FL H0273 | 2015 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 17 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-06-17 - Chapter No. 2015-170
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Authorizes policyholder of personal lines insurance to elect delivery of policy documents by electronic means; defines "optional coverage"; revises requirements applicable to insurers when providing notice of change in policy terms for renewal policy to include requirement that notice be an advance notice; authorizes such notice to be sent separately from notice of renewal premium within specified timeframe; requires insurer to provide sample copy of notice of change in policy terms to insurance agent at specified time; prohibits use of such notice to add optional coverage that increases policy's premium unless policyholder approves additional optional coverage.

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Roll Calls

2015-04-01 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#20 (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2015-03-18 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#25 (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2015-06-17 Chapter No. 2015-170
2015-06-16 Approved by Governor
2015-06-01 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2015-04-02HouseOrdered enrolled
2015-04-01SenateCS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0
2015-04-01SenateRead 3rd time
2015-04-01SenateRead 2nd time
2015-04-01SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 202
2015-04-01SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2015-04-01SenateWithdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism
2015-03-27SenateReferred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism
2015-03-26SenateIn Messages
2015-03-18HouseCS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0
2015-03-18HouseRead 3rd time
2015-03-17HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-03-17HouseRead 2nd time
2015-03-13HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/17/15
2015-03-05HousePlaced on Calendar
2015-03-05HouseFavorable by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
2015-03-03HouseCS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time
2015-03-03HouseOn Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 03/05/15, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
2015-02-11HouseNow in Regulatory Affairs Committee
2015-02-09HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2015-02-04HouseCS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0
2015-01-28HouseOn Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 02/04/15, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
2015-01-22HouseReferred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee

Same As/Similar To

S0202 (Similar To) 2015-04-01 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 273 (Ch. 2015-170)
H0165 (Similar To) 2015-06-15 - Chapter No. 2015-135
S0258 (Similar To) 2015-04-22 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 165 (Ch. 2015-135), CS/HB 273 (Ch. 2015-170)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
627421Amended CodeSee Bill Text
62743141Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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