Florida Insurance Calendar: January 6 – 10

Jan 3, 2014


Following is a listing of Florida insurance-related legislative and regulatory events for the week of January 6-10, 2013.

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





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
    • PCB IBS 14-01 relating to Security for Public Deposits
  • Florida Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance meeting; 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Agenda includes a Workshop on legislation relating to Citizens Property Insurance Corporation and consideration of the following bill:
    • SB 542 relating to Flood Insurance by Senator Jeff Brandes





Friday, January 10

  • Florida Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) – Division of Consumer Services Rule Development Workshop; 10:00 a.m.  Proposed amendments would transfer oversight of 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.  Tallahassee, Florida.  To view the notice, click here
    • Audit Committee–8:30 a.m.
    • Board of Governors Quarterly Meeting–9:00 a.m.  

Thursday, January 16

  • DFS – 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. Agenda includes
    • 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.
    • 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 (“FWCJUA”) meetings.  To view the meeting notices, click here.
      • Investment Committee meeting–10:00 a.m. 
      • Rates and Forms Committee-2:00 p.m.

    Thursday, February 20

    • FWCJUA Board of Governors 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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