Breaking News: TDI Proposes More Rule Amendments to Basic Manual

Proposals Focus on Licensing and Continuing Education

On Wednesday, June 20 the Texas Department of Insurance announced it has proposed rule amendments to the Title Insurance Basic Manual. The amendments include changes to:

  • Comply with legislative changes.
  • Streamline licensing, renewal, and other notifications.
  • Change escrow officer license expiration dates to the last day of the license holder's birth month.
  • Require registration and certification of continuing education programs.

See the full proposal and reference materials.
TDI will publish the proposed rules with the Secretary of State, which is the repository of official TDI rules, on June 29. Those rules can be accessed directly from the Texas Register, Office of Secretary of State (when they are published). Written comments on the proposed rules must be received no later than 5 p.m. Central time, on July 30, 2018.
TLTA will review the published version of the rule proposals and provide comment before the July 30 deadline. If you have questions or comments, please submit them to Aaron Day at or call at 512.810.8800.
In addition, TLTA will provide a thorough analysis of the changes prior to their implementation.