Tex. Ins. Code Section 82.002
Application of Chapter


This chapter applies to each company regulated by the commissioner, including:


a domestic or foreign, stock or mutual, life, health, or accident insurance company;


a domestic or foreign, stock or mutual, fire or casualty insurance company;


a Mexican casualty company;


a domestic or foreign Lloyd’s plan insurer;


a domestic or foreign reciprocal or interinsurance exchange;


a domestic or foreign fraternal benefit society;


a domestic or foreign title insurance company;


a stipulated premium insurance company;


a nonprofit legal service corporation;


a health maintenance organization;


a statewide mutual assessment company;


a local mutual aid association;


a local mutual burial association;


an association exempt under Section 887.102 (Exempt Association; Permit);


a nonprofit hospital, medical, or dental service corporation, including a company subject to Chapter 842 (Group Hospital Service Corporations);


a county mutual insurance company; and


a farm mutual insurance company.


This chapter also applies to:


an agent of an entity described by Subsection (a); and


an individual or a corporation, association, partnership, or other artificial person who:


is engaged in the business of insurance;


holds an authorization; or


is regulated by the commissioner.


The commissioner’s authority under this chapter applies to each form of authorization and each person or entity holding an authorization.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 101, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1419, Sec. 18, eff. June 1, 2003; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, Sec. 11.002, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 730 (H.B. 2636), Sec. 2B.010, eff. April 1, 2009.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 967 (S.B. 2065), Sec. 5.002, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 82.002 — Application of Chapter, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­82.­htm#82.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 82.002’s source at texas​.gov