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Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 631
INSURER INSOLVENCY; GUARANTY OF PAYMENT
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F.S. 631.716
631.716 Board of directors.
(1)(a) The board of directors of the association shall have at least 9, but no more than 11, members. The members shall be comprised of member insurers serving terms as established in the plan of operation and 1 Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan director confirmed pursuant to paragraph (b). At all times, at least 1 member of the board must be a domestic insurer as defined in s. 624.06(1). The members of the board who are member insurers shall be elected by member insurers, subject to the approval of the department.
(b) The board shall confirm, subject to the approval of the department, the Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan director. The confirmed director must not be a member insurer serving on the board of the association. The director confirmed to the board must be designated by the Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan’s board of directors to serve on the board and represent the interests of the Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan and its board of directors. An individual serving as a Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan director on the board must be a member of the Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan’s board of directors. The Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan director, or his or her alternate, has the right to be present at all meetings of the board and has full voting rights on all issues.
(c) A vacancy on the board shall be filled for the remaining period of the term by a majority vote of the remaining board members, subject to the approval of the department.
(2) In approving the election of members to the board, or in appointing members to the board, the department shall consider, among other things, whether all member insurers are fairly represented.
(3) Members of the board may be reimbursed from the assets of the association for expenses incurred by them as members of the board of directors, but members of the board shall not otherwise be compensated by the association for their services.
History.s. 6, ch. 79-189; s. 809(1st), ch. 82-243; ss. 187, 188, ch. 91-108; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 2, ch. 2019-83.