senate Bill S2985

2017-2018 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 20, 2018 committed to rules
Feb 27, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 13, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2018 1st report cal.449
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jun 21, 2017 committed to rules
Feb 14, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 13, 2017 2nd report cal.
Feb 07, 2017 1st report cal.181
Jan 18, 2017 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Feb 12, 2018 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S2985
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2018

Feb 7, 2017 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S2985
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 7, 2017

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S2985 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2336
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
2015-2016: S789, A584
2019-2020: S3688, A5415

S2985 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S2985 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2985 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 2985                                                  A. 2336

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

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

                            January 18, 2017
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN -- 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, RAIA, JEAN-PIERRE, GALEF,
  SALADINO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT  --  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:
  § 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.
  §  2.  The  insurance law is amended by adding a new section 2336-b to
read as follows:
  § 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
WHICH MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART FIVE OF ARTICLE FOUR OF THE NAVIGA-
TION LAW AND HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF PARKS,  RECREATION

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

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