assembly Bill A8414

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to alternative forms of identification for renters insurance

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to insurance
Nov 08, 2021 referred to insurance

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

A8414 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9183
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3421, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A125

A8414 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to alternative forms of identification for renters insurance, including a municipal identification card, or other state or local government-issued identification card, or a notarized copy of the rental lease signed by the property owner, the property management firm and the insured.

A8414 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8414
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Insurance
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to alternative  forms  of
   identification for renters insurance
 
   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  3421
 to read as follows:
   §  3421.  RENTERS  INSURANCE;  ALTERNATIVE  FORMS  OF  IDENTIFICATION.
 NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR ANY OTHER LAW  TO
 THE  CONTRARY,  EVERY  INSURER  ISSUING A POLICY OR CONTRACT FOR RENTERS
 INSURANCE, SHALL ACCEPT, IN LIEU OF A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, A  MUNICI-
 PAL IDENTIFICATION CARD, OR OTHER STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDEN-
 TIFICATION  CARD.  THE INSURER MAY ALSO REQUIRE, AS PROOF OF IDENTITY, A
 NOTARIZED COPY OF THE RENTAL LEASE SIGNED BY  THE  PROPERTY  OWNER,  THE
 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FIRM AND THE INSURED. THE PREMIUM FOR SUCH POLICY OR
 CONTRACT  WHICH INSURES RENTERS SHALL BE BASED ON SOUND UNDERWRITING AND
 ACTUARIAL PRINCIPLES. INSURERS SHALL PROVIDE INSUREDS WITH THE OPTION TO
 PAY SUCH RENTERS INSURANCE PREMIUM IN ONE FULL PAYMENT, IN TWELVE MONTH-
 LY PAYMENTS, OR BY BIANNUAL PAYMENTS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13308-01-1