Bill Text: TX HB643 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to disclosure of a beneficiary to a funeral director under a life insurance policy.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-09 - Left pending in committee [HB643 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB643-Introduced.html
  87R579 SCL-D
 
  By: Raymond H.B. No. 643
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to disclosure of a beneficiary to a funeral director under
  a life insurance policy.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Chapter 1103, Insurance Code, is amended by
  adding Subchapter E to read as follows:
  SUBCHAPTER E. DISCLOSURE OF BENEFICIARY
         Sec. 1103.201.  APPLICABILITY OF SUBCHAPTER. This
  subchapter applies to a life insurance company that:
               (1)  issues or delivers a life insurance policy in this
  state; or
               (2)  is organized under the laws of this state.
         Sec. 1103.202.  FUNERAL DIRECTORS. If a funeral director
  licensed under Chapter 651, Occupations Code, is directing an
  insured's funeral, a life insurance company shall disclose the
  beneficiary of the insured's life insurance policy to the director
  on the director's request.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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