assembly Bill A547A

2013-2014 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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2013 amended on third reading 547a
Feb 07, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.23
Feb 05, 2013 reported
Jan 09, 2013 referred to social services

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A547 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S311
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4347, A8873
2011-2012: A461, S6569
2015-2016: S481
2017-2018: S505, S7227
2019-2020: S4923
2021-2022: S6269

A547 - 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.

A547 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   547

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GIBSON, STEVENSON, HOOPER, TITUS -- 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.
                                                           LBD01004-01-3

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A547A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S311
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4347, A8873
2011-2012: A461, S6569
2015-2016: S481
2017-2018: S505, S7227
2019-2020: S4923
2021-2022: S6269

A547A (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.

A547A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 547--A
                                                         Cal. No. 23

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GIBSON, STEVENSON, HOOPER, TITUS, ROBERTS, AUBRY,
  ABINANTI,  PERRY  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Social
  Services -- reported from committee,  advanced  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the order of
  third reading

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. NOTHING IN THIS
SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO PREVENT THE LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT
FROM MAINTAINING ITS RECORDS ELECTRONICALLY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on June 30, 2014.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01004-02-3