SRC-TBR H.B. 2811 77(R) BILL ANALYSIS Senate Research Center H.B. 2811 By: Wolens (Cain) Administration 5/4/2001 Engrossed DIGEST AND PURPOSE The Texas Legislative Council is required by law (Section 323.007, Government Code) to carry out a complete nonsubstantive revision of the Texas statutes. The process involves reclassifying and rearranging the statutes in a more logical order, employing a numbering system and format that will accommodate future expansion of the law, eliminating repealed, invalid, duplicative, and other ineffective provisions, and improving the draftsmanship of the law, if practicable--all toward promoting the stated purpose of making the statutes "more accessible, understandable, and usable" without altering the sense, meaning, or effect of the law. H.B. 2811 makes a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY Rulemaking authority is expressly granted to various state officers, institutions, and agencies, throughout this bill SECTION BY SECTION ANALYSIS H.B. 2811 provides for the nonsubstantive revision of all codes, as follows INSURANCE CODE: SECTION 1. TITLE 6. ORGANIZATION OF INSURERS AND RELATED ENTITIES. (Pages 1-834 of this bill.) SECTION 2. TITLE 7. LIFE INSURANCE AND ANNUITIES. (Pages 834-1025 of this bill.) SECTION 3. TITLE 8. HEALTH INSURANCE AND OTHER HEALTH COVERAGES. (Pages 1025-1176 of this bill.) SECTIONS 4-30. Conforming amendments. (Pages 1176-1208 of this bill.) SECTION 31. Repeals various articles of the Insurance Code. SECTION 32. Sets forth legislative intent. SECTION 33. Effective date: June 1, 2003.