Tex. Ins. Code Section 2251.051
Excessive, Inadequate, and Unfairly Discriminatory Rates


A rate is excessive, inadequate, or unfairly discriminatory for purposes of this chapter as provided by this section.


A rate is excessive if the rate is likely to produce a long-term profit that is unreasonably high in relation to the insurance coverage provided.


A rate is inadequate if:


the rate is insufficient to sustain projected losses and expenses to which the rate applies; and


continued use of the rate:


endangers the solvency of an insurer using the rate; or


has the effect of substantially lessening competition or creating a monopoly in a market.


A rate is unfairly discriminatory if the rate:


is not based on sound actuarial principles;


does not bear a reasonable relationship to the expected loss and expense experience among risks; or


is based wholly or partly on the race, creed, color, ethnicity, or national origin of the policyholder or an insured.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 727 (H.B. 2017), Sec. 2, eff. April 1, 2007.

Source: Section 2251.051 — Excessive, Inadequate, and Unfairly Discriminatory Rates, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­2251.­htm#2251.­051 (accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

§ 2251.051’s source at texas​.gov