Prohibits insurers, providing collision or comprehensive coverage of motor vehicles, from requiring repair shops to use specific vendors or processes for acquisition of vehicle repair parts and materials.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
January 9, 2015
Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- 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 collision and compre-
hensive coverage on motor vehicles
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 2610 of the insurance law is
2 amended to read as follows:
3 (a) Whenever a motor vehicle collision or comprehensive loss shall
4 have been suffered by an insured, no insurer providing collision or
5 comprehensive coverage therefor shall require that repairs be made to
6 such vehicle in a particular place or shop or by a particular concern,
7 nor require a repair facility to use a specific vendor or process for
8 the procurement of parts or other materials necessary for the repair of
9 a motor vehicle.
10 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.