S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 4, 2013
Introduced by Sen. SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance
AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to membership in group or
blanket accident and health insurance policies
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subsection (a) of section 3221 of the insur-
ance law is amended to read as follows:
(3) That all new employees or new members in the classes eligible for
insurance must be added to such class for which they are eligible.
ACTIVE MEMBERS OF VOLUNTEER FIRE AND VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE COMPANIES MUST
BE ADDED TO A CONTRACT OR CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE IF A
PUBLIC CORPORATION ELECTS TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE TO SUCH MEMBERS
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION NINETY-TWO-A OF THE GENERAL
MUNICIPAL LAW, NOTWITHSTANDING THE FACT THAT SUCH MEMBERS MAY NOT MEET
THE DEFINITION OF AN "EMPLOYEE" THAT MAY BE CONTAINED IN A CONTRACT OF
INSURANCE BETWEEN SUCH PUBLIC CORPORATION AND A PROVIDER OF HEALTH
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.