Tex. Ins. Code Section 31.002
Duties of Department

In addition to the other duties required of the Texas Department of Insurance, the department shall:


regulate the business of insurance in this state;


administer the workers’ compensation system of this state as provided by Title 5, Labor Code;


ensure that this code and other laws regarding insurance and insurance companies are executed;


protect and ensure the fair treatment of consumers; and


ensure fair competition in the insurance industry in order to foster a competitive market.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 101, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), Sec. 6.051, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1147 (H.B. 1951), Sec. 1.001, eff. September 1, 2011.

Source: Section 31.002 — Duties of Department, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­31.­htm#31.­002 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 31.002’s source at texas​.gov