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This Week in Insurance: April 29–May 3, 2013

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Monday, April 29, 2013 

  • House of Representatives, Health & Human Services Committee, 8:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Room 17H. Topics include HB 605, Workers’ Compensation. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 
  • Florida Workers Compensation JUA, Policy Administration & Managed Care Services RFP Evaluation Team, 10:00 a.m. in Sarasota, FWCJUA Office (6003 Honore Avenue Ste 204, Sarasota). 

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 
  • Florida Workers Compensation JUA, MAP Committee Teleconference, 10:00 a.m. contact Kathy Coyne at (941) 378-7408 to participate in the call. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 
  • Florida Workers Compensation JUA, Producer Committee Teleconference, 2:00 p.m. contact Kathy Coyne at (941) 378-7408 to participate in the call. 

Thursday, May 2, 2013

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

Friday, May 3, 2013

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

This Week in Insurance: April 22–26, 2013

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 

  • Florida Cabinet, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Cabinet Meeting Room. Topics include the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

Thursday, April 25, 2013

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 
  • FWCJUA, Safety Committee, 10:00 a.m. via teleconference. Contact Kathy Coyne at 941-378-7408 to participate. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

Friday, April 26, 2013

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

This Week in Insurance: April 15–19, 2013

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Monday, April 15, 2013 

  • Florida Surplus Lines Service Office, Audit Committee, 11:30 a.m. in Tallahassee (FSLSO Office). 
  • Florida Surplus Lines Service Office, Board of Governors, 1:00 p.m. in Tallahassee (FSLSO Office). 
  • House of Representatives, Select Committee on PPACA, 1:00 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 17H. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 
  • Senate, Banking and Insurance Committee, 1:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 110S. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

  • House of Representatives, Session, 11:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

Thursday, April 18, 2013

  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

This Week in Insurance: April 8–12, 2013

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Monday, April 8, 2013 

  • Senate, Judiciary Committee, 4:00 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 110S. Topics include: SB 706, Uninsured Motorist Coverage; SB 52, Use of Wireless Communications Devices while Driving; SB 1412, Expert Testimony. 

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 

  • House of Representatives, Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, 8:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Room 102H. Topics include HB 7125, Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. 
  • House of Representatives, Regulatory Affairs Committee, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, Room 404H. Topics include HB 343, Wrap-Up Insurance Policies; HB 383, Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact; HB 433, Inspector General of Citizens; and HB 819, Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology. 
  • Senate, Banking and Insurance Committee, 1:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 110S. Topics include: SB 860, Workers’ Compensation System Administration; SB 1128, Health Flex Plans; SB 1498, Sinkhole Insurance; SB 418, Insurance; SB 1408, Captive Insurance; and SB 7152 Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance. 
  • Senate, Community Affairs, 1:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 301S. Topics include SB 580, Homeowners’ Associations. 
  • Senate, Health Policy Committee, 1:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 412K. Topics include: SB 662, Workers’ Compensation and SB 648, Health Insurance Marketing Materials. 
  • House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee, 2:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 404H. Topics Include: HB 827, Medicine. 
  • Senate, Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee, 4:00 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 412K. Topics include: SB 242, Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

  • Senate, Session, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. Topics include: SB 1802, State Employee Health Insurance; SB 1792, Medical Negligence Actions; SB 356, Financial Guaranty Insurance Corporations; SB 810, Wrap-up Insurance Policies; and SB 1770, Property Insurance. 
  • House of Representatives, Select Committee on PPACA, 1:00 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 17H. 

Thursday, April 11, 2013

  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 
  • Senate, Session, 2:00 p.m. in Tallahassee, Senate Chamber. 

Friday, April 12, 2013

  • Florida Health Choices, Agent Steering Committee, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee (200 W College Ave). 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, House Chamber. 

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This Week in Insurance: April 1–5, 2013

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Monday, April 1, 2013 

  • Senate, Judiciary Committee, 3:15 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 110S. Topics include: SB 706, Uninsured Motorist Coverage. 

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 

  • Senate, Rules Committee, 8:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Room 110S. Topics include: SB 1792, Medical Negligence Actions. 
  • House of Representatives, Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, 8:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, Room 17H. Topics include HB 211, Florida Insurance Guaranty Association; HB 343, Wrap-Up Insurance Policies; and HB 383, Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. 
  • Cabinet Meeting, 9:00 a.m. in St. Augustine. 
  • House of Representatives, Select Committee on PPACA, 10:30 a.m. in Tallahassee, Room 102H. Topics include PCB SPPACA13-02. 
  • Senate, Banking and Insurance Committee, 12:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 110S. Topics include: SB 1043, Insurance; SB 324, FIGA; SB 7138, Health Insurance; SB 1262, Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund; SB 836, Insurer Solvency; SB 1612, Citizens; SB 242, Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact; SB 262, Delivery of Insurance Policies; SB 1622, Establishment of a Clearinghouse Diversion Program; and SB 410, Money Services Businesses. 
  • Senate, Health Policy Committee, 12:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 412K. Topics include: SB 468, Property and Casualty Insurance Rates and Forms; and SB 898, Health Care Coverage. 
  • House of Representatives, Session, 2:30 p.m. 
  • Senate, Regulated Industries Committee, 4:00 p.m. in Tallahassee, Room 301S. Topics include: SB 378, Manufactured and Mobile Homes; SB 580, Homeowners’ Associations; and SB 64, Commercial Parasailing. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

  • Senate, Appropriations Committee, 9:00 a.m. in Tallahassee, Room 412K. Topics include: SB 1802, State Employee Health Insurance; and SB 1770, Property Insurance. 

Thursday, April 4, 2013

  • House of Representatives, Session, 1:30 p.m. in Tallahassee. 
  • Senate, Session, 2:00 p.m. in Tallahassee. Topics include: SB 166, Annuities; and SB 120, Condominiums.