assembly Bill A9317A

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
Apr 25, 2014 print number 9317a
Apr 25, 2014 amend and recommit to social services
Apr 09, 2014 referred to social services

A9317 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S311
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2015-2016: A2942, S481
2017-2018: A2084, S505, S7227
2019-2020: A3838, S4923
2021-2022: A3766, S6269

A9317 - 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.

A9317 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9317

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEPULVEDA  --  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. 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, 2015.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01004-06-4

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A9317A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S311
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2015-2016: A2942, S481
2017-2018: A2084, S505, S7227
2019-2020: A3838, S4923
2021-2022: A3766, S6269

A9317A (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.

A9317A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9317--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEPULVEDA  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Social Services -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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; PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER, THAT PRODUCTION OF SUCH FORM SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED FOR THE  RECOVERY
OF  PUBLIC  WELFARE BENEFITS. 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, 2015.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01004-08-4