senate Bill S4830A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Clarifies conciliation procedures in cases when the recipient of public assistance programs refuses to comply with employment program requirements in a city having a population of one million or more persons

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1615
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 16, 2014 print number 4830a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 29, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
May 31, 2013 committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 25, 2013 referred to social services

Votes

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Jun 19, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S4830A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 29, 2014 - Social Services committee Vote

S4830
3
2
committee
3
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 29, 2014

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

Bill Amendments

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A (Active)

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S4830 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2669C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§341-a & 342-a, amd §§341 & 342, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6910, A3423A, A504
2009-2010: A11409, A1474

S4830 - Summary

Clarifies conciliation procedures in cases when the recipient of public assistance programs refuses to comply with employment program requirements in a city having a population of one million or more persons.

S4830 - Sponsor Memo

S4830 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4830

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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  clarifying
  notice  requirements  conciliation  procedures  and sanctions in cases
  when the recipient of public assistance  programs  refuses  to  comply
  with employment program requirements

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

  Section 1. Section 341 of the  social  services  law,  as  amended  by
section  148 of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, subdivision 1
as amended by section 1 of part D of chapter 61 of the laws of 2006,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  341. [Conciliation] RE-ENGAGEMENT; CONCILIATION; refusal to partic-
ipate. 1. (a) Consistent with  federal  law  and  regulations  and  this
title,  IF  A  PARTICIPANT  HAS  FAILED  OR  REFUSED  TO COMPLY WITH THE
REQUIREMENTS OF THIS TITLE AND THE DISTRICT HAS DETERMINED  THAT  HE  OR
SHE IS NOT EXEMPT FROM SUCH REQUIREMENTS AND HAS VERIFIED THAT APPROPRI-
ATE  CHILD  CARE, TRANSPORTATION, AND ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABILITY WERE
IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF SUCH FAILURE OR REFUSAL, [if a  participant  has
failed  or  refused  to comply with the requirements of this title,] the
social services district shall issue a  RE-ENGAGEMENT  notice  in  plain
language  indicating that such failure or refusal has taken place and of
the right of such participant to [conciliation to resolve] AVOID A  PRO-
RATA  REDUCTION  IN PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS THROUGH THE RE-ENGAGEMENT
PROCESS. "RE-ENGAGEMENT PROCESS" SHALL MEAN THE PROCESS THROUGH WHICH  A
PARTICIPANT MAY AVOID A PRO-RATA REDUCTION IN PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS
BY  AGREEING  TO  COMPLY  WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS TITLE CONSISTENT
WITH ANY MEDICAL CONDITION WHICH MAY LIMIT THE INDIVIDUAL'S  ABILITY  TO
PARTICIPATE IN WORK ACTIVITIES, BY NOTIFYING THE DISTRICT THAT HE OR SHE
HAS  BECOME  EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS TITLE, OR BY RESOLVING
the reasons for such failure or refusal [to avoid a  pro-rata  reduction

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00785-01-3

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S4830A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2669C
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§341-a & 342-a, amd §§341 & 342, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6910, A3423A, A504
2009-2010: A11409, A1474

S4830A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Clarifies conciliation procedures in cases when the recipient of public assistance programs refuses to comply with employment program requirements in a city having a population of one million or more persons.

S4830A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4830A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4830--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SAVINO, AVELLA, KRUEGER, PARKER, STAVISKY -- 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 -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee and committed to the Committee on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social  services  law,  in  relation  to  clarifying
  notice  requirements,  conciliation  procedures and sanctions in cases
  when the recipient of public assistance  programs  refuses  to  comply
  with  employment program requirements in a city having a population of
  one million or more persons

  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
341-a to read as follows:
  S 341-A.  RE-ENGAGEMENT; CONCILIATION; REFUSAL TO PARTICIPATE.  1. THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO PERSONS WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF A
CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE PEOPLE.
  2. (A) CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW AND REGULATIONS AND THIS TITLE,  IF
A  PARTICIPANT  HAS FAILED OR REFUSED TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF
THIS TITLE AND THE DISTRICT HAS DETERMINED THAT HE OR SHE IS NOT  EXEMPT
FROM  SUCH  REQUIREMENTS  AND  HAS VERIFIED THAT APPROPRIATE CHILD CARE,
TRANSPORTATION, AND ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABILITY WERE IN PLACE  AT  THE
TIME  OF  SUCH  FAILURE  OR  REFUSAL, THE SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL
ISSUE A RE-ENGAGEMENT NOTICE IN  PLAIN  LANGUAGE  INDICATING  THAT  SUCH
FAILURE  OR REFUSAL HAS TAKEN PLACE AND OF THE RIGHT OF SUCH PARTICIPANT
TO AVOID A PRO-RATA REDUCTION IN PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS THROUGH  THE
RE-ENGAGEMENT  PROCESS.  "RE-ENGAGEMENT  PROCESS" SHALL MEAN THE PROCESS
THROUGH WHICH A PARTICIPANT MAY AVOID A  PRO-RATA  REDUCTION  IN  PUBLIC
ASSISTANCE  BENEFITS BY AGREEING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS
TITLE CONSISTENT WITH ANY MEDICAL CONDITION WHICH MAY LIMIT THE INDIVID-
UAL'S ABILITY TO  PARTICIPATE  IN  WORK  ACTIVITIES,  BY  NOTIFYING  THE
DISTRICT  THAT HE OR SHE HAS BECOME EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS

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