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A04225 Summary:

BILL NOA04225
 
SAME ASSAME AS S02075
 
SPONSORGlick
 
COSPNSRO'Donnell, Colton, Englebright, Rosenthal L, Perry, Titone, Zebrowski, Byrne
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 3421, Ins L
 
Prohibits insurers from refusing to issue or renew, cancel, or charge or impose an increased premium for homeowners' insurance policies based on the breed of a dog owned.
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A04225 Actions:

BILL NOA04225
 
02/01/2017referred to insurance
04/26/2017reported referred to codes
05/02/2017reported
05/04/2017advanced to third reading cal.279
06/06/2017passed assembly
06/06/2017delivered to senate
06/06/2017REFERRED TO RULES
01/03/2018DIED IN SENATE
01/03/2018RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
01/03/2018ordered to third reading cal.319
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A04225 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          4225
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 1, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. GLICK, O'DONNELL, COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT, ROSENTHAL,
          PERRY, TITONE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Insurance
 
        AN  ACT  to amend the insurance law, in relation to prohibiting insurers
          from canceling, refusing to issue or renew, or charging higher  premi-
          ums for homeowners' insurance based on the breed of dog owned

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The insurance law is amended by adding a new  section  3421
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  3421.  Homeowners'  liability  insurance;  dogs. 1. With respect to
     4  homeowners' insurance policies as defined in section two thousand  three
     5  hundred  fifty-one  of this chapter, no insurer shall refuse to issue or
     6  renew, cancel, or charge or impose an increased premium or rate for such
     7  policy or contract based solely upon harboring or owning any  dog  of  a
     8  specific breed or mixture of breeds.
     9    2.  The  provisions of this section shall not prohibit an insurer from
    10  refusing to issue or renew or from canceling any such contract or  poli-
    11  cy,  nor from imposing a reasonably increased premium or rate for such a
    12  policy or contract based upon the designation of a dog of any  breed  or
    13  mixture  of  breeds  as  a dangerous dog pursuant to section one hundred
    14  twenty-three of the agriculture and markets law, based on  sound  under-
    15  writing  and actuarial principles reasonably related to actual or antic-
    16  ipated loss experience subject to the applicable provisions  of  section
    17  three thousand four hundred twenty-five of this article.
    18    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    19  have become a law and shall apply to all policies issued, renewed, modi-
    20  fied, altered or amended on or after such effective date.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03096-01-7
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