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SB 378: Motor Vehicle Insurance


Motor Vehicle Insurance; Repealing provisions which comprise the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law; revising the motor vehicle insurance coverages that an applicant must show to register certain vehicles with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; revising garage liability insurance requirements for motor vehicle dealer applicants; revising minimum liability coverage requirements for motor vehicle owners or operators, etc. APPROPRIATION: $83,651

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, 2021
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/25/2019 Senate • Filed
    10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 30
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 29
    1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 01/21/20, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    1/21/2020 Senate • Favorable by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 191
    1/22/2020 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance
    2/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/11/20, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Banking and Insurance

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  • SB 378, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 9/25/2019 at 4:41 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Infrastructure and Security (Pre-Meeting) 1/22/2020 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Post-Meeting) 2/5/2020 (pdf)
    Banking and Insurance (Pre-Meeting) 2/10/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 771 Motor Vehicle Insurance Grall Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar
    H 395 (e1) Transportation Andrade Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Infrastructure and Security

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    198434 - Amendment
    Between lines 1506 and 1507 insert:
    Banking and Insurance
    7:03 PM
    Web Page

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/21/2020 4:30 PM Infrastructure and Security 6 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (67)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.646 Security required; proof of security and display thereof. Page 7 (pdf)
    318.18 Amount of penalties. Page 8 (pdf)
    320.02 Registration required; application for registration; forms. Page 10 (pdf)
    320.0609 Transfer and exchange of registration license plates; transfer fee. Page 12 (pdf)
    320.27 Motor vehicle dealers. Page 13 (pdf)
    320.771 License required of recreational vehicle dealers. Page 16 (pdf)
    322.251 Notice of cancellation, suspension, revocation, or disqualification of license. Page 17 (pdf)
    322.34 Driving while license suspended, revoked, canceled, or disqualified. Page 18 (pdf)
    324.011 Purpose of chapter. Page 18 (pdf)
    324.021 Definitions; minimum insurance required. Page 19 (pdf)
    324.022 Financial responsibility for property damage. Page 22 (pdf)
    324.0221 Reports by insurers to the department; suspension of driver license and vehicle registrations; reinstatement. Page 26 (pdf)
    324.0222 Page 27 (pdf)
    324.023 Financial responsibility for bodily injury or death. Page 28 (pdf)
    324.031 Manner of proving financial responsibility. Page 29 (pdf)
    324.032 Manner of proving financial responsibility; for-hire passenger transportation vehicles. Page 30 (pdf)
    324.051 Reports of crashes; suspensions of licenses and registrations. Page 32 (pdf)
    324.071 Reinstatement; renewal of license; reinstatement fee. Page 33 (pdf)
    324.091 Notice to department; notice to insurer. Page 34 (pdf)
    324.151 Motor vehicle liability policies; required provisions. Page 35 (pdf)
    324.161 Proof of financial responsibility; deposit. Page 38 (pdf)
    324.171 Self-insurer. Page 39 (pdf)
    324.251 Short title. Page 40 (pdf)
    400.9905 Definitions. Page 40 (pdf)
    400.991 License requirements; background screenings; prohibitions. Page 47 (pdf)
    400.9935 Clinic responsibilities. Page 48 (pdf)
    409.901 Definitions; ss. 409.901-409.920. Page 49 (pdf)
    409.910 Responsibility for payments on behalf of Medicaid-eligible persons when other parties are liable. Page 50 (pdf)
    456.057 Ownership and control of patient records; report or copies of records to be furnished; disclosure of information. Page 51 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 52 (pdf)
    626.9541 Unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices defined. Page 53 (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 59 (pdf)
    627.06501 Insurance discounts for certain persons completing driver improvement course. Page 61 (pdf)
    627.0651 Making and use of rates for motor vehicle insurance. Page 61 (pdf)
    627.0652 Insurance discounts for certain persons completing safety course. Page 61 (pdf)
    627.0653 Insurance discounts for specified motor vehicle equipment. Page 62 (pdf)
    627.4132 Stacking of coverages prohibited. Page 63 (pdf)
    627.7263 Rental and leasing driver’s insurance to be primary; exception. Page 63 (pdf)
    627.7265 Page 64 (pdf)
    627.727 Motor vehicle insurance; uninsured and underinsured vehicle coverage; insolvent insurer protection. Page 68 (pdf)
    627.7275 Motor vehicle liability. Page 71 (pdf)
    627.7278 Page 73 (pdf)
    627.728 Cancellations; nonrenewals. Page 77 (pdf)
    627.7295 Motor vehicle insurance contracts. Page 78 (pdf)
    627.730 Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.731 Purpose. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.7311 Effect of law on personal injury protection policies. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.732 Definitions. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.733 Required security. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.734 Proof of security; security requirements; penalties. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.736 Required personal injury protection benefits; exclusions; priority; claims. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.737 Tort exemption; limitation on right to damages; punitive damages. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.739 Personal injury protection; optional limitations; deductibles. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.7401 Notification of insured’s rights. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.7403 Mandatory joinder of derivative claim. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.7405 Insurers’ right of reimbursement. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.7407 Application of the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law. Page 7 (pdf)
    627.7415 Commercial motor vehicles; additional liability insurance coverage. Page 80 (pdf)
    627.747 Page 81 (pdf)
    627.748 Transportation network companies. Page 82 (pdf)
    627.749 Autonomous vehicles; insurance requirements. Page 85 (pdf)
    627.8405 Prohibited acts; financing companies. Page 86 (pdf)
    627.915 Insurer experience reporting. Page 87 (pdf)
    628.909 Applicability of other laws. Page 88 (pdf)
    705.184 Derelict or abandoned motor vehicles on the premises of public-use airports. Page 89 (pdf)
    713.78 Liens for recovering, towing, or storing vehicles and vessels. Page 93 (pdf)
    817.234 False and fraudulent insurance claims. Page 98 (pdf)

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