senate Bill S5329

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing insurance limits for certain for-hire vehicles

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 5329a
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1079
Apr 26, 2019 referred to transportation

S5329 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §370, V & T L; amd Part III §20, Chap 59 of 2019

S5329 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing insurance limits for certain for-hire vehicles; includes injury to or destruction of property under such limits.

S5329 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5329 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5329

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  insurance  limits for certain for-hire vehicles; and to amend part III
  of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019 amending the transportation law, the
  vehicle and traffic law and the insurance law  relating  to  limousine
  safety, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 1 of section  370  of
the  vehicle  and traffic law, paragraph (a) as amended by section 13 of
part III of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019 and paragraph (b) as  amended
by chapter 613 of the laws of 2002, are amended to read as follows:
  [(a)] For damages for and incident to death or injuries to persons AND
INJURY  TO  OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: For each motorcycle and for each
motor vehicle engaged  in  the  business  of  carrying  or  transporting
passengers  for  hire,  having a seating capacity of not more than seven
passengers, a bond or insurance policy with a minimum liability of twen-
ty-five thousand dollars and  a  maximum  liability  of  fifty  thousand
dollars  for  bodily  injury,  and a minimum liability of fifty thousand
dollars and a maximum liability of  one  hundred  thousand  dollars  for
death  AND  A MINIMUM LIABILITY OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR INJURY TO OR
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY; for each motor vehicle engaged in the  business
of carrying or transporting passengers for hire, having a seating capac-
ity of not less than eight passengers, a bond or insurance policy with a
combined  single  limit  of  at  least one million five hundred thousand
dollars for bodily injury [and] OR death[;] TO ONE OR MORE  PERSONS,  OR
BECAUSE OF INJURY TO OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY IN ANY ONE ACCIDENT.
  [(b) For damages for and incident to injury to or destruction of prop-
erty;  for  each  motor  vehicle and each motorcycle a bond or insurance
policy with a minimum liability of ten thousand dollars.]

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

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S5329A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §370, V & T L; amd Part III §20, Chap 59 of 2019

S5329A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing insurance limits for certain for-hire vehicles; includes injury to or destruction of property under such limits.

S5329A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5329A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5329--A
    Cal. No. 1079

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  report,  amended  on
  first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of second report

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  insurance limits for certain for-hire vehicles

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 1 of section  370  of
the  vehicle  and traffic law, paragraph (a) as amended by section 13 of
part III of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019, and paragraph (b) as amended
by chapter 613 of the laws of 2002, are amended to read as follows:
  [(a)] For damages for and incident to death or injuries to persons AND
INJURY TO OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: For each motorcycle and  for  each
motor  vehicle  engaged  in  the  business  of  carrying or transporting
passengers for hire, having a seating capacity of not  more  than  seven
passengers, a bond or insurance policy with a minimum liability of twen-
ty-five  thousand  dollars  and  a  maximum  liability of fifty thousand
dollars for bodily injury, and a minimum  liability  of  fifty  thousand
dollars  and  a  maximum  liability  of one hundred thousand dollars for
death AND A MINIMUM LIABILITY OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR INJURY  TO  OR
DESTRUCTION  OF PROPERTY; for each motor vehicle engaged in the business
of carrying or transporting passengers for hire, having a seating capac-
ity of not less than eight passengers, a bond or insurance policy with a
combined single limit of at least  one  million  five  hundred  thousand
dollars  for bodily injury [and] OR death[;] TO ONE OR MORE PERSONS, AND
BECAUSE OF INJURY TO OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY IN ANY ONE ACCIDENT.
  [(b) For damages for and incident to injury to or destruction of prop-
erty; for each motor vehicle and each motorcycle  a  bond  or  insurance
policy with a minimum liability of ten thousand dollars.]
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
manner as section 13 of part III of chapter 59  of  the  laws  of  2019,

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