State Representative Patt Maney Tackles Legislative Committees and Property Insurance

SHALIMAR, Fla. – Today, State Representative Patt Maney convened with members of the Florida House of Representatives in Tallahassee for the first week of Legislative Committee meetings for the 2022-2023 Regular Session, as well as Special Legislative Session 2022-A to address rising property insurance costs to Florida families.

“For folks in the Panhandle, the stakes are too high to let up now,” said State Representative Patt Maney. “Storm after storm, Florida communities are in near-constant states of short and long-term recovery. Thanks to the leadership of Governor DeSantis and Speaker Renner, we’re suiting up to forge solutions for Florida families rebuilding their homes and lives. I am honored to be entrusted with the work ahead and ability to influence our state’s already positive trajectory. This is just the beginning.”

Recently appointed by Florida House Speaker Paul Renner, State Representative Patt Maney will serve as the Vice Chair of the Commerce Committee and Vice Chair of the Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee for the 2022-2023 Regular Session. In addition to his leadership roles, Representative Maney will serve as a member of the Judiciary Committee, Civil Justice Subcommittee, Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee, as well as the State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee.

The Florida Legislature is convened in Special Session 2022-A, December 12-16, to consider legislation to reduce the cost of property insurance litigation claims, foster the availability of reinsurance for property insurance, improve the financial stability of the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, provide tax relief and other financial assistance to those properties damaged by Hurricanes Ian and Nicole, among others. Read the formal proclamation here.

Legislative committees begin meeting this week, with subsequent committee weeks beginning on January 3, January 17, January 23, February 6, February 13, and February 20. The 60-day Regular Session begins on Tuesday, March 7, 2023.