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FEMA Extends NFIP Renewal Grace Period

As part of its actions to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that it is extending the grace period to renew federal flood insurance policies from 30 to 120 days. The extension applies...

Industry Organizations Launch Coronavirus Resources

Several insurance agencies and organizations have published information related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) to support consumers, businesses, and insurance professionals. These resources include proclamations made by state and federal agencies,...

SMART Release Delayed in Wake of COVID-19

The release of SLTX’s new online filing system, SMART, will be postponed due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The system was originally scheduled for release this month but will be delayed so that agents and brokers can focus on the health...

COVID-19 Guidance: Paper Filing and Stamping Fee Payments

Following a stay-at-home order issued by local officials in the City of Austin, Texas, where SLTX’s office is located, surplus lines agents and brokers who submit policy filings and stamping fees by mail are strongly encouraged to adopt electronic filing...

Tips on Working from Home

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and on the advice of public health officials, businesses and organizations have moved to telework operations for many staff members. As such, SLTX has some helpful tips for employees who may be experiencing remote work...

SLTX Board, Committee Meetings Postponed

The 2020 SLTX Annual Board Meeting and SLTX Finance and Audit Committee Meeting originally scheduled for March 27, 2020, and March 26, 2020, have been postponed. The meetings will be rescheduled for later this year when they may be held without concern for...

SLTX Response to COVID-19 Concerns

At SLTX, our employees are our number one asset. Their safety is paramount, and we are taking proactive steps to protect them while also adhering to the societal precautions prescribed to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As such, SLTX has enacted a...

Agent, Adjuster Licensing Impacted as Pearson VUE Closes

Pearson VUE, the testing service used by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) to complete licensing exams, has announced it will close its U.S.- and Canada-based testing centers from March 17, 2020, until April 16, 2020, in response to the potential...

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