Tag: Florida Legislature

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Florida’s 2015 Insurance Legislation Takes Effect

Below is a list of insurance-related Florida legislation passed by lawmakers in the 2015 regular session. All legislation has been approved by Governor Rick Scott and became effective as of July 1, 2015. HB1133 – Florida Agent Licensing Aligns college coursework with current Florida agent pre‑licensing requirements SB 1094: Peril

FL Health Law Battle Likely Back in 2016

A bruising budget battle that divided Republicans in the Florida Legislature is over for now, but the truce is likely only to last a few months. Legislators passed a nearly $79 billion budget Friday with just days to spare. Legislators had until July 1 to pass a budget or state

Conference Committee Report on the General Appropriations Act — SB 2500-A

TALLAHASSEE, Fla- In compliance with Article III, Section 19(d) of the State Constitution and Joint Rule 2, the Conference Committee Reports on the General Appropriations Act — SB 2500-A and the Implementing Bill SB 2502-A are now accessible at FLSENATE.GOV and MYFLORIDAHOUSE read the full info here.GOV. For entire report: .pdf

Balanced Budget Prioritizes Education, Health Care, Tax Relief and Reserves

TALLAHASSEE, Fla–Senate Bill 2500-A, Florida’s 2015-2016 balanced budget was transmitted electronically to lawmakers and posted online at 5:37 p.m. today, initiating the constitutionally required 72-hour cooling off period before a final vote, expected this Friday. Statements from Senate President Andy Gardiner (R-Orlando) and Senator Tom Lee (R-Brandon), Chair of the