senate Bill S1597

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to excepting from community rating requirements group health insurance policies issued to multiple employer trusts

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

S1597 - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3231 & 4317, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3360
2009-2010: S5080

S1597 - Summary

Excepts from community rating requirements group health insurance policies issued to multiple employer trusts consisting of municipal corporations and public benefit corporations.

S1597 - Sponsor Memo

S1597 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1597

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 excepting from  commu-
  nity  rating  requirements  group  health insurance policies issued to
  multiple employer trusts  consisting  of  municipal  corporations  and
  public benefit corporations

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

  Section 1. Subsection (g) of section 3231 of  the  insurance  law,  as
added by chapter 501 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  (g)  This  section  shall  also  apply  to  policies issued to a group
defined in subsection (c) of section four thousand two  hundred  thirty-
five  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  including but not limited to an association or
trust of employers, if the group includes one or more  member  employers
or  other  member  groups which have fifty or fewer employees or members
exclusive of spouses and dependents, PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT THIS  SECTION
SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO POLICIES ISSUED TO A GROUP DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH
(D) OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF SUBSECTION (C)  OF  SECTION  FOUR  THOUSAND  TWO
HUNDRED  THIRTY-FIVE  OF THIS CHAPTER, IF THE GROUP INCLUDES ONE OR MORE
MEMBER EMPLOYERS THAT  ARE  MUNICIPAL  CORPORATIONS  OR  PUBLIC  BENEFIT
CORPORATIONS THAT HAVE FIFTY OR FEWER EMPLOYEES EXCLUSIVE OF SPOUSES AND
DEPENDENTS.
  S  2.  Paragraph  1 of subsection (d) of section 4317 of the insurance
law, as amended by section 2 of part A of chapter 494  of  the  laws  of
2009, is amended to read as follows:
  (1)  This  section  shall  also  apply  to contracts issued to a group
defined in subsection (c) of section four thousand two  hundred  thirty-
five  of  this  chapter,  including but not limited to an association or
trust of employers, if the group includes one or more  member  employers
or  other  member  groups which have fifty or fewer employees or members

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

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