|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|
senate Bill S2985
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2985 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2985 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2985 TITLE OF BILL : 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 PURPOSE : To provide for boating liability insurance reductions for those who take boater safety courses. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Amends section 78-a of the Navigation Law by providing the authority for insurance carriers to grant rate reductions with the approval of the Department of Financial Services for boat owners who complete a boating safety course or an advanced boating safety course. Section 2. Amends the Insurance Law by adding a new section 2336-B providing that rate schedules submitted to the Commissioner for boat liability insurance shall provide for an appropriate reduction in premium charges, as described in section 78-a of the navigation law, for insured owners who successfully complete a boating safety course or an advanced boating course. This legislation would not apply to those cases in which mandatory courses are taken in response to boating infractions.
S2985 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 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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