senate Bill S2380

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes certain persons who are eligible for or receiving social security disability insurance benefits eligible for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to aging
Mar 14, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 19, 2011 referred to aging

Votes

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Mar 14, 2011 - Aging committee Vote

S2380
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Aging Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2011

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S2380 - Details

Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3056A

S2380 - Summary

Makes certain persons (meeting certain income requirements) who are eligible for or receiving social security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits eligible for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage.

S2380 - Sponsor Memo

S2380 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2380

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SEWARD,  BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN,
  HANNON, LANZA, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER -- 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 making certain persons who
  are eligible for or receiving  social  security  disability  insurance
  benefits eligible 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. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 242 of the elder law, para-
graph (b) of subdivision 1 and paragraphs (a) and (b) of  subdivision  2
as  amended  by  section 14 of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2006,
are amended to read as follows:
  1. Persons eligible  for  comprehensive  coverage  under  section  two
hundred forty-seven of this title shall include:
  (a) any unmarried resident who is at least sixty-five years of age, OR
ELIGIBLE  FOR  OR  RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE (SSDI)
BENEFITS, and whose income for the calendar year  immediately  preceding
the  effective  date of the annual coverage period beginning on or after
January first, two thousand [five] TWELVE, is  less  than  or  equal  to
twenty  thousand dollars.   After the initial determination of eligibil-
ity, each eligible individual must be  redetermined  eligible  at  least
every twenty-four months; and
  (b)  any  married resident who is at least sixty-five years of age, OR
ELIGIBLE FOR OR RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY  DISABILITY  INSURANCE  (SSDI)
BENEFITS,  and  whose income for the calendar year immediately preceding
the effective date of the annual coverage period when combined with  the
income  in the same calendar year of such married person's spouse begin-
ning on or after January first, two thousand [one] TWELVE, is less  than
or equal to twenty-six thousand dollars. After the initial determination

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05763-01-1

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