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Proposed and Adopted Rules – 2008

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Proposed and Adopted Rules for 2008
Subject Section Number Proposal Filed Proposal Published Adoption Filed Adoption Published Effective Date
Repeal; Corporate and Financial Regulation, Examination and Financial Analysis 7.65 12/19/08 01/02/09 01/27/09 03/13/09 03/19/09
New; Corporate and Financial Regulation, Examination and Financial Analysis 7.65 12/01/08 01/02/09 01/27/09 03/13/09 03/19/09
Administrators - Corporate and Financial Regulation
Docket No. 2701 hrg date 01/21/08 9:30a.m.
7.1601 - 7.1618
Adoption by Reference Forms List
LHL082, FIN489, LHL081, FIN486,
FIN487, FIN490, FIN306, FIN488
11/21/08 12/05/08 06/05/09 06/19/09 06/25/09
2001 CSO Mortality Table, Preneed Life Insurance Minimum Mortality Standards for Determining Reserve Liabilities and Nonforfeiture 3.9103, 3.9601-3.9606 10/20/08 10/31/08 12/09/08 12/26/08 12/29/08
Fire Standard Compliant Cigarettes
(Docket No. 2700 set for 11/18/08)
34.1201-34.1214
SF Form 250 Certification by Mfg. for Fire Standard Complaint Cigarette
SF Form 251 Application for Fire Standard Compliant Cigarette Marking Approval
10/13/08 10/24/08 12/11/08
SF Form 250
SF Form 251
12/26/08 12/31/08
Trade Practices, Wellness Programs 21.4701-21.4707 09/19/08 10/03/08 03/11/09 03/27/09 03/31/09
Requirements for Submission of Information and Data to Facilitate Study by Advisory Committee on Health Network Adequacy 21.4601-21.4605 09/17/08 10/03/08 01/20/09 02/06/09 02/09/09
Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug PLans, and Medicare Part D. Plans 19.101-19.103 08/29/08 09/12/08 11/03/08 11/14/08 11/23/08
Coverage for Acquired Brain Injuiry 21.3101-21.3105, 21.3106, 21.3107 08/11/08 08/22/08 02/03/09 02/20/09 02/23/09
Continuing Care Retirement Facilities, General Provisions, Application by Continuing Care Provider for Certificate of Authority, Escrow Accounts 33.2, 33.204, 33.403, 33.404 08/06/08 08/22/08 02/17/09 03/06/09 03/09/09
Insurance Advertising, Certain Trade Practices, and Solicitation 21.103, 21.114 07/28/08 08/15/08 01/22/09 02/06/09 02/11/09
Effect of Criminal Conduct 1.501, 1.503 07/28/08 08/08/08 12/01/08 12/12/08 12/21/08
Workers' Compensation Insurance, Group Self-Insurance Coverage 5.6401-5.6405, 5.6408, 5.6409, 5.6411-5.6413 07/11/08 07/25/08 01/26/09 02/06/09 02/15/09
Repeal - Group Self Insurance Coverage 5.6401, 5.6402, 5.6404, 5.6409 07/11/08 07/25/08 01/26/09 02/06/09 02/15/09
Life, Accident and Health Insurance and Annuities, Long Term Care (Set for a hrg on August 12, 2008 under Docket No. 2689) 3.3801- 3.3874 07/07/08 07/18/08 01/12/09 01/30/09 02/01/09
(Repeal) Standards for Long-Term Care Insurance Coverage under Individual and Group Policies 3.3848-3.3850 07/07/08 07/18/08 01/12/09 01/30/09 02/01/09
Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, Plan of Operation, Docket No. 2686 hrg set for 7/18/08 see rule proposal 5.4001 06/23/08 07/04/08 08/13/08 08/29/08 09/02/08
Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, Endorsements and the Manual, Docket No. 2687 hrg set for 7/18/08 see rule proposal 5.4201 & 5.4501 06/20/08 07/04/08 08/26/08 09/12/08 09/15/08
Minimum Standards for Medicare Supplement Policies 3.3313 04/14/08 05/02/08 06/18/08 07/04/08 07/08/03
Standards for Acceleration-of- Life- Insurance [Acceleration of Life Insurance] Benefits for Individual and Group Policies and Riders 3.4302, 3.4303, 3.4307-3.4311, 3.4313 04/14/08 04/25/08 06/02/08 06/20/08 06/23/08
(Repeal) Examination and Financial Analysis, Reinsurance, Expenses and Assessments, Taxation of Administrative Services 7.8, 7.15, 7.27, 7.71, 7.613, 7.1012, 7.1701-7.1711 04/07/08 04/18/08 07/03/08 07/18/08 07/23/08
Automobile Insurance, Financial Responsibility Consumer Outreach Program 5.207 03/24/08 04/04/08 05/14/08 05/30/08 06/03/08
Continuing Education, Adjuster Prelicensing Education Programs, and Long-Term Care Partnership Certification Courses 19.1001, 19.1002, 19.1005-19.1007, 19.1009, 19.1011, 19.1012, 19.1014, 19.1022, 19.1023 03/10/08 03/21/08 07/16/08 08/01/08 08/05/08
Risk Retention Groups and Purchasing Groups 13.313 02/05/08 02/22/08 04/22/08 05/09/08 05/12/08
Risk-Based Capital and Surplus 7.401 01/15/08 02/01/08 06/04/08 06/20/08 06/24/08
Corporate and Financial Regulation, Examination and Financial Analysis 7.18 01/14/08 01/25/08 04/07/08 04/18/08 04/27/08


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