House Committee on Insurance - 64th R.S. (1975)

Committee Members


  • To study the viability and necessity of a use and file rating system for automobile and fire insurance, determining if the present rating system or another more open system would best serve the needs of Texas citizens.
  • The study of the proposed federal no-fault automobile insurance legislation (S.354) and its ramifications in Texas.
  • A study of mandatory liability insurance as a prerequisite to automobile operation, as 26% of Texas motorists are uninsured and involved in 68% of the accidents in Texas.
  • A study of the necessity of medical malpractice insurance liability limitations, to be coordinated with the newly created Medical Professional Liability Study Commission.
  • A study of the key rating system for fire insurance as well as the rating and territorial classifications, as the statutes have not been updated.
  • A study of the educational and licensing standards for all insurance agents.
  • A study of the need, if any, for structural or budgetary changes in the State Board of Insurance.
  • Study the practice of retaliatory taxes on out-of-state insurance companies doing business in Texas.*

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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