assembly Bill A2624

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the minimum insurance coverage requirements for automobiles registered and/or operated within the state of New York

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to insurance
Jan 19, 2021 referred to insurance

A2624 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§311 & 345, V & T L; amd §§3420 & 5210, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10136
2013-2014: A3306
2015-2016: A2795, S7797
2017-2018: A3784, S6744
2019-2020: A3896, S551

A2624 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the minimum insurance coverage requirements for automobiles registered and/or operated within the state of New York.

A2624 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 19, 2021
 Introduced  by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Insurance
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  insurance  law,  in
   relation to increasing the minimum insurance coverage requirements for
   automobiles registered and/or operated within the state of New York

   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 and subdivision 7 of section
 311 of the vehicle and traffic law, paragraph (a) of  subdivision  4  as
 amended  by chapter 305 of the laws of 1995 and subdivision 7 as amended
 by chapter 805 of the laws of 1984, are amended to read as follows:
   (a) Affording coverage as defined in the minimum provisions prescribed
 in a regulation which shall be  promulgated  by  the  superintendent  at
 least  ninety  days prior to effective date of this act. The superinten-
 dent before promulgating such  regulations  or  any  amendment  thereof,
 shall  consult  with all insurers licensed to write automobile liability
 insurance in this state and shall not prescribe minimum provisions which
 fail to reflect the provisions of automobile liability  insurance  poli-
 cies,  other than motor vehicle liability policies as defined in section
 three hundred forty-five of this chapter, issued within  this  state  at
 the  date of such regulation or amendment thereof.  Nothing contained in
 such regulation or in this  article  shall  prohibit  any  insurer  from
 affording  coverage  under an owner's policy of liability insurance more
 liberal than that required by  said  minimum  provisions.    Every  such
 owner's policy of liability insurance shall provide insurance subject to
 said  regulation  against  loss  from  the  liability imposed by law for
 damages, including damages for care and loss  of  services,  because  of
 bodily  injury to or death of any person and injury to or destruction of
 property arising out of the ownership, maintenance, use, or operation of
 a specific motor vehicle or motor vehicles within the state of New York,
 or elsewhere in the United States in North America or  the  Dominion  of
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.