NOTE: (July 2015): Chapter 8 of the Laws of 2015 takes effect on July 28, 2015 and prohibits governmental entities or persons in New York State from willfully requiring the issuance of a certificate of insurance unless the certificate is:
a form promulgated by the insurer issuing the policy referenced in the certificate of insurance; or
a standard certificate of insurance form issued by an industry standard-setting organization and approved for use by the Superintendent of Financial Services ("Superintendent") or any other form approved for use by the Superintendent.
This legislation will prohibit the use of the Supplemental Certificate referenced in the Procedure Manual for Insurance Requirements in Contracts. Any questions regarding this can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Council of Contracting Agencies - Risk Management and Insurance in Contracting Presentation, Fall 2011