senate Bill S3079A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the exclusion of coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Insurance Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2022 print number 3079a
Feb 10, 2022 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to insurance
Jan 27, 2021 referred to insurance

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S3079 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7488
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3462, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7786
2019-2020: S5183, A6062

S3079 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the exclusion of coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint; provides that no insurer licensed or permitted by the superintendent to provide liability coverage to rental property owners shall exclude coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint.

S3079 - Sponsor Memo

S3079 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3079
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RYAN  --  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 the exclu-
   sion of coverage for losses or damages caused  by  exposure  to  lead-
   based paint

   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  3458
 to read as follows:
   §  3458. EXCLUSION FOR LEAD HAZARDS PROHIBITED. NO INSURER LICENSED OR
 PERMITTED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT TO PROVIDE LIABILITY COVERAGE TO  RENTAL
 PROPERTY  OWNERS  SHALL  EXCLUDE,  AFTER TWENTY-SIX MONTHS FOLLOWING THE
 EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, COVERAGE FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY
 EXPOSURE TO LEAD-BASED PAINT. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT PERMIT, AUTHORIZE
 OR APPROVE ANY EXCLUSION FOR INJURY OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM EXPOSURE TO
 LEAD-BASED PAINT, EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR IN LAW,  THAT  WAS
 NOT  IN  EFFECT AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, AND ALL PREVI-
 OUSLY APPROVED EXCLUSIONS SHALL TERMINATE ON OR BEFORE TWENTY-SIX MONTHS
 FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05070-02-1


Sponsor's Position

Lead poisoning causes issues that can harm a person throughout their lifetime. This bill will help protect renters exposed to lead paint.

Co-Sponsors

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S3079A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7488
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3462, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7786
2019-2020: S5183, A6062

S3079A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the exclusion of coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint; provides that no insurer licensed or permitted by the superintendent to provide liability coverage to rental property owners shall exclude coverage for losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-based paint.

S3079A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3079A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3079--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RYAN,  BIAGGI, BROUK, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY,
   MANNION,  MAY,  PALUMBO,  RAMOS,  REICHLIN-MELNICK,  RIVERA,  SALAZAR,
   SKOUFIS  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Insurance -- recommitted to the  Commit-
   tee on Insurance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to prohibiting the exclu-
   sion  of  coverage  for  losses or damages caused by exposure to lead-
   based paint
 
   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 3462
 to read as follows:
   § 3462. EXCLUSION FOR LEAD HAZARDS PROHIBITED. NO INSURER LICENSED  OR
 PERMITTED  BY THE SUPERINTENDENT TO PROVIDE LIABILITY COVERAGE TO RENTAL
 PROPERTY OWNERS SHALL EXCLUDE, AFTER  TWENTY-SIX  MONTHS  FOLLOWING  THE
 EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, COVERAGE FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY
 EXPOSURE TO LEAD-BASED PAINT. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT PERMIT, AUTHORIZE
 OR APPROVE ANY EXCLUSION FOR INJURY OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM EXPOSURE TO
 LEAD-BASED  PAINT,  EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED FOR IN LAW, THAT WAS
 NOT IN EFFECT AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, AND  ALL  PREVI-
 OUSLY APPROVED EXCLUSIONS SHALL TERMINATE ON OR BEFORE TWENTY-SIX MONTHS
 FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05070-04-2


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