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Gov. Scott signs unclaimed life insurance policies bill into law

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Gov. Rick Scott made progress on cleaning his post-Legislative Session plate on Tuesday, signing into law a bill to require life insurance policies to notify beneficiaries when a deceased policyholder has died. The bill – SB 966 by Republican Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto – was approved with no opposition by lawmakers on March 10. It requires insurers to use master death lists they already possess to tell the survivors of loved ones when benefits are made available through a life insurance policy.  CFO Jeff Atwater was a vocal proponent of the…

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