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OIR Issues Emergency Order During Hurricane Michael Recovery
Monday, October 15, 2018
Contact Info:

Karen Kees
(850) 413-2515 
press@floir.com

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - At the direction of Governor Scott, Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier issued an Emergency Order suspending and activating certain insurance rules and statutes for the health, safety, and welfare of Florida's policyholders. Among other provisions, the Order provides an additional 90 days to policyholders to supply information to their insurance company; prohibits insurance companies from canceling or non-renewing policies covering residential properties damaged by the hurricane for at least 90 days; and freezes any and all efforts to increase rates on policyholders for 90 days. 

The Order can be found here
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Contact Info:

Karen Kees
(850) 413-2515 
press@floir.com

About the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has primary responsibility for regulation, compliance and enforcement of statutes related to the business of insurance and the monitoring of industry markets. For more information about the Office, please visit or follow us on Twitter @FLOIR_comm and Facebook

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