senate Bill S439

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage for police agencies

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2023 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2023 advanced to third reading
Jan 18, 2023 2nd report cal.
Jan 17, 2023 1st report cal.138
Jan 04, 2023 referred to insurance

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S439 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1178
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3420, Ins L; amd §388, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8753, A10300
2019-2020: S1678, A7436
2021-2022: S1843, A742

S439 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires bodily injury be covered under supplementary uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance coverage for police vehicles.

S439 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S439 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    439
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Insurance
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the vehicle and  traffic  law,  in
   relation to supplementary uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage
   for police agencies
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraph (A)  of  paragraph  2  of  subsection  (f)  of
 section  3420 of the insurance law, as amended by section 19 of part III
 of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   (A) Any such policy shall, at the option of the insured, also  provide
 supplementary  uninsured/underinsured  motorists  insurance  for  bodily
 injury, in an amount up to the bodily injury liability insurance  limits
 of  coverage  provided  under  such  policy, subject to a maximum of two
 hundred fifty thousand dollars because of bodily injury to or  death  of
 one  person  in  any  one  accident  and,  subject to such limit for one
 person, up to five hundred thousand dollars because of bodily injury  to
 or  death  of  two  or  more  persons in any one accident, or a combined
 single limit policy of five hundred thousand dollars because  of  bodily
 injury  to  or death of one or more persons in any one accident; and any
 such policy insuring against loss resulting from  liability  imposed  by
 law  for  bodily  injury or death suffered by any natural person arising
 out of the ownership, maintenance, and use of an altered  motor  vehicle
 commonly  referred to as a "stretch limousine" having a seating capacity
 of eight or more passengers used in the business of carrying  or  trans-
 porting    passengers    for    hire,    shall   provide   supplementary
 uninsured/underinsured motorists insurance  for  bodily  injury,  in  an
 amount  of  a combined single limit of one million five hundred thousand
 dollars because of bodily injury or death of one or more persons in  any
 one  accident.  Provided  however,  an  insurer issuing any such policy,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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