Texas Insurance Code - Not Codified - Article 5.01C. Short-Term Liability Insurance For Non-Texas Resident Motorists Visiting This State
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Art. 5.01C. SHORT-TERM LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR NON-TEXAS
RESIDENT MOTORISTS VISITING THIS STATE.
Article repealed effective April 1, 2007
Sec. 1. In this article:
(1) "Insurer" means an insurance company, interinsurance
exchange, mutual, capital stock company, county mutual, reciprocal
association, Lloyd's plan insurer, or other entity authorized to
write motor vehicle insurance in this state.
(2) "Motor vehicle" means any private passenger vehicle or
utility type vehicle that has a gross weight of 25,000 pounds or
(3) "Short-term liability insurance policy" means an
insurance policy that:
(A) provides coverage for at least 24 hours but not for more
than one week;
(B) meets the requirements of Chapter 601, Transportation
(C) covers liability for bodily injury, death, and property
damage arising from the use or operation of a motor vehicle; and
(D) is not insurance assigned to an authorized insurance
company by the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association under
Section 4(a), Article 21.81, of this code.
Sec. 2. (a) The commissioner by rule may establish a program
to provide for the sale of short-term liability insurance policies
to non-Texas resident motorists visiting this state.
(b) The commissioner may negotiate an agreement with any
insurer under which the insurer will sell policies described by
Subsection (a) of this section.
Sec. 3. A person representing an insurer in selling
short-term liability insurance policies under this article must be
licensed under Subchapter A, Chapter 21, of this code.
Sec. 4. An insurer selling short-term liability insurance
policies under this article must use the policy forms adopted by the
commissioner under Article 5.06 of this code or filed and in effect
as provided by Article 5.145 of this code unless the insurer is
exempt from using those forms.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 123, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001;
Sec. 4 amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 206, Sec. 21.02, eff.
June 11, 2003.
Last modified: August 11, 2007