assembly Bill A461

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires applicants for public assistance to be fully informed that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 09, 2012 advanced to third reading cal.330
Feb 07, 2012 reported
Jan 18, 2012 committed to social services
Jan 04, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.26
returned to assembly
died in senate
Feb 08, 2011 referred to social services
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 27, 2011 advanced to third reading cal.20
Jan 25, 2011 reported
Jan 05, 2011 referred to social services

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A461 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6569
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4347, A8873
2013-2014: A547, S311
2015-2016: S481
2017-2018: S505, S7227
2019-2020: S4923
2021-2022: S6269

A461 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires applicants for public assistance to be fully informed, orally and in writing, that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received; requires an informed acknowledgment form to be signed by the applicant and kept in the applicant's file.

A461 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   461

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GIBSON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to providing notice
  to applicants of potential liability for public assistance benefits

  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
110-b to read as follows:
  S  110-B.  RECOVERY  FROM A PERSON DISCOVERED TO HAVE PROPERTY; NOTICE
AND INFORMED CONSENT.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO
THE  CONTRARY,  AN  APPLICANT  FOR  PUBLIC  ASSISTANCE  SHALL  BE  FULLY
INFORMED, ORALLY AND IN WRITING, THAT HE OR SHE MAY BE LIABLE  TO  REIM-
BURSE THE STATE FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS RECEIVED, AS PROVIDED FOR
IN  THIS  TITLE.  SUCH  APPLICANT  SHALL  SIGN  AN  ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM,
PROVIDED BY THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE,  SEPARATE
FROM  OTHER  APPLICATION-RELATED  FORMS,  AND THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT SHALL
KEEP SUCH ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM IN SUCH APPLICANT'S FILE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00232-01-1