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7 Document(s) [ Subject: Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Association ]

Committee: House Insurance
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Insurance, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Legislature.
Subjects: Automobile insurance | Building codes | Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Association |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 in7
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [50 pages  File size: 2,167 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
2. Study practices related to the repair and salvage of motor vehicles under automobile insurance policies.
3. Study the long-term financial stability and solvency of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
4. Review proposals to change building specifications in the plan of operation for the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
Committee: House Insurance
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Insurance, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1992 : a report to the House of Representatives, 73rd Legislature.
Subjects: Age discrimination | Americans with Disabilities Act | Automobile insurance | Credit insurance | Dentists | Health insurance | Insurance industry | Insurance, Texas Department of | Medically uninsured | Office of Public Interest Counsel | Senior citizens | Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Association | Uninsured motorists | Workers' compensation |
Library Call Number: L1836.72 in7
Session: 72nd R.S. (1991)
Online version: View report [63 pages  File size: 2,598 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Carry out budget and oversight responsibilities for all agencies, boards, and commissions listed in Rule 3, Section 18. A. Monitor and oversee documentation of salary increases. B. Verify the number and status of outcomes and outputs as identified in the Appropriations Bill (HB 1, 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session). C. Review agencies' existing performance standards and determine whether new standards are needed.
2. Monitor and coordinate with the Texas Health Policy Task Force as it relates to accessible and affordable health care insurance.
3. Study no-fault auto insurance.
4. Study the impact on current Texas insurance policies of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
5. Study supervision, conservation, and liquidation of insurers.
6. Study cancellation of personal auto insurance of the elderly.
7. Study modifications of rate regulation in Texas concerning auto and fire allied lines.
8. Study establishment and regulation of dental referral plans.
9. Study credit life and credit accident and health regulation.
10. Review the operation of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association *
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 Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Pool, Special
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report on the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Pool / prepared by the House Special Study Committee on the CATPOOL.
Subjects: Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Association |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 in71c
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 255 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the structure and operation of the Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Pool (CATPOOL), including but not limited to: the effect of rapid growth in the total dollar liability in the CATPOOL; the potential exposure and effect of the premium tax credit on state revenues; the equitable use of special exemptions for property insurance rates; and the use of the CATPOOL as an efficient method of providing insurance for high risk properties.
Committee: House Insurance
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Insurance Committee, Texas House of Representatives, 69th Legislature.
Subjects: Automobile insurance | Birth defects | Children's health insurance | Environmental cleanup | Hazardous substances | Health insurance | Liability insurance | Preferred provider organizations | Property insurance | Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Association |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 in7
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [55 pages  File size: 1,308 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 17.
2. Study the advantages and disadvantages of the preferred provider organization (PPO) health insurance plan, with particular emphasis on consideration of quality of services, access to services, cost of care rendered, the effect on existing physician-patient relationships, and a proposed legislative/regulatory structure for such medical care delivery and financing arrangements; in conjunction with Human Services and Public Health Committees.
3. Study the need in Texas to make available to newborn infants accident and sickness insurance benefits covering sickness or illness including congenital benefits.
4. Study possible reforms in the State's mandatory liability insurance laws.
5. Study the problems and financial soundness of the CAT (catastrophic) insurance pool and the potential liability to the State of maintaining the present system.
6. Study the feasibility of mandatory extended care coverage for head injury victims after that victim has left the initial care facility of a licensed hospital.
7. Study the availability of and rising costs of liability insurance in Texas.
8. Study liability and insurability problems being faced by the engineering and construction companies who seek to participate in the cleanup of hazardous waste disposal sites in Texas.
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: House Insurance
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Insurance Committee, Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Consumer protection | Discrimination | Insurance industry | Insurance rates | Insurance, Texas State Board of | Life insurance | Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Association |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 in7
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [205 pages  File size: 7,070 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study insurance rate-making procedures, focusing on discrimination in rating based on age, sex or physical handicap.
2. Focus on reporting by insurance companies to the State Board of Insurance of statistical information, income and loss experience.
3. Study the insurance rate-making procedures focusing on the current procedures followed and considered by the State Board of Insurance to determine if a more effective plan could be developed in Texas.
4. Study the operations and effects on statewide rates of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
5. Study the procedures and effectiveness of consumer complaints to the State Board of Insurance, including the methods and processes used to handle, monitor and follow up complaints from policy owners and consumers.
6. Determine whether a need exists to increase the maximum limit of the value of group term life insurance policies.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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