Capitol to Courthouse Florida Insurance Report – Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Jan 3, 2017
A Sanford motorist alleges his Insurer wrongfully denied his Claim after an accident. Jenie Mallari-Torres reports for the Florida Record.
A top priority of San Francisco-Based Short-Term Rental Company Airbnb moving into next year centers on establishing Agreements with all Florida Counties that would allow the Company to collect and remit Tourist Development Tax on behalf of the Host Communities. Joseph Baucum reports for the Pensacola News-Journal.
The 2016 Water Resources Development Act authorizes the Army Corps of Engineers to study the potential of using foreign sand, such as from the Bahamas, to widen shorelines and protect coasts from hurricanes like the ones that lashed the Big Bend and northeastern Florida last summer. The Associated Press reports via the Sun-Sentinel.
In a Victory for Business Groups, an Administrative Law Judge ruled that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection overstepped its authority in proposing new requirements for notifying the public when pollution occurs. THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Jim Saunders reports via the Winter Haven News Chief.
Positive Train Control is a System used by railroads that combines command, control, communications, and information systems to control train movement and increase safety, in particular by reducing the risk of train-to-train collisions and over-speed derailments. Lisa Broadt delves into the issue for TCPalm.com.
Federal Regulators have been looking into whether a Florida Medicaid Mental Hospital misused the State’s Involuntary Commitment Laws to hold patients at the Hospital who did not need treatment.
A Florida Law taking effect on New Year’s Day will make it more difficult for kids to abuse over-the-counter cough medicine to go “Robo-Tripping,” FloridaPolitics.com reports.
What would the end of one year be without a bit of forecasting about what will happen in the next? THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA’s Brandon Larrabee explores the various factors affecting Florida’s Political Scene via the Daily Commercial.
The true measure of what Florida’s Medical Marijuana Amendment means won’t be immediately seen until a new set of Rules are adopted and implemented by the Florida Legislature and the Department of Health.
Officials plan to release Lab-Reared, Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes in the Florida Keys in March. The Associated Press reports via FloridaPolitics.com.
A year ago at this time Melissa Nelson was a relatively unknown Lawyer. This morning she will become the New State Attorney for the 4th Judicial Circuit, one of the most powerful offices in Northeast Florida. Larry Hannan reports for the Florida Times-Union.
Critics contend North Carolina’s One-Size-Fits-All Regulatory System prevents Auto Insurers from offering discounts that are available in other States and deters some Companies from offering Policies there. David Ranii reports for the Charlotte News Observer.
The Regulation, called Insurance Regulation 209, serves as the first of its kind in the U.S. and is set to take effect on July 1, 2017, with respect to all Insurance Policies issued, renewed or delivered in New York State on or after that date. Elizabeth Blosfield reports for Insurance Journal.
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