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Thursday, July 9, 2020

NY: Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Police Officers to Carry Personal Liability Insurance

Last month, I reported on a proposal by Deborah Ramirez to require police officers to carry liability insurance.  The idea was to provide financial incentives to police officers to behave reasonably, in that claims against them would result in higher premiums.  In New York, Senator Alessandra Biaggi has introduced a bill to make that idea the law of the jurisdiction.  The Hill has the story.  

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2020/07/ny-lawmaker-introduces-bill-requiring-police-officers-to-carry-personal-liability-insurance.html

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