Senate Bill S5561

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to health insurance coverage for sole proprietors

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8133 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S5561 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8133
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3231 & 4317, Ins L

2011-S5561 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to health insurance coverage for sole proprietors.

2011-S5561 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S5561 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5561

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 2, 2011
                               ___________

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  health  insurance
  coverage for sole proprietors

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subsection (i) of section 3231 of the insur-
ance law, as amended by chapter 517 of the laws of 2008, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  (2)  For  coverage  purchased  pursuant to this subsection, individual
proprietors shall be classified in their own community rating  category,
provided  however,  up to and including December thirty-first, two thou-
sand [eleven] FOURTEEN, the  premium  rate  established  for  individual
proprietors purchased pursuant to paragraph one of this subsection shall
not  be greater than one hundred fifteen percent of the rate established
for the same coverage issued to groups.
  S 2. Paragraph 2 of subsection (f) of section 4317  of  the  insurance
law,  as  amended by chapter 517 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read
as follows:
  (2) For coverage purchased pursuant  to  this  subsection,  individual
proprietors  shall be classified in their own community rating category,
provided however, up to and including December thirty-first,  two  thou-
sand  [eleven]  FOURTEEN,  the  premium  rate established for individual
proprietors purchased pursuant to paragraph one of this subsection shall
not be greater than one hundred fifteen percent of the rate  established
for the same coverage issued to groups.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11928-01-1


              

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