assembly Bill A7738

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires insurers to provide and retain a signed notice to claimants in relation to insured's right to have a vehicle repaired in the shop of his/her choice

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2016 signed chap.236
Jul 13, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1986
substituted for s5639a
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 14, 2016 amended on third reading 7738a
May 19, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.678
May 17, 2016 reported
May 10, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.302
rules report cal.302
reported
Jun 08, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2015 reported referred to codes
May 26, 2015 referred to insurance

Co-Sponsors

A7738 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2610, Ins L

A7738 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires insurers to provide a copy of its repair estimate to the insured and include a disclosure relating to insured's right to have a vehicle repaired in the shop of his/her choice.

A7738 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7738

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to collision  or  compre-
  hensive coverage on motor vehicles

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

  Section 1. Section 2610 of the insurance law is amended  by  adding  a
new subsection (c) to read as follows:
  (C) THE INSURER SHALL MAINTAIN IN ITS FILE, A STATEMENT, SIGNED BY THE
CLAIMANT,  PLAINLY  PRINTED  IN NO LESS THAN 10 POINT TYPE: "PURSUANT TO
SECTION 2610 OF THE INSURANCE LAW, AN INSURANCE COMPANY  CANNOT  REQUIRE
THAT  REPAIRS BE MADE TO A MOTOR VEHICLE IN A PARTICULAR PLACE OR REPAIR
SHOP. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE YOUR VEHICLE REPAIRED IN  THE  SHOP  OF
YOUR CHOICE".
  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  all
policies  and contracts issued, renewed, modified, altered or amended on
or after such effective date; provided, however,  that  effective  imme-
diately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation
necessary  for  the  implementation of this act on its effective date is
authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11279-01-5

Co-Sponsors

A7738A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2610, Ins L

A7738A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires insurers to provide a copy of its repair estimate to the insured and include a disclosure relating to insured's right to have a vehicle repaired in the shop of his/her choice.

A7738A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7738--A
                                                        Cal. No. 678

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, McDONALD -- read once and referred to
  the  Committee  on Insurance -- recommitted to the Committee on Insur-
  ance in accordance with Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  reported  and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  reported  from committee,
  advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,  retaining
  its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the insurance law, in relation to collision or compre-
  hensive coverage on motor vehicles

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

  Section  1.  Section  2610 of the insurance law is amended by adding a
new subsection (c) to read as follows:
  (C) THE INSURER SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF ITS  REPAIR  ESTIMATE  TO  THE
INSURED  THAT  INCLUDES  THE FOLLOWING DISCLOSURE, PLAINLY PRINTED IN NO
LESS THAN 12 POINT TYPE: "PURSUANT TO SECTION 2610 OF THE INSURANCE LAW,
AN INSURANCE COMPANY CANNOT REQUIRE THAT REPAIRS  BE  MADE  TO  A  MOTOR
VEHICLE IN A PARTICULAR PLACE OR REPAIR SHOP. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE
YOUR VEHICLE REPAIRED IN THE SHOP OF YOUR CHOICE".
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law and shall apply to all policies and contracts
issued, renewed, modified, altered or amended on or after such effective
date;  provided,  however,  that  effective  immediately,  the addition,
amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary  for  the
implementation  of  this  act  on  its effective date are authorized and
directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11279-05-6

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