senate Bill S7917A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to homeowner natural disaster preparedness, home safety and loss prevention courses

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
May 11, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2022 1st report cal.1087
Apr 25, 2022 print number 7917a
Apr 25, 2022 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 19, 2022 referred to insurance

Votes

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May 9, 2022 - Insurance committee Vote

S7917A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Insurance Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

S7917 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8417
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2346, Ins L

S7917 - Summary

Requires the department of financial services to fulfill certain requirements to implement homeowner natural disaster preparedness, home safety and loss prevention courses, by issuing a request for proposal and acting on such requirements of part BB of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016.

S7917 - Sponsor Memo

S7917 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7917
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- 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  homeowner  natural
   disaster preparedness, home safety and loss prevention courses
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subparagraphs 3 and 4 of paragraph (a) and paragraph (d) of
 subsection 5 of section 2346 of the insurance law, as added by section 2
 of part BB of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016, are  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   (3)  "Homeowner  natural  disaster  preparedness, home safety and loss
 prevention course" means a natural disaster  preparedness,  home  safety
 and loss prevention course that has been submitted to the superintendent
 for  [their  information and review] APPROVAL by an applicant, AND WHICH
 HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT, PURSUANT TO  PARAGRAPH  (D)  OF
 THIS  SUBSECTION.  Such course [may] SHALL provide useful information to
 participants on items including, but not limited to: courses  of  action
 that  can  be taken before, during and after the occurrence of a natural
 disaster, strategies to reduce  risk  exposure  to  insured  residential
 property  owners  and renters, and information about the installation of
 equipment, devices or other capital improvements to real property  which
 can  help  to eliminate or mitigate damage to real or personal property,
 personal injury or the loss of life caused  by  a  natural  disaster  or
 other insurable event or occurrence of a fire, theft, burglary, personal
 injury or property damage.
   (4)  "Applicant"  means  an  insurer,  or  any other person, agency or
 organization  which  submits  a  proposed  homeowner  natural   disaster
 preparedness,  home safety and loss prevention course to the superinten-
 dent for [their information and review] APPROVAL PURSUANT  TO  PARAGRAPH
 (D)  OF  THIS SUBSECTION, and who or which is prepared and able to offer
 such course to insureds upon the approval thereof.
   (d) The superintendent may establish, by rule or otherwise,  standards
 or  guidelines  to  be  used  by  the  superintendent when reviewing the
 proposed homeowner natural disaster preparedness, home safety  and  loss
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S7917A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8417
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2346, Ins L

S7917A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of financial services to fulfill certain requirements to implement homeowner natural disaster preparedness, home safety and loss prevention courses, by issuing a request for proposal and acting on such requirements of part BB of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016.

S7917A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7917A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7917--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- 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  homeowner  natural
   disaster preparedness, home safety and loss prevention courses

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraphs 3 and 4 of paragraph (a) and paragraph (d) of
 subsection 5 of section 2346 of the insurance law, as added by section 2
 of part BB of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016,  are  amended  and  a  new
 paragraph (e) is added to read as follows:
   (3)  "Homeowner  natural  disaster  preparedness, home safety and loss
 prevention course" means a natural disaster  preparedness,  home  safety
 and loss prevention course that has been submitted to the superintendent
 for  [their  information and review] APPROVAL by an applicant, AND WHICH
 HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT, PURSUANT TO  PARAGRAPH  (D)  OF
 THIS  SUBSECTION.  Such course [may] SHALL provide useful information to
 participants on items including, but not limited to: courses  of  action
 that  can  be taken before, during and after the occurrence of a natural
 disaster, strategies to reduce  risk  exposure  to  insured  residential
 property  owners  and renters, and information about the installation of
 equipment, devices or other capital improvements to real property  which
 can  help  to eliminate or mitigate damage to real or personal property,
 personal injury or the loss of life caused  by  a  natural  disaster  or
 other insurable event or occurrence of a fire, theft, burglary, personal
 injury or property damage.
   (4)  "Applicant"  means  an  insurer,  or  any other person, agency or
 organization  which  submits  a  proposed  homeowner  natural   disaster
 preparedness,  home safety and loss prevention course to the superinten-
 dent for [their information and review] APPROVAL PURSUANT  TO  PARAGRAPH
 (D)  OF  THIS SUBSECTION, and who or which is prepared and able to offer
 such course to insureds upon the approval thereof.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13393-03-2

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