senate Bill S1454

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to income eligibility under the EPIC program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2010 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2010 referred to aging
Feb 02, 2009 referred to aging

Votes

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Mar 8, 2010 - Aging committee Vote

S1454
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1454 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6646
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S254, A4451
2013-2014: A4305
2015-2016: A3618
2017-2018: A3742
2019-2020: A3145

S1454 (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.

S1454 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1454 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1454

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ,  ALESI,  DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN,
  GRIFFO, LARKIN, LITTLE, MORAHAN, SALAND,  VOLKER  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee 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.
                                                           LBD04632-01-9

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