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HB 1306 86-0 (2019) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the provision of flood coverage under insurance policies issued by surplus lines insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4557 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a disclosure of coverage for water damage in connection with a residential property insurance policy. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 766 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2443 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the abolition of the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements Plan and transfer of the plan's assets, financial obligations, duties, and powers to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 237 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 801 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to planning for the use of and liability resulting from prescribed burns by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
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 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
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 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 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
HB 2079 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the continuation of title insurance coverage of certain transferred property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 650 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the continuation of title insurance coverage of certain transferred property. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
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 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 2537 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the reporting of information to claims databases by insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
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 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
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 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 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 3364 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
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 3384 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3853 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
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 147 81-0 (2009) 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 1889 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 921 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1413 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1865 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2065 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to regulation of residential property or personal automobile insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3331 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain lines of personal insurance and to the contents of consumer credit reports. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 383 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
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
HB 363 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the declination of certain property and casualty insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 700 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the contents of consumer credit reports and to an insurer's use of credit scores in rating policies providing personal insurance coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 941 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to restrictions on the use of claims history for certain water damage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1655 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to funding for the Texas statewide emergency services personnel retirement fund. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2565 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to rebates regarding certain insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2615 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the distinction between surplus lines insurance and unauthorized insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2616 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2760 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to regulation of rates for personal automobile and fire and allied lines insurance policies issued by a county mutual insurance company. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2761 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the amount of homeowners insurance required in connection with certain financing arrangements. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2871 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John Relating to rates for certain insurance within certain rating territories. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2878 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to the premium surcharges applicable to and renewal of residential property insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2944 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to prohibiting rebates regarding certain insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3398 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to regulation of certain personal lines of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3443 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to relief for residential property owners; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 677 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to rates for certain insurance within certain rating territories. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1085 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1422 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to inspectors qualified to perform certain windstorm inspections. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1559 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to prohibiting rebates regarding certain insurance coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1564 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Relating to the repeal of the requirement for a surety bond or other proof of financial responsibility for licensure of surplus lines insurance agents. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/06
SB 1697 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the distinction between surplus lines insurance and unauthorized insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
HB 8 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to regulation of certain types of insurance and the conduct of certain insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 45 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines based on credit history; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 81 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a prohibition of certain underwriting decisions based on credit reports; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 96 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Relating to policy forms for certain residential property insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 100 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to premium rates for certain lines of residential property and casualty insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 113 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the regulation and reform of certain consumer lines of property and casualty insurance; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 114 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to rates for certain lines of property and casualty insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 115 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the use of credit scoring in underwriting certain lines of insurance coverage; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 116 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the Texas Residential Property Insurance Plan Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 117 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a rate rollback for homeowners and residential fire and allied lines insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 121 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to policy forms for personal fire and homeowners insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 122 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the withdrawal of certain insurers from the insurance market. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 123 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to specialized training for certain insurance adjusters. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 125 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to requirements for underwriting guidelines used in writing certain consumer lines of insurance; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 231 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to structures that constitute insurable property under the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 259 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines based on credit scores; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 330 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to notice of premium rate increase of certain property and casualty insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 331 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to credit scoring in underwriting and rating certain consumer lines of insurance coverage; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 393 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to a customer satisfaction survey in relation to property and casualty insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 596 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to insurer notice to applicants for insurance coverage regarding coverage tiers used by the insurer. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
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 696 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the prohibition of the use of credit reports in certain insurance underwriting decisions; providing penalties. 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 870 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to prohibiting the use of an individual's credit history or credit score in underwriting or determining premiums for certain consumer lines of insurance; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 920 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain personal lines of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 921 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to limitations on insurance coverage through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for certain loss or damage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 979 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to property and casualty insurance coverage for certain manufactured homes. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 986 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to insurance coverage provided through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1445 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to requiring insurers to give notice to insureds before certain insurance policy premium increases. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1639 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the regulation of certain fire protection sprinkler system journeymen and apprentices. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1705 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to underwriting guidelines for residential property insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2467 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain personal lines of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2737 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to FAIR Plan (Fair Access to Insurance Requirements) Act. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2954 78-0 (2003) Author: Mabry, John | et. al. Relating to requirements for certain discounts for homeowners insurance coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
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 1868 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 463. Reported enrolled
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 91 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to credit scoring in underwriting certain consumer lines of insurance coverage; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 99 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to prohibiting the use of credit scoring in underwriting certain consumer lines of insurance coverage; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 109 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to policy forms for certain residential property insurance policies. Senate: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
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 463 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to rates and insurable property under the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1293 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a customer satisfaction survey in relation to property and casualty insurers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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
SR 1044 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 463. Reported enrolled
HB 1343 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for certain persons who rent real property for residential use. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1461 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to homeowners insurance policies covering the percentage of the replacement or market value of a home designated by the insured. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 1891 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to insurers providing a written explanation of certain endorsements to insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 431 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for certain persons who rent real property for residential use. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3000 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to requiring an insurance company to provide notice and information for increasing homeowner's premiums. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 121 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use and approval of certain underwriting guidelines affecting homeowners insurance; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 139 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to residential fire suppression devices and to an insurance premium discount for the installation of such a device. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2438 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the fire insurance rates and fire suppression ratings of a municipality at or near the state's borders. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2503 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to certain solicitations made in relation to insured fire losses; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 331 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to certain public information regarding commercial property rating. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 463 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to enforcement by political subdivisions of the National Flood Insurance Program; providing a civil penalty. House: Land and Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 480 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to a prohibition of the use of certain underwriting guidelines in homeowners' insurance and to the guaranteed issue of certain homeowners' insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1309 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to declination, cancellation, or nonrenewal of certain insurance coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1389 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to an exemption of certain fire alarm devices from certain license requirements. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1993 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to guaranteed issue of certain homeowners' insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2225 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to certain liquidated demands when property is destroyed by fire. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
SB 307 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to declination, cancellation, or nonrenewal of insurance coverage on certain residential property. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 331 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to declination, cancellation, or nonrenewal of certain insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 478 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to an exemption of certain fire alarm devices from certain license requirements. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 490 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to premium discounts by certain insurance companies for persons installing home security devices. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 623 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to enforcement by political subdivisions of the National Flood Insurance Program; providing a civil penalty. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1558 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the providing of fire and extended coverage insurance in areas with inadequate fire and extended coverage insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1249 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the insurance coverage provided for foundations of real property insured under a homeowners or fire insurance policy. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 622 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to proof of insurance for certain lenders. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 623 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to cancellation of, and premium surcharges on, certain homeowners insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 782 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the composition of the Fire Department Emergency Board and to the term of service of its members; levying a tax on fire and allied line insurance premiums. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1167 72-0 (1991) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to fire protection sprinkler requirements for certain buildings. House: Insurance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 305 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to proof of insurance for certain lenders. Senate: Economic Development Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 626 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to fire protection sprinkler requirements for certain buildings. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 936 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to an exemption from registration requirements for the retail sale of certain fire alarms or fire detection devices. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Insurance
HB 471 71-0 (1989) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to a prohibition of cancellation of insurance coverage during the term of the coverage. House: Insurance Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 693 71-0 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas | et. al. Relating to certain insurance coverage for spouses who separate or divorce. House: Insurance Postponed in committee
HB 708 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of the fire department emergency program under the jurisdiction of the Fire Department Emergency Board. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/90
HB 1357 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to insurance coverage for public fireworks displays by certain political subdivisions. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 1435 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to fire protection sprinkler requirements for certain buildings. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1819 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd | et. al. Relating to a reduction in homeowners insurance premiums for installation of a fire protection plan in the home. House: Insurance 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2017 71-0 (1989) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the rates applicable to property under fire insurance and homeowners insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HJR 33 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the state to provide scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial assistance to local fire departments and other public fire-fighting organizations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 372 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of the fire department emergency program under the jurisdiction of the Fire Department Emergency Board, and to funding of the program by an ... Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 410 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Perez, Nicolas
Relating to certain insurance coverage for spouses and dependents in the event of the severance of the family relationship. House: Insurance
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1716 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to coverage of certain condominiums under homeowners insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SJR 19 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a fire department emergency fund and to authorize the state to provide scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial assistance to local fire ... Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
HJR 41 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a fire department emergency fund and to authorize the state to provide scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial assistance to local fire departments and other public fire-fighting organizations in the state using funds collected from gross premiums taxes on fire insurance. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1381 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to premium credits given to policyholders for use of certain features that reduce fire hazards. House: Insurance Reported from s/c unfavorably
HB 1587 69-0 (1985) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to key rate credits for rural fire prevention districts and metropolitan county-supported fire protection systems. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HJR 67 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a fire department emergency fund and to authorize the state to make grants, loans, and financial assistance available to fire departments in the state from gross premium taxes on fire insurance. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SJR 42 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a fire department emergency fund and to authorize the state to make grants, loans, and financial assistance available to fire departments in the state from gross premiums taxes on fire insurance. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 763 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to reduction in homeowners insurance premiums for compliance with certain security standards. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 764 67-0 (1981) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Travis, Dee
Relating to reduction in homeowners insurance premiums for compliance with certain security standards. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1741 67-0 (1981) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to credits on and reductions of certain homeowners and renters insurance premiums. House: Insurance Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2254 67-0 (1981) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to subrogation under insurance policies covering damage to certain real property. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken
SB 1099 67-0 (1981) Author: Travis, Dee Relating to reduction in homeowners insurance premiums for compliance with certain security standards. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 131 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to credits on unearned premiums or reduction of premiums for certain insurance. House: Insurance Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 416 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to regulation of mobile home insurance written by county mutual insurance companies. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 477 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the regulation of county mutual insurance companies. House: Insurance Referred to Subcommittee on Property and Casualty
HB 1081 66-0 (1979) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to credits on and reductions of certain homeowners and renters insurance premiums. House: Insurance Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1640 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the payment of expenses of investigations; providing for investigations as to cancellation of agency contracts by fire and casualty insurance companies. House: Insurance Referred to Subcommittee on Property and Casualty
HB 1956 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to regulation of fixed fire extinguisher systems by the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 465 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Smith, Carlyle
Relating to the releasing of information by insurance companies relative to fire losses. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 591 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Gibson, Joe
Relating to the authority of certain insurers to invest in bonds and securities of the State of Israel. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 265 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Requiring to mailing cancellation or nonrenewal notices on certain policies of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 462 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to credits of unearned premiums or reduction of premiums for certain insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 691 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt An Act amending the Texas Insurance Code, so as to extend certain maximum rate provisions on property to additional classes of risks located seaward of the Intracoastal Canal; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict here-with; declaring an emergency. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1220 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Providing a performance standard for building specifications; creating an advisory committee to establish methods for reaching the performance standard and avenues for communicating those methods, and providing for enforcement and administration of this Act; and declaring an emergency. House: Insurance Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 384 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Providing a performance standard for building specifications; creating an advisory committee to establish methods for reaching the performance standard and avenues for communicating those methods, and providing for enforcement and administration and administration of this Act; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 951 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Cartwright, Donald
Relating to the authority of the State Fire Marshall to conduct certain hearings and proceedings on behalf of the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 2028 64-0 (1975) Author: Bynum, Ben Amending Article 21.11-2, Texas Insurance Code of 1951, as amended, by changing the obligations of an agent to remit premiums, under certain circumstances. House: Insurance Reported from committee with substitute
HR 150 64-0 (1975) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to authorizing the Committee on Insurance to make an interim study of the key rate system for fire insurance and other matters. House: Insurance
SB 508 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to a competitive rating system for motor vehicle or automobile insurance, fire insurance, and allied lines; providing for construction of and the purposes of Subchapter J of the Insurance Code; providing the scope of Subchapter J of the Insurance Code; requiring the State Board of Insurance to promulgate reasonable rules and statistical plans for gathering information from insurers and allowing the board to use rate service organizations; authorizing interchange of loss experience necessary for the application of rating plans; authorizing exchange of information and experience data with other states; authorizing consultation with other states on certain matters; providing standards for rates adopted under Subchapter J of the Insurance Code; providing rating methods to be used in determining if rates comply with rate standards; requiring the filing of rates; providing that rate filings are open to inspection; providing for board approval of a new rate or an amendment for 90 days after a rate or rate change is filed; authorizing an insurer to make and file its own rates or have it done by a rate service organization as defined in this Act; providing procedures and remedies to handle cases of noncompliance with Subchapter J of the Insurance Code; authorizing the board to require specific insurers to abide by certain filing procedures relating to licensing of labor agents as defined in the Act; relating to fees payable by applicant for license and by prospective employees; making requirements as to the applications and bonds; requiring note by surety of cancellation of bond; placing certain duties on a labor leader, and on the commissioner to carry out provisions of the Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 945 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Changing the obligation of an agent to remit premiums, under certain circumstances, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably substituted
HB 64 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
Providing that insurers shall not issue or renew motor vehicle insurance policies at premium rates greater or lesser than those rates promulgated by the Board as just, reasonable, adequate and not excessive for the risks to which they respectively apply, with certain exceptions; providing the procedures whereby insurers may obtain Board approval to write motor vehicles insurance at rates and classifications different from those promulgated by the Board; setting up procedures for the revocation, suspension, and automatic termination of such approved lesser or greater rates; relating to approval or denial of rate applications and use or rates; containing a severability clause; providing for the resolution of ambiguities and conflicts; providing for control of conflicts with other laws; and declaring an emergency. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HB 226 63-0 (1973) Author: Hilliard, Bill
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the exemption of certain public warehouses from the requirement of having fire insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HB 309 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a competitive rating system for motor vehicle or automobile insurance, fire insurance, and allied lines; providing for construction. House: Insurance Subcommittee hearing date
HB 359 63-0 (1973) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to cancelling, refusing to issue, or refusing to renew motor vehicle and fire insurance policies. House: Insurance Amended in committee
SB 203 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to a competitive rate system for motor vehicle or automobile insurance, fire insurance, and alied lines;...providing for severability. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 95 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to adoption by the State Board of Insurance of rules and regulations providing for an assigned risk plan for fire and casualty insurance.
HB 145 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, Aubry L.
Sponsor: Word, J.P.
Relating to authorizing and directing the State Board of Insurance to prescribe, adopt, promulgate, and enforce reasonable rules and regulations as to the cancellation and nonrenewal of certain insurance policies.
HB 191 62-0 (1971) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to providing for a Texas fire and casualty assigned risk pool.
HB 680 62-0 (1971) Author: Orr, Fred
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Relating to the cancellation of contracts between agents and insurance companies writing fire and casualty insurance for the appointment of the agent as the representative of the company.
HB 968 62-0 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to certain insurers giving policy holders credit for any or all hazards that have been reduced or removed.
HB 1192 62-0 (1971) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to cancelling, refusing to issue, or refusing to renew motor vehicle or fire insurance policies.
HB 1579 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the creation of the Texas Casualty Insurance Corporation authorized to write fire and extended coverage insurance in the coastal area of Texas.
SB 6 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to insurance claims for total loss by fire of personal property.
SB 62 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to authorizing and directing the State Board of Insurance to prescribe, adopt, promulgate, and enforce notice requirements for cancellation and nonrenewal of policies for general casualty insurance, fire insurance, and motor vehicle insurance, homeowners policies.
SB 608 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to cancelling, refusing to issue, or refusing to renew motor vehicle and fire insurance policies.
SB 705 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to amending Texas Insurance Code, to provide for the setting of rates of premiums to be collected by fire insurance companies in this State on a county basis.
HB 7 62-4 (1972) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to a competitive rating system for motor vehicle or automobile insurance, fire insurance, and allied lines, and multi-peril policies of insurance.
SB 16 62-4 (1972)
SB 53 62-4 (1972)
HB 25 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, Aubry L. Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code authorizing and directing the State Board of Insurance to prescribe, adopt, promulgate, and enforce notice requirements for cancellation and nonrenewal of policies of motor vehicle insurance, general casualty insurance, fire insurance, homeowners policies; providing for severability.
HB 1218 61-0 (1969) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to prohibiting a Mortgage Lender from requiring a borrower to procure insurance through certain persons and setting forth bases for rejecting such insurance.
SB 192 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to the adoption by the State Board of Insurance of rules and regulations providing for an assigned risk plan for fire and casualty insurance.
SB 648 61-0 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas by prohibiting a Mortgage Lender from requiring a borrower to procure insurance through certain persons and setting forth bases for rejecting such insurance.
HB 40 61-1 (1969) Author: Moore, Aubry L. | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code authorizing and directing the State Board of Insurance to prescribe, adopt, promulgate, and enforce notice requirements for cancellation and nonrenewal of policies for general casualty insurance, fire insurance, motor vehicle insurance, and homeowners policies.
HB 18 61-2 (1969) Author: Moore, Aubry L. Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code by authorizing and directing the State Board of Insurance to prescribe, adopt, promulgate, and enforce notice requirements for cancellation and nonrenewal of policies for general casualty insurance, fire insurance, motor vehicle insurance, and homeowners policies.
HB 906 60-0 (1967) Author: Ratcliff, Joseph Neil "Joe" Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code by requiring the State Board of Insurance to provide fire loss lists to cities before setting fire insurance rates.
HB 1018 60-0 (1967) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending the Insurance Code to provide protection for the loss claimant under all types of fire and casualty insurance coverage in the event of insolvency, liquidation, or bankruptcy of his insurance carrier by providing for a preference in the payment of his loss claim and by requiring insurance carriers writing fire and casualty insurance coverage to accumulate and maintain reserves for the payment of both loss claims and loss claim administrative expenses; providing for a civil suit for collection from insurance carriers in default.
SB 273 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code so as to require the State Board of Insurance to provide fire loss lists to cities before setting fire insurance rates.
HB 394 58-0 (1963) Author: Shipley, Donald K. | et. al. Relating to amending the Insurance Code; defining and concerning Mortgage Lenders and Borrowers; prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance of real property and escrow accounts; permitting certain exceptions thereto; providing a penalty for violation thereof; declaring a violation thereof to be a misdemeanor and assessing a fine.
HB 474 58-0 (1963) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to insurance requirements.
HB 674 58-0 (1963) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to the regulation of rates for all forms of casualty insurance, including motor vehicle insurance, fidelity, surety and guaranty bonds and for all forms of fire, marine and inland marine insurance except as herein provided, and to rating organizations and repealing Articles; providing an effective date.
HB 774 58-0 (1963) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to making requirements for foreign fire insurance companies doing business in this State the same as domestic fire insurance companies with respect to deposits.
SB 236 58-0 (1963) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code relative to insurance requirements relating to authorized loans on real estate.
SB 274 58-0 (1963) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to amending the Insurance Code; defining and concerning mortgage lenders and borrowers; prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance of real property and escrow accounts; permitting certain exceptions thereto; providing a penalty for violation thereof; declaring a violation thereof to be a misdemeanor and assessing a fine.
SB 353 58-0 (1963) Author: Word, James Powell | et. al. Relating to amending the Insurance Code, providing that all fire insurance premiums and losses shall be included by the State Board of Insurance in any system designed to give credit for a good fire record made by any city, town, village or locality.
SB 377 58-0 (1963) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to make requirements for foreign fire insurance companies doing business in this State the same as for domestic fire insurance companies with respect to deposits.
HB 133 57-0 (1961) Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" Relating to requiring certification of fire insurance damage claims by the Fire Chief, Fire Marshal or other designated fire official of the incorporated city or town wherein such fire damage is alleged to have occured.
HB 223 57-0 (1961) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to requiring the certification of fire insurance damage claims by the Fire Chief, Fire Marshall or other designated fire official of the incorporated city or town wherein such fire damage is alleged to have occurred.
SB 155 56-0 (1959) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to amending the Insurance Code pertaining to re-insurance reserve; to prescribe the method of maintaining reserves on fire insurance.
HB 207 55-0 (1957) Author: Pool, Joe Richard Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to provide for maximum rate of premium to be promulgated by the Board of Insurance Commissioners as to certain kinds of insurance.
SB 123 55-0 (1957) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code; providing for maximum rate of premium to be promulgated by the Board of Insurance Commissioners as to certain kinds of insurance, and deviations therefrom.
SB 285 53-0 (1953) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending the Insurance Code, regulating fire and marine companies by providing for the regulations of reinsurance of insurance written by companies licensed to do business in the State of Texas writing fire and allied lines of insurance, and the regulation of reinsurance written by foreign insurance companies imposing upon the Board of Insurance Commissions certain duties relative to reinsurance.
HB 732 52-0 (1951) Author: Aynesworth, Jake K. Relating to the insuring of risks of sound construction, protected as required for the hazards of occupancy, construction and exposure, and subject to an inspection service acceptable to the Board of Insurance Commissioners; providing for the filing of rates, rating plans, policy forms and endorsements by insurers who insure such risks.
SB 412 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to the insuring of risks of sound construction, protected as required for the hazards of occupancy, construction and exposure, and subject to an inspection service acceptable to the Board of Insurance Commissioners.
HB 459 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for fixing the amount of net retentions permissible without reinsurance by companies licensed in Texas in the writing of fire and allied lines of insurance; providing exemptions; providing severability; providing for repeal of laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 486 51-0 (1949) Author: Stockard, Jerry Todd Relating to providing for liability on the part of fire, fire and marine, marine, tornado, rent accident, casualty, liability, health, elevator, disability, plate glass, burglary, surety, or fidelity insurance companies for damages and attorney fees for failure to pay damages within ninety (90) days; providing this Act shall be severable.
SB 193 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending previous Statutes relating to organization of industrial fire insurance companies.
SB 368 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for fixing the amount of net retentions permissible without reinsurance by insurance companies licensed in Texas in the writing of fire and allied lines of insurance; providing severability; providing for repeal of laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 429 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a previous Act, requiring the present provisions thereof to be incorporated in certain fire insurance policies hereafter to be issued.
SB 307 50-0 (1947) Author: Knight, Roger A. Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to removal of officers and employees of insurance companies and other corporations.
HB 270 49-0 (1945) Author: Parton, Luman | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the recovery of penalties and attorney's fees where the insurer under a fire policy, in the event of a total loss, fails to pay the same within sixty days after demand therefor.
HB 486 48-0 (1943) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Statutes prescribing and regulating the circumstances in, and conditions upon, which fire, marine, and inland insurance companies organized under the laws of this State may acquire, own, use and convey, and must convey, real estate and interests in real estate and liens on real estate; providing for escheat for violation; providing for severability.
HB 536 48-0 (1943) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending certain Statutes by fixing the amount of net retention permissible without reinsurance in fire, marine and inland risks by companies incorporated under the laws of the United States or any State of the United States and by companies incorporated under the laws of foreign or alien jurisdiction; providing severability.
HB 579 48-0 (1943) Author: Donald, Paul Edwin Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the recovery of penalties and attorney's fees where the insurer under a fire policy, in the event of a loss, fails to pay the same within sixty days after demand therefor.
HB 598 48-0 (1943) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for the manner and the place in which fire insurance companies and casualty insurance companies incorporated under the laws of this State shall render their property for taxation.
SB 296 48-0 (1943) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending certain Article prescribing and regulating the circumstances in, and conditions upon, which fire, marine, and inland insurance companies organized under the laws of this State may acquire, own, use and convey, and must convey, real estate and interests in real estate and liens on real estate.
SB 297 48-0 (1943) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending certain Statues by fixing the amount of net retentions permissible without reinsurance in fire, marine and inland risks by companies incorporated under the laws of the United States or any state of the United States and by companies incorporated under the laws of foreign or alien jurisdiction.
HB 46 47-0 (1941) Author: Sharpe, Ben H. | et. al. Relating to amending the General and Special Laws relative to levying and appropriating the proceeds of a certain tax upon gross fire insurance premium receipts, less reinsurance and return premiums paid policyholders, to the Fireman's Relief and Retirement Fund.
HB 505 47-0 (1941) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Chapter of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for the recovery of penalties and attorney's fees where the insurer under a fire policy, in the event of a loss, fails to pay the same within sixty days after demand therefor.
HB 1021 47-0 (1941) Author: Cleveland, Epp J. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of certain Texas State Teachers Colleges to purchase insurance on non-fireproof buildings, including equipment, to insure against such hazards as the Board of Regents deem necessary, and to pay such premiums out of the local funds of the College.
SB 194 46-0 (1939) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to amending a certain Act by providing for the manner and place in which fire insurance companies and casualty insurance companies incorporated under the laws of this State shall render their property for taxation.
HB 470 45-0 (1937) Author: Roark, Jr., Alfred Weldon "Alf" Relating to providing for levying, assessing, and collecting an additional one and one-fourth per cent of the gross fire and/or lightning, and/or tornado, and/or windstorm, and/or hail insurance premiums of all companies doing business of fire or lightning or tornado or windstorm or hail insurance in this State, according to the reports made to the Board of Insurance Commissioners as required by law, and so as to provide that the taxes levied and assessed against the gross premiums of certain insurance companies shall be independent of and in addition to all other taxes imposed by law upon such companies.
SB 121 45-0 (1937) Author: Sulak, Louis J. | et. al. Relating to defining County Mutual Insurance Companies, providing the hazards against which they may write insurance, providing for incorporation of County Mutual Insurance Companies and the requirements therefor, providing for permits to solicit insurance on the mutual or cooperative plan and requirements thereof.
SB 144 45-0 (1937) Author: Redditt, John Sayers | et. al. Relating to limiting recoveries on bonds made by foreign insurance companies to their face value.
SB 142 41-1 (1929) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute; providing the conditions under which the co-insurance clauses may be used in policies of insurance covering losses by fire to property in this State.
HB 151 40-0 (1927) Author: Pope, Bowen Relating to requiring insurance companies, writing fire insurance protection, to maintain their home office or offices in Texas; fixing a penalty.
HB 152 40-0 (1927) Author: Pope, Bowen Relating to discouraging and preventing fire waste and to prevent over-insurance of real property, or personal property; fixing a penalty.
HB 417 40-0 (1927) Author: Moursund, Travis Bruce | et. al. Relating to adding power and authority in State Insurance Commission to assess penalties for bad fire record.
HB 418 40-0 (1927) Author: Moursund, Travis Bruce | et. al. Relating to reducing the fire waste of the State and loss of life from fire in the State; removing inducement existing under present laws causing arson.
SB 12 40-0 (1927) Author: Love, Thomas Bell Relating to regulating the manner in which the property of Fire Insurance Companies and Casualty Companies organized under the provisions of the laws of this State shall be assessed for taxes.
SB 93 40-0 (1927) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to amending Article 4930 of Chapter 11, Title 78, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to fire insurance policies.
HB 36 39-0 (1925) Author: Harman, William Murdock Relating to a penalty for failure of certain insurance companies to pay losses within thirty days. House: Insurance
HB 531 39-0 (1925) Author: Rowland, Charles T. Relating to existing fire hazards; declaring the existence of fire hazards beyond control of the State; providing means to the Department of Insurance to require persons owning insurance property to file data as to the location, description and value of the property. House: Insurance
HB 686 39-0 (1925) Author: Barron, Sr., Wingate Stuart Relating amending certain statutes relating to fire losses so that cellar and foundation walls shall not be included or considered a part of the building or structure in settling fire losses. House: Insurance
SB 282 39-0 (1925) Author: Moore, W. S. | et. al. Relating to regulating the making of rates of premiums by fire insurance companies and companies writing workmen's compensation. Senate: Insurance
HB 83 38-0 (1923) Author: Lackey, Samuel Cabell | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Insurance Commission to give credit for a good fire record made by any city, town, village or locality, and also authorizing the said State Insurance Commission to provide a penalty for a bad fire record made by any city, town, village or locality; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 84 38-0 (1923) Author: Lackey, Samuel Cabell | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Insurance Commission to give credit for a good fire record made by any city, town, village or locality, and also authorizing the said State Insurance Commission to provide a penalty for a bad fire record made by any city, town, village or locality; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 178 38-0 (1923) Author: Lackey, Samuel Cabell | et. al. Relating to discouraging, and so far as may be, prevent fire waste, in the State, and preventing loss of life through fires, and forbidding over-insurance of property or interest therein against loss by fire; forbidding general agents from knowingly permitting policies constituting excessive insurance to remain in force.
HB 179 38-0 (1923) Author: Lackey, Samuel Cabell | et. al. Relating to amending certain act of the Thirty-sixth Legislature so as to provide that said act shall not apply to policies of insurance covering personal property.
HB 325 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to insurance on personal property.
SB 4 37-0 (1921) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to repealing Chapter 18 of the Acts of the 31st Legislature relative to fire insurance companies.
SB 115 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to preventing fire insurance companies from avoiding liability for loss and damage to personal property by technical or immaterial provisions of the policy or contract of insurance, etc.
SB 120 37-0 (1921) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to amending the present law regarding interest of a mortgagee or trustee under fire insurance policy, with reference to neglect on part of the mortgagor or owner.
SB 195 37-0 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes on penalties subjected to fire, fire and marine, inland tornado or indemnity, etc.; issuing policies or contracts by insurance or indemnity.
SB 11 37-2 (1921) Author: Watts, William Edward | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to pay for the printing of the general basis schedules by the State Fire Insurance Commission, and for traveling expenses.
SB 24 36-0 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to providing that the interest of a mortgage or trustee under any fire insurance policy shall not be invalidated by any act of neglect of the mortgager or owner of the property insured by said policy, or the happening of any condition beyond his control, and declaring void any stipulation in any fire insurance contract in conflict herewith.
SB 247 36-0 (1919) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to amending certain statute relating to private corporations by adding a section providing for the creation of private corporations for the purpose of acting as regularly commissioned and licensed agents of fire, fire and marine, marine, tornado, rent, accident, casualty, liability, health, elevator, disability, plate glass, burglary, bonding, title, surety or fidelity insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 374 36-0 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to amending certain act so that it will provide the interest of mortgagee or trustee under deed of trust or other lien named in any fire insurance policy, insuring real property shall not be invalidated by any act or neglect of the mortgagor or owner of the property insured by said policy or the happening of any condition beyond his contract and declaring void any stipulation in any fire insurance policy in conflict herewith. House: Judiciary
Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 58 36-3 (1920) Author: Satterwhite, Robert Lee Relating to amending certain laws relating to the State Insurance Board; providing conditions upon which fire insurance companies may hereafter transact business in the State; creating a State Fire Insurance Commission.
HB 59 36-3 (1920) Author: Satterwhite, Robert Lee Relating to making an appropriation for the support of the State Fire Insurance Commission for the year beginning September 1, 1920; repealing the appropriation for such purpose passed by the Second Called Session of the 36th Legislature.
SB 34 36-3 (1920) Author: Dudley, Richard M. Relating to making an appropriation for the support of the State Fire Insurance Commission of the State of Texas.
SB 35 36-3 (1920) Author: Dudley, Richard M. Relating to amending the State Insurance Board Law and providing conditions upon which fire insurance companies may transact business.
SB 76 36-3 (1920) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt | et. al. Relating to amending the law creating the State Fire Insurance commission by providing a tax on gross premiums of fire insurance companies and for the support and maintenance of the State Fire Insurance Commission.
HB 493 35-0 (1917) Author: Morris, Fred E. | et. al. Relating to expanding law applicable to insurance companies to all companies transacting business in this State.
HB 499 35-0 (1917) Author: Pillow, Jr., R. L. | et. al. Relating to the powers, duties and expenses of the Fire Insurance Commission; providing penalties.
HB 579 35-0 (1917) Author: Bryan, E. R. Relating to amending Civil Statutes pertaining to insurance.
HB 580 35-0 (1917) Author: Smith, Fritz R. Relating to amending Civil Statute relating to payments upon insurance policies on real property in this State in case of a total loss by fire.
HB 709 35-0 (1917) Author: Fly, William Madden | et. al. Relating to the payment of funeral benefits by mutual assessment accident insurance companies.
SB 3 35-0 (1917) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to a repeal of State Fire Insurance Commission; prescribing conditions for transacting business.
SB 293 35-0 (1917) Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al. Relating to payments upon insurance policies on real property in case of a total loss by fire.
SB 341 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending certain articles pertaining to insurance.
HB 98 34-0 (1915) Author: Baker, Turner F. Relating to amending a certain law relating to certain classes of indemnity contracts.
HB 146 34-0 (1915) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to regulating the acquisition cost of Fire Insurance Companies not organized under the Laws of the State seeking to secure a permit to do business in the state; providing a penalty.
HB 224 34-0 (1915) Author: Sackett, Henry H. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that a Fire Insurance Policy, in case of total loss by fire of the property insured, shall be held to be a liquidated demand except as to personal property; providing penalties for failure to pay said loss within 30 days of demand.
HB 322 34-0 (1915) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the co-insurance clause shall not be used in fire insurance policies.
SB 10 34-0 (1915) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to fire insurance companies; prescribing conditions for transacting business.
SB 104 34-0 (1915) Author: Henderson, John Morgan | et. al. Relating to regulating the acquisition cost of Fire Insurance Companies not organized under the laws of the state seeking to secure a permit under the Laws of the State to do the business of Fire Insurance; providing a penalty.
SB 120 34-0 (1915) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to regulating the acquisition cost of fire insurance companies not organized under the laws of Texas and provide that agents in Texas shall not be paid less than local agents in State where company is chartered.
SB 176 34-0 (1915) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the co-insurance clause shall not be used in policies of fire insurance, except on certain specified commodities.
HB 31 33-0 (1913) Author: Henry, Lewis H. "Lewie" | et. al. Relating to protecting mortgagee or trustee of fire insurance policies from certain actions of mortgager or owner of insured property.
HB 112 33-0 (1913) Author: Stephens, John J. | et. al. Relating to providing conditions upon which insurance companies may write contracts or policies of fire insurance; creating and prescribing duties and authority of state insurance board.
HB 122 33-0 (1913) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. | et. al. Relating to repealing Chapter 18, General Laws of Texas, an act providing conditions for fire insurance companies to transact business in the state.
HB 226 33-0 (1913) Author: Williams, Robert R. Relating to prescribing when fire insurance policies shall be considered as liquidated demands.
HB 409 33-0 (1913) Author: Crisp, Albert Sidney Relating to printers mutual fire and storm insurance associations.
HB 484 33-0 (1913) Author: Cope, W. D. Relating to providing that fire insurance companies shall file with the State Insurance Board an application for the general basis schedules to specific risks; the rate shall be the maximum insurance rate to be charged; experts shall furnish to the owner, at the date of inspection, a copy of such inspection showing all defects that operate as charges to insurance rate; the board shall have power to compel any company to give policy holders credit for all hazards removed.
HB 508 33-0 (1913) Author: Wortham, Louis J. | et. al. Relating to permitting the formation, and incorporation of Mutual Fire, Lightning, Hail and Storm Insurance Companies, for either of all of such purposes, and providing for their regulation, government and control, and permitting the admission of such companies, created under the laws of other states, or foreign governments, to do business in this state, prescribing penalties.
HB 608 33-0 (1913) Author: Furrh, James Brooke | et. al. Relating to preventing fire insurance companies from avoiding liability for loss and damage to personal property under technical and immaterial provisions of the policy or contract of insurance where the act breaching such provision has not contributed to bring about the loss.
HB 676 33-0 (1913) Author: Walker, C. Herbert | et. al. Relating to providing conditions upon which insurance companies writing contracts or policies of insurance against the hazard of fire may transact business in the state, providing or the making, promulgation, regulation, and control of general basis schedules, insurance rates and premiums and forms of insurance policies; providing maximum insurance rates; preventing discrimination in insurance rates except as provided in this act; creating a State Insurance Board; providing penalties.
HB 798 33-0 (1913) Author: McAskill, Duncan Alexander Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes, providing that under the supervisions of the Commissioner of Insurance, certain insurance companies may re-insure with companies outside the state.
HB 801 33-0 (1913) Author: McAskill, Duncan Alexander Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes providing what amount of the premium on unexpired lists shall be set aside for the protection of policy holders and providing the conditions wherein it is to be set aside and providing the method of calculating the re-insurance reserve both as to where there is a basis prescribed by law and one not prescribed by law.
SB 180 33-0 (1913) Author: Paulus, David Augustus | et. al. Relating to fire insurance companies and prescribing conditions for transacting business.
SB 302 33-0 (1913) Author: Carter, Edgar Hubbard Relating to prohibiting Fire Insurance Companies from defeating liability for loss and damage to personal property under technical and immaterial provisions of the policy or contract of insurance that had not contributed to bring about the loss and defining the rights of the insured under policies or contract of insurance upon personal property.
SB 387 33-0 (1913) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to repealing the State Insurance Board Law, and to create the State Fire Insurance Commission, and to prescribe its duties and authority; providing penalties for violations of provisions of this Act.
SB 435 33-0 (1913) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending article 4493 of the revised civil statutes, pertaining to insurance.
SB 438 33-0 (1913) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending statutes pertaining to fire insurance.
SB 439 33-0 (1913) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending article 4875 of the revised civil statutes pertaining to insurance.
HB 86 33-1 (1913) Author: Ratliff, William Hillard Relating to repealing Chapter 106 of the General Laws, known as a State Fire Insurance Commission Law, providing conditions on which fire insurance companies may hereafter transact business in the state.
HB 93 33-1 (1913) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to amending the State Fire Insurance Commission Law so as to permit the use of the co-insurance clause in policies of insurance at the option of the assured or property owner.
HB 96 33-1 (1913) Author: Macgill, Charles P. Relating to repealing Chapter 105 of the General Laws of the 33rd Legislature 1913, relating to insurance.
SB 49 33-1 (1913) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending the laws of the state so as to permit the use of the co-insurance clause in policies of insurance at the option of the assured or property owner.
SB 50 33-1 (1913) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to repealing chapter 105 of the General Laws of the regular session of the 33rd Legislature, 1913.
HB 496 31-0 (1909) Author: Crisp, Albert Sidney Relating to amending Section 2, of Chapter 116 of the General Laws of the 29th Legislature, relating to the treasurers' bonds of printers' mutual fire and storm insurance associations, and prescribing the fee for filing annual statements of printers' mutual fire and storm insurance associations and mutual fire and tornado insurance companies which transact business in only one county.
SB 233 31-0 (1909) Author: Stokes, Charles C. Relating to requiring fire insurance companies not organized under the laws of this State, before they shall receive a certificate of authority to transact business in this State, and before they shall issue or authorize the issuance of any policies of insurance to citizens of this State, to file with the Commissioner of Insurance and Banking a bond or to deposit securities to secure the payment of all lawful obligations under such policies to citizens of this State; providing penalties for violation of this Act.
SB 25 31-1 (1909) Relating to providing conditions upon which fire insurance companies shall transact business in this State, and providing for the regulation and control of rates of premium on fire insurances, and to prevent discrimination therein and to create a Fire Insurance Rating Board, and to provide penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 7 31-4 (1910) Relating to providing conditions upon which insurance companies writing contracts or policies of insurance against the hazard of fire may transact business in the State of Texas, and providing for the making, promulgation, regulation, and control of general basis schedules, insurance rates and premiums and forms of insurance policies; appropriating money necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act; providing penalties for the violation of certain provisions of this Act.
HB 485 29-0 (1905) Relating to authorizing the incorporation of Printers' Mutual Fire and Storm Insurance Associations.
SB 69 28-0 (1903) Relating to providing for the incorporation of Mutual, Fire, Storm and Lightning Insurance Companies, and defining their powers and duties, and applying the provisions of this act to Mutual, Fire, Storm and Lightning Insurance Companies heretofore organized under the laws of this State, and providing penalties for the violation of this act.
SB 292 25-0 (1897) Relating to making it unlawful for any fire, or fire marine, or marine insurance company, which is legally licensed to transact the business of fire and marine insurance in this State, to place or cause to be placed, to write or cause to be written, any contract or policy of insurance against loss by fire or the perils of the sea on any property in this State, except through legally authorized or licensed agents resident in the State, and prescribing penalties for violation of same, and to further prescribe conditions to be complied with by any fire, or fire and marine, or marine insurance company, before it shall be licensed or relicensed by the Commissioner to do business in this State.
HB 412 24-0 (1895) Relating to imposing an occupation tax upon general and local agents of life, fire, marine and accident insurance companies doing business in the State.

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