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Chasity O'Steen

Deputy General Counsel

Leah Marino



Office of the
General Counsel

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL
32399-0318

DFS Rulemaking Workshops and Hearings

Below is a list of upcoming rulemaking workshops and hearings.  Click on the rule number to view the notice of Proposed Rule Development or Notice of Proposed Rule. The contact person’s information is listed for each scheduled rule workshop or hearing.  You may call or email the contact person for additional information pertaining to the rule.

To view the standard format used to announce a scheduled event, please click on the following link: Generic Agenda for rulemaking workshops or hearings.

Past DFS Rulemaking Workshops and Hearings.

 

This page was last updated: 09/24/2018. 

Rule Number & Title

69A-37.039
69A-37.058

Prescribed Forms for Training and Certification
Verification of Prescribed Training Hours

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

November 1, 2018
10:30 A.M.

Florida State Fire College
11655 NW Gainesville Road
Ocala, Florida 34482

Summary of Rule:

The proposed amendments to Rule 69A-37.039, F.A.C., will update the Medical Examination to Determine Fitness for Firefighter Training form and realign the forms so that they are sequentially numbered. The proposed amendment to Rule 69A-37.058, F.A.C., will incorporate the Verification of Training Hours/Firefighter I and II form.

Contact Attorney

Mark Harper, Assistant Superintendent, Florida State Fire College
(352)369-2858
Mark.Harper@myfloridacfo.com

Karniewicz

Rule Number & Title

69A-37.037

Firefighter Training Course Medical Examination

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

November 1, 2018
10:30 am

Florida State Fire College
Room 114
11655 NW Gainesville Road
Ocala, Florida 34482

Summary of Rule:

The proposed rule adopts and incorporates by reference Chapter 5.1 of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®) 1582, Essential Job Tasks and Descriptions, 2018 Edition, which replaces the 2007 version of the aforementioned resource. The proposed rule provides updated guidelines regarding job and task qualifying standards upon which a medical examination to determine an individual’s fitness for firefighter training must be based.

Contact Attorney

Mike Tucker, Superintendent, Florida State Fire College/Chief, Bureau of Fire Standards and Training, Division of State Fire Marshal
(352)369-2829
Mike.Tucker@MyFloridaCFO.com

Fijman

Rule Number & Title

69L-3.009

Injuries that Qualify as Grievous Bodily Harm of a Nature that Shocks the Conscience

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

Thursday, October 4, 2018
9:00 a.m. ET

Hartman Building
Room 102
2012 Capital Circle SE
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Summary of Rule:

A new rule is being introduced due to the passage of CS/CS/SB 376, which added subsections (5) and (6) to section 112.1815, Florida Statutes (F.S.). Section 112.1815(5)(f), F.S., requires the Department of Financial Services to adopt rules specifying injuries qualifying as grievous bodily harm of a nature that shocks the conscience.

Contact Attorney

Brittany O’Neil, Policy Coordinator, Division of Workers’ Compensation
(850)413-1927
Brittany.ONeil@myfloridacfo.com

Jenkins

Rule Number & Title

69A-64.005

Adjustments to Reflect Consumer Price Index

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

October 15, 2018
9:30 a.m.

Division of State Fire Marshal, The Atrium Building
3rd Floor Conference Room
325 John Knox Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Summary of Rule:

In May 2018, the CPI for All Urban Consumers increased 2.8 percent over the last 12 months. The proposed amendments will adjust the firefighter death benefits provided in section 112.191, F.S., for the 2018-2019 year, based on the CPI for All Urban Consumers.

Contact Attorney

Jason Fryar, Government Analyst II, Division of State Fire Marshal
(850)413-3647
Jason.Fryar@MyFloridaCFO.com

Karniewicz

Rule Number & Title

69I-5.001
69I-5.002
69I-5.003
69I-5.004
69I-5.005
69I-5.006
69I-5.007
69I-5.008
69I-5.009
69I-5.010

Applicability
Definitions
Format of Schedule
Types of State Financial Assistance
State Project Determination
Recipient/Subrecipient and Vendor Relationships
State Project Compliance Supplement
Criteria for Identifying Major State Projects
Criteria for Selecting State Projects for Audits Based on Inherent Risk
Approval of Non-State Entity Conduits

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

October 1, 2018
@ 1:30 pm

J. Edwin Larson Building
Room 116
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Summary of Rule:

This rule chapter is being amended to reflect changes made to section 215.97, F.S., and the federal audit requirements, make editorial changes, and update the forms incorporated within the rule chapter.

Contact Attorney

Mark Merry, Assistant Division Director, Division of Accounting and Auditing
(850)413-5510
Mark.Merry@myfloridacfo.com

Kachur

Rule Number & Title

69B-157.023
69B-157.101
69B-157.102
69B-157.103

Reporting
Purpose
Applicability and Scope
Definitions

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

October 2, 2018
10:00 a.m.

Larson Building
Conference Room 142
200 East Gaines St
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Summary of Rule:

These rules are being repealed since they are duplicative of the correspondingly-numbered rules in Rule Chapter 69O-157, F.A.C., which are administered by the Office of Insurance Regulation.

Contact Attorney

Ray Wenger, Chief, Bureau of Investigations
(850)413-5605
Ray.Wenger@myfloridacfo.com

Karniewicz

Rule Number & Title

69B-156.013
69B-156.014
69B-156.015
69B-156.050
69B-156.123

Permitted Compensation Arrangements
Required Disclosure Provisions
Requirements for Application Forms and Replacement Coverage
Separability
Prior Rules

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

October 2, 2018
9:00 a.m.

Larson Building
Conference Room 142
200 E Gaines St
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Summary of Rule:

These rules are being repealed since they are duplicative of the correspondingly-numbered rules in Rule Chapter 69O-156, F.A.C., which are administered by the Office of Insurance Regulation.

Contact Attorney

Ray Wenger, Chief, Bureau of Investigations
(850)413-5605
Ray.Wenger@myfloridacfo.com

Karniewicz