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Commissioner’s Bulletin # B-0034-17

September 21, 2017

To:   All Companies, Corporations, Exchanges, Mutuals, County Mutuals, Farm Mutuals, Reciprocals, Associations, Lloyds, or Other Insurers Writing Property and Casualty Insurance in the State of Texas, and their Agents and Representatives

Re:   Mandatory Data Call for Information Regarding Claims Resulting from Hurricane Harvey

The Texas Department of Insurance issues a mandatory data call for certain information related to claims resulting from Hurricane Harvey in Angelina, Aransas, Atascosa, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Bexar, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Caldwell, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Colorado, Comal, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Hays, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kerr, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Live Oak, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Travis, Trinity, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton, Willacy, Williamson, and Wilson counties. TDI requests this information under Insurance Code Chapters 401 and 402.

This call is designed to provide TDI with immediate access to information necessary to determine the financial and other impacts of claims related to Hurricane Harvey on the various property and casualty insurers doing business in the State of Texas, and the property and casualty industry as a whole.

TDI directs all of the above-referenced insurers and their agents and representatives to provide data using the attached Hurricane Harvey reporting forms and instructions. You must complete and return your initial response to this data call no later than October 31, 2017. Subsequent submissions are due monthly.

Certain property and casualty insurers doing business in the State of Texas will be required to file additional data related to residential property claims.

Please email completed submissions to


For questions regarding this bulletin, please contact the Property and Casualty Actuarial Office, Data Services Team at 512-676-6690, or




Harvey Data Call Reporting Form

Harvey Data Call Instructions

For more information, contact:

Last updated: 7/16/2018