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SB 156: Motor Vehicle Insurance


Motor Vehicle Insurance; Authorizing insurers to provide for termination of motor vehicle insurance policies issued or renewed on or after a specified date as a result of the repeal of sections by this act; requiring certain motor vehicle insurance policies to provide certain property damage liability and bodily injury liability coverage, rather than only such policies providing personal injury protection; expanding the scope of certain criminal acts related to false and fraudulent insurance claims by removing limitations to such acts under the no-fault law, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect January 2, 2019
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/13/2016 Senate • Filed
    1/10/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations -SJ 47
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Banking and Insurance

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  • SB 156, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/13/2016 at 4:48 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 461 Motor Vehicle Insurance Hager Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
    H 1063 (e1) Motor Vehicle Insurance Grall Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    S 1766 Motor Vehicle Insurance Lee Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services

    Citations - Statutes (48)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.646 Security required; proof of security and display thereof. Page 38 (pdf)
    318.18 Amount of penalties. Page 4 (pdf)
    320.02 Registration required; application for registration; forms. Page 39 (pdf)
    320.0609 Transfer and exchange of registration license plates; transfer fee. Page 42 (pdf)
    320.27 Motor vehicle dealers. Page 5 (pdf)
    320.771 License required of recreational vehicle dealers. Page 8 (pdf)
    322.251 Notice of cancellation, suspension, revocation, or disqualification of license. Page 42 (pdf)
    322.34 Driving while license suspended, revoked, canceled, or disqualified. Page 43 (pdf)
    324.021 Definitions; minimum insurance required. Page 9 (pdf)
    324.0221 Reports by insurers to the department; suspension of driver license and vehicle registrations; reinstatement. Page 43 (pdf)
    324.032 Manner of proving financial responsibility; for-hire passenger transportation vehicles. Page 11 (pdf)
    324.171 Self-insurer. Page 12 (pdf)
    400.9905 Definitions. Page 13 (pdf)
    400.991 License requirements; background screenings; prohibitions. Page 18 (pdf)
    409.901 Definitions; ss. 409.901-409.920. Page 45 (pdf)
    409.910 Responsibility for payments on behalf of Medicaid-eligible persons when other parties are liable. Page 46 (pdf)
    456.057 Ownership and control of patient records; report or copies of records to be furnished; disclosure of information. Page 19 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 20 (pdf)
    626.9541 Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices defined. Page 20 (pdf)
    626.989 Investigation by department or Division of Investigative and Forensic Services; compliance; immunity; confidential information; reports to division; division investigator’s power of arrest. Page 27 (pdf)
    627.06501 Insurance discounts for certain persons completing driver improvement course. Page 47 (pdf)
    627.0652 Insurance discounts for certain persons completing safety course. Page 48 (pdf)
    627.0653 Insurance discounts for specified motor vehicle equipment. Page 48 (pdf)
    627.4132 Stacking of coverages prohibited. Page 49 (pdf)
    627.7263 Rental and leasing driver’s insurance to be primary; exception. Page 50 (pdf)
    627.727 Motor vehicle insurance; uninsured and underinsured vehicle coverage; insolvent insurer protection. Page 28 (pdf)
    627.7275 Motor vehicle liability. Page 31 (pdf)
    627.728 Cancellations; nonrenewals. Page 51 (pdf)
    627.7295 Motor vehicle insurance contracts. Page 51 (pdf)
    627.730 Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.731 Purpose. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.7311 Effect of law on personal injury protection policies. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.732 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.733 Required security. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.734 Proof of security; security requirements; penalties. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.736 Required personal injury protection benefits; exclusions; priority; claims. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.737 Tort exemption; limitation on right to damages; punitive damages. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.739 Personal injury protection; optional limitations; deductibles. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.7401 Notification of insured’s rights. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.7403 Mandatory joinder of derivative claim. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.7405 Insurers’ right of reimbursement. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.7407 Application of the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.8405 Prohibited acts; financing companies. Page 33 (pdf)
    627.915 Insurer experience reporting. Page 53 (pdf)
    628.909 Applicability of other laws. Page 34 (pdf)
    705.184 Derelict or abandoned motor vehicles on the premises of public-use airports. Page 55 (pdf)
    713.78 Liens for recovering, towing, or storing vehicles and vessels. Page 58 (pdf)
    817.234 False and fraudulent insurance claims. Page 35 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (2)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2012-197 Section 15 Page 4 (pdf)
    2012-197 Section 16 Page 4 (pdf)

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