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CS/CS/HB 1137: Consumer Protection

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Clemons

Consumer Protection; Revises electronic signature provisions for salvage certificates of title; prohibits certain charges for removal of security freeze; prohibits unlicensed activity by adjusting firms & bail bond agents; provides administrative & criminal penalties; revises status, notice, & payment requirements for claims; revises classes of insurance subject to disclosure requirement before eligible for export under Surplus Lines Law; prohibits certain writing of industrial life insurance policies; revises Homeowner Claims Bill of Rights; extends expiration date for authorization of surplus lines agents to export flood coverage contracts or endorsements; removes certain deductible obligation of Florida Insurance Guaranty Association; revises unclaimed property recovery & purchase agreements; requires DFS to adopt rules.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2020 House • Filed
1/13/2020 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 99
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 99
1/24/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
1/28/2020 House • CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 471
1/29/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
1/30/2020 House • Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 470
• CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 469
1/31/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/04/20, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/4/2020 House • Favorable by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 505
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 505
2/11/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 02/13/20, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
2/13/2020 House • CS/CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 585
2/18/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 584
2/19/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 627
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar