senate Bill S5428A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the office of temporary and disability assistance to work with local social services districts to determine what information shall be given to applicants and recipients of public assistance

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2014 1st report cal.1023
Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2013 referred to social services
Jun 20, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1534
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 17, 2013 print number 5428a
amend (t) and recommit to social services
May 16, 2013 referred to social services

Votes

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May 29, 2014 - Social Services committee Vote

S5428A
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: May 29, 2014

nay (1)

Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5428A
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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S5428 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §134-c, Soc Serv L

S5428 - Summary

Requires the office of temporary and disability assistance to work with local social services districts to determine what information shall be given to applicants and recipients of public assistance and to post such information on their website.

S5428 - Sponsor Memo

S5428 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5428

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 requiring social
  services districts to conspicuously post a notice of basic rights

  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. PUBLIC NOTICE OF  BASIC  RIGHTS.  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICTS
SHALL  CONSPICUOUSLY POST IN EACH OF THEIR FACILITIES, WHICH ARE OPEN TO
THE PUBLIC, THE FOLLOWING NOTICE OF THE BASIC RIGHTS OF  APPLICANTS  AND
RECIPIENTS OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND CARE:
                         "NOTICE OF BASIC RIGHTS
  1.  RIGHT TO A FAIR HEARING: YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO A FAIR HEARING IF YOU
DISAGREE WITH (A) THE AMOUNT OF BENEFITS YOU ARE RECEIVING,  OR  (B)  AN
ACTION  OR  DECISION  MADE BY THE AGENCY, OR (C) THE AGENCY'S FAILURE TO
ACT UPON YOUR APPLICATION.
  2. DUTY TO ASSIST: THE JOB CENTER MUST HELP YOU OBTAIN REQUESTED DOCU-
MENTS AND/OR INFORMATION THAT YOU HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO OBTAIN FROM ANOTH-
ER PERSON OR AGENCY AFTER MAKING REASONABLE EFFORTS.
  3. RIGHT TO EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: IF YOU QUALIFY, YOU HAVE A RIGHT  TO
FOOD  STAMPS,  WITHIN 5 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF YOUR APPLICATION, AND YOU
HAVE A RIGHT TO EMERGENCY NEEDS ASSISTANCE OR  CARE,  INCLUDING  A  CASH
GRANT, UPON APPLICATION.
  4.  RIGHT  TO  APPLY: EVERY INDIVIDUAL HAS THE RIGHT TO APPLY FOR CASH
ASSISTANCE, AND TO RECEIVE A PROMPT WRITTEN DECISION THEREON.
  5. RIGHT TO CHILD CARE: EVERY PERSON HAS THE RIGHT TO  RECEIVE  APPRO-
PRIATE  CHILD  CARE IF THEY NEED SUCH CARE TO PARTICIPATE IN REQUIRED OR
ASSIGNED ACTIVITIES.
  6. RIGHT TO FREE LANGUAGE SERVICES: YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO FREE INTERPRE-
TATION SERVICES IF YOU DO NOT SPEAK OR UNDERSTAND ENGLISH WELL; AND  YOU

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10689-01-3

S5428A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §134-c, Soc Serv L

S5428A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of temporary and disability assistance to work with local social services districts to determine what information shall be given to applicants and recipients of public assistance and to post such information on their website.

S5428A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5428A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5428--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to public notice of
  basic rights

  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.  PUBLIC NOTICE OF BASIC RIGHTS.  THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND
DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE  SHALL  WORK  WITH  THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL   SERVICES
DISTRICTS  TO  DETERMINE  WHAT INFORMATION SHOULD BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS
AND RECIPIENTS OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE. THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY  AND  DISA-
BILITY  ASSISTANCE  SHALL  FURTHER  DETERMINE  WHICH OF THAT INFORMATION
SHALL BE PLACED ON THE OFFICE'S WEBSITE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10689-02-3

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