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Proposed and Adopted Rules for 2010

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.

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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 for 2010
Subject Section Number Proposal Filed Proposal Published Adoption Filed Adoption Published Effective Date
Basic Manual of Rules, Rates & Forms for the Writing of Title Insurance

9.50

Agenda Items

11/15/10 12/31/10 withdrawn 07/06/11
Fire Extinguisher And Installation, Fire Alarm Rules, Fire Sprinkler Rules, Storage and Sale of Fireworks 34.507, 34.510, 34.515, 34.601-34.607, 34.610-34.616, 34.625, 34.627-34.630, 34.707, 34.711, 34.714, 34.808, 34.810, 34.817 11/29/10 12/17/10 06/15/11 07/01/11 07/05/11
Mental Health Parity 21.2401-21.2407 11/18/10 12/03/10 02/10/11 02/25/11

3/02/11

Audit Coverages Required for the Receiver and Special Deputy Receivers 31.101-31.107 11/19/10 12/03/10 01/11/11 01/28/11 01/31/11
Health Information Technology 21.5101-21.5103 11/15/10 11/26/10 05/02/11 05/20/11 06/29/11
Corporate and Financial Regulation, Examination and Financial Analysis 7.18 10/18/10 10/29/10 12/20/10 12/31/10 01/09/11
Risk-Based Capital and Surplus and other requirements 7.402, 7.403, 7.404 09/27/10 10/08/10 11/22/10 12/10/10 12/12/10
Standard Proof of Health Insurance for Medical Benefits for Injuries Incurred as a result of a Motorcycle Accident 21.5201 09/02/10 09/17/10 11/16/10 12/03/10 12/06/10
Requirements to Insure Entire Groups 26.7 and 26.304 09/02/10 09/17/10 11/16/10 12/03/10 12/06/10

Health Care Reimbursement Rate Information

Form No. LHL616 (Health Care Claims Reimbursement Rate Report)

21.4501-21.4507 08/25/10 09/10/10 12/20/10 12/31/10 01/09/11
Annuity Disclosures 3.9701-3.9712 07/28/10 08/13/10 02/09/11 02/25/11 03/01/11
New Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Loss Funding, Including Catastrophe Reserve Trust Fund, Financing Arrangements, and Public Securities 5.4161 - 5.4167, 5.4171 - 5.4173, and 5.4181 - 5.4192 07/19/10 07/30/10 01/27/11 02/11/11 06/01/11
New Loss Funding, Including Catastrophe Reserve Trust Fund, Financing Arrangements, and Public Securities [Policy Forms] 5.4101, 5.4102, 5.4111-5.4114, 5.4121, 5.4131-5.4134, and 5.4141-5.4147 07/12/10 07/23/10 01/14/11 02/04/11 02/03/11
Repeal, Catastrophe Reserve Trust Fund 5.9901-5.9906 07/12/10 07/23/10 01/13/11 01/28/11 02/02/11
New Texas Windstorm Insurance Association "Rates" 5.4701 07/05/10 07/16/10 01/06/11 01/21/11 01/26/11
Repeal Examination and Financial Analysis 7.84 06/14/10 06/25/10 08/11/10 08/27/10 08/31/10
New Examination and Financial Analysis 7.84 06/14/10 06/25/10 08/11/10 08/27/10 08/31/10
Independent Review Organizations 12.1, 12.2, 12.4, 12.6, 12.101-12.106, 12.108, 12.110 12.201, 12.202, 12.204-12.208, 12.301, 12.302, 12.303 12.402-12.406, 12.501 and 12.502 05/28/10 06/11/10 12/06/10 12/17/10 12/26/10
Effect of Criminal Conduct 1.501-1.503. 1.507 05/24/10 06/04/10 08/19/10 09/03/10 09/08/10
Licensing Fees 19.802, 19.1601-19.1606 05/24/10 06/04/10 08/19/10 09/03/10 09/08/10
[Insurance] Advertising, Certain Trade Practices, and Solicitation 21.101-21.103, 21.108, 21.112-21.114, 21.116-21.122, 21.151-21.154 05/24/10 06/04/10 08/19/10 09/03/10 09/08/10
Discount Health Care Program Principles of Regulation 24.1-24.4 05/24/10 06/04/10 08/19/10 09/03/10 09/08/10
Discretionary Clauses 3.1202-3.1203 05/24/10 06/04/10 12/03/10 12/17/10 12/23/10
Examination and Financial Analysis 7.88 05/14/10 05/28/10 08/11/10 08/11/10 08/31/10
Out-of-Network Claim Dispute Resolution, General Provisions, Mediation Process, Plan Administrator's Required Notice of Claims Dispute Resolution, Complain Resolution and Outreach 21.5001-21.5031 04/30/10 05/14/10 09/29/10 10/15/10 10/19/10
Preferred Mortality Tables 3.9403, 3.9404 04/16/10 04/30/10 08/26/10 09/10/10 09/15/10
Actuarial Opinion and Memorandum Regulation 3.1607, 3.4504, 3.4505 04/16/10 04/30/10 08/26/10 09/10/10 09/15/10

Workers' Compensation Insurance Division 4 Texas Detailed Claim Information Statistical Plan (Current Stat Plan) (Proposed Stat Plan)

5.6601 04/16/10 04/30/10

07/14/10

Adopted Stat Plan

07/14/10 08/03/10
Storage and Sale of Fireworks 34.813, 34.814, 34.831 04/14/10 04/30/10
Obligation to continue Premium Payment and Coverage after Notice of Lost Group Eligibility 21.4003 02/12/10 02/26/10 05/24/10 06/11/10 06/13/10
New Rule, Examination and Financial Analysis 7.66 02/22/10 03/05/10 05/21/10 06/04/10 06/10/10
Repeal Rule, Examination and Financial Analysis 7.66 02/22/10 03/05/10 05/21/10 06/04/10 06/10/10


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