HB 2732

83(R) - 2013

Vote Recommendation

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Paul Workman

Bill Caption

Relating to the authorization, regulation, and function of dedicated personal insurers.

Fiscal Notes

Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for HB2732, As Introduced: a positive impact of $150,000 through the biennium ending August 31, 2015. The bill would make no appropriation but could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of funds to implement the provisions of the bill.

Bill Analysis

Summary: HB 2732 would allow individuals to establish their own private, dedicated personal insurance policy. If passed, Texans who show specific evidence of financial security could set up their own health insurance policy in order to formally self-insure.

Analysis: HB 2732 would strengthen individual liberties and the free market by giving citizens more choices regarding insurance providers. For this reason it would also represent a limiting of government.