Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 23, 2023||
referred to insurance
Senate Bill S2534
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Insurance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2534 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Insurance
- Law Section:
- Insurance Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §3425, Ins L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: S5664, A189
2023-S2534 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2534 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the insurance law, in relation to prohibiting an insurer from cancelling or refusing to renew or condition its renewal of automo- bile insurance policies in certain cases PURPOSE: To prohibit insurers from canceling or refusing to renew or condition its renewal of automobile insurance policies solely on the bases that there is a pending complaint filed by the insured, or that a claim filed by the insured with the insurer is in dispute. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds subsection (t) to § 3425 of the insurance law to require that automobile insurance policies, except for nonpayment of premium, shall not be cancelled or refused renewal due to a pending claim filed against the insured.
2023-S2534 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2534 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 23, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- 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 an insurer from cancelling or refusing to renew or condition its renewal of auto- mobile insurance policies in certain cases THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3425 of the insurance law is amended by adding a new subsection (t) to read as follows: (T) NO INSURER SHALL CANCEL OR REFUSE TO RENEW A POLICY COVERING A PRIVATE PASSENGER AUTOMOBILE, OR TO CONDITION ITS RENEWAL UPON CHANGE OF LIMITS OR ELIMINATION OF ANY COVERAGES SOLELY ON THE BASIS THAT A CLAIM FILED BY THE INSURED WITH THE INSURER IS IN DISPUTE, OR THAT A COMPLAINT BY THE INSURED AGAINST THE INSURER RESULTING FROM THE DISPUTED CLAIM IS PENDING WITH THE DEPARTMENT. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04329-01-3
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