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Proposed and Adopted Rules - 2004

DISCLAIMER: The following proposed and adopted rules are provided as a courtesy by the Texas Department of Insurance. While TDI makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this information, the official version of proposed and adopted rules are those filed with the Secretary of State, which is the repository of official TDI rules. Those rules can be accessed directly from the Texas Register, Office of Secretary of State.

With respect to the following documents, or other documents available from this site or others to which it links, TDI and the State of Texas make no warranty as to their accuracy, completeness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness.

Submission of Comments: Written comments on proposed rules must be received no later than 5 p.m. on the date stated in the preamble of each proposed rule.

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Proposed and Adopted Rules - 2004
Subject Section Number Proposal Filed Proposal Published Adoption Filed Adoption Published Effective Date
Examination and Financial Analysis 7.18 12-13-04 PDF
12-13-04 HTML
12/24/04 02-15-05 PDF
02/15/05 HTML
03/04/05 03/07/05
Examination and Financial Analysis New 7.67 12-13-04 PDF
12-13-04 HTML
12-24-04 02-28-05 PDF
02-28-05 HTML
03-18-05 03-20-05
Examination and Financial Analysis Repeal 7.67 12-13-04 PDF
12-13-04 HTML
12-24-04 02-28-05 PDF
02-28-05 HTML
03-18-05 03-20-05
Risk-Based Capital and Surplus Repeal 7.401-7.410 12-13-04 PDF
12-13-04 HTML
12/24/04 04-05-05 PDF
04-05-05 HTML
04-22-05 04-25-05
Risk-Based Capital and Surplus New 7.401 12-13-04 PDF
12-13-04 HTML
12/24/04 04-05-05 PDF
04-05-05 HTML
04-22-05 04-25-05
Financial Requirements 11.809 12-13-04 PDF
12-13-04 HTML
12/24/04 04-05-05 PDF
04-05-05 HTML
04-22-05 04-25-05
Actuarial Opinion 3.1601-3.1608 12-01-04 PDF
12-01-04 HTML
12/17/04 05-31-05 PDF
05-31-05 HTML
06-17-05 06-20-05
Repeal Written Examination for Applicants for license to write insurance upon any one life in excess of $10,000 19.201-19.204, 19.211-19.212, 19.301-19.304, 19.311, 19.401, 19.501 11-22-04 12/03/04 01/18/05 02/04/05 02/07/05
Storage and Sale of Fireworks 34.831 11-15-04 12/03/04 WITHDRAWN 05/09/05
Minimum Standards for Medicare Supplement Policies 3.3303-3.3309, 3.3312, 3.3320, 3.3322, 3.3324, 3.3325 11-15-04 11/26/04 04-20-05 PDF
04/20/05 HTML| Notice Requirements
05/06/05 05/10/05
Maintenance Taxes and Fees 1.414 11-08-04 11/19/04 12-22-04 PDF
12/22/04 HTML
01/07/05 01/11/05
Examination Expenses and Assessments 7.1012 11-08-04 11/19/04 12-22-04 PDF
12/22/04 HTML
01/07/05 01/11/05
Examinations and Annual Reports 25.88 11-08-04 11/19/04 12-22-04 PDF
12/22/04 HTML
01/07/05 01/11/05
Credit Life & Credit Accident & Health Insurance - Applications, Policies, Forms, Rates, Benefits to Premiums, Standards Benefits, Deviation Procedures, Premium Refunds, Responsibilities & Obligations... 3.5001, 3.5002, 3.5105, 3.5201, 3.5202, 3.5206, 3.5307, 3.5502, 3.5602-3.5604, 3.5607, 3.5608, 3.5610... 11-08-04 11/19/04 05-18-05 PDF
05/18/05 HTML
06/03/05 06/07/05
Repeal Life, Accident & Health Insurance & Annuities 3.5110, 3.5603 11-08-04 11/19/04 05-18-05 PDF
05/18/05 HTML
06/03/05 06/07/05
Repeal Health Maintenance Organizations 11.1101, 11.1102, 11.2001-11.2006, 11.1608 11-01-04 11/12/04 02-04-05 PDF
02-04-05 HTML
02-18-05 02-24-05
Health Maintenance Organizations 11.1, 11.2, 11.101, 11.201-11.206, 11.301-11.303... (11.809 has been withdrawn effective 12/10/04) 11-01-04 11/12/04 02-04-05 PDF
§11.1403 WAS ADOPTED WITH 2 MINOR ERRORS AND WILL BE CORRECTED THROUGH A PROPOSED AMENDMENT Contact the Chief Clerk for further information.
02-18-05 02-24-05
Repeal Small Employer Health Insurance Portability and Availibility Act Regulations 26.4-26.11, 26.13-26.16... 11-01-04 11/12/04 03-17-05 PDF
03-17-05 HTML
04-01-05 04-06-05
Small Employer Health Insurance Portability and Availability Act Regulations 26.4-26.11, 26.13-26.16, 26.18-26.20, 26.22, 26.24, 26.26, 26.27,... 11-01-04 11/12/04 03-17-05 PDF
03-17-05 HTML
04-01-05 04-06-05
Credentialing of Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants 21.3201 11-01-04 11/12/04 04-25-05 PDF
04-25-05 HTML
05-06-05 05-15-05
Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association 5.2001-5.2006 10-22-04 11/05/04 01/03/05 01/14/05 01/23/05
Repeal Use of Testing Service for Administration of Agent's Qualifying Examination under the Insurance Code, Article 21.01-1 19.1101-19.1110 10-22-04 11/05/04 01/18/05 02/04/05 02/07/05
New Selection of a Testing Services Vendor for Administration of Licensing Examinations 19.1101-19.1104 10-22-04 11/05/04 01/18/05 02/04/05 02/07/05
Early Warning System for Insurers in Hazardous Condition 8.4 10-18-04 10/29/04 01/10/05 01/28/05 01/30/05
Filing Requirements for Property and Casualty Policy Form, Endorsement and Manual Rule Filings; Personal Automobile and Residential Property Insurance; Credit Scoring Models Filing Requirements for Personal Insurance... 5.9301, 5.9303, 5.9310, 5.9320, 5.9330-5.9332, 5.9340-5.9342, 5.9350-5.9352, 5.9355-5.9357 10-18-04 10/29/04 01/21/05 02/04/05 02/10/05
Consumer Protection Requirements/Bill of Rights 5.9970 10-11-04 10/22/04 03-30-05 PDF
03/30/05 HTML
04/15/05 04/19/05
Early Warning System for Insurers in Hazardous Condition 8.4 10-04-04 10/15/04 WITHDRAWN 10/18/04, SEE NEW PROPOSAL
Commercial Multi-Peril Policies 5.9101 09-03-04 09/17/04 11/10/04 11/26/04 11/30/04
Inland Marine Insurance and Multi-Peril Insurance 5.5005 09-03-04 09/17/04 11/10/04 11/26/04 11/30/04
Basic Manual of Rules, Rates & Forms for Writing of Title Ins./Texas Title Ins. Stat Plan 9.1 and 9.401 07-23-04 08/06/04 09/10/04 09/24/04 11/01/04
Fair Plan, Plan of Operation 5.9926 07-02-04 07/16/04 09/03/04 09/17/04 09/23/04
Fire Extinguisher Rules 34.506, 34.507, 34.510-34.512, 34.514-34.517 & 34.521 07-02-04 07/16/04 08/31/04 09/17/04 09/20/04
Use of Credit Information or Credit Scores 5.9941 06-21-04 07/02/04 WITHDRAWN 01/02/05
Licensing of Public Insurance Adjusters 19.713 06-21-04 07/02/04 08/20/04 09/03/04 09/09/04
Texas Windstorm Ins. Assoc., Plan of Operation, Inspection for Windstorm & Hail Ins., Windstorm Bldg Code Advisory Comm. on Specifications & Maintenance 5.4009 New 5.4010, 5.4603 & 5.4800 05-25-04 06/11/04 07/28/04 08/13/04 08/17/04
Waiver of Electronic Filing Requirements New 21.3701 04-26-04 05/07/04 08/09/04 08/27/04 08/29/04
Reporting Requirements for Pharmacy Claims 21.2821 04-26-04 05/07/04 06/21/04 07/02/04 07/11/04
Health Group Cooperatives New 26.401-26.413 04-26-04 05/07/04 08/11/04 08/27/04 08/31/04
Storage and Sales of Fireworks 34.506, 34.515, 34.516, 34.606, 34.613, 34.615, 34.706, 34.713, 34.715, 34.808, 34.811, 34.813, 34.814 03-18-04 04/02/04 05/14/04 05/28/04 06/03/04
Workers' Comp Insurance - Group Self-Insurance Coverage New 5.6401-5.6411 03-15-04 03/26/04 08/11/04 08/27/04 08/31/04
Designation of Geographic Areas New 5.3702 03-08-04 03/19/04 05/14/04 05/28/04 06/03/04
Dental Care Benefits 21.3601-21.3606 03-01-04 03/12/04 05/24/04 06/04/04 06/13/04
Effect of Criminal Conduct New 1.501-1.502 02-13-04 02/27/04 04/12/04 04/30/04 05/02/04
Effect of Criminal Conduct on Licenses Repeal 1.501-1.502 02-13-04 02/27/04 04/12/04 04/30/04 05/02/04
Basic Manual of Rules, Rates & Forms for the Writing of Title Ins. 9.30 01-02-04 01/16/04 02/24/04 03/12/04 04/01/04


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