Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 408
                                Barcode 741250                          
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/05/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Smith) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 3076 and 3077
    4  insert:
    5         (3) Upon completion of any building stabilization or
    6  foundation repairs for a verified sinkhole loss, the
    7  professional engineer responsible for monitoring the repairs
    8  shall issue a report to the property owner which specifies what
    9  repairs have been performed and certifies within a reasonable
   10  degree of professional probability that such repairs have been
   11  properly performed. The professional engineer issuing the report
   12  shall file a copy of the report and certification, which
   13  includes a legal description of the real property and the name
   14  of the property owner, with the county clerk of the court, who
   15  shall record the report and certification. This subsection does
   16  not create liability for an insurer based on any representation
   17  or certification by a professional engineer related to the
   18  stabilization or foundation repairs for the verified sinkhole
   19  loss.
   21  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   22         And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Delete line 197
   24  and insert:
   25         to accepting payment; requiring the professional
   26         engineer responsible for monitoring sinkhole repairs
   27         to issue a report and certification to the property
   28         owner and file such report with the court; providing
   29         that the act does not create liability for an insurer
   30         based on a representation or certification by the
   31         engineer; amending s. 627.7074, F.S.;