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This Week in Insurance: April 24–28, 2017

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Session, 10:00 a.m. 
    • SB 102, Payment of Health Care Claims
    • SB 430, Discount Plan Organizations
    • HB 577, Discount Plan Organizations
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. 
    • HB 1421, Property Insurance Assignment Agreement
    • HB 359, Insurance
    • HB 1205, Viatical Settlement Contracts
    • HB 837, Insurer Insolvency
    • HB 421, Public Housing Authority Insurance
    • HB 911, Insurance Adjusters
    • HB 813, Flood Insurance
    • HB 925, Department of Financial Services

Thursday, April 27, 2017

  • Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Board of Governors teleconference, 10:00 a.m. To participate, dial 1-888-942-8686 and use code 574-373-5657#. 
  • Florida Senate, Session, 10:00 a.m. 
    • SB 102, Payment of Health Care Claims
    • HB 577, Discount Plan Organizations
  • Florida Workers’ Compensation JUA, Safety Committee teleconference, 10:00 a.m. To participate, contact Kathy Coyne at (941) 378-7408. 
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. 

Friday, April 28, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Session, 10:00 a.m. 
    • CS/CS/SB 1012, Insurance Fraud
    • CS/SB 1014, Public Records/Investigation and Tracking of Insurance Fraud/Department of Financial Services
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. 
    • CS/CS/CS/HB 1007, Insurer Anti-Fraud Efforts
    • CS/HB 1009, Pub. Rec./Insurance Fraud Information/DFS
    • CS/CS/CS/HB 653, Community Associations
    • CS/SB 204, Limitations on Actions other than for the Recovery of Real Property
    • CS/SB 294, Condominium, Cooperative, and Homeowners’ Associations
    • CS/CS/SB 454, Regulation of Insurance Companies
    • CS/CS/SB 744, Community Associations
    • CS/SB 850, Public Housing Authority Insurance
    • CS/SB 1684, Insurance Rates

This Week in Insurance: April 17–21, 2017

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Session, 10:00 a.m. 
    • CS/SB 530, Health Insurer Authorization
    • CS/CS/SB 812, Insurance Policy Transfers
    • CS/CS/HB 805, Insurance Policy Transfers
    • CS/CS/SB 340, Transportation Network Companies
    • CS/HB 221, Transportation Network Companies
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 1:00 p.m. 
    • CS/HB 7085, Workers' Compensation
    • HB 7111, Patient Protection and Affordable Care
    • CS/CS/HB 1063, Motor Vehicle Insurance
    • CS/CS/HB 925, Department of Financial Services
    • CS/HB 577, Discount Plan Organizations
    • CS/HB 307, Florida Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association
    • CS/CS/HB 1107, Pub. Rec./Workers' Compensation
    • CS/HB 1029, Unfair Insurance Trade Practices
    • CS/HB 1205, Viatical Settlement Contracts
  • Florida Senate, Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, 4:00 p.m. 
    • CS/SB 922, Insurance Adjusters
    • CS/SB 1012, Insurer Anti-Fraud Efforts

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Commerce Committee, 8:00 a.m. 
    • CS/HB 813, Flood Insurance
    • HB 1421, Property Insurance Assignment Agreement
  • Florida Senate, Session, 10:00 a.m. 
    • CS/SB 530, Health Insurer Authorization
    • CS/CS/HB 805, Insurance Policy Transfers
    • CS/HB 221, Transportation Network Companies
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 1:00 p.m. 
    • CS/HB 7085, Workers' Compensation
    • CS/CS/HB 1063, Motor Vehicle Insurance
    • CS/CS/HB 925, Department of Financial Services
    • CS/HB 577, Discount Plan Organizations
    • CS/HB 307, Florida Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association
    • CS/CS/HB 1107, Pub. Rec./Workers' Compensation
    • CS/HB 1029, Unfair Insurance Trade Practices
    • CS/HB 1205 Viatical Settlement Contracts
  • Florida Senate, Judiciary Committee, 1:30 p.m. 
    • CS/SB 744, Community Associations
    • SB 1164, Construction
    • SB 294, Condominium, Cooperative, and Homeowners’ Associations
  • Florida Senate, Transportation Committee, 1:30 p.m. 
    • CS/SB 1316, Preinsurance Inspection
  • Florida Senate, Rules Committee, 4:00 p.m. 
    • SB 102, Payment of Health Care Claims
    • CS/SB 730, Insurer Insolvency
    • CS/CS/SB 420, Flood Insurance
    • CS/SB 1582, Workers' Compensation Insurance

Thursday, April 20, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 1:00 a.m. 
  • Florida Workers’ Compensation JUA, MAP Committee teleconference, 2:00 p.m. To participate, contact Kathy Coyne at (904) 378-7408. 

Best Practice Webinar Series Kicks Off This Month

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Join the Big "I" and Reagan Consulting throughout 2017 for this year's free Best Practices for Agency Operations webinar series. Each 15-minute session will provide bits of information on important topics for agencies that are developing a Best Practices agency culture.

Registration and session descriptions are available for the entire series, which includes:

  • April 24: Key Data: What to Watch; What To Be Concerned About (on-demand delivery)
  • June 28: Sales Velocity (live 1:30-1:45 p.m. ET)
  • July 11: Navigating Unconscious Biases to Enhance Your Agency's Success (live 2-2:15 p.m. ET)
  • Aug. 24: Technology Insights (live 2:30-2:45 p.m. ET)
  • Sept. 20: Best Practices Study Update Highlights (live 1-1:15 p.m. ET)
  • Nov. 27: Preparing for 2018 Data Collection, with Applied Management Systems (on-demand delivery)

Send any Best Practices or webinar questions to Best Practices staff.

This Week in Insurance: April 10–14, 2017

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Session, 12:00 noon. 
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 1:00 p.m. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Banking and Insurance Committee, 8:00 a.m. 
    • SB 1766, Motor Vehicle Insurance
    • SB 1768, Public Records/Medical Payments Coverage and Liability Motor Vehicle Insurance Policies/Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • Florida Senate, Appropriations Committee, 9:30 a.m. 
    • CS/SB 730, Insurer Insolvency
    • SB 1582, Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Florida House of Representatives, Commerce Committee, 10:00 a.m. 
    • CS/HB 1063, Motor Vehicle Insurance
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 12:00 noon 
  • Florida Senate, Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, 2:30 p.m. 
    • SB 814, Florida Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association
  • Florida Senate, Session, 4:00 p.m. 

This Week in Insurance: April 3–7, 2017

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Monday, April 3, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Banking and Insurance Committee, 4:00 p.m. 
    • SB 580, Insurance Administrators
    • SB 922, Insurance Adjusters
    • SB 1008, Public Records/Injured or Deceased Employee/Department of Financial Services
    • SB 1012, Investigative and Forensic Services
    • SB 1014, Public Records/Division of Investigative and Forensic Services of the Department of Financial Services
    • SB 1032, Unfair Insurance Trade Practices
    • SB 1218, Property Repair
    • SB 1316, Preinsurance Inspection
    • SB 1582, Workers' Compensation Insurance
    • SB 1684, Insurance Rates
    • SB 1766, Motor Vehicle Insurance
    • SB 1768, Public Records/Medical Payments Coverage and Liability Motor Vehicle Insurance Policies/Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • Florida Senate, Community Affairs Committee, 4:00 p.m. 
    • CS/SB 420, Flood Insurance

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Judiciary Committee, 9:30 a.m. 
    • CS/SB 530, Health Insurer Authorization
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 1:30 p.m. 
    • CS/HB 221, Transportation Network Companies
    • CS/HB 577, Discount Plan Organizations
  • Florida Senate, Session, 1:30 p.m. 
  • Florida Senate, Regulated Industries Committee, 4:00 p.m. 
    • SB 294, Condominium, Cooperative, and Homeowners’ Associations

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Appropriations Committee, 10:00 a.m. 
    • SB CS/454, Regulation of Insurance Companies
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 2:30 p.m. 
    • CS/HB 221, Transportation Network Companies

Thursday, April 6, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Health & Human Services Committee, 8:00 a.m. 
    • PCB HHS 17-02, Repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act
  • Florida Senate, Appropriations Committee, 8:00 a.m. 
    • CS/SB 454, Regulation of Insurance Companies
  • Florida Senate, Rules Committee, 10:30 a.m. 
    • CS/SB 812, Insurance Policy Transfers
    • CS/CS/SB 340, Transportation Network Companies
  • Florida Senate, Regulated Industries Committee, 1:00 p.m. 
    • CS/SB 204, Limitations on Actions other than for the Recovery of Real Property
    • SB 294, Condominium, Cooperative, and Homeowners’ Associations
  • Florida House of Representatives, Commerce Committee, 1:30 p.m. 
    • HB 359, Insurance
    • HB 837, Insurer Insolvency
    • HB 911, Insurance Adjusters
    • HB 925, Department of Financial Services
    • HB 1029, Unfair Insurance Trade Practices
    • HB 1107, Pub. Rec./Workers' Compensation
    • HB 1205, Viatical Settlement Contracts
    • HB 7085, Workers' Compensation
  • Florida House of Representatives, Government Accountability Committee, 1:30 p.m. 
    • CS/HB 1009, Pub. Rec./Insurance Fraud Information/DFS
  • Florida Senate, Session, 2:30 p.m. 

This Week in Insurance: March 27–31, 2017

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Monday, March 27, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Health Innovation Subcommittee, 12:30 p.m. 
    • HB 579, Payment of Health Care Claims
    • HB 877, Health Insurer Authorization
  • Florida House of Representatives, Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 12:30 p.m. 
    • HB 617, Insurance Administrators
    • HB 1009, Pub. Rec./DFS/Insurance Fraud Information
    • HB 1029, Unfair Insurance Trade Practices
    • HB 1299, Preinsurance Inspection
    • HB 911, Insurance Adjusters
    • HB 1007, Insurer Anti-Fraud Efforts
    • HB 1063, Motor Vehicle Insurance
    • HB 1205, Viatical Settlement Contracts
    • HB 1273, Insurer Solvency
  • Florida Senate, Commerce and Tourism Committee, 1:30 p.m. 
    • SB 812, Insurance Policy Transfers
  • Florida Senate, Banking and Insurance Committee, 4:00 p.m. 
    • SB 530, Health Insurance
    • SB 850, Public Housing Authority Insurance
    • SB 1600, Viatical Settlement Contracts

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Commerce Committee, 8:30 a.m. 
    • HB 421, Public Housing Authority Insurance
  • Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Board of Governors meeting, 9:00 a.m., Sheraton Orlando North, Maitland. To participate via conference, dial 888-942-8686 and use code 574-373-5657#. 
  • Florida Senate, Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, 11:00 a.m. 
    • SB 730, Insurer Insolvency
    • SB 986, Department of Financial Services
  • Florida Senate, Rules Committee, 1:00 p.m. 
    • SB 334, Prejudgment Interest
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 2:30 p.m. 
    • HB 221, Transportation Network Companies
    • HB 161, Direct Primary Care Agreements
    • HB 377, Limitations on Actions other than for Recovery of Real Property
    • HB 805, Insurance Policy Transfers
  • Florida Senate, Session, 4:00 p.m. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

  • Florida Senate, Session, 10:00 a.m. 
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 1:30 p.m. 
    • HB 161, Direct Primary Care Agreements
    • HB 377, Limitations on Actions other than for Recovery of Real Property
    • HB 805, Insurance Policy Transfers

This Week in Insurance: March 20–24, 2017

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Commerce Committee, 9:15 a.m. 
    • CS/HB 805, Insurance Policy Transfers
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 1:30 p.m. 
  • Florida Senate, Judiciary Committee, 4:00 p.m. 
    • SB 262, Health Insurance

Thursday, March 23, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Health & Human Services Committee, 9:00 a.m. 
    • CS/HB 577, Discount Plan Organizations
  • Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Consumer Services Committee teleconference, 10:00 a.m. To participate, dial 866-361-7525 and use code 648-781-1621#. 
  • Florida Senate, Session, 1:00 p.m. 
  • Florida House of Representatives, Session, 1:30 p.m. 

Friday, March 24, 2017

  • Joint Revenue Estimating Impact Conference, 9:00 a.m. 
    • SB 378, Taxation

This Week in Insurance: March 13–17, 2017

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

  • Florida Cabinet, 9:00 a.m., The Capitol, Tallahassee. 
  • Florida Senate, Banking and Insurance Committee, 10:00 a.m. 
    • SB 340, Transportation Network Companies
    • SB 812, Insurance Policy Transfers
    • SB 814, The Florida Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association
    • SB 986, Department of Financial Services
  • Florida Senate, Health Policy Committee, 10:00 a.m. 
    • SB 102, Payment of Health Care Claims
  • Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, Information Systems Advisory Committee teleconference, 11:00 a.m. To participate, dial 866-361-7525 and use code 486-964-1229#. 
  • Florida House of Representatives, Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 2:00 p.m. 
    • IBS1, Workers' Compensation
    • CS/HB 577, Discount Plan Organizations
    • HB 837, Insurer Insolvency
    • HB 1421, Property Insurance Assignment Agreements
    • HB 1107, Pub. Rec./Workers' Compensation
  • Florida Senate, Judiciary Committee, 2:00 p.m. 
    • SB 204, Actions Founded on Real Property Improvements
    • SB 1270, Compensatory Damages for Injury or Death of a Pet
    • SB 262, Health Insurance

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • Florida House of Representatives, Health & Human Services Committee, 12:00 p.m. 
    • CS/HB 161, Direct Primary Care Agreements
  • Florida House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee, 12:00 p.m. 
    • CS/HB 377, Limitations on Actions other than for the Recovery of Real Property
  • Florida Senate, Session, 4:00 p.m.