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Each year, FAIA provides a line-by-line analysis of legislation and how it affects the insurance industry. Where shown, page numbers refer to pages in the enrolled bill. Section (§) numbers refer to Florida Statutes. Content shown in italics represents comments on final provisions. This summary is not intended to constitute legal advice. If you have questions of a legal nature, please consult your attorney. Any redistribution or republication without the express written approval of FAIA is prohibited. The 2016 summaries also are compiled in a PDF available for download.

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Citizens: Agent Appointments

CS/CS/HB 931, p.19, §627.351(6)
Signed into law: April 14, 2016

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Citizens: Citizens' Board

CS/CS/HB 931, p. 8, §627.351(6)
Signed into law: April 14, 2016

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Citizens: Confidential Underwriting Files

CS/CS/HB 931, pp. 27-28, §627.351(6)
Signed into law: April 14, 2016

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Citizens: Depopulation

CS/CS/HB 931, pp. 29-30, §627.351(6)
Signed into law: April 14, 2016

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Citizens: Public Hurricane Loss Projection Model

CS/CS/HB 931, §627.351(6)
Signed into law: April 14, 2016

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DFS: Cat Fund Assessments

CS/CS/CS/HB 651, pp. 8–13, §215.555
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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DFS: DFS Investigations

CS/CS/CS/HB 651, pp. 16–17, §322.142
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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DFS: Florida Surplus Lines Service Office

CS/CS/CS/HB 651, p. 24, §626.921
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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DFS: Public Adjusters

CS/CS/CS/HB 651, p 22, §626.854
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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DFS: Service of Process

CS/CS/CS/HB 651, pp. 5–6, 20–24, §48.151, §624.307, §624.423, §624.502, §626.907
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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DFS: Sinkhole Neutral Evaluation Program

CS/CS/CS/HB 651, pp. 25–26, §627.7074
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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DFS: Surplus Lines Agent Affidavit

CS/CS/CS/HB 651, pp. 24–25, §626.931
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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DFS: Travel Insurance

CS/CS/CS/HB 651, pp. 37–41, §627.062, §627.0645
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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Florida Workers’ Compensation Insurance Guaranty Association

CS/CS/SB 828
Signed into law: April 1, 2016

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Insufficient Funds Fee

CS/CS/HB 659, p. 7, §627.7295
Signed into law: March 28, 2016

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