COMMITTEE:   Insurance 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, April 30, 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 2717       Eiland                 
Relating to an insurer that establishes or significantly expands physical operations in this state; authorizing a premium tax credit.

HB 3562       Murphy                 
Relating to premium discounts for certain insurance policies.

HB 3622       Bonnen, Dennis         
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the FAIR Plan Association.

HB 3694       Smithee                
Relating to the operation and oversight of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and other insurance entities; increasing a surcharge.

SB 183        Carona                 
Relating to certain inquiries made by the Texas Department of Insurance to insurers.

SB 569        Carona                 
Relating to the examination requirements for an insurance adjuster license.

SB 631        Carona                 
Relating to certain statutory insurance deposit requirements.

SB 736        Watson                 
Relating to insurance rating and underwriting practices and declinations based on certain consumer inquiries.




Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.


To find information about electronic witness registration for a public hearing and to create a profile to be used when registering as a witness, please visit Registration must be performed the day of the meeting and within the Capitol Complex.