senate Bill S7603

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits cancellation, non-renewal or conditioning renewal of automobile insurance when dispute as to pending claim exists

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Insurance Committee


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Jun 06, 2012 referred to insurance

S7603 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2744
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3425, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3348
2013-2014: A3696
2015-2016: A4944
2017-2018: A635
2019-2020: A86

S7603 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits cancellation, non-renewal or conditioning renewal of automobile insurance of a policyholder solely as a result of a dispute or a complaint pending against the insurer.

S7603 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7603 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7603

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2012
                               ___________

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  prohibiting  insurer
  from cancelling or refusing to renew or condition its renewal of auto-
  mobile insurance policies in certain cases

  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 (t) to read as follows:
  (T) NO INSURER SHALL CANCEL OR REFUSE TO RENEW A COVERED POLICY, OR TO
CONDITION ITS RENEWAL UPON CHANGE OF LIMITS OR ELIMINATION OF ANY COVER-
AGES  SOLELY  ON THE BASIS THAT A DISPUTE AS TO A PENDING CLAIM FILED BY
THE INSURED WITH THE INSURER IS PENDING OR THAT A DISPUTE AS TO A  CLAIM
FILED WITH THE INSURER IS PENDING WITH THE DEPARTMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02517-03-2

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