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SB 491, 64th Regular Session
Relating to amendment of the Insurance Code; to establish a joint underwriting association for the writing of medical liability insurance in Texas and providing for the plan of operation of the association; providing the powers and duties of the association and the State Board of Insurance and procedures to be followed; requiring all insurers authorized to write certain insurance in Texas to participate; providing for approval of forms and rates by the State Board of Insurance; providing a procedure for appeals; providing certain immunity from liability; making certain requirements for a plan of dissolution of the association; requiring the association to file annual statements and to be examined annually; providing for a medical professional liability study commission to remain in existence through the 65th legislative session; providing an effective date and a date beyond which no policies will be issued.

Last action: Effective immediately

Author: A.R. "Babe" Schwartz
Sponsor: D.R. Uher

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1975, 64th R.S.,ch. 331, General and Special Laws of Texas


HB 1763 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Study Group)

Gubernatorial documents:

Corporations & Associations
Health Care Providers

House Committee: Insurance ()
Minutes: May 13 1975
Senate Committee: Economic Development ()
Minutes: April 8 1975 | April 24 1975

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