S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
March 4, 2013
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government --
committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to the payment of shelter
allowances by the department of social services in the county of
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The county law is amended by adding a new section 853 to
read as follows:
S 853. SHELTER ALLOWANCE PAYMENTS FOR RECIPIENTS OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
IN THE COUNTY OF NIAGARA. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW,
THE LEGISLATIVE BODY IN THE COUNTY OF NIAGARA MAY ENACT A LOCAL LAW OR
ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE COMMISSIONER OF THE NIAGARA COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO MAKE SHELTER ALLOWANCE PAYMENTS FOR A
RECIPIENT OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE DIRECTLY TO THE OWNER OF THE HOUSING
ACCOMMODATION OR HIS OR HER DESIGNATED AGENT.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.