N.Y.: Photo inspection 101

N.Y.: Photo inspection 101

As we enter the 2023-24 legislative session, PIANY has released its legislative priority list. At the top of that list is reforms to the state’s photo inspection system. But, what is the inspection system and what is PIANY doing about it? What is the photo inspection...

N.Y.: Amendment to dog breed law signed

N.Y.: Amendment to dog breed law signed

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed A.9284-A on Dec. 16, 2022. It closes a loophole in the law by prohibiting insurers from excluding, limiting, restricting or reducing coverage on homeowners insurance policies based solely on insureds owning specific breeds of dogs....

N.Y.: Governor vetoes changes to workers’ compensation

N.Y.: Governor vetoes photo inspection legislation

In a stunning move, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoed PIANY’s top-priority photo inspection legislation (A.6877/S.6028) yesterday. The legislation would have made New York’s outdated photo inspection requirements optional. The governor acted quickly on this bill. It...