senate Bill S4235A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a task force on disasters

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1093 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.527
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1602
substituted for s4235b
Jun 19, 2014 substituted by a1093c
ordered to third reading cal.1602
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 03, 2014 print number 4235b
Jun 03, 2014 amend and recommit to finance
Jun 02, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 24, 2014 print number 4235a
Mar 24, 2014 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to insurance
Mar 15, 2013 referred to insurance

Votes

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Jun 19, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S4235B
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 2, 2014 - Insurance committee Vote

S4235A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4235 - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §215, Ins L

S4235 - Summary

Creates a task force on disasters; provides that such task force shall consist of twenty-three members.

S4235 - Sponsor Memo

S4235 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4235

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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 creating a task  force
  on disasters

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 215 to
read as follows:
  S 215. TASK FORCE ON DISASTERS.  (A) THERE IS HEREBY  CREATED  A  TASK
FORCE  TO  EXAMINE HOW INSURERS WHO WRITE POLICIES THAT COVER LOSS OF OR
DAMAGE TO REAL PROPERTY, PERSONAL PROPERTY,  OR  OTHER  LIABILITIES  FOR
LOSS  OF,  DAMAGE TO, OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY IN NEW YORK STATE
RESPOND TO DISASTERS, IN WHAT WAYS STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES SUCH AS  THE
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
AND EMERGENCY SERVICES CAN ASSIST CLAIMANTS IN CONNECTING WITH INSURANCE
COMPANIES,  AND WHAT STEPS THE INDUSTRY CAN TAKE TO IMPROVE ITS RESPONSE
IN THE FUTURE.   THE GOAL OF THE TASK FORCE  ON  DISASTERS  WILL  BE  TO
DETERMINE  IF  POLICYHOLDERS  AND  COMMUNITIES  HAVE  ADEQUATE INSURANCE
COVERAGE AND IF THEY ARE ABLE TO RELY UPON THAT COVERAGE IN THE EVENT OF
A DISASTER.
  (B) (1) THE TASK FORCE SHALL CONSIST OF EIGHTEEN MEMBERS, ONE OF  WHOM
SHALL BE THE SUPERINTENDENT OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE, ONE
OF WHOM SHALL BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
AND  EMERGENCY SERVICES OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE, FOUR OF
WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, FOUR OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED
BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION  OF  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE
ASSEMBLY, FOUR OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE
RECOMMENDATION  OF  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, TWO OF WHOM
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
MINORITY  LEADER  OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND TWO OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05808-02-3

S4235A - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §215, Ins L

S4235A - Summary

Creates a task force on disasters; provides that such task force shall consist of twenty-three members.

S4235A - Sponsor Memo

S4235A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4235--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Insurance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to creating a task  force
  on disasters

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 215 to
read as follows:
  S 215. TASK FORCE ON DISASTERS.  (A) THERE IS HEREBY  CREATED  A  TASK
FORCE  TO  EXAMINE HOW INSURERS WHO WRITE POLICIES THAT COVER LOSS OF OR
DAMAGE TO REAL PROPERTY, PERSONAL PROPERTY,  OR  OTHER  LIABILITIES  FOR
LOSS  OF,  DAMAGE TO, OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY IN NEW YORK STATE
RESPOND TO DISASTERS, IN WHAT WAYS STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES SUCH AS  THE
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
AND  EMERGENCY  SERVICES CAN ASSIST IN SUCH RESPONSE AND WHETHER POLICY-
HOLDERS AND COMMUNITIES HAVE ADEQUATE INSURANCE.
  (B) (1) THE TASK FORCE SHALL CONSIST OF EIGHTEEN MEMBERS, ONE OF  WHOM
SHALL BE THE SUPERINTENDENT OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE, ONE
OF WHOM SHALL BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
AND  EMERGENCY SERVICES OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE, FOUR OF
WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, FOUR OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED
BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION  OF  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE
ASSEMBLY, FOUR OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE
RECOMMENDATION  OF  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, TWO OF WHOM
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
MINORITY  LEADER  OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND TWO OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY
THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
SENATE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05808-05-4

Co-Sponsors

S4235B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §215, Ins L

S4235B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a task force on disasters; provides that such task force shall consist of twenty-three members.

S4235B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4235B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4235--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Insurance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee  --  reported  favorably  from  said
  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to creating a task  force
  on disasters

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 215 to
read as follows:
  S 215. TASK FORCE ON DISASTERS.  (A) THERE IS HEREBY  CREATED  A  TASK
FORCE  TO  EXAMINE HOW INSURERS WHO WRITE POLICIES THAT COVER LOSS OF OR
DAMAGE TO REAL PROPERTY, PERSONAL PROPERTY,  OR  OTHER  LIABILITIES  FOR
LOSS  OF,  DAMAGE TO, OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY IN NEW YORK STATE
RESPOND TO DISASTERS, IN WHAT WAYS STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES SUCH AS  THE
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
AND  EMERGENCY  SERVICES CAN ASSIST IN SUCH RESPONSE AND WHETHER POLICY-
HOLDERS AND COMMUNITIES HAVE ADEQUATE INSURANCE.
  (B) (1) THE TASK FORCE SHALL CONSIST OF TWENTY-THREE MEMBERS,  ONE  OF
WHOM  SHALL  BE  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED REPRESEN-
TATIVE, ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME-
LAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED  REPRESEN-
TATIVE,  FIVE  OF  WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, FIVE OF WHOM
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, FIVE OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR
BASED  UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE,
THREE OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON  THE  RECOM-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05808-09-4

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