senate Bill S789A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to liability insurance rate reductions upon completion of a boating safety course or an advanced boating safety course

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Jun 06, 2016 amended on third reading 789a
Feb 02, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 01, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 26, 2016 1st report cal.69
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
May 05, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2015 1st report cal.488
Jan 07, 2015 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Jan 26, 2016 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S789
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 29, 2015 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S789
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S789 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A584
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §78-a, Nav L; add §2336-b, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7855
2013-2014: S2022, A1930
2017-2018: S2985, A2336
2019-2020: S3688, A5415

S789 - Summary

Requires liability insurance rate reductions upon completion of a boating safety course or an advanced boating safety course.

S789 - Sponsor Memo

S789 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 789                                                    A. 584

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, 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.

Co-Sponsors

S789A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A584
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §78-a, Nav L; add §2336-b, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7855
2013-2014: S2022, A1930
2017-2018: S2985, A2336
2019-2020: S3688, A5415

S789A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires liability insurance rate reductions upon completion of a boating safety course or an advanced boating safety course.

S789A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S789A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 789--A
    Cal. No. 69

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, AVELLA, DeFRANCISCO, KENNEDY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

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.
  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
COMPLETED  A  BOATING SAFETY COURSE OR AN ADVANCED BOATING SAFETY COURSE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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