Florida Insurance Calendar: December 30 – January 3

Dec 27, 2013


Following is a listing of Florida insurance-related legislative and regulatory events for the week of December 30 – January 3, 2013.

All times are shown in Eastern Time.  Additional information is available via hyperlink where noted in bold type.





There are no events scheduled the week of December 30.




Wednesday, January 8

  • Florida House Insurance and Banking Subcommittee meeting; 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Agenda includes consideration of the following bills:
    • HB 271 relating to Workers’ Compensation by State Representative Travis Cummings
    • HB 291 relating to Warranty Associations by State Representative David Santiago
    • HB 4005 relating to Fireworks by State Representative Matt Gaetz
  • Florida Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance meeting; 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Agenda includes a Workshop on proposed legislation relating to Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, and consideration of the following bill:
    • SB 542 relating to Flood Insurance by Senator Jeff Brandes





There are no events scheduled the week of December 30.




Friday, January 3

  • Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles – Division of Driver Licenses Proposed Rule Hearing; 9:00 a.m.  Proposed amendments to Rule 15A-3.006, “Identification Cards,” would provide standards regarding an electronic format for proof of insurance, in addition to paper proof cards.  To view the hearing notice, click here.

Friday, January 10

  • Florida Department of Financial Services – Division of Consumer Services Rule Development Workshop; 10:00 a.m.  Proposed amendments would transfer Rule 69O-137.010, “Holocaust Victims Insurance Report and Standards of Proof,” from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation to the DFS as Rule 69J-137.010, in accordance with changes to s.626.9543, F.S., known as the Holocaust Victims Assistance Act.  To view the workshop notice, click here.

Tuesday, January 14

  • Florida Board of Employee Leasing Companies (“BELC”) Board meeting; 10:00 a.m.  Teleconference:  (888) 670-3525; conference code:  7489217568#.  To view the meeting notice, click here.

Wednesday, January 15

  • Florida Surplus Lines Service Office meetings:  Audit Committee–8:30 a.m.; Board of Governors Quarterly Meeting–9:00 a.m.  Tallahassee, Florida.  To view the meeting notice, click here.

Thursday, January 16

  • Florida Department of Financial Services – Division of Workers’ Compensation (“DWC”) Rule Development Workshop; 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Proposed amendments to Rules 69L-5.209, 5.215, 5.219 and 5.222, F.A.C. relate to the determination of a self-insurer’s net worth.  To view the Workshop notice, click here.

Tuesday, January 21

  • DWC Three-Member Panel meeting; 1:00 p.m.  To view the meeting notice, click here.  Along with receipt of the DWC’s annual report on the resolution of health care provider medical reimbursement disputes and activities conducted pursuant to s. 440.13(8), F.S., the agenda includes consideration of:
    • 2014 Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual, which proposes the incorporation of a new fee schedule and modifies language regarding dispensed medications to conform to statutory changes as a result of SB 662
    • Ambulatory surgical center schedule of rates

Wednesday, January 29

  • Florida Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors meeting; 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Teleconference:  (888) 942-8686; conference ID:  5743735657#.  To view the agenda, click here.

Thursday, February 13

  • Florida Workers’ Compensation Joint Underwriting Association Investment Committee meeting; 10:00 a.m.  To view the meeting notice, click here.

Wednesday, March 19

  • BELC Board meeting; 10:00 a.m.  Teleconference: (888) 670-3525; conference code: 7489217568#.  To view the meeting notice, click here.



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