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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to insurance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to insurance|
senate Bill S1485
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1485 - Details
- Law Section:
- Insurance Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §2336, Ins L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S1485 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1485 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the insurance law, in relation to requiring an appropriate reduction in premium charges for any insured that completes any driver education curriculum at any high school PURPOSE: This bill will require an appropriate reduction in premium charges for any insured that completes any driver education curriculum at any high school. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subsection (a) of section 2336 of the insurance law, as amended by Chapter 751 of the laws of 2005 and Chapter 585 of 2002 are amended to provide an appropriate reduction in premium charges for any insured that completes any driver education curriculum at any high school. JUSTIFICATION: Held at high schools and approved by the New York State Education Department, driver education courses are comprehensive programs that include both classroom training and in-car driving instruction and practice.
S1485 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1485 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- 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 requiring an appropri- ate reduction in premium charges for any insured that completes any driver education curriculum at any high school THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 2336 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 751 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: (a) Any schedule of rates or rating plan for motor vehicle liability and collision insurance submitted to the superintendent shall provide for an appropriate reduction in premium charges for any insured for a three year period after successfully completing: (I) a motor vehicle accident prevention course, known as the national safety council's defensive driving course, [or] (II) any driver improvement course approved by the department of motor vehicles as being equivalent to the national safety council's defensive driving course, OR (III) THE DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES PURSU- ANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, provided that, except as provided in article twelve-C of the vehicle and traffic law, there shall be no reduction in premiums for a self instruction defensive driving course or a course which does not provide for actual classroom instruction for a minimum number of hours as determined by the department of motor vehicles. Such reduction in premium charges shall be subsequently modified to the extent appropri- ate, based upon analysis of loss experience statistics and other rele- vant factors. All such accident prevention courses shall be monitored by the department of motor vehicles and shall include components of instruction in "Road Rage" awareness and in "Work Zone Safety" awareness EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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