Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) News

SLTX: Texas Adopts Updated Surplus Lines License Rules for Military Spouses

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) reported that new rules for surplus lines agents in Texas who are military spouses have been adopted by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) and became effective Feb. 6, 2020. A new …

SLTX: Surplus Lines Flood Insurance Premium Up in Texas over 5 Years

Surplus lines flood insurance premium filed with the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) has increased annually over the past five years, according to SLTX. Additionally, while NFIP premium dipped in 2017, it rose in 2018 and Texas premium …

Kaufman Group’s Johanson Named as Industry Representative to SLTX Board

Kori Johanson JD has been named to the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) board of directors as an industry representative with a term ending Dec. 31, 2022. She assumes the vacancy of previous board member Kyle Streetman, whose …

Stone Named Director of Information & Technology at SLTX

Sholonda Stone has joined the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) as director of Information & Technology Services (ITS). Stone previously served as systems administrator for SLTX from 2013-2017. Since then, she has been a customer support engineer and …

SLTX: Texas E&S Premium Up 14.3% in 2019

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) reports that excess and surplus lines premium (E&S) in Texas reached $6.95 billion in 2019, a 14.36% increase over 2018’s premium total of $6.08 billion. The past year led to record-breaking totals, …

SLTX: Texas’ E&S Premium Amount Reaches Record High in November

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) says it recorded $513.68 million in Texas excess and surplus lines insurance premium in November 2019. This total continues the year’s trend of each month in 2019 setting record highs for that …

Herrera Appointed Director of Operations at Texas Surplus Lines Stamping Office

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) has named Cheyenne Herrera director of Operations. Herrera originally joined SLTX in 1998 as a data entry clerk. She oversaw the implementation of the Electronic Filing System (EFS) beginning in 2003 and …

Fewer E&S Flood Insurance Policies in Texas Coastal Counties Post-Harvey

The organization that keeps track of excess and surplus policies sold in Texas says the number of E&S flood insurance policies in place in the state’s coastal counties declined after Hurricane Harvey hit in August 2017. In the months after …

Surplus Lines Insurance Bills Sent to Texas Governor

Two pieces of legislation impacting the surplus lines insurance industry in Texas have been passed by state lawmakers and are headed to the governor’s desk, the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) reported. Both bills, HB 1306 and HB …

SLTX: Surplus Lines Insurance Bills Advancing in Texas

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) reported that several bills that would affect the surplus lines insurance industry in the state have advanced in the state Legislature. HB 1940, relating to the eligibility of surplus lines insurers to …