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December 11, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Hearings on Navigator Rules December 20 and January 6

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has proposed rules to implement Senate Bill (SB) 1795, 83rd Texas Legislature, to better protect the private information of consumers who seek assistance from federal benefit exchange navigators.

TDI will hold two public hearings to allow for comment on the proposed rules. The first public hearing will be at 9:00 a.m. on December 20, 2013. A second public hearing will take place at 9:00 a.m. on January 6, 2014. Both opportunities for public comment will be audio streamed online and archived on the agency website.

Comments can be submitted to TDI via e-mail and by hard copy until 5:00 p.m. on January 6, 2014.
Comments by E-mail should be sent to chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov and to NavigatorRegistration@tdi.texas.gov .

Written comments should be sent to:

  • Sara Waitt, General Counsel, Mail Code 113-2A, Texas Department of Insurance, PO Box 149104, Austin, Texas 78714-9104, and
  • Jamie Walker, Associate Commissioner, Licensing Services Section, Mail Code 305-2A, Texas Department of Insurance, PO Box 149104, Austin, Texas 78714-9104

The public hearings will take place at the Hobby Building, 333 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78701.

The proposed rules were published in the Texas Register on December 6, 2013, and are posted on the agency website at: http://www.tdi.texas.gov/rules/2013/documents/navproposal.pdf .



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