senate Bill S413A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the assignment of social services recipients and applicants to accessible local offices

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 11, 2014 print number 413a
amend and recommit to social services
Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
Jan 09, 2013 referred to social services

Co-Sponsors

S413 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §134-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1324
2009-2010: S1650A

S413 - Summary

Permits an applicant for public assistance or care to select the local social services office most accessible to such person's residence if such office is in the local social services district in which such person resides and such office has the capacity to accept such person; requires written notification of this provision be given to an applicant by the social services official.

S413 - Sponsor Memo

S413 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   413

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DILAN  -- 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  assignment  of
  social services recipients to local offices

  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
134-c to read as follows:
  S  134-C. ASSIGNMENT TO LOCAL OFFICES. FOR THE PURPOSES OF ASSIGNING A
PERSON APPLYING FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE OR CARE ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN TO A  LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES  OFFICE,  THE  SOCIAL
SERVICES  OFFICIAL  SHALL  ALLOW  SUCH PERSON TO CHOOSE THE LOCAL SOCIAL
SERVICES OFFICE MOST ACCESSIBLE TO SUCH  PERSON'S  PLACE  OF  RESIDENCE,
PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICE IS LOCATED WITHIN THE
LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT IN WHICH SUCH  PERSON  RESIDES,  PROVIDED
THAT  THE  CAPACITY  OF  SUCH OFFICE PERMITS THE ASSIGNMENT.  THE SOCIAL
SERVICES OFFICIAL SHALL INFORM,  IN  WRITING,  AN  APPLICANT  OF  PUBLIC
ASSISTANCE OR CARE OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately provided, however, that
the commissioner of the office of temporary  and  disability  assistance
shall  promulgate  such rules and regulations as are necessary to imple-
ment the provisions of this act on or before January 1, 2015.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00406-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S413A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §134-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1324
2009-2010: S1650A

S413A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits an applicant for public assistance or care to select the local social services office most accessible to such person's residence if such office is in the local social services district in which such person resides and such office has the capacity to accept such person; requires written notification of this provision be given to an applicant by the social services official.

S413A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S413A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 413--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DILAN, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Social  Services
  --  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 assignment of
  social services recipients to local offices

  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
134-c to read as follows:
  S 134-C. ASSIGNMENT TO LOCAL OFFICES. FOR THE PURPOSES OF ASSIGNING  A
PERSON APPLYING FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE OR CARE ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND  SIXTEEN  TO  A  LOCAL  SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICE, THE SOCIAL
SERVICES OFFICIAL SHALL ALLOW SUCH PERSON TO  CHOOSE  THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL
SERVICES  OFFICE  MOST  ACCESSIBLE  TO SUCH PERSON'S PLACE OF RESIDENCE,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICE IS  LOCATED  WITHIN  THE
LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT IN WHICH SUCH PERSON RESIDES, PROVIDED
THAT THE CAPACITY OF SUCH OFFICE PERMITS THE  ASSIGNMENT.    THE  SOCIAL
SERVICES  OFFICIAL  SHALL  INFORM,  IN  WRITING,  AN APPLICANT OF PUBLIC
ASSISTANCE OR CARE OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately  provided,  however,  that
the  commissioner  of  the office of temporary and disability assistance
shall promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary  to  imple-
ment the provisions of this act on or before January 1, 2016.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00406-02-4

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