senate Bill S311C

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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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.396
Apr 24, 2014 print number 311c
amend and recommit to social services
Jan 14, 2014 print number 311b
amend and recommit to social services
Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 12, 2013 amended on third reading 311a
Mar 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2013 1st report cal.143
Jan 09, 2013 referred to social services

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Social Services committee Vote

S311C
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committee
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Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2014

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Feb 28, 2013 - Social Services committee Vote

S311
3
1
committee
3
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2013

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

Bill Amendments

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S311 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9317A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2009-2010: A8873A

S311 - 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.

S311 - Sponsor Memo

S311 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   311

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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

Co-Sponsors

S311A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9317A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2009-2010: A8873A

S311A - 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.

S311A - Sponsor Memo

S311A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 311--A
    Cal. No. 143

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DIAZ, AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, SAMPSON -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Social  Services -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to
  first and second report, ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in 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.
                                                           LBD01004-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S311B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9317A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2009-2010: A8873A

S311B - 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.

S311B - Sponsor Memo

S311B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 311--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DIAZ, AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, SAMPSON -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Social  Services -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to
  first and second report, ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Social Services 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 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.
                                                           LBD01004-04-4

Co-Sponsors

S311C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9317A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2009-2010: A8873A

S311C (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.

S311C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S311C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 311--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DIAZ, AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, SAMPSON -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Social  Services -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to
  first and second report, ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Social Services in accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  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.

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