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CS/CS/HB 359: Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Santiago

Insurance; Revises electronic signature requirement for motor vehicle salvage certificate of title; authorizes payment of certain workers' compensation benefits to be transmitted to employee's account with licensed money transmitter; revises requirements & procedures for civil remedy notice provided to insurers & DFS; revises timeframe for insurer to pay damages; revises persons who may be licensed to transact in travel insurance; revises ratemaking factor for workers' compensation & employer's liability insurance; revises criteria for assessing residential condominium unit owner's loss assessment coverage; requires travel insurers to pay insurance premium tax on specified travel insurance premiums; specifies policyholder's or certificateholder's right to cancel travel protection plan for full refund.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/10/2020 House - Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/CS/SB 1606 passed -HJ 1070
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/15/2019 House • Filed
    10/23/2019 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 32
    1/13/2020 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 32
    1/15/2020 House • CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 411
    1/21/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 409
    1/22/2020 House • Original reference(s) removed: Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
    • CS referred to Commerce Committee -HJ 419
    • Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 419
    2/18/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/20/20, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
    2/20/2020 House • CS/CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 639
    2/21/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    2/24/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 638
    • CS/CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 633
    3/10/2020 House • Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) CS/CS/SB 1606 passed -HJ 1070

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  • CS/CS/HB 359, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/21/2020 at 6:28 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1606 (er) Insurance Administration Perry Similar Last Action: 6/22/2020 Chapter No. 2020-63
    H 895 (c3) Insurance Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar
    H 1137 (c2) Consumer Protection Clemons Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar
    S 1334 Financial Services Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Banking and Insurance

    Citations - Statutes (23)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    319.30 Definitions; dismantling, destruction, change of identity of motor vehicle or mobile home; salvage. Page 4 (pdf)
    440.12 Time for commencement and limits on weekly rate of compensation. Page 5 (pdf)
    440.20 Time for payment of compensation and medical bills; penalties for late payment. Page 5 (pdf)
    624.01 Short title. Page 8 (pdf)
    624.155 Civil remedy. Page 8 (pdf)
    624.307 General powers; duties. Page 10 (pdf)
    624.315 Department; annual report. Page 10 (pdf)
    624.422 Service of process; appointment of Chief Financial Officer as process agent. Page 10 (pdf)
    626.321 Limited licenses. Page 11 (pdf)
    627.062 Rate standards. Page 19 (pdf)
    627.0651 Making and use of rates for motor vehicle insurance. Page 20 (pdf)
    627.072 Making and use of rates. Page 21 (pdf)
    627.410 Filing, approval of forms. Page 22 (pdf)
    627.714 Residential condominium unit owner coverage; loss assessment coverage required. Page 23 (pdf)
    627.7295 Motor vehicle insurance contracts. Page 23 (pdf)
    647.01 Page 24 (pdf)
    647.02 Page 25 (pdf)
    647.03 Page 31 (pdf)
    647.04 Page 32 (pdf)
    647.05 Page 33 (pdf)
    647.06 Page 36 (pdf)
    647.07 Page 37 (pdf)
    647.08 Page 38 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 359, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/21/2020 at 2:15 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/21/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1137 (c2) Consumer Protection Clemons Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar
    S 1334 Financial Services Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Banking and Insurance
    S 1606 (c2) Insurance Administration Perry Compare Last Action: 6/22/2020 Chapter No. 2020-63

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    879785 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Santiago 2/19/2020
    7:05 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/20/2020
    PDF
    hierarchy 655411 - Amendment to Amendment (879785)
    Between lines 415 and 416 of the amendment, insert:
    Santiago 2/19/2020
    7:46 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/20/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (13)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    319.30 Definitions; dismantling, destruction, change of identity of motor vehicle or mobile home; salvage. Page 2 (pdf)
    440.12 Time for commencement and limits on weekly rate of compensation. Page 3 (pdf)
    440.20 Time for payment of compensation and medical bills; penalties for late payment. Page 4 (pdf)
    624.155 Civil remedy. Page 6 (pdf)
    624.307 General powers; duties. Page 8 (pdf)
    624.315 Department; annual report. Page 8 (pdf)
    627.062 Rate standards. Page 9 (pdf)
    627.0651 Making and use of rates for motor vehicle insurance. Page 11 (pdf)
    627.410 Filing, approval of forms. Page 12 (pdf)
    627.419 Construction of policies. Page 13 (pdf)
    627.70132 Notice of windstorm or hurricane claim. Page 13 (pdf)
    627.7015 Alternative procedure for resolution of disputed property insurance claims. Page 14 (pdf)
    627.714 Residential condominium unit owner coverage; loss assessment coverage required. Page 15 (pdf)

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  • HB 359, Original Filed Version Posted 10/15/2019 at 5:12 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Insurance and Banking Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 7/9/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1334 Financial Services Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Banking and Insurance

    Citations - Statutes (12)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    215.555 Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. Page 2 (pdf)
    319.30 Definitions; dismantling, destruction, change of identity of motor vehicle or mobile home; salvage. Page 3 (pdf)
    624.155 Civil remedy. Page 4 (pdf)
    624.307 General powers; duties. Page 6 (pdf)
    624.315 Department; annual report. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.062 Rate standards. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.0651 Making and use of rates for motor vehicle insurance. Page 9 (pdf)
    627.410 Filing, approval of forms. Page 10 (pdf)
    627.419 Construction of policies. Page 11 (pdf)
    627.70132 Notice of windstorm or hurricane claim. Page 12 (pdf)
    627.7015 Alternative procedure for resolution of disputed property insurance claims. Page 12 (pdf)
    627.714 Residential condominium unit owner coverage; loss assessment coverage required. Page 13 (pdf)

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