-173; s. 22, ch. 2010-174; s. 17, ch. 2011-196; s. 15, ch. 2013-188; s. 2, ch. 2013-218; s. 17, ch. 2014-133; s. 7, ch. 2015-97; s. 10, ch. 2017-4; s. 3, ch. 2017-161.

Note.—Former s. 617.303.