Bill Text: NY A05565 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Prohibits financially irresponsible motorists and unlawfully insured motorists from recovery of non-economic losses arising out of the use or operation of a motor vehicle.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-13 - referred to insurance [A05565 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05565-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 13, 2019
        Introduced  by  M. of A. MANKTELOW, DeSTEFANO, HAWLEY -- Multi-Sponsored
          by -- M. of A.  McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to  the  Committee
          on Insurance
        AN  ACT  to amend the insurance law, in relation to recovery of non-eco-
          nomic loss
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  5104 of the insurance law is amended by adding a
     2  new subsection (d) to read as follows:
     3    (d) A financially irresponsible motorist  and  an  unlawfully  insured
     4  person  shall not have a right of recovery for non-economic loss arising
     5  out of the use or operation of a motor vehicle or motorcycle.
     6    § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2020 and shall apply to any
     7  cause of action filed on or after such date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.