Tex. Ins. Code Section 1255.002
Applicability of Chapter


This chapter applies only to a family leave insurance policy, amendment, or rider to a group disability policy delivered or issued for delivery in this state by a life, health, and accident insurance company.


Notwithstanding Chapter 1701 (Policy Forms) and except as provided by Section 1255.108 (Certificate of Insurance), this chapter does not apply to a certificate of family leave insurance delivered to a resident in this state if the group policy was delivered or issued for delivery in another state.


This chapter applies to an insurance company authorized to write life, health, and accident insurance in this state, including a stipulated premium company operating under Chapter 884 (Stipulated Premium Insurance Companies).


This chapter does not apply to:


a society, company, or other insurer whose activities are exempt by statute from department regulation and that is entitled by statute to a certificate from the department that shows the entity’s exempt status;


a credit accident and health insurance policy issued under Chapter 1153 (Credit Life Insurance and Credit Accident and Health Insurance);


a workers’ compensation insurance policy;


a liability insurance policy, with or without supplementary expense coverage;


a reinsurance policy or contract;


a blanket or group insurance policy, except as otherwise provided by this chapter; or


a life insurance endowment or annuity contract, or a contract supplemental to a life insurance endowment or annuity contract, if the contract or supplemental contract contains only provisions relating to accident and health insurance that:


provide additional benefits in case of accidental death, accidental dismemberment, or accidental loss of sight; or


operate to:
safeguard the contract or supplemental contract against lapse; or
give a special surrender value, a special benefit, or an annuity if the insured or annuitant becomes totally and permanently disabled, as defined by the contract or supplemental contract.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 703 (H.B. 1996), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 1255.002 — Applicability of Chapter, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1255.­htm#1255.­002 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 1255.002’s source at texas​.gov