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Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act Becomes Law
Thursday, 21 January 2021
(From a January 20th ACA Press Release) The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act (H.R. 1418) passed the House of Representatives and the Senate last year and was signed into law on Jan. 13, removing the 75-year-old exemption that allowed health insurance companies to avoid federal antitrust laws.
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PIP/No-fault Repeal Surfaces: Here we go again
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Tallahassee – State lawmakers are poised to once again look at repealing Florida’s decades-old No-Fault/PIP insurance system, instead requiring drivers buy and carry mandatory bodily injury coverage. On Friday, Jan. 15, newly elected State Senator Danny Burgess (R-Zephyrhills) filed Senate Bill 52 which was immediately referred to three committees and scheduled for its first public hearing on Jan. 26 by the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee.

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Back at It: State Lawmakers Begin Session Prep
Friday, 15 January 2021

Friday, January 15, 2021, Tallahassee – State lawmakers assembled at Florida’s sparsely-occupied capitol this week for their first round of committee weeks in preparation for their 2021 Session scheduled to convene on March 2nd.  The ongoing pandemic has forced a continued virtual shuttering of the capitol complex buildings to the public, as new safety protocols are now in place for those elected members and the key staff privileged to enter. 

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Paycheck Protection Program: A Second Round of Funding for New and Existing Borrowers; Other Changes
Wednesday, 13 January 2021
In a January 8 post, D. Jeffrey Wagner and Scott Sargent of the Baker Donelson firm provide an excellent summary of provisions of "the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the "Appropriations Act"), which includes a new round of funding for certain qualifying, existing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers, opens the PPP to some previously ineligible entities, authorizes additional business expenditures that are eligible for forgiveness, and makes other changes to the PPP. The changes to the PPP are part of the "Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act" (the "Economic Aid Act") included as part of the Appropriations Act. In addition to the changes made to the PPP through the Economic Aid Act, the Appropriations Act provides other benefits to small businesses. Congress funded the PPP with an additional $284 billion (some of which is from cancellation of unused authority from the first and second round of PPP funding) and extended the PPP until March 31, 2021."
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PPP Round Two Webinar, Wednesday, January 13th
Wednesday, 13 January 2021
The long-awaited second COVID-19 recovery package was signed into law December 27, 2020 and includes a second and more targeted round of PPP funding for small businesses.  The new law also makes several business-friendly tax changes and extends some of the tax credits from the first recovery package.  As a member of NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business) Florida, the FCA receives excellent resources on PPP, including helpful webinars, forms and links, along with a gracious invitation to share them with you. Here's the latest:
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