Bill Text: TX HB1183 | 2013-2014 | 83rd Legislature | Comm Sub

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Bill Title: Relating to prohibited conduct by insurance adjusters, public insurance adjusters, and roofing contractors.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2013-06-14 - Effective on 9/1/13 [HB1183 Detail]

Download: Texas-2013-HB1183-Comm_Sub.html
  83R22738 KKR-D
 
  By: Guillen H.B. No. 1183
 
  Substitute the following for H.B. No. 1183:
 
  By:  Eiland C.S.H.B. No. 1183
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to prohibited conduct by insurance adjusters, public
  insurance adjusters, and roofing contractors.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Chapter 4101, Insurance Code, is amended by
  adding Subchapter F to read as follows:
  SUBCHAPTER F. PROHIBITED CONDUCT
         Sec. 4101.251.  CERTAIN ROOFING-RELATED BUSINESS
  PROHIBITED.  (a) An insurance adjuster licensed under this chapter
  may not adjust a loss related to roofing damage on behalf of an
  insurer if the adjuster is a roofing contractor or otherwise
  provides roofing services or roofing products for compensation, or
  is a controlling person in a roofing-related business.
         (b)  A roofing contractor may not act as an adjuster or
  advertise to adjust claims for any property for which the
  contractor is providing or may provide roofing services, regardless
  of whether the contractor holds a license under this chapter.
         (c)  The commissioner shall adopt rules necessary to
  implement and enforce this section.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter D, Chapter 4102, Insurance Code, is
  amended by adding Section 4102.163 to read as follows:
         Sec. 4102.163.  CERTAIN ROOFING-RELATED BUSINESS
  PROHIBITED.  (a) A roofing contractor may not act as a public
  adjuster or advertise to adjust claims for any property for which
  the contractor is providing or may provide roofing services,
  regardless of whether the contractor holds a license under this
  chapter.
         (b)  The commissioner shall adopt rules necessary to
  implement and enforce this section.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
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