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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 627
INSURANCE RATES AND CONTRACTS
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F.S. 627.9906
627.9906 Prohibited practices.
(1) An insurer or insurance agent may not issue collateral protection insurance on mortgaged property that the insurer or insurance agent, or an affiliate thereof, owns, performs the servicing for, or owns the servicing right to.
(2) An insurer or insurance agent may not compensate, including through the payment of commissions to, a lender, an insurer, an investor, or a servicer on collateral protection property insurance policies issued by the insurer.
(3) An insurer or insurance agent may not share collateral protection insurance premium or risk with the lender, investor, or servicer that obtained the collateral protection insurance.
(4) An insurer or insurance agent may not offer contingent commissions, profit sharing, or other payments dependent upon profitability or loss ratios to any person affiliated with a servicer or the insurer in connection with collateral protection insurance.
(5) An insurer may not provide free or below-cost outsourced services to lenders, investors, or servicers or outsource its own functions to lenders, insurance agents, investors, or servicers on an above-cost basis.
(6) An insurer or insurance agent may not make any payments, including, but not limited to, the payment of expenses to a lender, an insurer, an investor, or a servicer, for the purpose of securing collateral protection insurance business or related outsourced services.
History.s. 7, ch. 2023-210.