senate Bill S1594A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Creates a task force on disasters

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2017 print number 1594a
Jun 07, 2017 amend and recommit to finance
Mar 20, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 10, 2017 referred to insurance

Votes

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Mar 20, 2017 - Insurance committee Vote

S1594
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1594 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1643
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §215, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4235, A1093
2015-2016: S3758, A4172
2019-2020: S1634, A7830

S1594 - Summary

Creates a task force on disasters to examine how insurers who write policies that cover loss of or damage to real property, personal property or other liabilities for loss of, damage to, or injury to persons or property in the state respond to disasters.

S1594 - Sponsor Memo

S1594 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1594

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to creating a task  force
  on disasters

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 215 to
read as follows:
  § 215. TASK FORCE ON DISASTERS.  (A) THERE IS HEREBY  CREATED  A  TASK
FORCE  TO  EXAMINE HOW INSURERS WHO WRITE POLICIES THAT COVER LOSS OF OR
DAMAGE TO REAL PROPERTY, PERSONAL PROPERTY,  OR  OTHER  LIABILITIES  FOR
LOSS  OF,  DAMAGE TO, OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY IN NEW YORK STATE
RESPOND TO DISASTERS, IN WHAT WAYS STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES SUCH AS  THE
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
AND  EMERGENCY  SERVICES CAN ASSIST IN SUCH RESPONSE AND WHETHER POLICY-
HOLDERS AND COMMUNITIES HAVE ADEQUATE INSURANCE.
  (B) (1) THE TASK FORCE SHALL CONSIST OF TWENTY-THREE MEMBERS,  ONE  OF
WHOM  SHALL  BE  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED REPRESEN-
TATIVE, ONE OF WHOM SHALL BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME-
LAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED  REPRESEN-
TATIVE,  FIVE  OF  WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, FIVE OF WHOM
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, FIVE OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR
BASED  UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE,
THREE OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON  THE  RECOM-
MENDATION  OF  THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND THREE OF WHOM
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF  THE
MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE.
  (2) THE APPOINTEES SHALL INCLUDE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A)  FOUR  INSURERS WHO WRITE POLICIES THAT COVER LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO
REAL PROPERTY, PERSONAL PROPERTY, OR  OTHER  LIABILITIES  FOR  LOSS  OF,

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

S1594A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1643
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §215, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4235, A1093
2015-2016: S3758, A4172
2019-2020: S1634, A7830

S1594A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a task force on disasters to examine how insurers who write policies that cover loss of or damage to real property, personal property or other liabilities for loss of, damage to, or injury to persons or property in the state respond to disasters.

S1594A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1594A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1594--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Insurance  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to creating a task force
  on disasters

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

  Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 215 to
read as follows:
  §  215.  TASK  FORCE ON DISASTERS.  (A) THERE IS HEREBY CREATED A TASK
FORCE TO EXAMINE HOW INSURERS WHO WRITE POLICIES THAT COVER LOSS  OF  OR
DAMAGE  TO  REAL  PROPERTY,  PERSONAL PROPERTY, OR OTHER LIABILITIES FOR
LOSS OF, DAMAGE TO, OR INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY IN NEW  YORK  STATE
RESPOND  TO DISASTERS, IN WHAT WAYS STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES SUCH AS THE
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES CAN ASSIST IN SUCH RESPONSE AND WHETHER
POLICYHOLDERS AND COMMUNITIES HAVE ADEQUATE INSURANCE.
  (B) (1) THE TASK FORCE SHALL CONSIST OF TWENTY-THREE MEMBERS,  ONE  OF
WHOM  SHALL  BE  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED REPRESEN-
TATIVE, SIX OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE  GOVERNOR,  FIVE  OF  WHOM
SHALL  BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE
SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, FIVE OF WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR
BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE  SENATE,
THREE  OF  WHOM SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOM-
MENDATION OF THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE  ASSEMBLY,  AND  THREE  OF  WHOM
SHALL  BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BASED UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE
MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE.
  (2) THE APPOINTEES SHALL INCLUDE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) FOUR INSURERS WHO WRITE POLICIES THAT COVER LOSS OF OR  DAMAGE  TO
REAL  PROPERTY,  PERSONAL  PROPERTY,  OR  OTHER LIABILITIES FOR LOSS OF,

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

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