SB 1450

85(R) - 2017
Senate Business & Commerce
House Insurance
Senate Business & Commerce
House Insurance

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
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  • Positive
  • Neutral


Larry Taylor


Greg Bonnen

Bill Caption

Relating to the rulemaking authority of the commissioner of insurance with respect to certain agreements and the effect of those agreements on this state's authority to regulate insurance.

Fiscal Notes

From the LBB: no significant fiscal implication to the state is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

SB 1450 would amend the Insurance Code to prohibit the Insurance Commissioner from adopting or enforcing a rule that implements an interstate, national, or international agreement that infringes on the authority of the state to regulate insurance in the state and was not approved by the legislature.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This bill enhances our limited government principle by requiring legislative review of interstate, national, or international agreements adopted by the Insurance Commissioner that infringe on the authority of the state to regulate insurance.