Time-share law change at heart of Florida lawsuit involving Marriott Vacation Club

Marriott Vacation Club, the Orlando-based time-share company, is being accused of using its influence to get state law changed to help it jump off the hook of a pending lawsuit.

Two Central Florida legislators introduced changes to the state’s time-share law last year, after MVC was sued because of its time-share policies. The company has not commented on whether it sought the change. It stated in a court notice that the change in the law “is of crucial importance to this case” — just weeks after Gov. Rick Scott signed the bills into law May 23. read more

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