COMMITTEE:   Insurance 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Smithee 



If you intend to testify, please register using the new electronic witness affirmation form, which will be available at registration kiosks located throughout the Capitol Extension.


Registration must be completed on the day of the hearing, once registration is open, and within the Capitol Complex. You may create a profile prior to the hearing by going to


HB 865        Davis, John            
Relating to removing the single nonprofit trust requirement for certain insurance premium tax exemptions; affecting certain taxes.

HB 930        Sheets                 
Relating to the effect of certain claims made under certain insurance policies.

HB 1476       Smith                  
Relating to public insurance adjusters' unauthorized removal of vehicles from vehicle storage facilities.

HB 1773       Thompson, Ed | et al.  
Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

HB 1833       Sheets | 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.

HB 1890       Stephenson | et al.    
Relating to certain contracts between the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association or the Texas Public Finance Authority and a financial advisor or investment banking services provider.

HB 2037       Bonnen, Greg           
Relating to electronic transmission of documentation involved in certain insurance transactions.

HB 2163       Eiland                 
Relating to an annual assessment on insurers for the examination of insurers; imposing an assessment.

HB 2645       Turner, Chris          
Relating to certification and operation of independent review organizations.

HB 2783       Smithee                
Relating to who is an employee for large and small employers for health benefit plans.

HB 2786       Smithee                
Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty.

HB 2838       Smithee                
Relating to the disclosure by health care practitioners and facilities of the price of certain health care services.

HB 2956       Smithee                
Relating to certain binding arbitration provisions in certain insurance and health benefit plan coverage documents.

HB 3007       Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Relating to residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 3697       Smithee                
Relating to the deposit of assessments and fees collected for examination expenses.




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