senate Bill S636

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits insurer from increasing auto insurance premiums upon renewal for persons 60 years of age or over solely on the ground of insureds' age

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Jan 09, 2013 referred to insurance

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S636 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1531
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3425, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1211, A992
2009-2010: S1754, A1265

S636 - Summary

Prohibits insurer from increasing auto insurance premiums upon renewal for persons 60 years of age or over based solely on the ground of the insured's age.

S636 - Sponsor Memo

S636 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   636

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  prohibiting  the
  increase of premiums or failure to renew automobile insurance policies
  for persons 60 years of age or over

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

  Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 3425  of  the  insurance  law  is
amended to read as follows:
  (i)  (1)  No  insurer  shall refuse to issue or renew a covered policy
solely on the ground of the advanced age of the applicant or insured.
  (2) WITH RESPECT TO AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICIES,  NO  INSURER  SHALL
INCREASE  THE  PREMIUM BILLED TO AN INSURED WHO IS SIXTY YEARS OF AGE OR
OVER FOR THE RENEWAL OF AN EXISTING POLICY SOLELY ON THE GROUND  OF  THE
AGE OF THE INSURED.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a  law  and  shall  apply  to
renewals of policies issued on and after such date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03563-01-3

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