senate Bill S3269

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Eliminates statutory authority of social services official to receive and dispose of a deed, mortgage, or lien; repealer

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Jan 31, 2013 referred to children and families


S3269 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §360, rpld §106, Soc Serv L; amd §1305, Ab Prop L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1592
2009-2010: S4140

S3269 - Summary

Eliminates statutory authority of social services official to receive and dispose of a deed, mortgage, or lien.

S3269 - Sponsor Memo

S3269 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the social services law and the abandoned property  law,
  in  relation  to  powers  of  social services officials to receive and
  dispose of certain property and to repeal section 106  of  the  social
  services  law,  relating  to  powers  of  social  services official to
  receive and dispose of a deed, mortgage, or lien


  Section 1. Section 360 of the social services law, as added by chapter
722  of  the laws of 1951, subdivisions 1 and 3 as amended by section 92
of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, subdivision 2  as  amended
by chapter 909 of the laws of 1974 and subdivision 4 as amended by chap-
ter 803 of the laws of 1959, is amended to read as follows:
  S  360.    Real  property  of legally responsible relatives; deeds and
mortgages may be required.  [1.]  The ownership of real property  by  an
applicant  or  applicants, recipient or recipients who is or are legally
responsible relatives of the child or children  for  whose  benefit  the
application  is  made  or  the aid is granted, whether such ownership be
individual or joint as tenants in common, tenants  by  the  entirety  or
joint  tenants,  shall not preclude the granting of family assistance or
the continuance thereof if he or they are without the necessary funds to
maintain himself, herself or themselves  and  such  child  or  children.
[The  social  services official may, however, require, as a condition to
the granting of aid or the continuance thereof, that he or she be  given
a  deed  of  or  a  mortgage  on  such  property  in accordance with the
provisions of section one hundred six.
  2.  However, while the property covered by the  deed  or  mortgage  is
occupied, in whole or in part, by the responsible relative who gave such
deed  or  mortgage  to  the  social services official or, by a child for
whose benefit the aid was granted the social services official shall not

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


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