Friday, September 1, 2017

The Texas Supreme Court’s Harvey Orders do not Delay the September 1 Effective Date for HB1774 (Section 542A of the Texas Insurance Code)

We have issued several posts and comments regarding misinformation that has been distributed concerning HB1774 and the new Texas Insurance Code provisions that go into effect on September 1st. Unfortunately, more misinformation is starting to surface — the idea that the recent Texas Supreme Court orders extending statutes of limitations and “deadlines and procedures” due to Harvey serve to delay implementation of the new law. They do not.