Florida Senate - 2016 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 596 Ì166970;Î166970 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Judiciary (Soto) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 47 - 61 4 and insert: 5 (e) The residential property insurance policy contains a 6 notice that includes the following statement in at least 14 7 point, bold, uppercase type: 8 9 AS THE INSURED, YOU HAVE A LEGAL CONTRACTUAL RIGHT TO 10 ASSIGN YOUR POST-LOSS BENEFITS FOR NEEDED REPAIRS OR 11 REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED PROPERTY. 12 13 (f) Upon an assignment of benefits, a policyholder is not 14 liable for billing and payment disputes between an insurer and 15 the assignee, if the reason for the repairs is found by the 16 insurer or a court of competent jurisdiction to be covered under 17 the policy.