assembly Bill A5132

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for a 5% automobile insurance premium reduction for non-commercial passenger motor vehicles equipped with an operating dashboard camera

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to insurance
Feb 07, 2019 referred to insurance

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A5132 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2336, add §5110, Ins L; amd §§301 & 375, add §322, V & T L; add §4549, CPLR; add §60.80, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10392
2017-2018: A2629

A5132 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a 5% automobile insurance premium reduction for non-commercial passenger motor vehicles equipped with an operating dashboard camera; establishes means for certification of the installation of such camera; establishes civil penalties for false certification of such installation; provides for insurer review during claims settlement of the images from dashboard cameras (view more) provides for the certification of the installation of operating dashboard cameras during the annual motor vehicle inspection; directs the commissioner of motor vehicles to establish standards for dashboard cameras; and provides for the introduction as evidence of dashboard camera images into evidence in civil and criminal proceedings.

A5132 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5132

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  the
  civil  practice  law  and  rules,  and  the criminal procedure law, in
  relation to dashboard cameras

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

  Section  1.  Section  2336 of the insurance law is amended by adding a
new subsection (i) to read as follows:
  (I) (1) ANY SCHEDULE OR RATING PLAN FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PRIVATE PASSEN-
GER INSURANCE SHALL PROVIDE FOR A  FIVE  PERCENT  REDUCTION  IN  PREMIUM
CHARGES FOR BODILY INJURY LIABILITY, PROPERTY DAMAGE LIABILITY, PERSONAL
INJURY  PROTECTION, MEDICAL PAYMENTS AND COLLISION COVERAGE WITH RESPECT
TO AUTOMOBILES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPERATING DASHBOARD CAMERA THAT COMPLIES
WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  MOTOR  VEHICLES
PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIFTY-THREE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED
SEVENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.  EACH INSURER MAY ESTABLISH
SUCH REQUIREMENTS AS IT SHALL DEEM NECESSARY FOR THE SUBMISSION OF PROOF
AND CERTIFICATION THAT SUCH A DASHBOARD CAMERA HAS BEEN INSTALLED IN THE
INSURED  AUTOMOBILE  AND THAT SUCH CAMERA IS IN OPERATING CONDITION. THE
SUPERINTENDENT SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  MOTOR
VEHICLES, PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  (2)  IN  ANY  INSTANCE  IN  WHICH  AN INSURED IS RECEIVING THE PREMIUM
REDUCTION PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBSECTION AND  THE  INSURED
HAS  FALSELY  CERTIFIED  THAT  HIS OR HER AUTOMOBILE IS EQUIPPED WITH AN
OPERATING DASHBOARD CAMERA OR THE DASHBOARD CAMERA IS NO LONGER IN OPER-
ATING CONDITION WHILE THE AUTOMOBILE IS BEING OPERATED, THE INSURER  MAY
IMPOSE  A CIVIL PENALTY UPON SUCH INSURED EQUAL TO THE PREMIUM REDUCTION
GRANTED FOR THE DASHBOARD CAMERA FOR ONE YEAR OR  FOR  THE  PERIOD  SUCH
REDUCTION  WAS  WRONGFULLY GRANTED, WHICHEVER SHALL BE SHORTER. FURTHER-
MORE, AN INSURER MAY THEREAFTER  DENY  THE  PROVISION  OF  SUCH  PREMIUM

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