Florida House Committees Re-Organized; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee Under Economic Affairs
Nov 4, 2010
The Florida House of Representatives’ Insurance and Banking Subcommittee (“Subcommittee”) will be part of the Economic Affairs Committee under a House re-organization announced by the Office of House Speaker Designate Dean Cannon yesterday, November 3, 2010.
The Subcommittee will oversee policies affecting insurance companies and financial entities in Florida, along with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, which regulates insurance companies and agents.
Additional Subcommittee oversight areas also include the Florida Department of Financial Services, which administers a number of programs relating to insurance companies and agents, insurance fraud, workers’ compensation, state fire marshal and funeral, cemetery and consumer services.
The Subcommittee’s responsibilities also include the Florida Office of Financial Regulation, which regulates financial institutions (banks, trust companies and credit unions); securities and investments; loan originators; mortgage brokers; debt settlement companies; collection agencies and various lenders such as consumer finance companies; title loan companies; retail installment sales providers; pawnbrokers and money transmitters.
To view the complete House organization chart, click here.
To view an overview of individual House committee responsibilities, click here.
Should you have any comments or questions, please contact Colodny Fass.