(1) Each owner of a facility is required to establish and maintain evidence of financial responsibility. Such evidence of financial responsibility shall be the only evidence required by the department that such owner has the ability to meet the liabilities which may be incurred under ss. 376.30-376.317.
(2) Any claim brought pursuant to ss. 376.30-376.317 may be brought directly against the bond, the insurer, or any other person providing a facility with evidence of financial responsibility.
(3) Each owner of a facility subject to the provisions of ss. 376.30-376.317 shall designate a person in the state as his or her legal agent for service of process under ss. 376.30-376.317, and such designation shall be filed with the Department of State. In the absence of such designation, the Secretary of State shall be the designated agent for purposes of service of process under ss. 376.30-376.317.
History.—s. 84, ch. 83-310; s. 19, ch. 86-159; s. 617, ch. 95-148; s. 67, ch. 2007-5.