assembly Bill A3214A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to immunity from civil liability for certain information from the National Insurance Crime Bureau

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 16, 2019 approval memo.47
signed chap.656
Dec 10, 2019 delivered to governor
May 06, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.248
substituted for s3505a
referred to insurance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 02, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.237
Apr 30, 2019 reported
Apr 08, 2019 print number 3214a
Apr 08, 2019 amend and recommit to codes
Feb 04, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 28, 2019 referred to banks

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A3214 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3505
Law Section:
Financial Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405, Fin Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7572
2017-2018: A8281, S696

A3214 - Summary

Relates to immunity from civil liability and information furnished to or from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, which is dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of the banking law or the insurance law.

A3214 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3214

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. COOK, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Banks

AN ACT to amend the financial services law, in relation to immunity from
  civil liability for certain information relating to insurance or bank-
  ing violations

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

  Section  1.  Section  405  of the financial services law is amended to
read as follows:
  § 405. Immunity. In the absence of  fraud  or  bad  faith,  no  person
subject to the provisions of this chapter, the banking law or the insur-
ance  law  shall  be  subject  to civil liability, and no civil cause of
action of any nature shall arise against such person for any: (a) infor-
mation relating to suspected violations of the banking law or the insur-
ance law furnished  to  law  enforcement  officials,  their  agents  and
employees; (b) information relating to suspected violations of the bank-
ing  law  or the insurance law furnished to other persons subject to the
provisions of this chapter; [and] (c) information furnished  in  reports
to  the  financial  frauds  and  consumer protection unit, its agents or
employees or any state agency investigating fraud or misconduct relating
to financial  fraud,  its  agents  or  employees;  AND  (D)  INFORMATION
FURNISHED TO OR FROM A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO INVESTI-
GATION  AND  ENFORCEMENT  OF  THE BANKING LAW OR THE INSURANCE LAW.  The
superintendent or any employee of  the  financial  frauds  and  consumer
protection  unit,  in  the  absence  of fraud or bad faith, shall not be
subject to civil liability and no civil cause of action  of  any  nature
shall arise against the superintendent or any such employee by virtue of
the publication of any report or bulletin related to the official activ-
ities  of  the  financial  frauds  and consumer protection unit. Nothing
herein is intended to abrogate or modify in any way any common law priv-
ilege or immunity heretofore enjoyed by any person.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A3214A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3505
Law Section:
Financial Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405, Fin Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7572
2017-2018: A8281, S696

A3214A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to immunity from civil liability and information furnished to or from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, which is dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of the banking law or the insurance law.

A3214A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3214--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. COOK, WRIGHT, DICKENS, GOTTFRIED, SAYEGH, HYND-
  MAN, RICHARDSON, GRIFFIN, TAYLOR, WILLIAMS, ARROYO --  Multi-Sponsored
  by  --  M. of A.   BUTTENSCHON, SIMON -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Banks -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Codes
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the financial services law, in relation to immunity from
  civil liability for certain information relating to insurance or bank-
  ing violations

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

  Section  1.  Section  405  of the financial services law is amended to
read as follows:
  § 405. Immunity. In the absence of  fraud  or  bad  faith,  no  person
subject to the provisions of this chapter, the banking law or the insur-
ance  law  shall  be  subject  to civil liability, and no civil cause of
action of any nature shall arise against such person for any: (a) infor-
mation relating to suspected violations of the banking law or the insur-
ance law furnished  to  law  enforcement  officials,  their  agents  and
employees; (b) information relating to suspected violations of the bank-
ing  law  or the insurance law furnished to other persons subject to the
provisions of this chapter; [and] (c) information furnished  in  reports
to  the  financial  frauds  and  consumer protection unit, its agents or
employees or any state agency investigating fraud or misconduct relating
to financial  fraud,  its  agents  or  employees;  AND  (D)  INFORMATION
FURNISHED  TO  OR  FROM  THE  NATIONAL  INSURANCE  CRIME BUREAU. FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION  THE  NATIONAL  INSURANCE  CRIME  BUREAU  IS  A
NONPROFIT  DEDICATED TO INVESTIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE BANKING LAW
OR THE INSURANCE LAW.  The superintendent or any employee of the  finan-
cial frauds and consumer protection unit, in the absence of fraud or bad
faith,  shall  not  be  subject to civil liability and no civil cause of

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