PIA of Fla. Issues ‘Legislative Report’; Plans Explanatory Sessions in September

The Professional Insurance Agents of Florida has announced the completion of its 2005 Legislative Report summarizing the provisions of recent legislation passed in the spring sessions of the Florida Legislature and that it has scheduled meetings to describe to members understand how the new laws will effect them and the way they do business.

An announcement sent out by PIA of Florida indicates that PIA staff, along with Rayborn Consultants, will be working with the Department of Financial Services and the Office of Insurance Regulation as they develop the rules and guidelines resulting from these new laws. The statement said that the meetings throughout the state are being scheduled in conjunction with the Independent Insurance Agents of Dade County, the Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies and the National Association of Professional Allstate Agents.

The meetings will focus on the new rules and regulations and according to PIA of Florida will be provided at no charge to members. At present, meetings are scheduled Sept. 19 in Tampa, Sept. 20 in Orlando, Sept. 21 in Miami, and Sept. 27 in Pensacola. More information about upcoming meetings is available at www.piafl.org.