(a) Each state agency shall actively manage the risks of that agency by:
(1) developing, implementing, and maintaining programs designed to assist employees who sustain compensable injuries to return to work; and
(2) cooperating with the office and the Texas Department of Insurance in the purchase of property, casualty, and liability lines of insurance coverage.
(b) Subject to Section 412.011, each state agency that intends to purchase property, casualty, or liability insurance coverage in a manner other than through the services provided by the office shall notify the office of the intended purchase in the manner prescribed by the office. The state agency shall notify the office of the intended purchase not later than the 30th day before the date on which the purchase of the coverage is scheduled to occur. The office may require a state agency to submit copies of insurance forms, policies, and other relevant information.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1098, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1017, § 1.07, eff. Sept. 1, 2002.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1312 (S.B. 59), § 81, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1312 (S.B. 59), § 82, eff. September 1, 2013.