assembly Bill A9839

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to electronic delivery of insurance notices

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Apr 19, 2022 referred to insurance

A9839 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8886
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3458, Ins L; amd §313, V & T L; amd §54, Work Comp L

A9839 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for certain notices related to property/casualty insurance contracts under the workers' compensation law and the vehicle and traffic law to be delivered by electronic means.

A9839 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9839
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. D. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Insurance
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, the vehicle and traffic law  and  the
   workers'  compensation  law,  in  relation  to  electronic delivery of
   notices
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Subsection  (b)  of section 3458 of the insurance law, as
 amended by chapter 161 of the laws  of  2022,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   (b) Subject to the requirements of this section, any notice to a party
 or  any  other  document  required  under this chapter, PARAGRAPH (C) OF
 SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED THIRTEEN  OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND
 TRAFFIC LAW, AND PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION FIFTY-FOUR
 OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW in a property/casualty insurance trans-
 action  or  that  is to serve as evidence of property/casualty insurance
 coverage may be delivered by electronic means so long as  it  meets  the
 requirements  of  article  three of the state technology law. Where this
 chapter requires that notice be mailed or delivered to an address  shown
 in  the  policy,  the  notice may be delivered by electronic means to an
 electronic address not specified in the policy.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 313 of the vehicle and  traffic  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
   (C)  AN  ELECTRONIC  NOTICE  THAT COMPLIES WITH SECTION THREE THOUSAND
 FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE INSURANCE LAW SHALL  BE  SUFFICIENT  FOR
 THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
   §  3.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 5 of section 54 of the workers'
 compensation law is amended by adding a new  undesignated  paragraph  to
 read as follows:
   AN  ELECTRONIC  NOTICE  THAT COMPLIES WITH SECTION THREE THOUSAND FOUR
 HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE INSURANCE LAW SHALL  BE  SUFFICIENT  FOR  THE
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
   § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15234-01-2