Florida Senate - 2018 SB 396 By Senator Hukill 14-00443-18 2018396__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to motor vehicle insurance coverage 3 for windshield glass; amending s. 627.7288, F.S.; 4 authorizing a motor vehicle insurance policy providing 5 comprehensive or combined additional coverage to 6 require an inspection of the damaged windshield of a 7 covered motor vehicle before the windshield repair or 8 replacement is authorized by the insurer; providing an 9 effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Section 627.7288, Florida Statutes, is amended 14 to read: 15 627.7288 Comprehensive coverage;
deductible not to apply to16 motor vehicle windshield glass.— 17 (1) The deductible provisions of any policy of motor 18 vehicle insurance, delivered or issued in this state by an 19 authorized insurer, providing comprehensive coverage or combined 20 additional coverage are shallnot beapplicable to damage to the 21 windshield of any motor vehicle covered under such policy. 22 (2) A policy under this section may require an inspection 23 of the damaged windshield of a covered motor vehicle before the 24 windshield repair or replacement is authorized by the insurer. 25 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.