Ins. Code Section 2201.251
General Qualifications of Purchasing Group
(a)A purchasing group must:
(1)have as one of the group’s purposes the purchase of liability insurance on a group basis;
(2)be composed of members whose businesses or activities are similar or related with respect to the liability to which those members are exposed by virtue of any related, similar, or common product, trade, business, operations, premises, or services; and
(3)purchase group liability insurance only for the group’s members and only to cover the members’ similar or related liability exposure as described in Subdivision (2).
(b)A purchasing group may be domiciled in any state.
(c)Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, a purchasing group composed primarily of employees of a political subdivision, including a county, municipality, or school district, may purchase first-party indemnity coverage, in addition to the liability coverage described in Subsection (a)(3), on a group basis for other risks to which members may be exposed provided that the aggregate coverage limit per group member for the risk does not exceed three percent of the per member coverage limit for liability coverage.
(d)A purchasing group shall notify the commissioner of the group’s intent to purchase coverage described by Subsection (c) not later than the 60th day before the date the policy that includes the coverage is initially issued.
(e)Subsection (d) does not apply to a purchasing group described by Subsection (c) that was providing to its members coverage described by Subsection (c) on January 1, 2013, and has continued to provide that coverage without lapse.
Section 2201.251 — General Qualifications of Purchasing Group,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.2201.htm#2201.251 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).