senate Bill S6931

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to policies or contracts which are not included in the definition of student accident health insurance

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 05, 2020 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.10
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6931 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8995
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3240, 4237 & 3452, Ins L (as proposed in S.6197 & A.492)

S6931 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Details policies or contracts which are not included in the definition of student accident health insurance.

S6931 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6931 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6931

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to policies or  contracts
  which  are  not  included  in  the  definition of student accident and
  health insurance

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (B)  of  paragraph  1  of subsection (a) of
section 3240 of the insurance law, as amended by chapter 461 of the laws
of 2015, clause (ii) as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amend-
ing the insurance law relating to policies or contracts  which  are  not
included  in the definition of student accident and health insurance, as
proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6197 and A. 492, is amended  to
read as follows:
  (B) "Student accident and health insurance" shall not include:
  (i)  a policy or contract that provides limited scope dental or vision
benefits meeting the definition of  "excepted  benefits"  set  forth  in
section  2791 of the public health service act, 42 U.S.C. § 300gg-91(c);
[or]
  (ii) [a] AN ACCIDENT policy or contract that provides benefits meeting
the definition of "excepted benefits" set forth in section 2791  of  the
public  health  service  act,  42 U.S.C. § 300gg-91(c), if the policy or
contract [is limited to insurance coverage for personal  risks  incident
to  planned  travel,  including sickness, accident, disability, or death
occurring during travel, provided that  such  health  benefits  are  not
offered on a stand-alone basis and are incidental to other coverage.
  (iii)  an  accident  policy or contract that provides benefits meeting
the definition of "excepted benefits" set forth in section 2791  of  the
public  health  service  act,  42 U.S.C. § 300gg-91(c), if the policy or
contract]:
  (I) is limited to coverage for intercollegiate sports injuries only;
  (II) provides benefits  to  diagnose  and  treat  any  intercollegiate
sports  injury  and does not include a benefit dollar maximum amount per

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

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