Senate Bill S5183

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the exclusion of coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2019-S5183 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6062
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3457, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5183, A6062

2019-S5183 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the exclusion of coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint; provides that no insurer licensed or permitted by the superintendent to provide liability coverage to rental property owners shall exclude coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint.

2019-S5183 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2019-S5183 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5183
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 12, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- 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 prohibiting the exclu-
   sion of coverage for losses or damages caused  by  exposure  to  lead-
   based paint

   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  3457
 to read as follows:
   §  3457. EXCLUSION FOR LEAD HAZARDS PROHIBITED. NO INSURER LICENSED OR
 PERMITTED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT TO PROVIDE LIABILITY COVERAGE TO  RENTAL
 PROPERTY  OWNERS  SHALL  EXCLUDE,  AFTER TWENTY-SIX MONTHS FOLLOWING THE
 EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, COVERAGE FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY
 EXPOSURE TO LEAD-BASED PAINT. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT PERMIT, AUTHORIZE
 OR APPROVE ANY EXCLUSION FOR INJURY OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM EXPOSURE TO
 LEAD-BASED PAINT, EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR IN LAW,  THAT  WAS
 NOT  IN  EFFECT AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, AND ALL PREVI-
 OUSLY APPROVED EXCLUSIONS SHALL TERMINATE ON OR BEFORE TWENTY-SIX MONTHS
 FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08060-01-9



              

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