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Senate Committee on Title Insurance, Interim - 75th R.S. (1997)

Committee Members
Chris Harris, Chair
Gonzalo Barrientos
J.E. 'Buster' Brown
Charges
• Review and make any necessary recommendations concerning the current system of setting title insurance premium rates including: comparison of Texas title insurance rates to the rates in other comparable states; title insurance cost-drivers; expenses that should be included or excluded in calculating the rate base; and whether title insurance rates should be regulated.

• Study the issue of controlled business arrangements in the title insurance industry and the effects of such practices on prices and competition.

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