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SB 1888: Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance

Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance; Authorizing the use of an electronic device to provide proof of insurance; increasing financial responsibility limits with respect to bodily injury or death; requiring insurers to submit information to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and to notify insureds about bodily injury insurance rather than personal injury protection coverage; providing for the termination of personal injury protection policies and the requirement for maintaining minimum security requirements that allow a person to respond to property damage and bodily injury by a certain date, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, and except for this section, which shall take effect upon becoming law, this act shall take effect January 1, 2014
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2013-160)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    4/17/2013 Senate SPB 7152 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1888) by Banking and Insurance
    • Filed
    4/18/2013 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 481
    4/23/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 481
    5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2013-160)

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  • SB 1888, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/17/2013 at 4:34 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Banking and Insurance (Post-Meeting) 4/18/2013 (pdf)

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1886 Public Records/Bodily Injury Liability Insurance Policies Banking and Insurance Linked Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    Location: In committee/council (GO)
    H 635 (e1) Insurance Edwards Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 157 (Ch. 2013-190), CS/HB 1191 (Ch. 2013-209), CS/CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2013-160), SB 356 (Ch. 2013-125), CS/CS/SB 468 (Ch. 2013-66), CS/SB 1842 (Ch. 2013-101)
    Location: In returning messages from Senate
    H 7125 (er) Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 6/13/2013 Chapter No. 2013-160
    Location: Became Law
    S 1046 (c2) Insurance Brandes Compare Last Action: 4/26/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 157 (Ch. 2013-190), CS/HB 1191 (Ch. 2013-209), CS/CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2013-160), SB 356 (Ch. 2013-125), CS/CS/SB 468 (Ch. 2013-66), CS/SB 1842 (Ch. 2013-101) -SJ 706
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 1458 (c2) Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Brandes Compare Last Action: 5/1/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2013-160) -SJ 896
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (57)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.646 Security required; proof of security and display thereof; dismissal of cases. Page 3 (pdf)
    318.18 Amount of penalties. Page 27 (pdf)
    320.02 Registration required; application for registration; forms. Page 28 (pdf)
    320.0609 Transfer and exchange of registration license plates; transfer fee. Page 31 (pdf)
    320.27 Motor vehicle dealers. Page 31 (pdf)
    320.771 License required of recreational vehicle dealers. Page 34 (pdf)
    322.251 Notice of cancellation, suspension, revocation, or disqualification of license. Page 34 (pdf)
    324.011 Purpose of chapter. Page 4 (pdf)
    324.021 Definitions; minimum insurance required. Page 5 (pdf)
    324.022 Financial responsibility for property damage. Page 6 (pdf)
    324.0221 Reports by insurers to the department; suspension of driver’s license and vehicle registrations; reinstatement. Page 9 (pdf)
    324.023 Financial responsibility for bodily injury or death. Page 11 (pdf)
    324.031 Manner of proving financial responsibility. Page 12 (pdf)
    324.071 Reinstatement; renewal of license; reinstatement fee. Page 13 (pdf)
    324.161 Proof of financial responsibility; surety bond or deposit. Page 14 (pdf)
    324.171 Self-insurer. Page 14 (pdf)
    400.9905 Definitions. Page 35 (pdf)
    400.991 License requirements; background screenings; prohibitions. Page 41 (pdf)
    400.9935 Clinic responsibilities. Page 42 (pdf)
    409.901 Definitions; ss. 409.901-409.920. Page 43 (pdf)
    409.910 Responsibility for payments on behalf of Medicaid-eligible persons when other parties are liable. Page 43 (pdf)
    456.057 Ownership and control of patient records; report or copies of records to be furnished. Page 45 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 45 (pdf)
    626.9541 Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices defined. Page 46 (pdf)
    626.989 Investigation by department or Division of Insurance Fraud; compliance; immunity; confidential information; reports to division; division investigator’s power of arrest. Page 48 (pdf)
    626.9895 Motor vehicle insurance fraud direct-support organization. Page 49 (pdf)
    627.06501 Insurance discounts for certain persons completing driver improvement course. Page 50 (pdf)
    627.0652 Insurance discounts for certain persons completing safety course. Page 51 (pdf)
    627.0653 Insurance discounts for specified motor vehicle equipment. Page 51 (pdf)
    627.4132 Stacking of coverages prohibited. Page 52 (pdf)
    627.6482 Definitions. Page 52 (pdf)
    627.7263 Rental and leasing driver’s insurance to be primary; exception. Page 53 (pdf)
    627.727 Motor vehicle insurance; uninsured and underinsured vehicle coverage; insolvent insurer protection. Page 54 (pdf)
    627.7275 Motor vehicle liability. Page 56 (pdf)
    627.728 Cancellations; nonrenewals. Page 58 (pdf)
    627.7295 Motor vehicle insurance contracts. Page 59 (pdf)
    627.730 Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law. Page 15 (pdf)
    627.731 Purpose. Page 16 (pdf)
    627.7311 Effect of law on personal injury protection policies. Page 16 (pdf)
    627.732 Definitions. Page 16 (pdf)
    627.733 Required security. Page 21 (pdf)
    627.734 Proof of security; security requirements; penalties. Page 23 (pdf)
    627.7341 Page 24 (pdf)
    627.7355 Page 26 (pdf)
    627.736 Required personal injury protection benefits; exclusions; priority; claims. Page 26 (pdf)
    627.737 Tort exemption; limitation on right to damages; punitive damages. Page 26 (pdf)
    627.739 Personal injury protection; optional limitations; deductibles. Page 26 (pdf)
    627.7401 Notification of insured’s rights. Page 24 (pdf)
    627.7403 Mandatory joinder of derivative claim. Page 26 (pdf)
    627.7405 Insurers’ right of reimbursement. Page 26 (pdf)
    627.7407 Application of the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law. Page 26 (pdf)
    627.8405 Prohibited acts; financing companies. Page 61 (pdf)
    627.915 Insurer experience reporting. Page 62 (pdf)
    628.909 Applicability of other laws. Page 63 (pdf)
    705.184 Derelict or abandoned motor vehicles on the premises of public-use airports. Page 64 (pdf)
    713.78 Liens for recovering, towing, or storing vehicles and vessels. Page 67 (pdf)
    817.234 False and fraudulent insurance claims. Page 70 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (2)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2012-197 Section 15 Page 27 (pdf)
    2012-197 Section 16 Page 27 (pdf)

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