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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to social services|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to social services|
senate Bill S550
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S550 - Details
S550 - Summary
Imposes a one year residency requirement for eligibility for medical assistance; authorizes the commissioner of health to promulgate any and all rules and regulations and take any other measures necessary to implement this act.
S550 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S550 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to imposing a one year residency requirement for eligibility for medical assistance PURPOSE: This bill would impose a one year state residency requirement for eligibility for Medicaid program services. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 - amends Sec. 117 of the Social Services Law by adding a new subdivision 4 to impose a one year state residency requirement for eligibility for Medicaid. Section 2 - Effective date. JUSTIFICATION: New York has one of the most generous Medicaid programs in the United States. People from other states have taken advantage of this state's generosity towards it residents and purposefully moved to New York solely for the benefit of its charitable social programs. Imposing a one year state residency requirement before allowing individuals to qualify for New York's Medicaid program would discourage individuals from moving to the
S550 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 550 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 imposing a one year residency requirement for eligibility for medical assistance THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 117 of the social services law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: 4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THE FOREGOING SUBDI- VISIONS OF THIS SECTION OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, FOR THE PURPOSES OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO TITLE ELEVEN OF ARTI- CLE FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER OR ANY SUCCESSOR PROVISIONS THEREOF, NO PERSON SHALL BE ELIGIBLE THEREFOR UNLESS SUCH PERSON SHALL HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE FOR ONE YEAR OR MORE. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately the commissioner of health is authorized to promulgate any and all rules and regulations and take any other measures necessary to implement this act on its effective date on or before such date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04602-01-3
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