senate Bill S2330

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes certain persons who are eligible for or receiving social security disability insurance benefits eligible for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jan 16, 2013 referred to aging

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S2330 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2420A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S985, A6947
2009-2010: S1840

S2330 - Summary

Makes certain persons (meeting certain income requirements) who are eligible for or receiving social security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits eligible for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage.

S2330 - Sponsor Memo

S2330 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2330

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN,  ADAMS,  ADDABBO,  BRESLIN,  DIAZ,  DILAN,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, PARKER, SAVINO, SERRANO,  SMITH,  STAVISKY,
  VALESKY  --  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 making certain persons who
  are eligible for or receiving  social  security  disability  insurance
  benefits eligible for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

  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, OR
ELIGIBLE FOR OR RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY  DISABILITY  INSURANCE  (SSDI)
BENEFITS,  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, is less than or equal to twenty thou-
sand dollars.   After the initial  determination  of  eligibility,  each
eligible  individual  must be redetermined eligible at least every twen-
ty-four months; and
  (b) any married resident who is at least sixty-five years of  age,  OR
ELIGIBLE  FOR  OR  RECEIVING SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE (SSDI)
BENEFITS, 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  begin-
ning  on or after January first, two thousand one, is less than or equal
to twenty-six thousand  dollars.  After  the  initial  determination  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00969-02-3

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