2019 Texas Statutes
Insurance Code
Title 11 - Title Insurance
Subtitle D - Title Insurance Professionals
Chapter 2652 - Escrow Officers
Subchapter C. Bond and Deposit Requirements
Section 2652.101. Bond Required

Universal Citation: TX Ins Code § 2652.101 (2019)

Sec. 2652.101. BOND REQUIRED. (a) A title insurance agent or direct operation shall obtain, at its own expense, a bond for its escrow officers appointed under Section 2652.1511 payable to the department. The bond shall obligate the principal and surety to pay for any pecuniary loss sustained by the title insurance agent or direct operation through an act of fraud, dishonesty, forgery, theft, embezzlement, or wilful misapplication by an escrow officer, either directly and alone or in conspiracy with another person.

(b) The bond must be:

(1) of a type approved by the department; and

(2) issued by a surety licensed by the department to do business in this state.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 6, eff. April 1, 2005.

Amended by:

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 232 (H.B. 2491), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2015.

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