assembly Bill A4347A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires applicants for public assistance to be fully informed that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2009 enacting clause stricken
Apr 21, 2009 reported referred to codes
Mar 10, 2009 print number 4347a
Mar 10, 2009 amend and recommit to social services
Feb 03, 2009 referred to social services

A4347 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A461
2013-2014: A547

A4347 - Summary

Requires applicants for public assistance to be fully informed, orally and in writing, that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received; requires an informed acknowledgment form to be signed by the applicant and kept in the applicant's file.

A4347 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4347

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GREENE, BENJAMIN, CASTRO, CHRISTENSEN, EDDINGTON,
  STIRPE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PHEFFER, SWEENEY -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to providing notice
  to applicants of potential liability for public assistance benefits

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The section heading of section 104 of the  social  services
law is amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  Recovery  from  a  person  discovered  to  have  property;  NOTICE AND
INFORMED CONSENT.
  5. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  AN
APPLICANT  FOR  PUBLIC  ASSISTANCE AND CARE OR FOR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY
INCOME BENEFITS SHALL BE FULLY INFORMED, ORALLY AND IN WRITING, THAT  HE
OR  SHE  MAY  BE LIABLE TO REIMBURSE THE STATE FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND
CARE, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION EIGHTEEN OF SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER,
RECEIVED, OR FOR BENEFITS RECEIVED, AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS TITLE.  SUCH
APPLICANT  SHALL  SIGN AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM, PROVIDED BY THE OFFICE OF
TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE, SEPARATE FROM OTHER APPLICATION-RE-
LATED FORMS, AND THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT  SHALL  KEEP  SUCH  ACKNOWLEDGMENT
FORM IN SUCH APPLICANT'S FILE.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06350-01-9

A4347A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A461
2013-2014: A547

A4347A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires applicants for public assistance to be fully informed, orally and in writing, that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received; requires an informed acknowledgment form to be signed by the applicant and kept in the applicant's file.

A4347A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4347--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GREENE, BENJAMIN, CASTRO, CHRISTENSEN, EDDINGTON,
  STIRPE,  TOWNS  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PHEFFER, SWEENEY --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Social Services --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to providing notice
  to applicants of potential liability for public assistance benefits

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The section heading of section 104 of the social services
law is amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  Recovery from  a  person  discovered  to  have  property;  NOTICE  AND
INFORMED CONSENT.
  5.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  LAW,  RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, AN
APPLICANT FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND CARE OR  FOR  SUPPLEMENTAL  SECURITY
INCOME  BENEFITS SHALL BE FULLY INFORMED, ORALLY AND IN WRITING, THAT HE
OR SHE MAY BE LIABLE TO REIMBURSE THE STATE FOR  PUBLIC  ASSISTANCE  AND
CARE  RECEIVED, OR FOR BENEFITS RECEIVED, AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS TITLE.
SUCH APPLICANT SHALL SIGN AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM, PROVIDED BY THE OFFICE
OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE,  SEPARATE  FROM  OTHER  APPLICA-
TION-RELATED FORMS, AND THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT SHALL KEEP SUCH ACKNOWLEDG-
MENT FORM IN SUCH APPLICANT'S FILE.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06350-02-9