senate Bill S2886

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to pre-existing condition provisions for group and blanket disability policies

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2013 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 03, 2013 1st report cal.947
Jan 24, 2013 referred to insurance

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S2886 - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3234, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2557
2009-2010: S4770

S2886 - Summary

Relates to pre-existing condition provisions for group and blanket disability policies which excludes coverage under the policy for a disability commencing during the twelve months following the effective date of coverage for the covered person.

S2886 - Sponsor Memo

S2886 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2886

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- 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 pre-existing condition
  provisions for group and blanket disability policies

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

  Section  1.  Subsection  (b)  of section 3234 of the insurance law, as
added by chapter 650 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  AN INSURER THAT OFFERS A POLICY IN CONFORMANCE WITH PARAGRAPH TWO
OF SUBSECTION (A) OF THIS SECTION  MUST  ALSO  MAKE  AVAILABLE,  AND  IF
REQUESTED  BY THE POLICYHOLDER, PROVIDE A GROUP OR BLANKET POLICY WITH A
PRE-EXISTING CONDITION PROVISION WHICH EXCLUDES COVERAGE UNDER THE POLI-
CY FOR A DISABILITY COMMENCING DURING THE TWELVE  MONTHS  FOLLOWING  THE
EFFECTIVE DATE OF COVERAGE FOR THE COVERED PERSON.
  (C) Nothing [herein] IN THIS SECTION shall be construed to prohibit or
restrict  an  insurer from utilizing other forms of underwriting for the
members of the group in lieu of, or in  addition  to,  the  pre-existing
condition provision described in subsection (a) OR (B) of this section.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06548-01-3

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