senate Bill S345

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of health to adopt policies to exclude certain non-recurring items from income for the program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance cover

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to aging

Votes

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Jun 4, 2013 - Aging committee Vote

S345
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

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S345 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A349
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง241, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S122A, A243A
2009-2010: S5457, A8044

S345 - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to adopt policies to exclude certain non-recurring items from income that would artificially inflate the availability of funds to meet current needs relating to eligibility for the program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage.

S345 - Sponsor Memo

S345 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   345

                       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 Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to policies excluding certain
  non-recurring items from income for purposes of the program for elder-
  ly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 241 of the elder law is amended to
read as follows:
  3. "Income" shall mean "household gross income" as defined in the real
property  tax  circuit  breaker credit program, pursuant to subparagraph
[(C)] (C) of paragraph one of subsection (e) of section six hundred  six
of  the tax law, but only shall include the income of program applicants
and spouses and shall exclude the income of other members of the  house-
hold; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH MAY ADOPT POLI-
CIES  TO  EXCLUDE FROM INCOME CERTAIN NON-RECURRING ITEMS THAT WOULD ACT
TO ARTIFICIALLY INFLATE THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS TO MEET CURRENT  NEEDS
INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, A RETIREE'S PREVIOUS YEAR'S WAGES, AND
NON-RECURRING DISTRIBUTIONS FROM AN INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00451-01-3

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