RULE NO: RULE TITLE
69J-2.003: Mediation Procedures for Resolution of Disputed Personal Lines Insurance Claims Arising from the 2004 and 2005 Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The proposed rule defines terms used in the rule and in Section 627.7015, F.S., and specifies the information that shall be submitted by an insured in order to initiate mediation. This amendment also makes clerical revisions to the existing rule, and addresses other matters relating to the mediation program governed by the rule.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The definitions of “dispute” and “filed” and other changes relating to mediation procedures for resolution of disputed personal lines insurance claims.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 624.308 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 624.307, 627.7015 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
TIME AND DATE: Thursday, January 29, 2008, 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: 116 Larson Building, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Tom Valentine, (850)413-4140 or Tom.Valentine@fldfs.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Tom Valentine, Assistant General Counsel, Department of Financial Services 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, (850)413-4140
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.