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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 743
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F.S. 743.047
743.047 Removal of disabilities of minors; executing agreements for motor vehicle insurance.For the purpose of ensuring that a child in foster care will be able to secure motor vehicle insurance, the disability of nonage of minors shall be removed provided that the child has reached 16 years of age, has been adjudicated dependent, is residing in an out-of-home placement as defined in s. 39.01, and has completed a driver education program. Upon issuance of an order by a court of competent jurisdiction, such child is authorized to make and execute all documents, contracts, or agreements necessary for obtaining motor vehicle insurance as if the child is otherwise competent to make and execute contracts. Execution of any such contract or agreement for motor vehicle insurance has the same effect as if it were the act of a person who is not a minor. A child seeking to enter into such contract or agreement or execute other necessary instrument incidental to obtaining motor vehicle insurance must present an order from a court of competent jurisdiction removing the disabilities of nonage of the minor pursuant to this section.
History.s. 3, ch. 2014-166.