assembly Bill A6646

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to income eligibility under the EPIC program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 25, 2010 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.446
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 18, 2009 referred to aging
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 14, 2009 advanced to third reading cal.576
May 12, 2009 reported
Apr 22, 2009 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 11, 2009 referred to aging

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A6646 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1454
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4451, S254
2013-2014: A4305
2015-2016: A3618
2017-2018: A3742
2019-2020: A3145

A6646 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an individual shall not become ineligible under the EPIC program due to an increase in social security benefits or a public or private pension where such increase does not exceed the CPI.

A6646 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6646

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 11, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. BRENNAN, BENEDETTO, BING, ABBATE, BROOK-KRASNY,
  COLTON, DelMONTE, GOTTFRIED, FIELDS,  JOHN,  TITONE,  REILLY,  JAFFEE,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  PHEFFER,  MILLMAN,  J. RIVERA,  SCHROEDER, ROSENTHAL,
  ROBINSON, DESTITO, STIRPE, KAVANAGH, GUNTHER,  BARRON  --  Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  --  M.  of  A.  BOYLAND, CHRISTENSEN, CLARK, COOK, FARRELL,
  GLICK, HYER-SPENCER, KOON, V. LOPEZ, MAISEL, McENENY, PERRY,  SWEENEY,
  TOWNS,  WEINSTEIN, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in  relation  to  eligibility  under  the
  program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 242 of the elder law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS DETERMINED  TO  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  ASSISTANCE
UNDER  THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT BECOME INELIGIBLE BASED UPON INCOME SOLELY
BECAUSE OF AN INCREASE IN EITHER A  PUBLIC  OR  PRIVATE  PENSION  OR  AN
INCREASE IN SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AS PROVIDED UNDER FEDERAL LAW WHERE
SUCH INCREASE DOES NOT EXCEED THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (ALL ITEMS UNITED
STATES CITY AVERAGE) FOR SUCH YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
A                                                          LBD04632-01-9