(a) Said Board shall have full power and authority to alter, amend, modify or change
any rate fixed and determined by it on thirty (30) days' notice, or to prescribe that
any such rate or rates shall be in effect for a limited time, and said Board shall
also have full power and authority to prescribe reasonable rules whereby in cases
where no rate of premium shall have been fixed and determined by the Board, for certain
risks or classes of risks, policies may be written thereon at rates to be determined
by the company. Such company or companies shall immediately report to said Board such risk so written,
and the rates collected therefor, and such rates shall always be subject to review
by the Board.
(b) Notwithstanding Subsection (a) of this article, on and after the effective date
of S.B. 14, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, rates for homeowners
and residential fire and residential allied lines insurance coverage under this subchapter
are determined as provided by Subchapter Q of this chapter, 1 and rates for other lines of insurance subject to this subchapter are determined
as provided by Article 5.13-2 of this code, except that on and after December 1, 2004, rates for all lines of insurance
subject to this subchapter are determined as provided by Article 5.13-2 of this code.
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