senate Bill S3465

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to membership of volunteer fire and volunteer ambulance members in group or blanket accident and health insurance policies

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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1435
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2013 referred to insurance

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S3465 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6956
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3221, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5092, A8169
2009-2010: A6005A

S3465 - Summary

Relates to membership of volunteer fire and volunteer ambulance members in group or blanket accident and health insurance policies; provides that such members must be added to a contract to provide health insurance if the public corporation elects to provide such insurance notwithstanding the fact that such members may not meet the definition of "employee".

S3465 - Sponsor Memo

S3465 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3465

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 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 membership in group or
  blanket accident and health insurance policies

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subsection (a) of section 3221 of the insur-
ance law is amended to read as follows:
  (3)  That all new employees or new members in the classes eligible for
insurance must be added to such  class  for  which  they  are  eligible.
ACTIVE  MEMBERS OF VOLUNTEER FIRE AND VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE COMPANIES MUST
BE ADDED TO A CONTRACT OR CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE  HEALTH  INSURANCE  IF  A
PUBLIC  CORPORATION  ELECTS  TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE TO SUCH MEMBERS
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION  NINETY-TWO-A  OF  THE  GENERAL
MUNICIPAL  LAW,  NOTWITHSTANDING THE FACT THAT SUCH MEMBERS MAY NOT MEET
THE DEFINITION OF AN "EMPLOYEE" THAT MAY BE CONTAINED IN A  CONTRACT  OF
INSURANCE  BETWEEN  SUCH  PUBLIC  CORPORATION  AND  A PROVIDER OF HEALTH
INSURANCE SERVICES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06618-01-3

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