assembly Bill A6519B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the freelancers health plan demonstration program

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.203
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1559
substituted for s4526b
Jun 17, 2013 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.331
rules report cal.331
reported
Jun 12, 2013 amend and recommit to rules 6519b
Jun 12, 2013 reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2013 print number 6519a
amend and recommit to codes
Apr 30, 2013 reported referred to codes
Apr 04, 2013 referred to insurance

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A6519 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4526B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1125, amd §§4237-a & 1108, Ins L

A6519 - Summary

Creates the freelancers health plan demonstration program; provides that such program would be a self-funded plan maintained by an association for the purpose of providing medical, surgical, or hospital services to independent workers; provides for an expiration of December 31, 2014.

A6519 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6519

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SILVER, CAHILL, HEASTIE, MORELLE, FARRELL, BREN-
  NAN, MILLMAN, LENTOL, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, KAVANAGH, O'DONNELL,  PRETLOW,
  ROSENTHAL, CASTRO, SCHIMEL, JAFFEE, HEVESI, TITONE, WEINSTEIN, JACOBS,
  MARKEY,  WEPRIN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. ABBATE, AUBRY,
  BARRETT, BROOK-KRASNY, CLARK,  COLTON,  CYMBROWITZ,  DINOWITZ,  ENGLE-
  BRIGHT,    GABRYSZAK,   GALEF,   GIBSON,   LAVINE,   LUPARDO,   MAGEE,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, PERRY, RIVERA, ROBERTS, SCARBOROUGH, SEPULVEDA,  SIMO-
  TAS,  SKARTADOS,  SWEENEY,  ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to creating the freelanc-
  ers health plan demonstration program; and providing for the repeal of
  such provision upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 1125
to read as follows:
  S 1125. FREELANCERS  HEALTH  PLAN  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM.    (A)  FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (1) "FREELANCERS ASSOCIATION" MEANS AN ENTITY THAT: (A) IS EXEMPT FROM
FEDERAL  TAXATION  UNDER  SECTION  501(C)(3)  OR  (C)(4) OF THE INTERNAL
REVENUE CODE; AND (B) PRIOR TO JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, HAS
BEEN ISSUED ONE OR MORE HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES BY  AN  INSURER  UNDER
SECTION ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (2)  "FREELANCERS  HEALTH  PLAN"  OR "PLAN"   MEANS A SELF-FUNDED PLAN
MAINTAINED BY A FREELANCERS ASSOCIATION FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  PROVIDING
MEDICAL,  SURGICAL,  OR HOSPITAL SERVICES TO INDEPENDENT WORKERS WHO ARE
MEMBERS OF THE FREELANCERS ASSOCIATION AND A MEMBER'S  SPOUSE,  DOMESTIC
PARTNER AND DEPENDENTS.
  (3)  "INDEPENDENT WORKER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO: (A) IS AN INDEPEND-
ENT CONTRACTOR; (B) IS SELF-EMPLOYED; (C) WORKS PART-TIME;  (D)  OBTAINS
TEMPORARY WORK THROUGH AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY; (E) PERFORMS TEMPORARY WORK

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10111-02-3

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A6519A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4526B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1125, amd §§4237-a & 1108, Ins L

A6519A - Summary

Creates the freelancers health plan demonstration program; provides that such program would be a self-funded plan maintained by an association for the purpose of providing medical, surgical, or hospital services to independent workers; provides for an expiration of December 31, 2014.

A6519A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6519--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SILVER, CAHILL, HEASTIE, MORELLE, FARRELL, BREN-
  NAN, MILLMAN, LENTOL, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, KAVANAGH, O'DONNELL,  PRETLOW,
  ROSENTHAL, SCHIMEL, JAFFEE, HEVESI, TITONE, WEINSTEIN, JACOBS, MARKEY,
  WEPRIN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. ABBATE, AUBRY, BARRETT,
  BROOK-KRASNY,  CLARK,  COLTON,  CYMBROWITZ,   DINOWITZ,   ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GABRYSZAK,  GALEF,  GIBSON,  LAVINE,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE, PEOPLES-STOKES,
  PERRY, RIVERA, ROBERTS, SCARBOROUGH,  SEPULVEDA,  SIMOTAS,  SKARTADOS,
  STECK,  SWEENEY,  ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Insurance -- reported and referred to the  Committee  on  Codes  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to creating the freelanc-
  ers health plan demonstration program; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 1125
to read as follows:
  S 1125. FREELANCERS  HEALTH  PLAN  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM.    (A)  FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (1) "FREELANCERS ASSOCIATION" MEANS AN ENTITY THAT: (A) IS EXEMPT FROM
FEDERAL  TAXATION  UNDER  SECTION  501(C)(3)  OR  (C)(4) OF THE INTERNAL
REVENUE CODE; AND (B) PRIOR TO JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, HAS
BEEN ISSUED ONE OR MORE HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES BY  AN  INSURER  UNDER
SECTION ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (2)  "FREELANCERS HEALTH PLAN" OR "PLAN"  MEANS A PLAN MAINTAINED BY A
FREELANCERS ASSOCIATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING MEDICAL,  SURGICAL,
OR HOSPITAL SERVICES TO INDEPENDENT WORKERS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE FREE-
LANCERS  ASSOCIATION  AND  A MEMBER'S SPOUSE, CHILDREN AND OTHER PERSONS
CHIEFLY DEPENDENT UPON THE MEMBER FOR SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10111-05-3

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A6519B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4526B
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1125, amd §§4237-a & 1108, Ins L

A6519B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the freelancers health plan demonstration program; provides that such program would be a self-funded plan maintained by an association for the purpose of providing medical, surgical, or hospital services to independent workers; provides for an expiration of December 31, 2014.

A6519B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6519--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SILVER, CAHILL, HEASTIE, MORELLE, FARRELL, BREN-
  NAN, MILLMAN, LENTOL, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, KAVANAGH, O'DONNELL,  PRETLOW,
  ROSENTHAL, SCHIMEL, JAFFEE, HEVESI, TITONE, WEINSTEIN, JACOBS, MARKEY,
  WEPRIN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. ABBATE, AUBRY, BARRETT,
  BROOK-KRASNY,  CLARK,  COLTON,  CYMBROWITZ,   DINOWITZ,   ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GABRYSZAK,  GALEF,  GIBSON,  LAVINE,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE, PEOPLES-STOKES,
  PERRY, RIVERA, ROBERTS, SCARBOROUGH,  SEPULVEDA,  SIMOTAS,  SKARTADOS,
  STECK,  SWEENEY,  ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Insurance -- reported and referred to the  Committee  on  Codes  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred to the  Commit-
  tee  on  Rules  --  Rules  Committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to creating the freelanc-
  ers health plan demonstration program; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 1125
to read as follows:
  S 1125. FREELANCERS  HEALTH  PLAN  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM.    (A)  FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (1) "FREELANCERS ASSOCIATION" MEANS AN ENTITY THAT: (A) IS EXEMPT FROM
FEDERAL  TAXATION  UNDER  SECTION  501(C)(3)  OR  (C)(4) OF THE INTERNAL
REVENUE CODE; AND (B) PRIOR TO JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, HAS
BEEN ISSUED ONE OR MORE HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES BY  AN  INSURER  UNDER
SECTION ONE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (2)  "FREELANCERS HEALTH PLAN" OR "PLAN"  MEANS A PLAN MAINTAINED BY A
FREELANCERS ASSOCIATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING MEDICAL,  SURGICAL,
OR HOSPITAL SERVICES TO INDEPENDENT WORKERS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE FREE-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10111-10-3

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