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CS/CS/SB 54: Motor Vehicle Insurance

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Banking and Insurance ; Burgess ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson

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 minimum liability coverage requirements for motor vehicle owners or operators; revising financial responsibility requirements for owners or lessees of for-hire passenger transportation vehicles; providing an exception to the circumstances under which a person who is damaged may bring a civil action against an insurer, 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, 2022
Last Action: 6/29/2021 - Vetoed by Governor, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 420 (Ch. 2021-96)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/15/2021 Senate • Filed
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 39
• On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 01/26/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/26/2021 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 10 NAYS 2 -SJ 178
1/27/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/28/2021 Senate • Now in Judiciary
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/15/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/15/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 2 -SJ 179
2/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/18/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 38
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 160
• CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 161
3/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/11/21, 8:15 am, 412 Knott Building
3/11/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -SJ 239
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/22/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/25/21 -SJ 312
3/25/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 311
4/1/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 341
4/7/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 378
4/8/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 408
4/14/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 441
• Amendment(s) adopted (824756) -SJ 464
• Read 3rd time -SJ 464
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 464
• Immediately certified -SJ 465
4/14/2021 House • In Messages
4/20/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/23/2021)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
4/21/2021 House • Amendment 071323 filed
• Amendment 725879 filed
• Amendment 440691 filed
4/23/2021 House • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 719
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 440691 adopted
• Amendment 725879 adopted
• Amendment 071323 adopted as amended
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Amendment 725879 replaced by engrossed amendment
• Amendment 440691 replaced by engrossed amendment
• Amendment 071323 replaced by engrossed amendment
• Amendment 746715 engrossed amendment (replaces 071323, 725879, 440691)
4/24/2021 House • Amendment 569691 filed
4/26/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• Amendment 569691 adopted
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 99, NAYS 11
• Amendment 569691 replaced by engrossed amendment
• Amendment 746715 replaced by engrossed amendment
• Amendment 958927 engrossed amendment (replaces 746715, 569691)
• Message sent to senate
4/26/2021 Senate • In returning messages
4/30/2021 Senate • Amendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (731398) -SJ 1003
• Concurred in House amendment(s) as amended -SJ 1011
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 3 -SJ 1011
4/30/2021 House • In Messages
• Added to Senate Message List
• Amendment 731398 Concur
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) to House amendment(s)
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 100, NAYS 16
4/30/2021 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1290
4/30/2021 House • Message sent to senate
6/28/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/29/2021 • Vetoed by Governor, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 420 (Ch. 2021-96)