senate Bill S1324

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the assignment of social services recipients and applicants to accessible local offices

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to social services
Jan 06, 2011 referred to social services

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S1324 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §134-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1650A

S1324 - Summary

Permits an applicant for public assistance or care to select the local social services office most accessible to such person's residence if such office is in the local social services district in which such person resides and such office has the capacity to accept such person; requires written notification of this provision be given to an applicant by the social services official.

S1324 - Sponsor Memo

S1324 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1324

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. DILAN, DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PARKER -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  assignment  of
  social services recipients to local offices

  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
134-c to read as follows:
  S  134-C. ASSIGNMENT TO LOCAL OFFICES. FOR THE PURPOSES OF ASSIGNING A
PERSON APPLYING FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE OR CARE ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN TO A LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES  OFFICE,  THE  SOCIAL
SERVICES  OFFICIAL  SHALL  ALLOW  SUCH PERSON TO CHOOSE THE LOCAL SOCIAL
SERVICES OFFICE MOST ACCESSIBLE TO SUCH  PERSON'S  PLACE  OF  RESIDENCE,
PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICE IS LOCATED WITHIN THE
LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT IN WHICH SUCH  PERSON  RESIDES,  PROVIDED
THAT  THE  CAPACITY  OF  SUCH OFFICE PERMITS THE ASSIGNMENT.  THE SOCIAL
SERVICES OFFICIAL SHALL INFORM,  IN  WRITING,  AN  APPLICANT  OF  PUBLIC
ASSISTANCE OR CARE OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately provided, however, that
the commissioner of the office of temporary  and  disability  assistance
shall  promulgate  such rules and regulations as are necessary to imple-
ment the provisions of this act on or before January 1, 2013.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02922-01-1

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