SB 520

85(R) - 2017
Senate Business & Commerce
Senate Business & Commerce
Occupational Licensing

Companion Bill

HB 1073

Vote Recommendation

  • Positive
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Neutral


Brandon Creighton

Bill Caption

Relating to provisional permits for certain insurance agents.

Fiscal Notes

From the Legislative Budget Board: no significant fiscal implication to the state is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

SB 520 would amend the Insurance Code to add that the department of insurance may now issue a provisional permit for a life agent upon receipt of an application, fee, and certificate signed by the appointing agent, insurer, or health maintenance organization.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This bill enhances our free market and limited government principles by decreasing regulation on life agent licenses making it easier for an individual to earn a living. We support SB 520. 

Organizations Supporting

Texas Association of Business
Voya Financial Services