March 13, 2008 

Commissioner Adopts Changes to the Basic Manual of Rules and Forms

Texas Department of Insurance Commissioner Mike Geeslin has by order officially adopted amendments that were considered during the rulemaking phase of the 2006 Texas Title Insurance Biennial Hearing. Agenda item 2006-38 relating to the database for insured closing letters to be maintained by underwriters will be effective October 1, 2008. Agenda item 2006-65 relating to P-24 will be effective July 1, 2008. All other adopted agenda items will be effective May 1, 2008.

Click here to view Commissioner's Order No. 08-0186.
Click here to view Commissioner's Order No. 08-0187.
Click here to view the adopted agenda items. 

TLTA just received this information and is in the process of reviewing and analyzing it, but wanted to get the information to you as quickly as possible. We will follow-up with a detailed analysis once we have had an opportunity to study it in more detail.