Florida Senate - 2016 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 1248 Ì547894\Î547894 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/01/2016 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Flores) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 79 and 80 4 insert: 5 Section 3. Section 627.717, Florida Statutes, is created to 6 read: 7 627.717 Assignment of the right to receive benefit of 8 payment; construction.—A policyholder who assigns the right to 9 receive the benefit of payment under a property insurance policy 10 in this state is not liable to the assignee for services and 11 materials for which the insurer is liable, and the assignee may 12 not collect or attempt to collect money from, maintain an action 13 at law against, or report a policyholder to a credit agency for 14 payment for which the insurer is liable. However, this section 15 does not prohibit the assignee from taking such actions against 16 a policyholder for payment of the amount of the insurance 17 deductible or any amount attributable to upgrades ordered by the 18 policyholder which are not covered under the insurance policy. 19 20 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 21 And the title is amended as follows: 22 Delete line 19 23 and insert: 24 creating s. 627.717, F.S.; providing that a 25 policyholder that assigns the right to receive benefit 26 of payment under a property insurance policy is not 27 liable to the assignee for certain services or 28 materials; prohibiting certain actions by an assignee 29 against a policyholder under specified circumstances; 30 providing an effective date.