assembly Bill A29

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to medical malpractice excess line insurance

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to insurance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to insurance

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A29 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S422
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2118, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10579, S7339

A29 - Summary

Relates to medical malpractice excess line insurance.

A29 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   29

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to excess  line  coverage
  for certain medical malpractice insurance

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

  Section 1. Subsection (e) of section 2118 of  the  insurance  law,  as
added  by chapter 684 of the laws of 1993, subparagraph (A) of paragraph
2 as amended by chapter 587 of the laws of  2002,  subparagraph  (C)  of
paragraph 2 as amended by chapter 498 of the laws of 1996, is amended to
read as follows:
  (e)(1)  Except  as  provided  in  paragraph two of this subsection, no
licensee shall be required to obtain a declination from  an  association
established  pursuant  to article fifty-four or fifty-five of this chap-
ter, or to apply for insurance through a plan  established  pursuant  to
article  fifty-three of this chapter, as a condition of procuring insur-
ance pursuant to this section.
  (2) (A) Unless the licensee obtains a declination from the appropriate
association, or from an insurer pursuant to an application for  coverage
through a plan, no diligent effort shall be considered to have been made
if the insurance is available from the plan or association in connection
with the placement of:
  (i) a policy of non-commercial motor vehicle liability insurance; OR
  (ii) [medical malpractice insurance for a general hospital, as defined
in  subdivision  ten  of  section  two thousand eight hundred one of the
public health law, a physician or dentist; or
  (iii)] insurance which by law must be provided by an authorized insur-
er.
  (B) In connection with the placement of any other kind of insurance, a
declination from the appropriate association, or from an insurer  pursu-

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

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