NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Insurance

TIME & DATE: 10:30AM or upon adjournment,
             Monday, April 7, 1997

PLACE: E2.026

CHAIR: Rep. John T. Smithee


The committee will consider the following:

HB 1632            Flores
Relating to the change of the name of the Texas Catastrophe
Property Insurance Association to the Texas Windstorm Insurance

HB 1853            Eiland
Relating to replacement cost coverage and adjustment of liability
limits for windstorm and hail insurance coverage through the Texas
Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.

HB 3031            Eiland
Relating to providing the Commissioner authority to approve higher
deductibles on Association policy so long as rate credits are
afforded to Association policy purchasers.

HB 3383            Eiland
Relating to the Texas Catastrophe Insurance Pool Act

HB 2180            Averitt
Relating to review of mandated coverage in health benefit plans.

HB 3175            Van de Putte
Relating to policies of insurance providing pharmaceutical

HB 2033            Gray
Relating to coverage for services provided through telemedicine
under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1804            Greenberg
Relating to coverage under certain group health benefit plans for

HB 1755            Burnam
Relating to a mortgage guaranty insurance policy.

HB 1865            Maxey
Relating to payment of accelerated life insurance benefits.

HB 3232            Lewis, Glenn
Relating to certain employees of local recording agents.

HB 1789            Lewis, Glenn
Relating to reductions by certain insurers in writing or in the
authority of agents to bind or solicit certain types of personal
lines insurance.

HB 1680            Van de Putte
Relating to the investment authority of certain insurers.

HB 2793            Averitt
Relating to waiver of a motor vehicle insurance deductible on
repair of a damaged automobile windshield.

HB 3269            Berlanga
Relating to the provision of medically necessary services by a
Health Maintenance Organization using non-network physicians.

HB 3007            Smithee
Relating to reserves maintained by title insurers.

HB 3028            Smithee
Relating to the collection of insurance data.

HB 3036            Smithee
Relating to service contracts sold by a manufacturer or seller of
the property covered by the service contract.

HB 3453            Gutierrez / et al.
Relating to the method of providing evidence of financial
responsibility for vehicle operation; providing administrative and
criminal penalties.

HB 2404            Cuellar
Relating to motor vehicle insurance coverage written through the
Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association.

HB 1869            Burnam
Relating to cancellation of certain insurance policies.