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General Counsel

Peter Penrod

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: 3/5/2019.

Rule Number & Title

69A-37.059

Types of Instructor Certificates Issued

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

May 2, 2019, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

State of Florida Fire College
11655 NW Gainesville Road

Ocala, Florida 34482

Summary of Rule:

The workshop is being conducted to receive input and consider proposed changes to the above referenced rule, including, but not limited too, definitions for "Certified Training Center" and "Class Offering Approval"

Contact Attorney

Mark Harper, Assistant Superintendent
(352) 369 - 2829

Mark.Harper@myfloridacfo.com

Brittany Griffith

Rule Number & Title

69A-37.060

69A-37.065

Certification as an Approved Firefighter Recruit Training Facility

Programs of Study and Vocational Courses

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

March 19, 2019
10:00 a.m.

Lakeland Fire Station #7,
3150 Drane Field Rd
Lakeland, FL 33811

Summary of Rule:

The proposed rule amendments remove a manual in the list of required reference and training materials, and establish the Airport Firefighter Program, which includes three voluntary advanced training and certification programs for individuals to achieve advanced training in airport firefighting techniques and procedures.

Contact Attorney

Mark Harper, Assistant Superintendent, Bureau of Fire Standards and Training
(352)369-2829
Mark.Harper@myfloridacfo.com

Kachur

Rule Number & Title

69I-5.001
69I-25.002
69I-25.003

Application of Rule
Definitions
Requirements

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

March 4, 2019
2:00 p.m.

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

Summary of Rule:

This rule chapter is being amended to reflect changes regarding the rate of interest for judgments, decrees, or untimely payments to vendors.

Contact Attorney

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

Kachur

Rule Number & Title

69K-7.009


69K-7.0095
69K-7.012
69K-7.0125
69K-7.013

Reporting Requirements for Preneed Licensees Filing an Initial Application to Utilize a Letter of Credit or Surety Bond in Lieu of Maintaining a Trust Fund
Preneed Trust fund; financial reports
Criteria for Filing a Surety Bond in Lieu of Maintaining a Trust Fund
Alternative Form of Security for Permanent Outer Burial Receptacle Manufacturers
Procedures for Filing Claim with the Board

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

February 28, 2019
2:00 pm

111 W. Madison Street, Pepper Building, Room 320, Tallahassee, FL

Summary of Rule:

The proposed rule amendments will repeal rules that include statutory references that are no longer in effect regarding letters of credit and surety bonds, implement a new rule for reporting requirements under section 497.458(1)(k), F.S., update existing forms that are incorporated under Rule 69K-1.001, F.A.C., and incorporate a new form under Rule 69K-1.001, F.A.C., for trustees to use for submissions of financial reports when acting as a trustee for a preneed licensee's preneed trust.

Contact Attorney

Ellen Simon, Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services
(850) 413-4985
Ellen.Simon@myfloridacfo.com

Kachur

Rule Number & Title

69K-1.001

List of Approved Forms; Incorporation by Reference

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

February 28, 2019
2:00 pm

111 W. Madison Street, Pepper Building, Room 320, Tallahassee, FL

Summary of Rule:

The proposed rule amendments will update an existing form, delete forms that are no longer used, and incorporate a new form by reference.

Contact Attorney

Ellen Simon, Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services
(850) 413-4985
Ellen.Simon@myfloridacfo.com

Kachur