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11 Document(s) [ Subject: Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act ]

Committee: Joint Deceptive Trade Practices
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Joint Committee on Deceptive Trade Practices.
Subjects: Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act | Fraud |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 d355
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [26 pages  File size: 1,156 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Examine the economic impact on businesses and consumers resulting from the interpretation and application of the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA). Study whether the interpretation of the DTPA has contributed to unpredictability in the state's civil justice system. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Deceptive Trade Practices
Title: Report of the Joint Committee on Deceptive Trade Practices, Volume I: agendas, minutes, transcripts, legislative history (transcripts and journals of previous legislation)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.70 D355 1
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [905 pages  File size: 25,840 kb]
Committee: Joint Deceptive Trade Practices
Title: Report of the Joint Committee on Deceptive Trade Practices, Volume II: written testimony, index to oral testimony, other materials submitted
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.70 D355 2
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [340 pages  File size: 8,604 kb]
Committee: House Insurance
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Insurance Committee, Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature.
Subjects: Automobile insurance | Consumer protection | Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act | Fire prevention | Firefighters | Health insurance | Insurance industry | Insurance rates | Property insurance | Rural issues | State buildings | State mandates | Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Association | Tropical storms |
Library Call Number: L1836.68 in7
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View report [255 pages  File size: 7,620 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 16.
2. To monitor the study being conducted by the State Board of insurance pursuant to HCR 213, 68th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to the advantages and disadvantages of the various forms of property/casualty rate making and policy form implementation.
3. To study mandated coverages in the health insurance field and recommend a coherent policy of state mandated coverages. Examine effects of mandated coverages on rates and premiums as well as the impact of utilization and adverse selection when coverages are mandated.
4. To study advantages and disadvantages of alternative methods of marketing and underwriting uninsured and underinsured motorists coverage currently found in other states and their possible application in Texas, including proposals by which underinsured motorists coverage could be offered without the requirement that benefits be reduced by the amount of the other party's liability coverage.
5. To study the fire record credit system as it currently affects the costs of every fire and commercial multiperil insurance policy in this state; to determine whether the provision of debits or credits based on fire loss experience has had its desired effect of enhancing fire prevention and protection; and to determine whether these desired goals could be achieved in a more equitable or less administratively burdensome manner.
6. To conduct a study to determine if current Texas law regulating unfair and deceptive trade practices in the business of insurance achieves its desired goals of enhancing consumer protection and full disclosure of insurance information without unfairly punishing persons involved in the business of insurance for innocent acts, and to conduct a survey of other state laws to ascertain the advantages and disadvantages of other states' attempts to provide fair and effective consumer protection in the business of insurance.
7. To study advantages and disadvantages of support for volunteer fire departments through a surcharge on insurance premiums in rural areas.
8. To study advantages and disadvantages of a state self-insurance program to provide funds to replace state property and buildings in case of fire or other disasters.
9. To study the impact of Hurricane Alicia on the insurance industry in Texas. Consider the issues of solvency, prices, and availability of windstorm insurance in the storm area. Also study the effectiveness of operation of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: Interim Report - Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act
Library Catalog Title: Final staff recommendations, Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs : the Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act.
Subjects: Attorney General Consumer Protection Division | Consumer protection | Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 c765rd
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [20 pages  File size: 670 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Consider the effects of the 1979 amendments to the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act. Review the manner in which the Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General's office handles consumer complaints. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: Press Releases
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.66 C765PR
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [155 pages]
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim activities of the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs.
Subjects: Construction industry | Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act | Manufactured housing | Vending machines |
Library Call Number: L1836.63 c765ia
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 241 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the laws regulating mobile homes in Texas and make suggestions for improvements. *
2. Review the operation of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act, and recommend any needed amendments. *
3. Oversee the operation of the Texas Amusement Machine Commission and the enforcement of laws regulating the amusement machine industry. *
4. Study the problems caused by incomplete and faulty home remodeling and construction. *
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: Interim Report - Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act
Library Catalog Title: The Texas deceptive trade practices and consumer protection act : final report / Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, 63rd Legislature.
Subjects: Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act |
Library Call Number: L1836.63 c765rd
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 221 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Review the operation of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act, and recommend any needed amendments. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: Press Releases
Library Catalog Title: Press releases.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 c765pr
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [0 pages]
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: DPS inventory of materials
Library Call Number: L1836.63 C765VI
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [0 pages]
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: Meeting list
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.64 c765m
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [6 pages]

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