Florida Insurance Council
Florida is responsible for about third of the policies written under the National Flood Insurance Program. This session, state lawmakers are moving bills forward that they hope will entice private insurance companies to sell flood policies in the state.
The Legislature appears to be on a path to make it harder for non-homesteaded homes, often owned by people living out-of-state, to be added to or remain under the umbrella of the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
Gov. Rick Scott said Friday that he would support making personal injury protection auto insurance coverage, or PIP, optional.