Senate Bill S3143

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to distribution of federal bonus awards relative to SNAP programs to local social services districts

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-S3143 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1743
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §95, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7941, A8927
2011-2012: S452, A9720

2013-S3143 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to distribution of federal bonus awards relative to SNAP programs to local social services districts.

2013-S3143 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S3143 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3143

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 distribution  of
  federal  bonus  awards relative to food stamp programs to local social
  services districts

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

  Section  1. Section 95 of the social services law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. (A) ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISIONS OF  LAW  NOTWITHSTANDING,  IN  THE
EVENT  THE  FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GRANTS A BONUS BECAUSE OF SOCIAL SERVICES
DISTRICTS' PERFORMANCE RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF  SNAP  BENEFITS,  THE
OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE SHALL DISTRIBUTE THE BONUS
AS FOLLOWS:
  (I)  THE  OFFICE  OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE MAY RETAIN OR
PLACE LIMITATIONS ON THE USE OF FIVE PERCENT OF THE  ENTIRE  BONUS.  THE
OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE MAY RETAIN, OR PLACE LIMI-
TATIONS  ON  THE  USE  OF  AN  ADDITIONAL  PORTION  OF THE ENTIRE BONUS,
PROVIDED THAT THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND  DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE  SHALL
DETERMINE  THE  USE  OF  THIS  ADDITIONAL RETAINED OR LIMITED PORTION IN
CONSULTATION WITH THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS.
  (II) ANY PORTION OF THE BONUS THAT IS NOT RETAINED OR LIMITED  IN  USE
BY THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO SUBPAR-
AGRAPH  (I)  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH  SHALL  BE  DISTRIBUTED TO LOCAL SOCIAL
SERVICES DISTRICTS IN PROPORTION TO THEIR CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS ACQUIRING
THE BONUS AS DETERMINED  BY  THE  OFFICE  OF  TEMPORARY  AND  DISABILITY
ASSISTANCE.
  (B)  FUNDS  DISTRIBUTED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF PARAGRAPH (A)
OF THIS SUBDIVISION  MAY  BE  EXPENDED  BY  THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES
DISTRICT FOR ANY FOOD AND NUTRITION PURPOSE CONSISTENT WITH ITS AUTHORI-
TY UNDER LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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