assembly Bill A9224

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to providing conditional renewal notices to policyholders

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Apr 02, 2014 referred to labor

A9224 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7268
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง54, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A2948, S4399
2017-2018: A1620, S1005

A9224 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing conditional renewal notices to policyholders.

A9224 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9224

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 2, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor

AN  ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to providing
  conditional renewal notices to policyholders

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5 of section 54 of the workers' compensation
law, as amended by section 23 of part GG of chapter 57 of  the  laws  of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  5.  Cancellation,  CONDITIONAL  RENEWAL  and  termination of insurance
contracts. No contract of  insurance  issued  by  an  insurance  carrier
against  liability  arising under this chapter shall be cancelled within
the time limited in such contract for its expiration  unless  notice  is
given as required by this section.  When cancellation is due to non-pay-
ment  of premiums and assessments, such cancellation shall not be effec-
tive until at least ten days after a  notice  of  cancellation  of  such
contract,  on  a  date  specified  in such notice, shall be filed in the
office of the chair and also served on the employer.  When  cancellation
is due to any reason other than non-payment of premiums and assessments,
such  cancellation  shall  not  be  effective until at least thirty days
after a notice of cancellation of such contract, on a date specified  in
such  notice,  shall be filed in the office of the chair and also served
on the employer; provided, however, in either case, that if the employer
has secured insurance  with  another  insurance  carrier  which  becomes
effective prior to the expiration of the time stated in such notice, the
cancellation  shall  be effective as of the date of such other coverage.
No insurer shall refuse to renew any policy insuring  against  liability
arising  under  this  chapter  unless  at least thirty days prior to its
expiration notice of intention not to renew has been filed in the office
of the chair and also served on the employer.
  Such notice shall be served on the employer by delivering it  to  him,
her  or  it or by sending it by mail, by certified or registered letter,
return receipt requested, addressed to the employer at his, her  or  its
last  known place of business; provided that, if the employer be a part-

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

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