CHAPTER 5, SUBCHAPTER L, ARTICLE 5.96
The Commissioner of Insurance will consider a petition by the staff of the Texas Department of Insurance to amend the Texas Commercial Lines Statistical Plan - Farm & Ranch and Farm & Ranchowners modules. The proposed changes are necessary in order to collect experience data that will be used to analyze and track the use of the Insurance Services Office´s (ISO) recently approved policy forms. Staff´s petition (Ref. P-1102-42-I was filed on November 8, 2002.
A public hearing on this matter will not be held unless a separate request for a hearing is submitted to the Office of the Chief Clerk during the comment period as defined herein.
Staff proposes amendments to the Texas Commercial Lines Statistical Plan to amend and add fields that will allow the reporting of experience relating to the use of ISO´s recently approved Farm & Ranch and Farm & Ranchowners policy forms.
The Commissioner has jurisdiction of this matter pursuant to the Insurance Code Article 5.96 and 38.204 and 38.207.
Copies of the full text of the staff petition and the proposed amendments are available for review in the Office of the Chief Clerk of the Texas Department of Insurance, 333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas, 78714-9104. For further information or to request copies of the petition and proposed amendments, please contact Sylvia Gutierrez at 512-463-6327 (refer to Ref. No. P-1102-42-I).
Comments on the proposed amendments must be simultaneously submitted in writing within 30 days after publication of the proposal in the Texas Register to the Office of the Chief Clerk, P. O. Box 149104, MC113-2A, Austin, Texas 78714-9104. An additional copy of the comments should be submitted to C.H. Mah, Senior Associate Commissioner for Property & Casualty, P. O. Box 149104, MC105-5G, Austin, Texas 78714-9104.
This notification is made pursuant to the Insurance Code Article 5.96, which exempts action taken under this article from the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act (Government Code, Title 10, ch. 2001).