Tex. Ins. Code Section 2251.003
Applicability of Certain Subchapters


This subchapter and Subchapters B, C, and D apply to:


an insurer to which Article 5.13 applies, other than the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, the FAIR Plan Association, and the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association; and


except as provided by Subsection (c), a Lloyd’s plan, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, and county mutual insurance company with respect to the lines of insurance described by Subsection (b).


Except as provided by Section 2251.0031 (Exceptions for Certain Lines), this subchapter and Subchapters B, C, and D apply to all lines of the following kinds of insurance written under an insurance policy or contract issued by an insurer authorized to engage in the business of insurance in this state:


general liability insurance;


residential and commercial property insurance, including farm and ranch insurance and farm and ranch owners insurance;


personal and commercial casualty insurance, except as provided by Section 2251.004 (Regulation of Inland Marine Rates);


medical professional liability insurance;


fidelity, guaranty, and surety bonds other than criminal court appearance bonds;


personal umbrella insurance;


personal liability insurance;


guaranteed auto protection (GAP) insurance;


involuntary unemployment insurance;


financial guaranty insurance;


inland marine insurance;


rain insurance;


hail insurance on farm crops;


personal and commercial automobile insurance;


multi-peril insurance; and


identity theft insurance issued under Chapter 706 (Identity Theft Insurance).


Sections 2251.008 (Annual Report of Insurer; Legislative Report), 2251.052 (Rate Standards), 2251.101 (Rate Filings and Supporting Information), 2251.102, 2251.103 (Commissioner Action Concerning Rate Filing Not yet in Effect; Hearing and Analysis), 2251.104 (Commissioner Disapproval of Rate in Effect; Hearing), 2251.105 (Grievance), and 2251.107 (Public Information) do not apply to a Lloyd’s plan or a reciprocal or interinsurance exchange with respect to commercial property insurance, inland marine insurance, rain insurance, or hail insurance on farm crops.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 727 (H.B. 2017), Sec. 2, eff. April 1, 2007.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 730 (H.B. 2636), Sec. 3B.071(a), eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 921 (H.B. 3167), Sec. 9.071(a), eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 312 (S.B. 1554), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 42 (S.B. 1367), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 2251.003 — Applicability of Certain Subchapters, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­2251.­htm#2251.­003 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 2251.003’s source at texas​.gov