|(a) This chapter applies to all surplus lines insurance
transactions if Texas is the home state of the insured.
(b) Texas Department of Insurance rules applicable
to licensing, regulation, and supervision of surplus lines agents
and surplus lines insurers and transactions in effect before the effective
date of an applicable section in this chapter apply in the adjudication
of acts and transactions occurring before the effective date of the
(c) Section 15.114 of this title is applicable beginning
January 1, 2019.