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CONDOMINIUM AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LIEN

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AMENDMENTS

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2014 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Carol Spackman Moss

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Senate Sponsor: J. Stuart Adams

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             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill modifies provisions relating to the required contents of a notice of lien.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    requires that a notice of lien, for a lien based on an unpaid assessment or an unpaid
             14      fine under Title 57, Chapter 8, Condominium Ownership Act, or Title 57, Chapter
             15      8a, Community Association Act, include the amount of the unpaid assessment or
             16      the unpaid fine;
             17          .    requires that a notice of lien include:
             18              .    the lien claimant's name, address, and phone number; or
             19              .    if the lien claimant has a representative for purposes of the lien, the lien
             20      claimant's name and the representative's name, address, and phone number;
             21          .    clarifies that a copy of a notice of lien that the lien claimant mails to the person
             22      against whom the notice of lien is filed shall include:
             23              .    the date the notice of lien was submitted for recording; and
             24              .    the article number on the certified mail receipt; and
             25          .    makes technical and conforming changes.
             26      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             27          None
             28      Other Special Clauses:
             29          None


             30      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             31      AMENDS:
             32           38-12-102 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 278
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             34      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             35          Section 1. Section 38-12-102 is amended to read:
             36           38-12-102. Notice requirements for lien filings -- Exceptions.
             37          (1) A lien claimant or the lien claimant's agent shall send by certified mail a written
             38      copy of [the] a notice of lien to the last-known address of the person against whom the notice
             39      of lien is filed no later than 30 days after the day on which [a lien claimant or the lien
             40      claimant's authorized agent files a notice of lien meeting the requirements of Subsection (2):
             41      (a)] the notice of lien is submitted for [recordation] recording with:
             42          [(i)] (a) a county recorder;
             43          [(ii)] (b) a county clerk; [or]
             44          [(iii)] (c) a clerk of the court; or
             45          [(b)] (d) in the case of a lien on an aircraft under Section 38-13-201 , [with] the Federal
             46      Aviation Administration.
             47          (2) (a) [The notice of lien described in Subsection (1)] A notice of lien submitted for
             48      recording shall contain the following information:
             49          [(a)] (i) the name and address of the person against whom the lien is filed;
             50          [(b) (i)] (ii) a statement that [certain] the property owned by the person against whom
             51      the lien is filed is subject to a lien;
             52          [(ii)] (iii) (A) the amount of the judgment, settlement, or compromise, if the lien is
             53      based on a charge against or interest in a judgment, settlement, or compromise; [or]
             54          [(iii)] (B) the amount of state taxes owed, if the lien is based on unpaid state taxes;
             55          [(c) the article number contained on the certified mail receipt;]
             56          [(d) the date the notice of lien was filed; and]
             57          (C) the total amount of the unpaid assessment that is subject to the lien, including any


             58      fees, charges, or costs, if the lien is based on an unpaid assessment under Title 57, Chapter 8,
             59      Condominium Ownership Act, or Title 57, Chapter 8a, Community Association Act; or
             60          (D) the amount of the unpaid fine, if the lien is based on an unpaid fine under Title 57,
             61      Chapter 8, Condominium Ownership Act, or Title 57, Chapter 8a, Community Association
             62      Act; and
             63          [(e)] (iv) (A) the name [and], address, and phone number of the lien claimant[.]; or
             64          (B) if the lien claimant has a representative for purposes of the lien, the name of the
             65      lien claimant and the name, address, and phone number of the lien claimant's representative.
             66          (b) When a lien claimant mails a copy of a notice of lien to the person against whom
             67      the notice of lien is filed, in accordance with Subsection (1), the notice of lien shall contain:
             68          (i) the requirements described in Subsection (2)(a);
             69          (ii) the date the notice of lien was submitted for recording; and
             70          (iii) the article number on the certified mail receipt.
             71          (3) The notice requirements of Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to:
             72          (a) a preconstruction or construction lien as provided in Title 38, Chapter 1a,
             73      Preconstruction and Construction Liens;
             74          (b) a lessors' lien as provided in Title 38, Chapter 3, Lessors' Liens;
             75          (c) a federal tax lien as provided in Title 38, Chapter 6, Federal Tax Liens;
             76          (d) a hospital lien as provided in Title 38, Chapter 7, Hospital Lien Law;
             77          (e) a self-service storage facilities lien as provided in Title 38, Chapter 8, Self-Service
             78      Storage Facilities;
             79          (f) an oil, gas, or mining lien as provided in Title 38, Chapter 10, Oil, Gas, and Mining
             80      Liens;
             81          (g) a claim against the Residence Lien Recovery Fund as provided in Title 38, Chapter
             82      11, Residence Lien Restriction and Lien Recovery Fund Act;
             83          (h) a trust deed;
             84          (i) a mortgage;
             85          (j) any interests subject to a security agreement as defined in Section 70A-9a-102 ;


             86          (k) any other liens subject to the same or stricter notice requirements than those
             87      imposed by Subsections (1) and (2); or
             88          (l) a court judgment or abstract of a court judgment presented for recording in the
             89      office of a county recorder.


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