assembly Bill A8873A

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2010 recommitted to social services
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 18, 2010 amended on third reading 8873a
May 18, 2010 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
May 10, 2010 recommitted to social services
substitution reconsidered
Mar 15, 2010 3rd reading cal.245
substituted for s3754
Feb 22, 2010 referred to social services
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 18, 2010 advanced to third reading cal.671
Feb 09, 2010 reported
Jan 26, 2010 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2010 referred to social services
Jun 12, 2009 referred to social services

A8873 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A461
2013-2014: A547

A8873 - 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.

A8873 - Sponsor Memo

A8873 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8873

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 12, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GIBSON -- 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 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.
                                                           LBD06350-04-9

A8873A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A461
2013-2014: A547

A8873A (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.

A8873A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A8873A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8873--A
                                                        Cal. No. 671

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 12, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GIBSON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Social Services -- passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate,
  recalled from the Senate, vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the special order of third reading

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 social services law is amended by adding a new  section
110-b to read as follows:
  S  110-B.  RECOVERY  FROM A PERSON DISCOVERED TO HAVE PROPERTY; NOTICE
AND INFORMED CONSENT.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO
THE  CONTRARY,  AN  APPLICANT  FOR  PUBLIC  ASSISTANCE  SHALL  BE  FULLY
INFORMED, ORALLY AND IN WRITING, THAT HE OR SHE MAY BE LIABLE  TO  REIM-
BURSE THE STATE FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE 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-RELATED  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.
                                                           LBD06350-11-0