senate Bill S411

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to application to the department of agriculture for waivers for federal food stamp program

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to social services
Jan 05, 2011 referred to social services

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S411 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง95, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2369

S411 - Summary

Requires the office of temporary and disability assistance to apply to the federal department of agriculture for any federal food stamp program waivers that would make food stamps available to persons who would become eligible for food stamp benefits only under such waivers.

S411 - Sponsor Memo

S411 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   411

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, PERKINS -- 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 the  food  stamp
  program

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 95 of the social services  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  THE  OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE, OR SUCH OTHER
AGENCY DESIGNATED BY THE GOVERNOR, SHALL APPLY TO THE SECRETARY  OF  THE
UNITED  STATES  DEPARTMENT  OF  AGRICULTURE  FOR WAIVERS OF FEDERAL FOOD
STAMP PROGRAM RULES IN ORDER TO MAXIMIZE THE AVAILABILITY OF FOOD  STAMP
BENEFITS  TO LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS. THE OFFICE OF TEMPO-
RARY AND  DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE  SHALL  DIRECT  EVERY  ELIGIBLE  SOCIAL
SERVICES  DISTRICT TO PROVIDE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS TO PERSONS WHO QUALIFY
UNDER SUCH WAIVERS, PROVIDED THAT  SUCH  PERSONS  MEET  ALL  FOOD  STAMP
PROGRAM  REQUIREMENTS,  INCLUDING  WORK  REQUIREMENTS,  OTHER THAN THOSE
WAIVED BY THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01041-01-1

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