December 3, 2022



Senate OKs invoice to modify roof-damage claims for Florida insurance coverage

TALLAHASSEE — With house owners seeing hefty fee will increase and shedding insurance policies, the Florida Senate licensed an offer Thursday night time to check out to shore up the property-insurance marketplace.

However with little greater than per week left in the once a year legislative consultation, it stays unclear whether or not the Senate and Space can bridge variations on key problems akin to roof-damage claims.

Senate sponsor Jim Boyd, R-Bradenton, implored senators to handle issues within the insurance coverage marketplace sooner than they voted 28-11 to approve his invoice (SB 1728).

“If we do not anything, your constituents are going to proceed to endure, the marketplace goes to cave in,” Boyd, an insurance coverage agent, mentioned.

However Space Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, seemed this week to query making main adjustments, after lawmakers handed a measure in 2021 that he mentioned “did so much.”