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5 Document(s) [ Subject: Insurance deregulation ]

Committee: Joint Rate and Policy Form Regulation, Select
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Select Committee on Rate and Policy Form Regulation to the 74th Texas Legislature : pursuant to House Bill 1461 of the 73rd Legislature, article 1.50, Texas Insurance Code.
Subjects: Automobile insurance | Homeowners insurance | Insurance deregulation | Insurance industry | Insurance rates | Insurance regulation benchmark system | Uninsured motorists |
Library Call Number: L1836.73 in7
Session: 73rd R.S. (1993)
Online version: View report [386 pages  File size: 21,862 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. The committee shall study insurance rate and policy form regulation in this state. The committee shall assess: (1) the effects of changes made by the 72nd Legislature in insurance regulation to identify whether the purpose of the department should be further changed from insurance rate and policy form regulation and directed to: (A) regulation of the financial conditions of companies and market conduct; and (B) provision of consumer services; (2) the degree of competition in the insurance industry in this state; and (3) the availability of motor vehicle insurance, the number of uninsured drivers, and the number of drivers insured through the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association, on a geographic area basis, to assess if certain geographic areas of the state are underserved.
2. The committee shall appoint an independent consulting firm to evaluate the activities of advisory organizations in this state, including their impact on competition in the insurance market, their use by insurers, and their impact on availability and affordability of coverage, and any other matters relevant to determining their continued authorization. The committee shall include in its report to the legislature a recommendation for the future role of the advisory organizations in this state.
3. The committee shall appoint an independent consulting firm to evaluate the costs and benefits of each of the systems and include in its report to the legislature a recommendation for future data collection consistent with its recommendations on rates.
Committee: Senate Economic Development, Interim
Title: Interim report - Insurance reform legislation
Library Catalog Title: Interim report on the implementation of insurance reform legislation, 72nd Legislature / Senate Interim Committee on Economic Development.
Subjects: Insurance deregulation | Insurance industry | Insurance, Texas Department of |
Library Call Number: L1836.72 in8
Session: 72nd R.S. (1991)
Online version: View report [253 pages  File size: 10,510 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The Committee shall monitor the implementation of insurance reform as enacted by HB 2, 72nd Legislature, Regular Session, and HB 62, 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session.
Committee: Joint Insurance Regulation, Special
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Special Joint Committee on Insurance Regulation : to the 72nd Legislature.
Subjects: Health insurance | Insurance deregulation | Insurance rates | Insurance, Texas State Board of |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 in71
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [398 pages  File size: 21,370 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a comprehensive study of the State Board of Insurance, propose solutions to correct regulatory deficiencies at that agency, make recommendations for the statutory reorganization of insurance regulation by the State of Texas and participate in the recodification of the Texas Insurance Code. The committee's study of state insurance regulation shall include issues relating to data-reporting requirements, the role of rating organizations, and exemption from state antitrust laws.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Insurance Regulation, Special
Title: Proclamation
Library Catalog Title: Proclamation
Library Call Number: L1800.1 p926
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 111 kb]
Committee: House Insurance
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report, Sixty-fifth legislative session.
Subjects: Automobile insurance | Fire prevention | Insurance agents | Insurance deregulation | Insurance rates | Insurance, Texas State Board of | Property insurance | Uninsured motorists |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 in7
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [173 pages  File size: 7,009 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To study the viability and necessity of a use and file rating system for automobile and fire insurance, determining if the present rating system or another more open system would best serve the needs of Texas citizens.
2. The study of the proposed federal no-fault automobile insurance legislation (S.354) and its ramifications in Texas.
3. A study of mandatory liability insurance as a prerequisite to automobile operation, as 26% of Texas motorists are uninsured and involved in 68% of the accidents in Texas.
4. A study of the key rating system for fire insurance as well as the rating and territorial classifications, as the statutes have not been updated.
5. A study of the educational and licensing standards for all insurance agents.

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