senate Bill S2436

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits refusal to issue or renew certain insurance policies solely on the ground of the nature of the occupation of the applicant

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to insurance
Jan 21, 2011 referred to insurance

S2436 - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3425, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S780

S2436 - Summary

Provides that no insurer shall refuse to issue or renew a covered policy of property/casualty insurance or include a provision therein limiting coverage solely on the ground of the nature of the occupation of the applicant or insured; applies to personal lines insurance including personal umbrella policies as well as automobile liability policies.

S2436 - Sponsor Memo

S2436 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2436

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ALESI  -- 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 prohibited  basis  for
  refusal to issue or renew a covered policy of property/casualty insur-
  ance or for limiting coverage therein

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 3425 of the insurance law is amended  by  adding  a
new subsection (i-1) to read as follows:
  (I-1)  NO  INSURER SHALL REFUSE TO ISSUE OR RENEW A COVERED POLICY, OR
INCLUDE A PROVISION IN THE INSURANCE CONTRACT  LIMITING  COVERAGE  UNDER
THE  CONTRACT,  SOLELY  ON THE GROUND OF THE NATURE OF THE OCCUPATION OF
THE APPLICANT OR INSURED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first  of  the  calendar  month
next succeeding the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08243-01-1

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