senate Bill S7508

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits recovery of assistance properly paid as permitted where a recipient or former recipient of such assistance was required to participate in a work experience

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Jun 05, 2012 reported and committed to finance
May 30, 2012 referred to social services

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Jun 5, 2012 - Social Services committee Vote

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Social Services Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

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excused (1)

S7508 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10650
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §336-c, Soc Serv L

S7508 - Summary

Provides that a social services official may not recover assistance properly paid as permitted where a recipient or former recipient of such assistance was required to participate in a work experience program without first crediting against such recovery the number of hours that such person actually participated in a work experience program multiplied by the higher of the applicable state or federal minimum wage.

S7508 - Sponsor Memo

S7508 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7508

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 30, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 work experience

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

  Section  1.  Section  336-c  of  the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  A  SOCIAL
SERVICES  OFFICIAL  MAY  NOT  RECOVER PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROPERLY PAID AS
PERMITTED UNDER SECTIONS ONE  HUNDRED  FOUR,  ONE  HUNDRED  FOUR-B,  ONE
HUNDRED  SIX,  ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE-R AND SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION
ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER OR ANY OTHER PROVISION  OF  THIS
TITLE,  WHERE  A  RECIPIENT  OR  FORMER RECIPIENT OF SUCH ASSISTANCE WAS
REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN A WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM UNDER THIS  SECTION
WITHOUT  FIRST  CREDITING AGAINST SUCH RECOVERY THE NUMBER OF HOURS THAT
SUCH PERSON ACTUALLY PARTICIPATED IN A WORK  EXPERIENCE  PROGRAM  MULTI-
PLIED  BY  THE  HIGHER  OF THE APPLICABLE STATE OR FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE.
NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ALTER THE RULES  GOVERNING  AND  DEFI-
NITION  OF  WORK  EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS AS ENUMERATED IN SUBDIVISIONS ONE,
TWO, THREE AND FOUR OF THIS SECTION. THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL  APPLY  ONLY
TO  THE  NUMBER OF HOURS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM
AND SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY OTHER ACTIVITY FOR WHICH  A  SOCIAL  SERVICES
DISTRICT HAS REQUIRED A RECIPIENT OR FORMER RECIPIENT TO PARTICIPATE IN,
INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT OR REHABILI-
TATION, JOB SEARCH, AND VOCATIONAL OR REMEDIAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES.
  S 2. Effective immediately, the office  of  temporary  and  disability
assistance  shall  promulgate  rules  and  regulations,  and conduct any
requisite training necessary for the implementation of this act.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16063-01-2

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