TDI notified individuals whose workers' compensation claim information may have been affected by a recent data security event. If you are a Texas coastal property owner who needs to obtain wind and hail insurance through TWIA, Chapter 2210 of the Texas Insurance Code requires that your property be certified as meeting the requirements of the storm building code in your area. This windstorm compliance certificate must be provided to TWIA before the property may be eligible for TWIA coverage. The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) administers the Windstorm Inspection Program and issues all Certificates of Compliance.
If you live along the Texas coast, your property must meet certain building standards to get a storm insurance policy through the Texas Storm Insurance Association. Here are some things to keep in mind for new construction, repairs, or renovations. Storms in Texas often occur with little or no warning. Being prepared helps protect your family and property, and can save you time and frustration if you file an insurance claim.
When requested by the Texas Department of Insurance, the Office of the Attorney General represents the department and its commissioner in court. The Texas Department of Insurance is the official state agency responsible for regulating the insurance industry in Texas. The Insurance Commissioner serves as the executive director and administrative director of the department. When your Office receives complaints and information suggesting a widespread problem in one of these areas for Texas consumers, they can take action.
The agency is responsible for enforcing the Texas Insurance Code; regulating the insurance business, protecting consumers, ensuring fair competition between companies, and fostering stability in the insurance market. Since 1935, the Texas State Directory has been a trusted resource and is known as the Bible for anyone who works or wants to learn about state, city and county government. The Office of the Public Insurance Assessor represents the interests of Texas consumers as a group or class. The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) regulates insurers and other companies that conduct insurance business in Texas, and assists Texas insurance consumers.
The storm certification process is now administered solely by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Storm Inspection Program. By 1994, the three-member board was abolished and replaced by the Department of Insurance headed by a commissioner appointed by the governor and approved by the Senate, some of the department's functions were deported to other state agencies; the State Office of Administrative Hearings took over the hearings, Offices of the Comptroller on Tax Operations and the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission handled workers' compensation data. Homeowners who cannot get private coverage can purchase a policy through the Texas Storm Insurance Association (TWIA). The Texas Insurance Commissioner serves as executive director and managing director of the Department of Insurance and is responsible for enforcing all laws related to the insurance business and supervising all companies conducting business in the state.
In addition to administering the Texas workers' compensation system in accordance with the Texas Labor Code, performing the functions of the State Fire Marshal's Office and providing administrative support to the Injured Employee Attorney's Office.