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Drew Parker

Deputy General Counsel

Chasity O'Steen

Deputy General Counsel

Gregory Venz









DFS Rule Hearings & Workshops and Notices of Public Meetings

Generic Agenda for rulemaking workshops or hearings .

Revised: 7/20/2015.  Please note that hearings have only been scheduled, not requested, unless otherwise noted.

Rule No. 69I-51.0012
Rule Title Uniform Classification of Accounts for Units of Local Government
Date July 23, 2015
Time 2:30 PM
Place 116, Larson Building, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Type Hearing
Summary of Rule The proposed rule adopts the Department’s “Uniform Accounting System Manual, 2014 Edition.” The Manual provides updated guidance on uniform accounting practices that local governmental entities are required to follow, pursuant to Section 218.33, F.S.
Attorney Fijman
Contact Division of Accounting and Auditing
Bureau of Financial Reporting
Gina Ballard (850) 413-5687 or
Gina.Ballard@MyFloridaCFO.com
Rule No. 69A-37.055
Text of Rule
Rule Title Curriculum Requirements for Training Firefighter Recruits or Firefighters
Date July 30, 2015
Time 11:00 A.M. - Noon
Place Florida State Fire College, 11655 NW Gainesville Road, Ocala, FL
Type Workshop
Purpose and Effect The purpose of this rule amendment is to enable individuals who are enrolled in the newly combined firefighter and emergency medical technician (EMT) curriculum framework to take the State Fire Marshal Firefighter Minimum Standards Exam upon successful completion of the firefighter training portion of the combined curriculum.
Attorney Karniewicz
Contact Division of Fire Marshal
Bureau of Fire Standards & Training
Bill Wentlandt
bill.wentlandt@myfloridacfo.com
Rule No. 69B-186
69B-186.008
Rule Title Title Insurance
Escrow Disbursements
Date August 5, 2015
Time 9:00 AM
Place 116 Larson Building, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Type Hearing
Summary of Rule The proposed new rule and rule chapter reaffirm that the implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule (“TRID”) will in no way diminish protections currently afforded Florida consumers who engage in real estate transactions involving the issuance of title insurance. The proposed rule requires settlement agents conducting real estate closing transactions in Florida that involve the issuance of title insurance to certify in writing that they agree to disburse escrow funds in accordance with the terms of the transaction.
Attorney Fijman
Contact Division of Agent & Agency Services
Bureau of Investigation
Ray Wenger (850)413-5605 or
Ray.Wenger@MyFloridaCFO.com
Rule No. 69K-10.001
69K-10.002

Text of Rule
Rule Title Preneed Funeral Contract Consumer Protection Trust Fund
Disbursement From the Preneed Funeral Contract Consumer Protection Trust Fund
Date August 19, 2015
Time 2:00 p.m.
Place Room 143, Larson Building, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Type Workshop
Purpose and Effect The proposed modifications will update Rules 69K-10.001 and 69K-10.002, F.A.C., to reflect that the rules’ respective forms have been updated and were previously added to and incorporated in the forms rule, Rule 69K-1.001, F.A.C., and the respective forms’ effective dates and incorporation in these rules are redundant.
Attorney Kamm
Contact Division of Funeral, Cemetery & Consumer Services
Ellen Simon at (850)413-3620
Ellen.Simon@myfloridacfo.com
Rule No. 69K-16.0001
Text of Rule
Rule Title State Examination for Funeral Industry Professionals
Date August 19, 2015
Time 3:00 p.m.
Place Room 143, Larson Building, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Type Workshop
Purpose and Effect It would be clearer if the Department’s examination was referred to uniformly as the “Florida Law & Rules Exam” which is both a less wordy alternative to “the examination prepared and administered by the Department of Financial Services as set forth in Rule 69K-16.0001” and is an existing defined term in Rule 69K-18.002, F.A.C.  The proposed amendments will update the rule to incorporate the defined term for the Department’s Florida Law & Rules Exam.
Attorney Kamm
Contact Division of Funeral, Cemetery & Consumer Services
Ellen Simon at (850)413-3620
Ellen.Simon@myfloridacfo.com
Rule No. 69K-28.001
Text of Rule
Rule Title Control of Preneed Agents
Date August 19, 2015
Time 4:00 p.m.
Place Room 143, Larson Building, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Type Hearing
Summary of Rule Rule 69K-28.001, Control of Preneed Agents, in Chapter 69K-28, F.A.C., Supervision of Pre-Need Agents, is repealed.
Attorney Kamm
Contact Division of Funeral, Cemetery & Consumer Services
Ellen Simon at (850)413-3620
Ellen.Simon@myfloridacfo.com
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