On April 19, 2022, lawmakers gaveled in for Florida’s particular session on Congressional redistricting, and the day prior Gov. Ron DeSantis introduced that he’ll difficulty a proclamation later this week to convene a second particular session on property insurance coverage in mid- to late-May.
Florida’s property insurance coverage market has been in disaster for greater than a 12 months and continues to worsen, inflicting house owner coverage charges to skyrocket. Many insurance coverage carriers have chosen to go away the state whereas others have closed up store or reached insolvency. Because of this, the state-run “insurance of last resort,” Citizens Property Insurance, has seen a dramatic improve in insurance policies.
In addition, it’s doable that different laws which died throughout the common session — equivalent to data privacy and constructing construction reform — will probably be added to the second particular session proclamation. Details on the proclamation are anticipated within the coming days.
Also on Tuesday, hours earlier than the redistricting particular session started, DeSantis introduced he was increasing the decision for the present particular session to incorporate contemplating laws that sunsets Disney’s unbiased particular district (Reedy Creek Improvement District) in June 2023 and repeals a particular Disney exemption to the social media platform censorship laws that handed in 2021. These payments are anticipated to move as filed and develop into regulation.
The present particular session is ready to finish no later than April 22.