senate Bill S1911

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the minimum insurance coverage requirements for motor vehicles rented or leased in the state

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

S1911 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง311, 312 & 345, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7597, A10000

S1911 - Summary

Increases the minimum insurance coverage requirements for motor vehicles rented or leased in the state.

S1911 - Sponsor Memo

S1911 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  the  minimum insurance coverage requirements for motor vehicles rented
  or leased in the state of New York


  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section 311 of the vehi-
cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 305 of the laws of  1995,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) Affording coverage as defined in the minimum provisions prescribed
in  a  regulation  which  shall  be promulgated by the superintendent at
least ninety days prior to effective date of this act.  The  superinten-
dent  before  promulgating  such  regulations  or any amendment thereof,
shall consult with all insurers licensed to write  automobile  liability
insurance in this state and shall not prescribe minimum provisions which
fail  to  reflect the provisions of automobile liability insurance poli-
cies, other than motor vehicle liability policies as defined in  section
three  hundred  forty-five  of this chapter, issued within this state at
the date of such regulation or amendment thereof.  Nothing contained  in
such  regulation  or  in  this  article  shall prohibit any insurer from
affording coverage under an owner's policy of liability  insurance  more
liberal  than  that  required  by  said minimum provisions.   Every such
owner's policy of liability insurance shall provide insurance subject to
said regulation against loss from  the  liability  imposed  by  law  for
damages,  including  damages  for  care and loss of services, because of
bodily injury to or death of any person and injury to or destruction  of
property arising out of the ownership, maintenance, use, or operation of
a specific motor vehicle or motor vehicles within the state of New York,
or  elsewhere  in  the United States in North America or the Dominion of

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


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