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2005 Florida Statutes

Workers' Compensation Rating Bureau.
Section 627.096, Florida Statutes 2005

627.096  Workers' Compensation Rating Bureau.--

(1)  There is created within the office a Workers' Compensation Rating Bureau, which shall make an investigation and study of all insurers authorized to issue workers' compensation and employer's liability coverage in this state. Such bureau shall study the data, statistics, schedules, or other information as it may deem necessary to assist and advise the office in its review of filings made by or on behalf of workers' compensation and employer's liability insurers. The commission may adopt rules requiring all workers' compensation and employer's liability insurers to submit to the rating bureau any data, statistics, schedules, and other information deemed necessary to the rating bureau's study and advisement.

(2)  The acquisition by the Department of Management Services of data processing software, hardware, and services necessary to carry out the provisions of this act for the department or office shall be exempt from the provisions of part I of chapter 287.

History.--s. 98, ch. 79-40; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 345, 357, 806, ch. 82-243; s. 49, ch. 82-386; ss. 5, 9, 10, ch. 87-124; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 313, ch. 92-279; s. 55, ch. 92-326; s. 1080, ch. 2003-261.