senate Bill S1152

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Exempts private air ambulance services from insurance licensing and other requirements

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to insurance

S1152 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1108, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3518
2009-2010: S8076

S1152 - Summary

Exempts private air ambulance services from insurance licensing and other requirements if the private ambulance service meets certain enumerated qualifications.

S1152 - Sponsor Memo

S1152 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1152

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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 private air  ambulance
  service

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

  Section 1. Subsection (k) of section 1108 of  the  insurance  law,  as
added  by  chapter 246 of the laws of 2012, is relettered subsection (l)
and a new subsection (m) is added to read as follows:
  (M)  A  PRIVATE  AIR  AMBULANCE  SERVICE  THAT   SOLICITS   MEMBERSHIP
SUBSCRIPTIONS, ACCEPTS MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS, CHARGES MEMBERSHIP FEES,
AND  PROVIDES  AIR AMBULANCE SERVICES TO SUBSCRIPTION MEMBERS AND DESIG-
NATED MEMBERS OF THEIR HOUSEHOLD IS NOT AN INSURER IF  THE  PRIVATE  AIR
AMBULANCE SERVICE:
  (1)  HAS  A  VALID  OPERATING  CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH;
  (2) HAS NON-PROFIT STATUS;
  (3) HAS BEEN IN OPERATION IN NEW YORK FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS;
  (4) PROVIDES IN THE MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS A STATEMENT  PROVIDING  CLEAR
DISCLOSURE  TO  APPLICANTS  AND  MEMBERS  THAT THIS IS NOT INSURANCE AND
MEMBERSHIP CANNOT  BE  CONSIDERED  SECONDARY  INSURANCE  COVERAGE  OR  A
SUPPLEMENT TO ANY INSURANCE COVERAGE;
  (5) PRODUCT IS ONLY OFFERED BY PROVIDERS OF THE SERVICE; AND
  (6)  HAS SUBMITTED EVIDENCE OF ITS COMPLIANCE WITH THIS SECTION TO THE
SUPERINTENDENT PURSUANT TO RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  BY  THE
DEPARTMENT.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on 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.
                                                           LBD01874-01-3

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