senate Bill S1471

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Permits an insurer to rescind or retroactively cancel a policy in circumstance involving an accident staged to defraud an insurer

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1718
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 01, 2016 amend by restoring to original print 1471
Jun 10, 2015 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 23, 2015 referred to insurance
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2015 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2015 1st report cal.120
Jan 12, 2015 referred to insurance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to insurance
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2015 amended on third reading 1471a
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading

Bill Amendments

S1471
S1471A
S1471
S1471A

S1471 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7005
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3455, amd §§3420, 5103 & 5201, Ins L; amd §313, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1959A, A3774A
2011-2012: S7746

S1471 - Summary

Permits an insurer to rescind or retroactively cancel a policy in circumstance involving an accident staged to defraud an insurer.

S1471 - Sponsor Memo

S1471 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1471

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 permitting an insurer to rescind or retroactively cancel a
  policy in certain circumstances

  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  3455
to read as follows:
  S  3455.  CANCELLATION OF POLICY. (A) AN INSURER MAY, WITHIN THE FIRST
SIXTY DAYS, RESCIND OR RETROACTIVELY CANCEL TO  THE  INCEPTION  A  NEWLY
ISSUED   AUTOMOBILE   INSURANCE  POLICY  SUBJECT  TO  PARAGRAPH  ONE  OF
SUBSECTION (A) OF SECTION THREE THOUSAND  FOUR  HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE  OF
THIS  ARTICLE,  A  NEWLY  ISSUED  COMMERCIAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY
SUBJECT TO SECTION THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-SIX OF THIS  ARTI-
CLE,  OR  A POLICY ISSUED PURSUANT TO ANY PLAN ESTABLISHED UNDER ARTICLE
FIFTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER, IF  THE  INITIAL  PREMIUM  PAYMENT  IS  NOT
HONORED  BY A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION DUE TO THE NONEXISTENCE OR THE UNAU-
THORIZED USE OF A BANK ACCOUNT, OR THE INITIAL PREMIUM PAYMENT IS DENIED
BY A CREDIT CARD COMPANY DUE TO THE UNAUTHORIZED USE OF  A  CREDIT  CARD
ACCOUNT. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO POLICIES REQUIRED UNDER ARTICLE
EIGHT OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
  (B)  A PERSON WHO IS INJURED DURING THIS PERIOD AND WHO WOULD ORDINAR-
ILY BE COVERED UNDER THE INSURED'S  POLICY  HAD  IT  NOT  BEEN  CANCELED
PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (A) OF THIS SECTION, SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER
UNDER  HIS  OR HER OWN POLICY SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE
CONTRACT, OR IF THE INJURED PERSON IS UNINSURED, THEY SHALL BE  ENTITLED
TO RECOVER UNDER THE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT INDEMNIFICATION CORPORATION,
PROVIDED  SUCH  PERSON  DID  NOT PARTICIPATE IN ANY FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AN ACCIDENT STAGED TO DEFRAUD AN INSURER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00569-01-5

S1471A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7005
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3455, amd §§3420, 5103 & 5201, Ins L; amd §313, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1959A, A3774A
2011-2012: S7746

S1471A - Summary

Permits an insurer to rescind or retroactively cancel a policy in circumstance involving an accident staged to defraud an insurer.

S1471A - Sponsor Memo

S1471A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1471--A
    Cal. No. 120

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Insurance  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, passed by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the
  Assembly,  recalled,  vote  reconsidered,  restored  to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the insurance law and the vehicle and traffic law, in
  relation to permitting an insurer to rescind or retroactively cancel a
  policy in certain circumstances

  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 3455
to read as follows:
  S 3455. CANCELLATION OF POLICY. (A) AN INSURER MAY, WITHIN  THE  FIRST
THIRTY  DAYS,  RESCIND  OR RETROACTIVELY CANCEL TO THE INCEPTION A NEWLY
ISSUED AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY SUBJECT TO  SECTIONS  THREE  THOUSAND
FOUR  HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE  OR THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-SIX OF
THIS ARTICLE, IF THE INITIAL PREMIUM PAYMENT IS NOT HONORED BY A  FINAN-
CIAL  INSTITUTION  DUE  TO  THE NONEXISTENCE OF A BANK ACCOUNT.  FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "NONEXISTENCE OF A  BANK  ACCOUNT"  SHALL  MEAN
THAT  NO  ACCOUNT  WITH THE NAME AND ACCOUNT NUMBER PROVIDED WAS EVER IN
EXISTENCE AND SHALL NOT INCLUDE ACCOUNTS THAT MAY BE CLOSED OR OTHERWISE
INACTIVE.  IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH INITIAL PAYMENT IS NOT  HONORED  BY  A
FINANCIAL  INSTITUTION  DUE  TO  THE NONEXISTENCE OF A BANK ACCOUNT, THE
INSURER SHALL NOTIFY THE POLICYHOLDER BY CERTIFIED AND FIRST CLASS  MAIL
THAT  UNLESS  THE  POLICYHOLDER REMITS PAYMENT TO THE INSURER WITHIN TEN
BUSINESS DAYS, THE POLICY MAY BE RESCINDED OR CANCELLED RETROACTIVELY TO
THE INCEPTION OF THE POLICY. HOWEVER, IF PAYMENT IS REMITTED  AFTER  THE
TENTH BUSINESS DAY AND THE INSURED HAS NOT BEEN NOTIFIED THAT THE POLICY
HAS  BEEN  RESCINDED  OR RETROACTIVELY CANCELED, THE RIGHT TO RESCIND OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S1469

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the residential open green space tax abatement for certain properties in N.Y. city

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cities
Oct 19, 2015 print number 1469a
amend and recommit to rules
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
May 18, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 13, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2015 1st report cal.627
Jan 12, 2015 referred to cities

Bill Amendments

S1469
S1469A
S1469
S1469A

S1469 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A204
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4 Title 4-D §§499-aaaaa - 499-ggggg, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S5593, A2194

S1469 - Summary

Establishes the residential open green space tax abatement for certain properties in a city of one million or more; provides an abatement for owners who remove an impermeable surface from a residential yard and replace it with soil and vegetation.

S1469 - Sponsor Memo

S1469 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1469

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation  to  establishing
  the  residential open green space tax abatement for certain properties
  in a city of one million or more

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Article 4 of the real property tax law is amended by adding
a new title 4-D to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 4-D
 RESIDENTIAL OPEN GREEN SPACE TAX ABATEMENT FOR CERTAIN PROPERTIES IN A
                                 CITY OF
                       ONE MILLION OR MORE PERSONS
SECTION 499-AAAAA. DEFINITIONS.
        499-BBBBB. REAL PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT.
        499-CCCCC. APPLICATION FOR TAX ABATEMENT.
        499-DDDDD. CONTINUING REQUIREMENTS.
        499-EEEEE. REVOCATION OF TAX ABATEMENT.
        499-FFFFF. ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION.
        499-GGGGG. TAX LIEN AND INTEREST.
  S 499-AAAAA. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "APPLICANT"  SHALL  MEAN  (A) WITH RESPECT TO AN ELIGIBLE BUILDING
HELD IN THE COOPERATIVE OR CONDOMINIUM FORM OF OWNERSHIP, THE  BOARD  OF
MANAGERS  OF  A  CONDOMINIUM  OR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A COOPERATIVE
APARTMENT CORPORATION, OR (B) WITH RESPECT TO ANY OTHER ELIGIBLE  BUILD-
ING, THE OWNER OF SUCH BUILDING.
  2.  "APPLICATION  FOR  TAX  ABATEMENT" SHALL MEAN AN APPLICATION FOR A
RESIDENTIAL OPEN GREEN SPACE TAX  ABATEMENT  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  FOUR
HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-CCCCC OF THIS TITLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04144-01-5

S1469A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A204
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4 Title 4-D §§499-aaaaa - 499-ggggg, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S5593, A2194

S1469A - Summary

Establishes the residential open green space tax abatement for certain properties in a city of one million or more; provides an abatement for owners who remove an impermeable surface from a residential yard and replace it with soil and vegetation.

S1469A - Sponsor Memo

S1469A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1469--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  amended
  on  second  report, ordered to a third reading, and to be reprinted as
  amended, retaining its place in the order of third reading --  commit-
  ted  to  the Committee on Rules -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation  to  establishing
  the  residential open green space tax abatement for certain properties
  in a city of one million or more

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Article 4 of the real property tax law is amended by adding
a new title 4-D to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 4-D
 RESIDENTIAL OPEN GREEN SPACE TAX ABATEMENT FOR CERTAIN PROPERTIES IN A
                                 CITY OF
                       ONE MILLION OR MORE PERSONS
SECTION 499-AAAAA. DEFINITIONS.
        499-BBBBB. REAL PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT.
        499-CCCCC. APPLICATION FOR TAX ABATEMENT.
        499-DDDDD. CONTINUING REQUIREMENTS.
        499-EEEEE. REVOCATION OF TAX ABATEMENT.
        499-FFFFF. ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION.
        499-GGGGG. TAX LIEN AND INTEREST.
  S 499-AAAAA. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "APPLICANT"  SHALL  MEAN  (A) WITH RESPECT TO AN ELIGIBLE BUILDING
HELD IN THE COOPERATIVE OR CONDOMINIUM FORM OF OWNERSHIP, THE  BOARD  OF
MANAGERS  OF  A  CONDOMINIUM  OR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF A COOPERATIVE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04144-02-5

senate Bill S1429

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "port authority of New York and New Jersey transparency and accountability act of 2015"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Feb 09, 2015 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2015 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2015 1st report cal.51
Jan 12, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Co-Sponsors

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S1429 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A812
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities
Laws Affected:
Amd Arts IV, VII & XV-A, add Arts VII-B & VII-C, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921; amd §73-a, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3944C
2011-2012: A9150A

S1429 - Summary

Enacts the "port authority of New York and New Jersey transparency and accountability act of 2015"; relates to the functioning of the port authority as an open, transparent and accountable interstate public authority.

S1429 - Sponsor Memo

S1429 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1429

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LANZA, GOLDEN, RANZENHOFER, CARLUCCI -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921, relating  to  the  Port
  Authority  of New York and New Jersey and to amend the public officers
  law, in relation to enacting the "port authority of New York  and  New
  Jersey transparency and accountability act of 2015" and in relation to
  the  functioning  of  the  port  authority as an open, transparent and
  accountable interstate public authority

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "port authority of New York and New Jersey transparency and account-
ability act of 2015".
  S 2. Article IV of section 1 of chapter  154  of  the  laws  of  1921,
relating to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as amended by
chapter 419 of the laws of 1930, is amended to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE IV
  S 1. COMMISSIONERS. The port authority shall consist of twelve commis-
sioners,  six  resident voters from the state of New York, at least four
of whom shall be resident voters of the city of New York, and six  resi-
dent voters from the state of New Jersey, at least four of whom shall be
resident  voters  within the New Jersey portion of the district, the New
York members to be chosen by the state of New York and  the  New  Jersey
members by the state of New Jersey in the manner and for the terms fixed
and  determined  from  time  to  time  by  the legislature of each state
respectively, except  as  herein  provided.  Each  commissioner  may  be
removed  or  suspended  from  office as provided by the law of the state
from which he shall be appointed.
  S 2. ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF  COMMISSIONERS.  A.    COMMISSIONERS
SHALL  (1)  EXECUTE  DIRECT OVERSIGHT OF THE AUTHORITY'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07112-01-5

senate Bill S1384

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Repeals section 3-408 of the election law relating to election inspectors and clerks

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Current Bill Status Via A3330 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2016 signed chap.102
Jul 13, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.725
substituted for s1384
Jun 16, 2016 substituted by a3330
May 11, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2016 1st report cal.725
Jan 06, 2016 referred to elections
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Apr 29, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 28, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 27, 2015 1st report cal.432
Jan 12, 2015 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S1384 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3330
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §3-408, El L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6637, A9048

S1384 - Summary

Repeals provisions of the election law relating to election inspectors and clerks.

S1384 - Sponsor Memo

S1384 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1384

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MARCHIONE,  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Elections

AN  ACT to repeal section 3-408 of the election law relating to election
  inspectors and clerks

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 3-408 of the election law is REPEALED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.








 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00830-01-5