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(INTRO 243)
Introduced: 2006
Passed City Council: April 26, 2006
Passed Mayor: May 11, 2006

New Yorkers pay four times the national average for car insurance, and Brooklyn has some of the highest auto insurance rates in the nation. Part of the reason is that New York State has a no-fault automobile insurance system, which allows for people injured in accidents to have their medical bills paid quickly regardless of who is to blame for the crash. Another reason for the high rates is that many people try to take advantage of the no-fault system and cheat insurance companies. This legislation aims to crack down on the medical clinics that are involved in schemes. Under the bill, if a medical service company earns more than half of its revenues from no-fault insurance claims, then they will now be subject to audits and regulation by the Department of Consumer Affairs.


How Councilmembers Voted :

50-Yes  0-No  0-Abstain  1-Absent

Name Party District Vote
Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.Democrat32Yes
Maria del Carmen ArroyoDemocrat17Yes
Tony AvellaDemocrat19Yes
Maria BaezDemocrat14Yes
Charles BarronDemocrat42Yes
Gale A. BrewerDemocrat6Yes
Yvette D. ClarkeDemocrat40Yes
Leroy G. Comrie, Jr.Democrat27Yes
Bill de BlasioDemocrat39Yes
Inez E. DickensDemocrat9Yes
Erik Martin DilanDemocrat37Yes
Simcha FelderDemocrat44Yes
Lewis A. FidlerDemocrat46Yes
Helen D. FosterDemocrat16Yes
Dennis P. GallagherRepublican30Yes
Daniel R. GarodnickDemocrat4Yes
James F. GennaroDemocrat24Yes
Vincent J. GentileDemocrat43Yes
Alan GersonDemocrat1Yes
Eric N. GioiaDemocrat26Yes
Sara M. GonzalezDemocrat38Yes
Robert JacksonDemocrat7Yes
Letitia JamesWorking Families35Yes
Melinda R. KatzDemocrat29Yes
G. Oliver KoppellDemocrat11Yes
Andrew J. LanzaRepublican51Yes
Jessica S. LappinDemocrat5Yes
John C. LiuDemocrat20Yes
Melissa Mark ViveritoDemocrat8Yes
Miguel Martinez10Yes
Michael E. McMahonDemocrat49Yes
Darlene MealyDemocrat41Yes
Rosie MendezDemocrat2Yes
Hiram MonserrateDemocrat21Yes
Michael C. NelsonDemocrat48Yes
James S. OddoRepublican50Yes
Annabel PalmaDemocrat18Yes
Christine C. QuinnDemocrat3Yes
Domenic M. Recchia, Jr.Democrat47Yes
Diana ReynaDemocrat34 Absent
Joel RiveraDemocrat15Yes
James Sanders, Jr.Democrat31Yes
Larry B. SeabrookDemocrat12Yes
Helen SearsDemocrat25Yes
Kendall StewartDemocrat45Yes
James VaccaDemocrat13Yes
Peter F. Vallone, Jr.Democrat22Yes
Albert VannDemocrat36Yes
David I. WeprinDemocrat23Yes
Thomas White, Jr.Democrat28Yes
David YasskyDemocrat33Yes


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