COMMITTEE:    Insurance 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 18, 2023 

PLACE:       E2.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Tom Oliverson 


The chair may limit testimony time and the number of testifying witnesses to ensure consideration of posted and pending business, especially if testimony would cause the public hearing to extend into the next calendar day.


SB 796         Middleton | et al.                                     
Relating to arbitration provisions in surplus lines insurance contracts.

HB 340         Thompson, Senfronia                                    
Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child.

HB 3188        Bonnen | et al.                                        
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain biomarker testing.

HB 1803        Rose                                                  
Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals to purchase Medicare supplement benefit plans.

HB 601         Jetton                                                
Relating to deceptive, unfair, or prohibited practices by an insurer.

HB 1390        Shaheen                                               
Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 2797        Bucy                              Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for laparoscopic removal of uterine fibroids.

HB 838         González, Jessica                                      
Relating to conditions applicable to health benefit plan coverage of in vitro fertilization procedures.

HB 1437        Clardy                                                
Relating to an appraisal procedure for disputed losses under personal automobile insurance policies.

HB 1498        Guerra | et al.                                        
Relating to disclosure of an automatic premium loan provision in a life insurance policy.

HB 4498        Cook | et al.                     Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the transfer and statutory novation of policies from a transferring insurer to an assuming insurer by way of an insurance business transfer.

HB 4080        Leo-Wilson | et al.                                    
Relating to the applicability of certain laws requiring health care cost disclosures by health benefit plan issuers and administrators.

HB 1716        Guillen                                               
Relating to the minimum motor vehicle liability insurance coverage requirement for damage to or destruction of property of others.

HB 1452        Anchía | et al.                                        
Relating to insurance coverage for the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains.

HB 4506        Cortez | et al.                                        
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for treatment of autism.

HB 4500        Harris, Caroline                                       
Relating to electronic verification of health benefits by health benefit plan issuers for certain physicians and health care providers.

HB 3496        Harris, Caroline                                       
Relating to insurance adjuster license application procedures.

HB 3333        Paul                              Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to eligibility for coverage under the FAIR Plan Association in certain areas.

HB 2017        Oliverson                         Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to innovation waivers for certain insurance laws, regulations, and requirements; authorizing a fee.

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here: https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx


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Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c320




Bills added after last posting:

HB 2017

HB 2797

HB 3333

HB 4498


Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 3413


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