senate Bill S2504

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to income eligibility for certain medical assistance programs; repealer

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 18, 2013 referred to health

S2504 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2280
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§366, 369-ee & 366-a, rpld §366 sub 1 ¶(a) sub¶ 5-a, Soc Serv L; amd Part B §23-a, Chap 436 of 1997
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5402, A7816

S2504 - Summary

Relates to income eligibility for certain medical assistance programs; restores amendments made in 2009 to require resource testing for certain benefits.

S2504 - Sponsor Memo

S2504 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2504

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to income eligibil-
  ity; to amend chapter 436  of  the  laws  of  1997,  constituting  the
  welfare  reform act of 1997, in relation to persons who are subject to
  the photograph identification requirements established by the  commis-
  sioner  of  health  for  the medical assistance program; and to repeal
  certain provisions of the social  services  law,  relating  to  income
  eligibility of certain persons

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

  Section 1. Clauses (ii) and (iii) of subparagraph 1 and  subparagraphs
3  and  4 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 366 of the social
services law, as amended by section 58 of part C of chapter  58  of  the
laws of 2009, are amended to read as follows:
  (ii)  such  person  [shall not be subject to a resource test] MAY HAVE
RESOURCES UP TO THE AMOUNT SPECIFIED IN SUBPARAGRAPH FOUR  OF  PARAGRAPH
(A) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION;
  (iii)  a person whose income [is] AND RESOURCES ARE within the [limit]
LIMITS set forth in [clause] CLAUSES (i) AND (II) of  this  subparagraph
shall  be  deemed  to  have  unmet needs for purposes of the eligibility
requirements of the safety net program as it existed on the first day of
November, nineteen hundred ninety-seven;
  (3) is a child under the age of twenty-one years  receiving  care  (A)
away  from  his  own home in accordance with title two of article six of
this chapter; (B) during the initial thirty days of placement  with  the
[division  for youth] OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES pursuant to
section 353.3 of the family court act; (C) in an authorized agency  when
placed pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-six or 353.3 of the fami-
ly  court act; or (D) in residence at a division foster family home or a
division contract home, and has not, according to the  criteria  promul-
gated  by  the  department,  sufficient  income AND RESOURCES, including
available support from his  parents,  to  meet  all  costs  of  required
medical care and services available under this title; or

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