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Texan Awarded Agency CEO of the Year

Fort Worth-based Rusty Reid, CIC, was honored with the Burns & Wilcox Award for Agency CEO of the Year at the Insurance Business America Awards, held November 29, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois. The Award for Agency CEO of the Year is given to an...

Hamilton Appointed Public Counsel for OPIC

Melissa Hamilton, Director of Government Relations for the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), has been named public counsel for the Office of Public Insurance Counsel (OPIC) by Gov. Greg Abbott. Hamilton will begin her new position on January 2, 2018,...

SLTX to Accept ACH Payments Beginning Early 2018

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) will begin supporting Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments, effective early first quarter 2018, as part of the new electronic filing system that will be released by SLTX next year. Invoices may be paid...

SLTX Operations Team

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) would like to recognize the members of its Operations Team for their hard work and dedication. The Operations Team is truly the front line of SLTX, and interacts with our customers on a daily basis by phone...

YTD SL Premium Exceeds Previous Totals

Surplus lines premium recorded through the end of November has reached $5.04 billion in Texas, according to data provided at the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) fourth-quarter board meeting on December 5, 2017. This total represents a...

TSLA Meeting Packs Full House

Amid new state laws and the ever-changing landscape of the insurance industry, the Texas Surplus Lines Association (TSLA) held its annual meeting in Austin, Texas, on November 12-13, 2017. Members of the Surplus Lines Stamping Office (SLTX) executive team...

Congress, SL Market Must Respond to NFIP

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX), in partnership with Insurance Licensing Services of America (ILSA), have produced a podcast on the state of the insurance industry in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The podcast is available on the...

Department Data Call

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has issued data calls to admitted and surplus lines insurers in Texas for claims information resulting from Hurricane Harvey in 62 affected counties. The goal is to gather information to be used to determine the...

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