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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to children and families|
|Jan 31, 2013||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S3269
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S3269 - Details
S3269 - Summary
Eliminates statutory authority of social services official to receive and dispose of a deed, mortgage, or lien.
S3269 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3269 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to remove the current provision that permits local social services districts to require public assistance recipients to execute a mortgage in favor of the county in the amount of public assistance received, as a condition for eligibility for public assistance. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The bill would repeal section 106 the Social Services Law, eliminating the statutory authority of social services officials to receive and dispose of a deed, mortgage, or lien on behalf of the local social services district providing assistance and care to a public assistance recipient. Amends section 360 of the Social Services Law to eliminate the ability of the social services official to require that he be given the deed of a mortgage reference in section 106 of the law. JUSTIFICATION: Although New York treats a home as an exempt resource 353.23(b) (2) when determining public assistance eligibility, the mortgage provision of the Social Services Law permits counties to:
S3269 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3269 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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. LBD01844-01-3
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