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Committee: House Insurance
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Insurance Committee, Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Consumer protection | Discrimination | Insurance industry | Insurance rates | Insurance, Texas State Board of | Life insurance | Texas Catastrophic Property Insurance Association |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 in7
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [205 pages  File size: 7,070 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study insurance rate-making procedures, focusing on discrimination in rating based on age, sex or physical handicap.
2. Focus on reporting by insurance companies to the State Board of Insurance of statistical information, income and loss experience.
3. Study the insurance rate-making procedures focusing on the current procedures followed and considered by the State Board of Insurance to determine if a more effective plan could be developed in Texas.
4. Study the operations and effects on statewide rates of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
5. Study the procedures and effectiveness of consumer complaints to the State Board of Insurance, including the methods and processes used to handle, monitor and follow up complaints from policy owners and consumers.
6. Determine whether a need exists to increase the maximum limit of the value of group term life insurance policies.

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