Florida Senate - 2022                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 578
       
       
       
       
       
       
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       The Committee on Appropriations (Hooper) recommended the
       following:
       
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
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    3         Delete lines 45 - 90
    4  and insert:
    5  by the Gulf Coast State College Tallahassee Community College,
    6  the Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of Florida, Inc., the
    7  Florida Manufactured Housing Association, and the Department of
    8  Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The program shall include an
    9  education and outreach component to ensure that owners of
   10  manufactured and mobile homes are aware of the benefits of
   11  participation.
   12         2. The program shall be a grant program that ensures that
   13  entire manufactured home communities and mobile home parks may
   14  be improved wherever practicable. The moneys appropriated for
   15  this program shall be distributed directly to the Gulf Coast
   16  State College Tallahassee Community College for the uses set
   17  forth under this subsection.
   18         3. Upon evidence of completion of the program, the Citizens
   19  Property Insurance Corporation shall grant, on a pro rata basis,
   20  actuarially reasonable discounts, credits, or other rate
   21  differentials or appropriate reductions in deductibles for the
   22  properties of owners of manufactured homes or mobile homes on
   23  which fixtures or construction techniques that have been
   24  demonstrated to reduce the amount of loss in a windstorm have
   25  been installed or implemented. The discount on the premium must
   26  be applied to subsequent renewal premium amounts. Premiums of
   27  the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation must reflect the
   28  location of the home and the fact that the home has been
   29  installed in compliance with building codes adopted after
   30  Hurricane Andrew. Rates resulting from the completion of the
   31  Manufactured Housing and Mobile Home Mitigation and Enhancement
   32  Program are not considered competitive rates for the purposes of
   33  s. 627.351(6)(d)1. and 2.
   34         4. On or before January 1 of each year, the Gulf Coast
   35  State College Tallahassee Community College shall provide a
   36  report of activities under this subsection to the Governor, the
   37  President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of
   38  Representatives. The report must set forth the number of homes
   39  that have taken advantage of the program, the types of
   40  enhancements and improvements made to the manufactured or mobile
   41  homes and attachments to such homes, and whether there has been
   42  an increase in availability of insurance products to owners of
   43  manufactured or mobile homes.
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   45  The Gulf Coast State College Tallahassee Community College shall
   46  develop the programs set forth in this subsection in
   47  consultation with the Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of
   48  Florida, Inc., the Florida Manufactured Housing Association, and
   49  the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The moneys
   50  appropriated for the programs set forth in this subsection shall
   51  be distributed directly to the Gulf Coast State College
   52  Tallahassee Community College to be used as set forth in this
   53  subsection.
   54         (7) This section is repealed June 30, 2032 2022.
   55         Section 2. Effective July 1, 2022, all powers, duties,
   56  functions, records, property, pending issues, and unexpended
   57  balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds in
   58  Tallahassee Community College related to the programs authorized
   59  under s. 215.559(2), Florida Statutes, are transferred to the
   60  Gulf Coast State College.
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   63  And the title is amended as follows:
   64         Delete lines 7 - 10
   65  and insert:
   66         annual report; revising provisions to require the
   67         Manufactured Housing and Mobile Home Mitigation and
   68         Enhancement Program to be operated by Gulf Coast State
   69         College; deleting construction related to Citizens
   70         Property Insurance Corporation coverage rates;
   71         delaying the future repeal of the Hurricane Loss
   72         Mitigation Program; directing the transfer of
   73         specified powers, duties, functions, records,
   74         property, issues, and funds relating to the
   75         Manufactured Housing and Mobile Home Mitigation and
   76         Enhancement Program from Tallahassee Community College
   77         to the Gulf Coast State College; providing an
   78         effective date.