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New York bill to prohibit insurance discrimination ordered to third reading

Last year a bill was introduced in the New York state legislature that would address breed discrimination in insurance practices. The bill, A3952, would prohibit insurance companies that conduct business in New York state from canceling or refusing to issue … Continue reading

New York A3952 to end discriminatory practises in insurance advances

UPDATE:  Unfortunately the New York legislative session has ended without any further action on this bill.  Hopefully with the advancement this bill saw at the end of this session, a similar bill will be brought forward in the near future. … Continue reading

New York introduces a bill to prevent insurance discrimination

A bill has been introduced in the New York senate to prevent insurance companies from refusing coverage based on the breed of the persons dog. SB 2568  “Prohibits insurers issuing policies insuring personal injury and property damage arising out of … Continue reading

New York: Assembly Bill 3507 would prohibit insurance breed discrimination

New York Assembly Bill 3507 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. Insurers may still take any of these … Continue reading

2013 breed discrimination year in review

In 2012, everyone felt the tide was turning against breed discriminatory laws.  This year is no different.  The following is a list of confirmed passages, repeals and refusals of breed discriminatory laws in 2013. In 2013, 3 states passed laws … Continue reading

Moscow TN – BSL to be discussed for amendment

Five years ago Moscow TN passed a pit bull ordinance requiring owners to obtain $1,000,000 in liability insurance. Somehow, local ABC affiliate channel 24 picked up the story that it was a newly proposed ordinance.  Residents have been calling the … Continue reading

Ellenville, NY: City attorney says BSL not allowed

Some Ellenville residents and officials raised the possibility of a breed ban or other BSL last month, and hysteria about “pit bulls” (and “other dangerous breeds”) has been on the rise. During a public meeting on the issue of dog … Continue reading