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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 06292
Reports of hurricane loss data and associated exposure data public records exemption.
F.S. 627.06292
627.06292 Reports of hurricane loss data and associated exposure data; public records exemption.
(1) Reports of hurricane loss data and associated exposure data that are specific to a particular insurance company, as reported by an insurer or a licensed rating organization to the office or to a center at a state university pursuant to s. 627.06281, are exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
(2) For the purposes of this section, “loss data and associated exposure data” means the type, age, wind mitigation features, and location of each property insured; the amount and type of coverage written on each of those properties; the amount, date, and type of damage paid for by the insurer on each property; and the amount of any reserves held by an insurer for future payments or expenses on damages associated with the date or dates of occurrence of hurricanes.
(3) On October 1, 2011, and on each October 1 thereafter, the Florida International University center that develops, maintains, and updates the public model for hurricane loss projections shall publish a report summarizing loss data and associated exposure data collected from residential property insurers and licensed rating and advisory organizations. The Florida International University center shall submit the report annually, on or before October 1, to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
(a) Such report must include a summary of the data supplied by residential property insurers and licensed rating and advisory organizations from September 1 of the prior year to August 31 of the current year, and must include the following information:
1. The total amount of insurance written by county.
2. The number of property insurance policies by county.
3. The number of property insurance policies by county and by construction type.
4. The number of property insurance policies by county and by decade of construction.
5. The number of property insurance policies by county and by deductible amount.
6. The number of property insurance policies by county and by wind mitigation features when the information is supplied by the residential property insurer or licensed rating and advisory organization.
7. The total amount of hurricane losses by county and by decade of construction.
8. The total amount of hurricane losses by county and by deductible amount.
9. The total amount of hurricane losses by county and by wind mitigation features when the information is supplied by the residential property insurer or licensed rating and advisory organization.
(b) Separate compilations of the data obtained shall be presented in order to use the public model for calculating rate indications and to update, validate, or calibrate the public model. Additional detail and a description of the operation and maintenance of the public model may be included in the report.
(c) The report may not contain any information that identifies a specific insurer or policyholder.
History.s. 1, ch. 2005-264; s. 60, ch. 2007-217; s. 146, ch. 2008-4; s. 1, ch. 2010-137.