Florida Department of Financial Services Division of Insurance Agent and Agency Services Proposes Sinkhole Claims Neutral Evaluator Regulation Amendments

Aug 26, 2016


With 2016 amendments to s. 627.7074, F.S. requiring the Florida Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) to adopt rules for obtaining certification, denying certification of, suspending certification of, and revoking the certification of a sinkhole claims neutral evaluator, that process began today, August 26, 2016, with a Notice of Rule Development posted for the following applicable Rules:

69B-251.001 Purpose

69B-251.002 Definitions

69B-251.003 Qualifications for Certification as a Neutral Evaluator

69B-251.020 Penalties for Violations of Section 627.7074, F.S.

The proposed Rules establish the qualifications for obtaining certification as a neutral evaluator, the grounds for denial of applications, and the grounds for the suspension or revocation of the certification of a neutral evaluator.

If requested In writing and not deemed unnecessary, a Rule Development Workshop will be held by the DFS Division of Insurance Agent and Agency Services on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 10 a.m. in Tallahassee.

To view the Notice of Rule Development, click here.


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