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HB 10 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 127 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the use of credit scoring in the underwriting and rating of certain insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 477 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the provision and use of health coverage information to educate consumers purchasing individual health benefit coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 583 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to coverage for supplemental breast cancer screening under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 647 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to notice to policyholders and agents of certain changes to property and casualty insurance policies. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 879 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to prior approval of certain residential property insurance rates of certain insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 943 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment of the Transgender Healthcare Advisory Committee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1227 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the transparency of certain information related to prescription drug coverage provided by certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1243 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the identification and handling of unclaimed life insurance and annuity contract proceeds. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1298 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the definition of commercial property insurance for purposes of certain provisions governing insurance rates and policy forms. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1464 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to step therapy protocols required by a health benefit plan in connection with prescription drug coverage. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1520 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the annual reporting of certain information regarding property and casualty insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1566 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al. Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1635 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to request a state innovation waiver for certain small group health benefit plans of certain federal actuarial value and level of coverage requirements. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2036 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to premium tax credits related to certain fees paid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2077 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to data collection related to certain health benefit plan issuers' calculation of payments to out-of-network physicians and providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2112 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2148 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to water damage claims under a residential property insurance policy. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2150 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to reporting to the Texas Department of Insurance certain information related to the denial of claims by personal automobile and residential property insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2152 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the reporting of certain claims information by automobile and residential property insurers to the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2153 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the eligibility for appointment as commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2257 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to prohibiting an insurer from directing a policyholder to certain entities to provide certain medical or health care services and supplies to the policyholder. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2339 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to trade-in credit agreements offered in connection with certain motor vehicle retail installment contracts. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2350 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the provision of health care benefits through a network of physicians or health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2367 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the election of the state board of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2491 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to authorized reinsurance and financial statement credit and accounting for reinsurance. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2492 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to domestic surplus lines insurers; authorizing and imposing a tax. House: Insurance
Senate: Administration
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 2605 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2760 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan provider networks; authorizing an assessment. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2942 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to network adequacy standards adopted by the commissioner of insurance for preferred provider benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3128 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance to stabilize long-term care premium rates. House: Insurance Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3202 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to registration statement and reporting requirements of insurers in an insurance holding company system. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3220 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the regulation of insurance holding company systems, including internationally active insurance groups; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3226 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the creation of a temporary health insurance risk pool. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3343 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the suspension and reactivation of the operation of the Texas Health Reinsurance System. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3348 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to coverage under a preferred provider benefit plan for certain services provided by out-of-network providers; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3412 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to preauthorization by certain health benefit plan issuers of certain covered benefits under the health benefit plan. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 3430 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3509 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to maximum liability limits for windstorm and hail insurance coverage provided through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3616 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to regulation of persons holding a certificate of self-insurance for establishment of financial responsibility for operating a motor vehicle. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3734 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the rulemaking authority of the commissioner of insurance with respect to certain agreements and the effect of those agreements on this state's authority to regulate insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3907 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to certain requirements of retail fireworks sites and inspections of those sites and assessment and collection of certain existing inspection fees by local fire prevention officers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4105 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to certain information reported to the Texas Department of Insurance by insurers, other entities, and individuals in connection with employee benefit plans; creating an offense. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4141 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to commercial insurance rates and forms. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4197 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the prohibition or denial for the use of certain types of health benefit plans or payment methods. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4218 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4239 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to regulation of title insurance rates. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 417 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to notice to policyholders and agents of certain changes to property and casualty insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 507 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 561 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the identification and handling of unclaimed life insurance and annuity contract proceeds. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 563 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the definition of commercial property insurance for purposes of certain provisions governing insurance rates and policy forms. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 680 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to step therapy protocols required by a health benefit plan in connection with prescription drug coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 895 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the transparency of certain information related to prescription drug coverage provided by certain health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1070 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to authorized reinsurance and financial statement credit and accounting for reinsurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1071 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the regulation of insurance holding company systems, including internationally active insurance groups; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1073 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to registration statement and reporting requirements of insurers in an insurance holding company system. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1171 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
Relating to the suspension and reactivation of the operation of the Texas Health Reinsurance System. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1252 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to disclosure of information regarding and conditions for payment of death benefits under certain policies, contracts, and group benefit plans; providing exemplary damages. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1406 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to request a state innovation waiver for certain small group health benefit plans of certain federal actuarial value and level of coverage requirements. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1450 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the regulatory authority of the commissioner of insurance and the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1466 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to maximum liability limits for windstorm and hail insurance coverage provided through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1492 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance to stabilize long-term care premium rates. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1496 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1537 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1779 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to premium and maintenance tax credits related to certain fees paid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2087 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the creation of a temporary health insurance risk pool. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 202 85-1 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the provision and use of health coverage information to educate consumers purchasing individual health benefit coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 616 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; authorizing a fee; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Considered in public hearing
HB 686 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to insurance agents' ownership and use of certain information related to general property and casualty insurance policies; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 694 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to coverage for supplemental breast cancer screening under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 696 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 773 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the use by certain insurers of forms that are not approved by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 778 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1206 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain information under a consolidated insurance program. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1302 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to fees imposed for the operation of amusement rides. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1379 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the standard valuation for life insurance, accident and health insurance, and annuities and the nonforfeiture requirements of certain life insurance policies; amending provisions that may be subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1445 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of assets following the dissolution of the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1488 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to voluntary registration and regulation of roofing contractors; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1514 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to health insurance identification cards issued by qualified health plan issuers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1624 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1641 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1700 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to reinsurance, distributions, and pooling arrangements by captive insurance companies. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1730 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1732 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1770 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1948 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to individual indemnity health insurance. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2175 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2198 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the investigation by the commissioner of insurance of acts of insurance fraud and other offenses. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2219 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for injuries related to certain conduct of a covered individual. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2242 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to prior approval of certain residential property insurance rates of certain insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2243 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the authorization, regulation, and function of dedicated personal insurers; requiring a certificate of authority; imposing fees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2245 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the renaming of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association as the Texas Coastal Insurance Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2317 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to reinsurance financial statement credit and accounting. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 2414 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to withdrawal and restriction plans for certain insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2439 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to inspections and other activities conducted by engineers in connection with the issuance of certain windstorm and hail insurance; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2586 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to contingent deferred annuity contracts. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2776 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to certain premium discounts and rating programs for certain residential property insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2893 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the licensing of insurance agents and adjusters; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2967 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to collection and use of certain information reported to and by the Texas Department of Insurance and certain approval authority and hearings held in connection with reported information. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3028 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to regulation of certain conduct by discount health care program operators, or concerning discount health care programs, that relates to prescription drugs or prescription drug benefits; authorizing administrative and civil penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3164 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to authorizing an insurer's deposit of certain money and other assets with the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3195 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the establishment of a health care pilot program for low-income individuals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3205 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to repealing the maintenance tax and creating an overhead assessment for certain insurers participating in the workers' compensation system; imposing an assessment. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3215 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to requirements regarding the withdrawal by certain insurers from the market for certain lines of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3723 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the regulation of secondary market transactions related to the business of life settlements; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3754 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to access to consumer information regarding roofing contractors. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3872 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to licensing requirements, including continuing education requirements for insurance agents, insurance adjusters, and public adjusters. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3911 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the appointment by insurers, health maintenance organizations, and their agents of holders of a temporary agent's license. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3940 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to extending claim-handling deadlines after certain emergency declarations. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3980 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to requiring a coverage summary or other informational material to accompany certain insurance policies; adding a provision that may be subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
SB 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education and the authority of the association to issue new policies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 79 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibition of the use of credit scoring in underwriting and rating certain personal lines of insurance coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 90 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to notice and prior approval of health benefit plan rates. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 302 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 322 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 332 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 539 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to reinsurance financial statement credit and accounting. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 644 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to health insurance identification cards issued by qualified health plan issuers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 654 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to regulation of rates and policy forms for certain commercial lines of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 655 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 667 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to reinsurance, distributions, and pooling arrangements by captive insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 782 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the investigation by the commissioner of insurance of acts of insurance fraud. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 784 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to collection and use of certain information reported to and by the Texas Department of Insurance and certain approval authority and hearings held in connection with reported information. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 844 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the expiration of licenses for insurance agents and adjusters. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Postponed
SB 876 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the licensing of insurance agents and adjusters; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 900 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 979 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to individual indemnity health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1060 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the regulation of public insurance adjusters. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1061 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of secondary market transactions related to the business of life settlements; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1081 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the disclosure of certain information under a consolidated insurance program. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1097 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; authorizing a fee; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1105 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to fire inspections by the state fire marshal for state-owned and state-leased buildings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1106 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the creation of a safety reimbursement program for employers participating in the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1107 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to contingent deferred annuity contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1142 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to regulation of discount drug card program operators; authorizing administrative and civil penalties; authorizing fees; expanding a registration requirement. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1164 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to insurance agents' ownership and use of certain information related to general property and casualty insurance policies; authorizing administrative penalties; adding provisions that may be subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1246 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1445 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to regulation of certain segments of the health care system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1520 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1554 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the regulation of rates for certain personal automobile insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1628 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1654 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to the standard valuation for life insurance, accident and health insurance, and annuities and the nonforfeiture requirements of certain life insurance policies; amending provisions that may be subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1995 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the establishment of a health care pilot program for low-income individuals. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain statutorily dedicated fees and assessments; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 336 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the use of a wireless communication device to provide evidence of motor vehicle financial responsibility. House: Technology Left pending in committee
HB 620 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain health care provider network contract arrangements; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 682 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 837 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to credit to certain ceding insurers for reinsurance ceded to certain certified assuming insurers. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1006 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to insurer rating practices requiring prior approval. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1032 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of a standard request form for prior authorization of prescription drug benefits. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1036 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers; imposing penalties; imposing and authorizing fees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1111 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to establishing a personal automobile insurance program for certain low-income individuals; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1183 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to prohibited conduct by insurance adjusters, public insurance adjusters, and roofing contractors. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1220 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to reporting concerning selection of certain suppliers by insurers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1403 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of damage waivers used by certain vehicle rental companies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1407 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to third-party property damage claims under private passenger automobile insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1408 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1604 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of a standard request form for preauthorization of medical care or health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1731 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to a mile-based rating plan for personal automobile insurance. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1774 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to liability for injury arising from certain motor vehicle accidents. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1833 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the residual market for workers' compensation insurance in this state and to the operation, governance, and organization of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company; authorizing administrative penalties; imposing fees. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1898 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to requiring certain residential property insurers to adjust certain claims under Texas Windstorm Insurance Association policies; imposing fees. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1907 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to review by the office of public insurance counsel of rate filings by health benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1909 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to surplus lines insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1936 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2030 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to requirements regarding certain shareholder and policyholder dividends. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2085 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the use by certain insurers of forms that are not approved by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2125 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to attorney's fees and interest rates that may be awarded in connection with certain property insurance claims. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2162 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain nonemergency ambulance transportation services. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2257 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the regulation of property and casualty insurance rates. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2350 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to certain property insurance coverage available through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and other entities, the operation of those entities, and activities to pay and reduce losses under that coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2359 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care compensation under certain health benefit or managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2360 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of health care prices and related information. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2383 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to life settlement contracts for the payment of long-term care services and support and the consideration of a life insurance policy in determining eligibility for medical assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2384 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to premium rates for title insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2558 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the confidentiality of information obtained by or disclosed to the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2563 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an exemption from homeowners insurance rate increases for certain persons. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2645 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certification and operation of independent review organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2646 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the office of public insurance counsel's ability to initiate a hearing on insurance rates or rate filings. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2693 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to voluntary registration and regulation of roofing contractors; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2717 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an insurer that establishes or significantly expands physical operations in this state; authorizing a premium tax credit. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2732 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the authorization, regulation, and function of dedicated personal insurers; creating offenses; imposing a fee. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2782 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to disapprove rate changes for certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2786 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2788 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the licensing of captive insurance companies; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2791 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to abolishing the Texas Health Insurance Pool. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2853 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to regulation of health benefit plan rates. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2926 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the standard valuation for life insurance, accident and health insurance, and annuities. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2927 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the nonforfeiture requirements of certain life insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2929 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for brain injury. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3226 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3237 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to first-party indemnity coverage purchased by insurance purchasing groups. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3270 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to preferred provider and exclusive provider network regulations; providing administrative sanctions and penalties. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3311 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for employers that do not obtain or otherwise provide workers' compensation insurance coverage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3326 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3451 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the formation, operation, and authority to engage in business of insurance companies and other entities regulated under the Insurance Code; restructuring or changing fees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3453 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the use by insurers of a standard residential property insurance policy form. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3554 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the business of travel insurance; authorizing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3622 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the FAIR Plan Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3696 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to unauthorized insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3699 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to employer participation in the Healthy Texas Program. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 18 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the establishment of the Texas Property Insurance Program and the operation of the FAIR Plan Association and the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 19 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain residential and other structures and mitigation of loss to those structures resulting from natural catastrophes; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 72 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibition of the use of credit scoring in underwriting and rating certain personal lines of insurance coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 74 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to insurer rating practices requiring prior approval. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 85 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prior approval of certain insurance rates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 181 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to verification of motor vehicle financial responsibility information. House: Technology
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 184 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to extending claim-handling deadlines after certain emergency declarations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 491 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to establishing a personal automobile insurance program for certain low-income individuals; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 600 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to premium refunds for insurance rates found to be excessive or unfairly discriminatory; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 644 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of a standard request form for prior authorization of prescription drug benefits. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 733 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 734 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the licensing of captive insurance companies; authorizing fees and authorizing and imposing taxes. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 814 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the collection and use of certain information by certain insurers; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 822 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the regulation of certain health care provider network contract arrangements; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 850 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the residual market for workers' compensation insurance in this state and to the operation, governance, and organization of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 907 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reporting requirements for employers that do not obtain or otherwise provide workers' compensation insurance coverage. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 951 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to surplus lines insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 996 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for brain injury. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1006 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to requirements regarding certain shareholder and policyholder dividends. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1007 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1125 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to first-party indemnity coverage purchased by insurance purchasing groups. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1197 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to requirements of exclusive provider and preferred provider benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1216 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the creation of a standard request form for prior authorization of medical care or health care services. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1321 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the consideration of a life insurance policy in determining eligibility for medical assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1367 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to abolishing the Texas Health Insurance Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1379 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to the standard valuation for life insurance, accident and health insurance, and annuities. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1382 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the confidentiality of information obtained by or disclosed to the Texas Department of Insurance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1386 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to the nonforfeiture requirements of certain life insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1565 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the office of public insurance counsel's ability to initiate a hearing on insurance rates or rate filings. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1566 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use by insurers of a standard residential property insurance policy form. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1614 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to employer participation in the Healthy Texas Program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1622 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to credit to certain ceding insurers for reinsurance ceded to certain certified assuming insurers. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1672 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the business of travel insurance; authorizing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1700 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the FAIR Plan Association and the renaming of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association as the Texas Residual Insurance Plan. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 272 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 813 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1142 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1265 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the amount of outstanding total liability of a mortgage guaranty insurer. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1310 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the office of public insurance counsel's authority to initiate a hearing on or object to insurance rates or rate filings. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1355 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to title insurance coverage for minerals and surface damage resulting from mineral extraction and development. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1535 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the participation of this state in the Surplus Lines Insurance Multi-State Compliance Compact. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1772 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the regulation of certain benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1803 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to property and casualty certificates of insurance and approval of property and casualty certificate of insurance forms by the Texas Department of Insurance; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1842 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1853 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 1951 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2088 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to suspension of payment of certain income benefits under the workers' compensation system for failure to submit to a designated doctor examination. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2089 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the resolution of overpayment or underpayment of income benefits under the workers' compensation program. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2093 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 2149 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to contracts between rural hospitals and certain insurers. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 2152 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the method of payment of insurance benefits. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2165 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a medical reinsurance system and to certain insurance reforms necessary to the efficient operation of that system; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2192 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the qualifications and operations of workers' compensation data collection agents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2228 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2275 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to make recommendations to the commissioner of insurance regarding certain automobile insurance claims. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2276 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to insurer restrictions regarding repair of a motor vehicle covered under an insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2281 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to disclosures to life insurance policy owners. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2408 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to title insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2580 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to certain investments by insurance companies and related organizations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2604 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to unencumbered assets held by title agents. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2605 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2648 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2698 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to surplus lines insurance. House: Insurance Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2724 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the requirement that certain information accompany residential property and personal automobile insurance documents. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2818 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2834 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to insurer receivership. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2835 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the functions of insurance holding company systems. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2836 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of title insurance rates. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2837 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to regulation of title insurance rates. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2838 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of title insurance rates. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2839 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to regulation of title insurance rates on a file and use basis. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2840 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to petitions for judicial review of orders on excessive or unfairly discriminatory residential property premium rates. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2922 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the refund of excessively or unfairly discriminatory premiums paid for certain personal lines of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2933 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the collection of data related to health benefit plan claims for the treatment of a child's serious mental illness. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3023 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the institution of a formal delinquency proceeding against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3024 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3086 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to credit to certain ceding insurers for reinsurance ceded to certain certified assuming insurers. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3419 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters related to certain regulatory agencies. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3427 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3500 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance regulating the manufacture, transportation, storage, and retail sales of fireworks. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3683 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to hearings and appeals in connection with the insurance commissioner's disapproval of a property and casualty insurance rate. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3799 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to timely filing of a surplus lines policy; providing penalties. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 161 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Recalling H.B. No. 1951 from the senate to the house. Signed by the Governor
HR 2648 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2605. Reported enrolled
SB 95 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the use by insurers of certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
SB 322 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to certain requirements for reinsurance contracts covering, and to certain restrictions regarding, title insurance policies issued in this state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 416 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the amount of outstanding total liability of a mortgage guaranty insurer. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 425 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to property and casualty certificates of insurance and approval of property and casualty certificate of insurance forms by the Texas Department of Insurance; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 511 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 591 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the office of public insurance counsel's authority to initiate a hearing on or object to insurance rates or rate filings. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 644 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
SB 658 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 735 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to prohibition of certain extra hazardous coverages by title insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 740 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to insurer rating practices requiring prior approval. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 859 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives and to employer contributions to individual health insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 871 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to corrective action with regard to excessive or unfairly discriminatory residential property or personal automobile premium rates. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
SB 891 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain investments in certain Texas businesses by insurance companies and related organizations. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 944 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to make recommendations to the commissioner of insurance regarding certain automobile insurance claims. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1062 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to premium refunds for insurance rates found to be excessive or unfairly discriminatory; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1063 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1064 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the collection and use of certain information by certain insurers; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1123 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of inspectors qualified to perform windstorm inspections and to persons acting as those inspectors. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1227 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the payment of third-party claims under commercial and personal automobile insurance policies in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1291 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the budget of certain divisions of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1300 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to insurer restrictions regarding repair of a motor vehicle covered under an insurance policy. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1337 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs; providing administrative penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1430 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the regulation of certain exclusive provider benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1431 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the functions of insurance holding company systems. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1432 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1433 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to insurer receivership. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1457 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to administrative procedures for title insurance hearings, licensing, and enforcement. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1586 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to certain regulatory agencies. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1735 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to limited purpose subsidiary life insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 1748 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1806 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to timely filing of a surplus lines policy; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1824 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of title insurance; providing criminal and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1889 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SR 1248 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2605. Reported enrolled
HB 3 82-1 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association, and to the issuance of windstorm and hail insurance policies in the private insurance market by certain insurers; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HR 218 82-1 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3. Reported enrolled
SB 3 82-1 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the operation and name of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 44 82-1 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the cessation of operations of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the provision of windstorm and hail insurance in the seacoast territory of this state. Filed
SR 113 82-1 (2011) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3. Reported enrolled
HB 35 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 102 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to certain complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 129 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 173 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 223 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to regulation of the secondary market in certain physician and health care provider discounts; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 340 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to required use by insurers of certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 352 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to coverage of mineral interests in title insurance policies, commitments, binders, and endorsements. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 531 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to medical loss ratios of certain health benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 663 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to participation by single-employee businesses in private purchasing cooperatives or health group cooperatives. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 698 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 739 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain continuing education requirements for insurance agents who sell Medicare-related products. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 984 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 992 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the classifications used in rating personal automobile insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1021 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1327 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to a mile-based rating plan for personal automobile insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1342 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to adoption of certain information technology. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1370 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the use of certain insurance policy forms in connection with a preferred provider benefit plan. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1459 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the right of certain insurance policyholders to choose an agent. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1528 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the determination of the amount of payment on certain claims under residential property insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1578 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the establishment of a medical reinsurance system and to certain insurance reforms necessary to the efficient operation of that system; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1594 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to regulation of property and casualty insurance rates. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1609 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to requiring the prior approval of residential property rates used by certain insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1696 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers and to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1757 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to review of certain license examinations for insurance agents. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1761 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the reserve requirements for credit life and credit accident and health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1852 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the maintenance of certain interest-bearing accounts by escrow officers and the use of the interest on those accounts. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1857 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the sale of charitable gift annuities. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1888 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to standards required for certain rankings of physicians by health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1929 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to payment of claims of certain out-of-network physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1930 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to health services provided to health benefit plan enrollees by certain out-of-network health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1932 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to consumer labeling requirements for certain health benefit plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1941 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance and qualifications of the commissioner and certain employees of the Texas Department of Insurance; providing civil penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1971 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2006 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to authorizing the commissioner of insurance to further regulate the financial security and operations of certain insurance companies through local districts or chapters. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2010 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to notification of policyholders of changes in residential property insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2135 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to assessment of a premium surcharge by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for coverage of improvements to certain commercial structures. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2203 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2429 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to return-to-work coordination services and the return-to-work reimbursement program for employers participating in the Texas workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2449 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to requirements for county mutual insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2456 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to insurance agent qualifications to sell certain products or product lines. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2539 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a disaster recovery insurance claims mediation program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2540 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the establishment and operation of a disaster recovery insurance claims mediation program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2552 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to public notice of building requirements and inspection standards in first tier coastal counties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2569 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for certain vendors of portable electronic devices. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2586 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2650 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the sale of certain annuities. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2651 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to certain education requirements for insurance agents who sell annuities. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2713 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2739 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of certain life settlement contracts; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2750 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers; providing civil liability and administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2752 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to independent audits of insurer financial statements and insurer internal controls. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2881 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Affordable Health Care Benefit Program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2886 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to insurer assessments to fund the catastrophe reserve trust fund. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3013 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to residential and commercial insurance deductibles. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3120 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the maximum allowable premium rate increase for small employer health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3258 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to automobile insurance loss ratios and premiums, and the collection and use of certain data by insurers regarding automobile insurance; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3365 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to authorizing the commissioner of insurance to require the prior approval of residential property rates used by certain insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3368 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the availability of certain information concerning the settlement of certain types of claims made under residential property insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3759 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3959 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Requiring certain information be provided to consumers with renewals of their homeowners insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3978 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to provision of surplus lines insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4170 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to requiring property inspections for windstorm and hail insurance in certain geographic areas and authorizing certain political subdivisions to adopt and enforce regulations relating to severe weather, including residential building codes, abandoned land, and damaged buildings; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4179 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to health insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4220 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to notice given to insurance policy or certificate holders concerning certain premium taxes. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4291 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to insurance charters and certificates of authority. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 4338 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to title insurance agents and title insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4339 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the establishment and operation of the unauthorized insurance guaranty fund. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 4344 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of premium rates for long-term care insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 4358 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to rulemaking authority for administrative penalties assessed for violations of the Insurance Code. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 4658 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to regulation of property and casualty insurance rates, required use by insurers of certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance, and the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 6 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Healthy Texas Program. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 14 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the Texas FAIR Plan Association; making an appropriation. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Record vote
SB 77 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to participation by single-employee businesses in private purchasing cooperatives or health group cooperatives. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 91 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to regulation of property and casualty insurance rates. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 102 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to required use by insurers of certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 106 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to insurer rating practices requiring prior approval. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 148 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to required community investment by certain insurers; providing administrative and civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 150 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the determination of the amount of payment on certain claims under residential property insurance policies. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 225 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the classifications used in rating personal automobile insurance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 264 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 303 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to application for and cancellation or rescission of health benefit plan coverage. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 351 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to payment of certain emergency room physicians for services provided to enrollees of managed care health benefit plans; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 373 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to administrative costs paid by health benefit plan issuers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 378 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Considered in Calendars
SB 565 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to premium discounts for certain vehicles equipped with a tracking system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 614 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to preexisting condition provisions in individual accident and health insurance policies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 685 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing the commissioner of insurance to further regulate the financial security and operations of certain insurance companies through local districts or chapters. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 698 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the establishment of a registry at the Texas Department of Insurance of certain legal entities alleged to have sold race-based insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 714 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of certain health care rental network contract arrangements; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 734 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the board of directors of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 789 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to loss ratio standards for long-term care benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 813 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the eligibility of certain sole proprietors to participate in small employer health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 815 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to consumer labeling requirements for and the provision of certain information concerning health benefit plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 827 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment and operation of urban mutual insurance companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 863 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to adoption of certain information technology. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 881 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for certain vendors of portable electronic devices. Senate: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 900 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the collection and use of certain information by health benefit plan issuers; providing administrative penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 901 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to regulation of health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 961 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the sale of certain annuities. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 963 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to regulation of premium rates for long-term care insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 965 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to certain education requirements for insurance agents who sell annuities. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 972 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 993 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to ranking of physicians by health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1007 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Government Organization
Point of order sustained
SB 1156 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to reporting of medical loss ratios by health benefit plan issuers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1158 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to regulation of health benefit plan rates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1257 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers; providing civil liability and administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1372 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to withdrawal and restriction plans for certain insurers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1452 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to a residential property insurance premium discount for certain dwellings. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1550 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of certain life settlement contracts; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1551 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1889 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1890 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the temporary suspension of certain signage restrictions during a state of disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1938 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the maintenance of certain interest-bearing accounts by escrow officers and the use of the interest on those accounts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1978 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to requirements regarding employer liability for certain group health benefit plan premiums. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1985 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to workers' compensation health care reimbursement policies and fee guidelines for certain health care services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2011 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to review of certain license examinations for insurance agents. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2024 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the maximum allowable premium rate increase for small employer health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2132 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2136 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to provision of surplus lines insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 2416 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the authority of certain insurers to engage in the business of health insurance in this state. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SR 1101 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 78. Reported enrolled
HB 579 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 635 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, including funding of coverage for certain catastrophic events through the issuance of public securities. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 839 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to regulation of the secondary market in certain physician and health care provider discounts; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2191 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to unencumbered surplus or guaranty fund requirements for certain insurance companies. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2329 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the creation of consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2483 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the operation and regulation of cross border health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2640 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the collection and use of certain information by insurers and related entities. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3323 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3597 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 519 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 559 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a registry at the Texas Department of Insurance of certain legal entities determined to have sold race-based insurance coverage. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 830 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an insurer's rating practices. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1355 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 998 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to insurance market conduct surveillance; imposing sanctions. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1461 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to notice to consumers regarding personal injury insurance protection offered in connection with personal automobile insurance. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1585 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John Relating to disapproval by the commissioner of insurance of certain property and casualty insurance rates; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2678 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to underwriting of and ratemaking for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2909 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to providing the Commissioner of Insurance the authority to establish a voluntary joint underwriting association when a bond or insurance is not reasonably available. House: Insurance Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3299 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to certain fees paid by authorized insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3374 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the dissolution, suspension, and reactivation of the Texas Health Reinsurance System. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HR 2247 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14. Reported enrolled
SB 14 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to rates for certain property and casualty insurance and regulation of insurer market conduct. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 265 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Keffer, Bill
Relating to certain continuing education requirements for insurance agents. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1513 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to an interim study regarding the operation of certain state health insurance programs. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1592 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene
Relating to special deposits required of certain insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1829 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to rate regulation of certain insurers writing personal automobile insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SR 1100 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14. Reported enrolled
HB 600 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al. Relating to the regulation and reform of certain lines of insurance; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 639 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to rate information to be filed by certain insurers of residential property; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 746 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to policy forms and endorsements for personal automobile and residential property insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 748 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John Relating to automobile and residential property insurance rate regulation. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1757 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John Relating to rate filing and rate rollbacks for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2701 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the provision of fire prevention and safety education. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3108 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to the rulemaking authority of the Commissioner of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 306 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 14. Signed by the Governor
HR 1881 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14. Reported enrolled
SB 14 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to certain insurance rates, forms, and practices; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 125 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to insurance withdrawal and restriction plans; providing civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 130 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the use of credit scoring by insurers of residential properties and personal automobiles; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 131 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to policy forms and endorsements for personal automobile and residential property insurance. Senate: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 310 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to rate information to be filed by certain insurers of residential property; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 400 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the regulation and reform of certain lines of insurance; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 1281 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Keffer, Bill
Relating to the rulemaking authority of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SCR 73 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 14. Motion withdrawn
SCR 74 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 14. Consideration withdrawn
SCR 75 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 14. Signed by the Governor
HB 20 78-1 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the governing bodies, officers, and executive directors of certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 24 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the organization and operations of, and fiscal matters affecting, certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 56 78-1 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the qualification and appointment of the commissioner of insurance. House: Government Reform Received from the House
SB 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
HB 16 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 24 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making an appropriation. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
HB 7 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to governmental entities and certain regulatory practices; providing a penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 21 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HR 344 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
SB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the organization, board membership, and functions of certain governmental agencies and to the transfer of certain functions to other governmental agencies. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 999 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to the establishment of an assigned risk insurance plan for certain transporters of motor vehicles. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1163 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain insurance agents and to the consolidation of insurance agent licenses; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1342 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for persons who sell certain telecommunications equipment. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1433 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to prohibition on the disclosure of defense counsel's billing statements by certain insurers and on the submission of those statements to certain audits; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1704 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the establishment and operation of a task force to examine issues regarding expansion of the provision of health benefits to employees of small businesses. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1945 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the rulemaking authority of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2102 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the determination of premium rates for certain lines of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2159 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to premium rates and minimum reserves for credit life and accident and health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2415 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to an interim study of the marketplace in the state for life insurance issued with a small face amount. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2527 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to certificates of insurance used to evidence the existence of certain insurance coverage. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2548 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of automobile insurance rates. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 2620 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to standardizing physician contracts and forms used in managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2826 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the adoption of a uniform explanation of payment form by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2871 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to rate rollback for certain lines of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3013 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the composition and operation of the board of directors of certain insurance guaranty associations. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3393 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the adoption and use of certain consumer information materials in Spanish regarding personal automobile insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 414 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain insurance agents and to the consolidation of insurance agent licenses; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 442 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the establishment and operation of a task force to examine issues regarding expansion of the provision of health benefits to employees of small businesses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 466 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for persons who sell certain telecommunications equipment. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 993 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the determination of premium rates for certain lines of insurance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1012 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of automobile insurance rates. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1229 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the credit life and accident and health insurance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1307 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to uniform closing and settlement statements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1793 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to meetings of the commissioner of insurance with the board of directors of certain guaranty associations. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1637 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of automobile insurance rates. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2161 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to standards and other requirements for long-term care insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2290 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to a review that health care benefits be provided under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2789 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the licensing of certain persons who provide services related to the business of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2790 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain insurance agents and to the consolidation of insurance agent licenses; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2905 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage available under a motor vehicle liability insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3017 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation by the commissioner of insurance of rates, classifications, and forms for certain lines of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 377 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to review and implementation of health care benefits required to be provided under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Insurance
SB 600 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of automobile insurance rates. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 956 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain insurance agents and to the consolidation of insurance agent licenses; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 957 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the licensing of certain persons who provide services related to the business of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1552 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to adopt rules for general application. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1901 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to certain sanctions imposed by the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2062 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to rate proceedings before the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2886 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain rules and regulations adopted by the commissioner of insurance with respect to title insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 1256 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain rules and regulations adopted by the commissioner of insurance with respect to title insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1894 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the authority of the Commissioner of Insurance to adopt rules for general application. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 2952 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the procedure for service of process, notice, or demand on the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2960 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the liquidation of insolvent insurers, the commissioner of insurance in his statutory capacity as receiver, and the insurance guaranty associations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 829 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of market assistance programs by the Commissioner of Insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1667 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the liquidation of insolvent insurers, the statutory capacity of the Commissioner of Insurance as receiver, and the insurance guaranty associations. Senate: Economic Development Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 1186 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to professional liability insurance for physicians engaged in certain volunteer work; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
SB 188 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to market assistance programs for liability insurance. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
HCR 104 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Granting Reliance Insurance Company permission to sue the state, the Commissioner of Insurance and the State Board of Insurance. House: Judicial Affairs Withdrawn by Author
SCR 70 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Granting Allstate Insurance Company permission to sue the State of Texas. Senate: Administration Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HCR 3 67-1 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Granting Reliance Insurance Company permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 133 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to restrictions on conduct of members of the State Board of Insurance, the Commissioner of Insurance, and certain persons and entities. House: Insurance Considered by committee in formal meeting
HCR 109 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Granting permission to The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company to sue the state. House: Judiciary Scheduled for future calendar placement
SCR 43 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Granting The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company to sue the State. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 1141 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the authority of the commissioner to rescind, revoke, and reverse unauthorized transactions. Senate: Economic Development Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1837 64-0 (1975) Author: Cartwright, Donald
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to notification procedures to be followed by insurance companies; providing for forfeitures. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 1964 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of the Commissioner of Insurance to have access to books, records, etc,; establishing a procedure for request; providing for penalties. House: Insurance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 842 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance or his authorized assistants or representatives to have access to books and records, as enumerated in the act, of certain corporations; establishing a procedure for request; making information acquired as authorized by the Act confidential except in certain proceedings. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 746 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to providing the Commissioner of Insurance with authority to seize immediately the assets of a company by court order when the interests of the creditors, policy holders, or the public might be endangered by delay; denoting an offense and prescribing a penalty.
SCR 83 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Authorizing Tom I. McFarling for Old National Life Insurance Company, to join in any suit for title to and/or possession of securities on deposit with State Treasurer.
SCR 22 60-0 (1967)
SB 288 48-0 (1943) Author: Brownlee, J. Houghton Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that the Commissioner shall not promulgate or put in force any order,rule, regulation, or rate without notice and hearing, and providing the procedure therefor, and providing for appeals from the action of the Commissioner to the District Courts of Travis County, Texas, and to the Appellate Courts, prescribing the method of trial and appeal.
SB 289 39-0 (1925) Author: Fairchild, I. D. Relating to requiring insurance companies to file its classification of risks and rates with the Commissioner of Insurance. Senate: Insurance
SB 29 38-3 (1923) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to changing the name and title of the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking to "Commissioner of Insurance," and providing that the Department administered by such officer shall be known as the "Department of Insurance" instead of the "Department of Insurance and Banking".
SJR 13 35-0 (1917) Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to create the office of Commissioner of Insurance.

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