senate Bill S1813

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes local social services districts to choose which state- but not federally-required medicaid services to provide and categories of eligibility to cover

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to social services
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Feb 28, 2011 advanced to third reading
Feb 15, 2011 2nd report cal.
Feb 14, 2011 1st report cal.97
Jan 13, 2011 referred to social services

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Feb 14, 2011 - Social Services committee Vote

S1813
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2011

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S1813 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2285
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§365-a & 366, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2989, A6777

S1813 - Summary

Authorizes local social services to choose which state-required but not federally-required medicaid services to provide to eligible persons and which categories of eligibility to cover; directs the commissioner of health to apply for necessary waivers, promulgate rules and regulations, and establish necessary procedures.

S1813 - Sponsor Memo

S1813 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1813

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  LARKIN,  SKELOS  --  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 allowing local
  social services  districts  discretion  to  provide  certain  medicaid
  services and to cover certain categories of eligibility

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

  Section 1. Section 365-a of the social  services  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS SECTION OR OF
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER OR  OTHER  LAW,  EACH  LOCAL  SOCIAL
SERVICES  DISTRICT  IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  TO  DETERMINE WHICH, IF ANY,
SERVICES IT CHOOSES TO PROVIDE TO ELIGIBLE  PERSONS  OF  THOSE  SERVICES
OTHERWISE  REQUIRED  TO  BE  PROVIDED  BY  APPLICABLE  STATE LAW BUT NOT
REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED BY FEDERAL LAW.
  S 2. Section 366 of the social services law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS SECTION  OR  OF
ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  THIS  CHAPTER OR OTHER LAW, EACH LOCAL SOCIAL
SERVICES DISTRICT IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO DETERMINE TO  WHICH,  IF  ANY,
CATEGORIES  OF  ELIGIBILITY  IT  CHOOSES  TO  PROVIDE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO BE  PROVIDED  BY  APPLICABLE  STATE  LAW  BUT  NOT
REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED BY FEDERAL LAW.
  S 3. The commissioner of health:
  1.   is authorized and directed to apply for any and all federal waiv-
ers required to implement the provisions of subdivision  10  of  section
365-a and subdivision 10 of section 366 of the social services law;
  2.  shall  promulgate  any  and all rules and regulations and take any
other measures necessary to implement this act, including but not limit-
ed to developing a services and eligibility plan  and  distributing  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02600-01-1

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