senate Bill S9080B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits medical malpractice insurance companies from taking any adverse action against a reproductive health care provider who provides legal reproductive health care

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2022 signed chap.221
delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.626
substituted for a9718b
May 31, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1625
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 28, 2022 print number 9080b
May 28, 2022 amend and recommit to insurance
May 12, 2022 print number 9080a
May 12, 2022 amend and recommit to insurance
May 09, 2022 referred to insurance

Co-Sponsors

S9080 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9718
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3436-a, Ins L

S9080 - Summary

Prohibits medical malpractice insurance companies from taking any adverse action against an abortion or reproductive health care provider who performs an abortion or provides reproductive health care that is legal in the state of New York on someone who is from out of the state.

S9080 - Sponsor Memo

S9080 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9080
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- 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  medical
   malpractice insurance companies from taking any adverse action against
   a  reproductive  health  care provider who provides legal reproductive
   health care

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  5504 of the insurance law is amended by adding a
 new subsection (g) to read as follows:
   (G) POLICIES ISSUED BY THE ASSOCIATION SHALL PROHIBIT  AN  INSURER  OF
 THE  ASSOCIATION  FROM  TAKING ANY ADVERSE ACTION AGAINST AN ABORTION OR
 REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER WHO PERFORMS AN ABORTION  OR  PROVIDES
 REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE THAT IS LEGAL IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK ON SOME-
 ONE  WHO  IS  FROM  OUT  OF THE STATE. SUCH POLICY SHALL INCLUDE MEDICAL
 PROFESSIONALS WHO PRESCRIBE ABORTION MEDICATION TO OUT-OF-STATE PATIENTS
 BY MEANS OF TELEHEALTH.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15073-01-2


Co-Sponsors

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S9080A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9718
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3436-a, Ins L

S9080A - Summary

Prohibits medical malpractice insurance companies from taking any adverse action against an abortion or reproductive health care provider who performs an abortion or provides reproductive health care that is legal in the state of New York on someone who is from out of the state.

S9080A - Sponsor Memo

S9080A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9080--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. HINCHEY, CLEARE -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Insurance  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  prohibiting  medical
   malpractice insurance companies from taking any adverse action against
   a  reproductive  health  care provider who provides legal reproductive
   health care
 
   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 3436-a
 to read as follows:
   § 3436-A. ADVERSE ACTION AGAINST LEGAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE. POLI-
 CIES ISSUED BY THE ASSOCIATION, AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE FIFTY-FIVE OF THIS
 CHAPTER,  SHALL  PROHIBIT  AN INSURER OF THE ASSOCIATION FROM TAKING ANY
 ADVERSE ACTION AGAINST AN ABORTION OR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE  PROVIDER
 SOLELY  ON  THE  BASIS  THAT  THE  ABORTION  OR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE
 PROVIDER PERFORMS AN ABORTION OR PROVIDES REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE  THAT
 IS  LEGAL  IN  THE  STATE  OF NEW YORK ON SOMEONE WHO IS FROM OUT OF THE
 STATE. SUCH POLICY  SHALL  INCLUDE  MEDICAL  PROFESSIONALS  WHO  LEGALLY
 PRESCRIBE ABORTION MEDICATION TO OUT-OF-STATE PATIENTS BY MEANS OF TELE-
 HEALTH.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15073-02-2


Co-Sponsors

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S9080B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9718
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3436-a, Ins L

S9080B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits medical malpractice insurance companies from taking any adverse action against an abortion or reproductive health care provider who performs an abortion or provides reproductive health care that is legal in the state of New York on someone who is from out of the state.

S9080B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9080B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9080--B
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. HINCHEY, CLEARE, COONEY, JACKSON, LIU, MAY, MAYER,
   RIVERA -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed  to the Committee on Insurance -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation  to  prohibiting  medical
   malpractice insurance companies from taking any adverse action against
   a  reproductive  health  care provider who provides legal reproductive
   health care
 
   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 3436-a
 to read as follows:
   §  3436-A.  1.  ADVERSE ACTION AGAINST LEGAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE.
 EVERY INSURER WHICH  ISSUES  OR  RENEWS  MEDICAL  MALPRACTICE  INSURANCE
 COVERING A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN THIS STATE SHALL
 BE  PROHIBITED  FROM  TAKING  ANY  ADVERSE  ACTION AGAINST A HEALTH CARE
 PROVIDER SOLELY ON THE BASIS THAT THE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER  PERFORMS  AN
 ABORTION OR PROVIDES REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE THAT IS LEGAL IN THE STATE
 OF  NEW  YORK ON SOMEONE WHO IS FROM OUT OF THE STATE. SUCH POLICY SHALL
 INCLUDE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WHO LEGALLY PRESCRIBE ABORTION  MEDICATION
 TO OUT-OF-STATE PATIENTS BY MEANS OF TELEHEALTH.
   2.  AS  USED  IN  THIS SECTION, "ADVERSE ACTION" SHALL MEAN BUT NOT BE
 LIMITED TO: (A) REFUSING TO RENEW OR EXECUTE  A  CONTRACT  OR  AGREEMENT
 WITH  A  HEALTH  CARE  PROVIDER; (B) MAKING A REPORT OR COMMENTING TO AN
 APPROPRIATE PRIVATE OR GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY REGARDING PRACTICES  OF  SUCH
 PROVIDER  WHICH  MAY  VIOLATE  ABORTION  LAWS  IN  OTHER STATES; AND (C)
 INCREASING IN ANY CHARGE FOR, OR A REDUCTION OR OTHER ADVERSE  OR  UNFA-
 VORABLE CHANGE IN THE TERMS OF COVERAGE OR AMOUNT FOR, ANY MEDICAL MALP-
 RACTICE INSURANCE CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT WITH A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15073-06-2

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