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CS/CS/HB 659: Automobile Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Regulatory Affairs Committee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Santiago

Automobile Insurance; Provides exception to provision that deems use of single zip code as rating territory for insurance rates to be unfairly discriminatory; provides duties for OIR concerning such rates; authorizes Florida Automobile JUA & joint underwriting plan approved by OIR to cancel personal lines or commercial policies within specified time for nonpayment of premium due to certain reasons; prohibits insured from cancelling policy or binder within specified time except under certain conditions; requires that certain standard form be approved by office & adopted by FSC, rather than approved by office or adopted by commission; revises standards for compliance for specified billings for medical services; specifies additional entities that may receive reimbursement under Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law regardless of whether they meet specified licensure requirement.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/28/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-133
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/16/2015 House • Filed
11/23/2015 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 58
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 58
1/14/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/19/16, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
1/19/2016 House • CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 262
1/22/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
1/25/2016 House • Original reference(s) removed: Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 261
• Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 261
• CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 260
2/15/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 02/17/16, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
2/17/2016 House • CS/CS by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 507
2/18/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Regulatory Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 504
2/19/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 517
3/1/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/16
3/3/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 713
• Amendment(s) adopted (707789) -HJ 713
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/4/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 734
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 111 NAYS 5 -HJ 735
3/4/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 728
• Received -SJ 728
3/9/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 908
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 908
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 1036 -SJ 908
• Read 2nd time -SJ 908
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/10/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 920
• CS passed; YEAS 34 NAYS 5 -SJ 920
3/10/2016 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1046
3/11/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 1434
3/25/2016 • Approved by Governor
3/28/2016 • Chapter No. 2016-133