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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 624
INSURANCE CODE: ADMINISTRATION AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 624.602
624.602 “Life insurance,” “life insurer” defined.
(1) “Life insurance” is insurance of human lives. The transaction of life insurance includes also the granting of annuity contracts, including, but not limited to, fixed or variable annuity contracts; the granting of endowment benefits, additional benefits in event of death or dismemberment by accident or accidental means, additional benefits in event of the insured’s disability; and optional modes of settlement of proceeds of life insurance. Life insurance does not include workers’ compensation coverages.
(2) A “life insurer” or “life insurance company” is an insurer engaged in the business of issuing life insurance contracts, including contracts of combined life and health and accident insurance.
History.s. 100, ch. 59-205; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-295; s. 1, ch. 77-457; s. 82, ch. 79-40; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 79(1st), 86, 809(1st), ch. 82-243; ss. 187, 188, ch. 91-108; s. 4, ch. 91-429.