senate Bill S1304A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the income limits on the elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage program to $37,500 for single and $65,000 for married couples

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 21, 2014 print number 1304a
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jan 09, 2013 referred to aging

S1304 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3353
2009-2010: S6807

S1304 - Summary

Increases the income limits on the elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage program to $37,500 for single and $65,000 for married couples.

S1304 - Sponsor Memo

S1304 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1304

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in  relation  to  increasing  the  income
  levels  for eligible participants in the elderly pharmaceutical insur-
  ance coverage program (EPIC)

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  1  and  2  of section 242 of the elder law,
subdivision 1 as amended by section 4 and  subdivision  2  as  added  by
section  5  of  part T of chapter 56 of the laws of 2012, are amended to
read as follows:
  1. Persons eligible  for  comprehensive  coverage  under  section  two
hundred forty-seven of this title shall include:
  (a) any unmarried resident who is at least sixty-five years of age and
whose  income  for the calendar year immediately preceding the effective
date of the annual coverage period beginning on or after January  first,
two  thousand [five] FOURTEEN, is less than or equal to [twenty] THIRTY-
SEVEN thousand FIVE HUNDRED dollars.  After the initial determination of
eligibility, each eligible individual must be redetermined  eligible  at
least every twenty-four months; and
  (b)  any  married resident who is at least sixty-five years of age and
whose income for the calendar year immediately preceding  the  effective
date  of the annual coverage period when combined with the income in the
same calendar year of such married person's spouse beginning on or after
January first, two thousand [one] FOURTEEN, is less  than  or  equal  to
[twenty-six]  SIXTY-FIVE  thousand  dollars.  After the initial determi-
nation of eligibility, each eligible  individual  must  be  redetermined
eligible at least every twenty-four months.
  2.  Persons  eligible  for  catastrophic  coverage  under  section two
hundred forty-eight of this title shall include:

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

S1304A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3353
2009-2010: S6807

S1304A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the income limits on the elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage program to $37,500 for single and $65,000 for married couples.

S1304A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1304A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1304--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Aging  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  elder law, in relation to increasing the income
  levels for eligible participants in the elderly pharmaceutical  insur-
  ance coverage program (EPIC)

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of  section  242  of  the  elder  law,
subdivision  1  as  amended  by  section 4 and subdivision 2 as added by
section 5 of part T of chapter 56 of the laws of 2012,  are  amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  Persons  eligible  for  comprehensive  coverage  under section two
hundred forty-seven of this title shall include:
  (a) any unmarried resident who is at least sixty-five years of age and
whose income for the calendar year immediately preceding  the  effective
date  of the annual coverage period beginning on or after January first,
two  thousand  [five]  FIFTEEN,  is  less  than  or  equal  to  [twenty]
THIRTY-SEVEN  thousand FIVE HUNDRED dollars.  After the initial determi-
nation of eligibility, each eligible  individual  must  be  redetermined
eligible at least every twenty-four months; and
  (b)  any  married resident who is at least sixty-five years of age and
whose income for the calendar year immediately preceding  the  effective
date  of the annual coverage period when combined with the income in the
same calendar year of such married person's spouse beginning on or after
January first, two thousand [one] FIFTEEN, is  less  than  or  equal  to
[twenty-six]  SIXTY-FIVE  thousand  dollars.  After the initial determi-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04213-02-4

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