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SB 1266: Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance


Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance; Revising legislative intent with respect to financial responsibility for the damages caused by the operation of a motor vehicle; increasing financial responsibility limits with respect to bodily injury or death; revising the required threshold limit for self-insurers; repealing provisions relating to the purpose of the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law; providing for the termination of personal injury protection policies and the requirement for maintaining minimum security requirements that allow a person to respond to property damage and bodily injury by a certain date; requiring the insurer to notify the insured about such changes by a certain date, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect January 1, 2016
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Transportation (TR)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/25/2015 Senate • Filed
    3/2/2015 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Transportation; Rules -SJ 122
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 122
    5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Banking and Insurance

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  • SB 1266, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/25/2015 at 8:53 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1268 Public Records/Bodily Injury Liability Insurance Policies Soto Linked Last Action: 5/1/2015 S Died in Banking and Insurance
    Location: In committee/council (BI)
    H 803 Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Trujillo Similar Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (IBS)
    H 805 Pub. Rec./Bodily Injury Liability Insurance Policies Trujillo Compare Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (IBS)

    Citations - Statutes (55)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    318.18 Amount of penalties. Page 24 (pdf)
    320.02 Registration required; application for registration; forms. Page 26 (pdf)
    320.0609 Transfer and exchange of registration license plates; transfer fee. Page 28 (pdf)
    320.27 Motor vehicle dealers. Page 29 (pdf)
    320.771 License required of recreational vehicle dealers. Page 32 (pdf)
    322.251 Notice of cancellation, suspension, revocation, or disqualification of license. Page 32 (pdf)
    324.011 Purpose of chapter. Page 3 (pdf)
    324.021 Definitions; minimum insurance required. Page 4 (pdf)
    324.022 Financial responsibility for property damage. Page 5 (pdf)
    324.0221 Reports by insurers to the department; suspension of driver license and vehicle registrations; reinstatement. Page 8 (pdf)
    324.031 Manner of proving financial responsibility. Page 10 (pdf)
    324.071 Reinstatement; renewal of license; reinstatement fee. Page 11 (pdf)
    324.161 Proof of financial responsibility; deposit. Page 11 (pdf)
    324.171 Self-insurer. Page 12 (pdf)
    400.9905 Definitions. Page 33 (pdf)
    400.991 License requirements; background screenings; prohibitions. Page 39 (pdf)
    400.9935 Clinic responsibilities. Page 40 (pdf)
    409.901 Definitions; ss. 409.901-409.920. Page 41 (pdf)
    409.910 Responsibility for payments on behalf of Medicaid-eligible persons when other parties are liable. Page 41 (pdf)
    456.057 Ownership and control of patient records; report or copies of records to be furnished; disclosure of information. Page 43 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 43 (pdf)
    626.9541 Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices defined. Page 44 (pdf)
    626.989 Investigation by department or Division of Insurance Fraud; compliance; immunity; confidential information; reports to division; division investigator’s power of arrest. Page 46 (pdf)
    626.9895 Motor vehicle insurance fraud direct-support organization. Page 47 (pdf)
    627.06501 Insurance discounts for certain persons completing driver improvement course. Page 48 (pdf)
    627.0652 Insurance discounts for certain persons completing safety course. Page 49 (pdf)
    627.0653 Insurance discounts for specified motor vehicle equipment. Page 49 (pdf)
    627.4132 Stacking of coverages prohibited. Page 50 (pdf)
    627.6482 Definitions. Page 51 (pdf)
    627.7263 Rental and leasing driver’s insurance to be primary; exception. Page 51 (pdf)
    627.727 Motor vehicle insurance; uninsured and underinsured vehicle coverage; insolvent insurer protection. Page 52 (pdf)
    627.7275 Motor vehicle liability. Page 55 (pdf)
    627.728 Cancellations; nonrenewals. Page 57 (pdf)
    627.7295 Motor vehicle insurance contracts. Page 57 (pdf)
    627.730 Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law. Page 13 (pdf)
    627.731 Purpose. Page 13 (pdf)
    627.7311 Effect of law on personal injury protection policies. Page 13 (pdf)
    627.732 Definitions. Page 13 (pdf)
    627.733 Required security. Page 19 (pdf)
    627.734 Proof of security; security requirements; penalties. Page 21 (pdf)
    627.7341 Page 22 (pdf)
    627.7355 Page 24 (pdf)
    627.736 Required personal injury protection benefits; exclusions; priority; claims. Page 24 (pdf)
    627.737 Tort exemption; limitation on right to damages; punitive damages. Page 24 (pdf)
    627.739 Personal injury protection; optional limitations; deductibles. Page 24 (pdf)
    627.7401 Notification of insured’s rights. Page 22 (pdf)
    627.7403 Mandatory joinder of derivative claim. Page 24 (pdf)
    627.7405 Insurers’ right of reimbursement. Page 24 (pdf)
    627.7407 Application of the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law. Page 24 (pdf)
    627.8405 Prohibited acts; financing companies. Page 60 (pdf)
    627.915 Insurer experience reporting. Page 61 (pdf)
    628.909 Applicability of other laws. Page 62 (pdf)
    705.184 Derelict or abandoned motor vehicles on the premises of public-use airports. Page 62 (pdf)
    713.78 Liens for recovering, towing, or storing vehicles and vessels. Page 66 (pdf)
    817.234 False and fraudulent insurance claims. Page 70 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (2)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2012-197 Section 15 Page 24 (pdf)
    2012-197 Section 16 Page 24 (pdf)

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