|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|May 06, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 05, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 30, 2014||1st report cal.478|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
|Jun 21, 2013||committed to rules|
|Mar 05, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 28, 2013||1st report cal.110|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S2022
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2022 - Details
S2022 - Summary
Requires liability insurance rate reductions of 10% upon completion of a boating safety course or 15% upon completion of an advanced boating safety course.
S2022 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2022 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the navigation law and the insurance law, in relation to insurance rate reductions upon completion of a boat- ing safety course or an advanced boating safety course PURPOSE: To provide for boating liability insurance reductions for those who take boater safety courses. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 78-a of the Navigation Law by providing the authority for insurance carriers to extend a mini- mum of a 10% reduction of liability insurance rates for boat owners who complete basic boating safety courses and 15% reduction for those who take advanced boating safety courses. Section 2 amends the Insurance Law by adding a new section 2326-B providing that rate schedules submitted to the Commissioner for boat liability insurance shall include premium reductions of at least 10% and 15% respectively when owners complete basic or advanced boating courses. This legislation would not apply to those cases in which mandatory courses are taken in response to boating infractions. JUSTIFICATION: Owning and operating a pleasure boat can provide many hours of enjoyment and summertime pleasure. However, there are many perils and responsibilities which arise when a boat leaves the dock not only from the elements but also from other water craft. There are rules
S2022 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 2022 A. 1930 2013-2014 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance AN ACT to amend the navigation law and the insurance law, in relation to insurance rate reductions upon completion of a boating safety course or an advanced boating safety course THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 78-a of the navigation law, as added by chapter 160 of the laws of 1990 and as further amended by section 104 of part A of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: S 78-a. Insurance rate reduction. Any insurance carrier licensed to issue yacht or boating liability insurance in this state is authorized to grant rate reductions with the approval of the department of finan- cial services to any owner of a yacht or boat who has successfully completed a boating safety course OR AN ADVANCED BOATING SAFETY COURSE or holds a valid United States Coast Guard operators license. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE RATE REDUCTION BE LESS THAN TEN PERCENT FOR ANY INSURED WHO HAS COMPLETED A BOATING SAFETY COURSE AND FIFTEEN PERCENT FOR ANY INSURED WHO HAS COMPLETED AN ADVANCED BOATING SAFETY COURSE. S 2. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 2336-b to read as follows: S 2336-B. BOAT LIABILITY INSURANCE RATES; PREMIUM REDUCTIONS IN CERTAIN CASES. (A) ANY SCHEDULE OF RATES OR RATING PLAN FOR BOAT LIABIL- ITY INSURANCE SUBMITTED TO THE SUPERINTENDENT SHALL PROVIDE FOR AN APPROPRIATE REDUCTION IN PREMIUM CHARGES, AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION SEVEN- TY-EIGHT-A OF THE NAVIGATION LAW, FOR ANY INSURED WHO HAS SUCCESSFULLY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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