1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Insurance
  4. Article 26: Unfair Claim Settlement Practices; Other Misconduct; Discrimination


Section 2607 Discrimination because of sex or marital status

Insurance (ISC)

No individual or entity shall refuse to issue any policy of insurance, or cancel or decline to renew such policy because of the sex or marital status of the applicant or policyholder.

  * NB Effective until January 1, 2020

  * § 2607. Discrimination because of sex or marital status. (a) No individual or entity shall refuse to issue any policy of insurance, or cancel or decline to renew the policy because of the sex or marital status of the applicant or policyholder or engage in sexual stereotyping.

  (b) For the purposes of this section, "sex" shall include sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and transgender status.

  * NB Effective January 1, 2020