assembly Bill A2444

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires residency for the receipt of social services

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May 17, 2016 held for consideration in social services
Jan 06, 2016 referred to social services
Jan 16, 2015 referred to social services

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A2444 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §158, add §21-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3084
2017-2018: A3679

A2444 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires residency for the receipt of social services; residency being defined as domicile for at least a year in the state of New York.

A2444 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2444

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GRAF, MONTESANO, McDONOUGH, BLANKENBUSH, BORELLI,
  HAWLEY,  McLAUGHLIN,  LALOR,  FINCH,  TENNEY, STEC, DiPIETRO, BARCLAY,
  MALLIOTAKIS, KATZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  CERETTO,  CROUCH,
  LUPINACCI  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Social
  Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring  resi-
  dency for the receipt of social services

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (g) of subdivision 1 of section 158 of the social
services law, as added by section 44 of part B of  chapter  436  of  the
laws  of  1997,  is  amended and a new paragraph (h) is added to read as
follows:
  (g) is a qualified alien who is ineligible to receive assistance fund-
ed under the temporary assistance for needy families block grant  solely
because  of section four hundred three of the federal personal responsi-
bility and work opportunity reconciliation act of 1996 (P.L.    104-193)
or is an alien who is permanently residing under color of law but is not
a qualified alien[.], OR
  (H) IS A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK STATE AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN ARTICLE
FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S  2.  The social services law is amended by adding a new section 21-b
to read as follows:
  S 21-B. RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT. THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND  DISABILITY
ASSISTANCE  SHALL  REQUIRE  THAT THE RECIPIENT OF ANY BENEFIT UNDER THIS
CHAPTER SHALL BE A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK STATE AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN
ARTICLE FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED
IN ANY WAY TO LIMIT THE POWER OF THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND  DISABILITY
ASSISTANCE  TO  PROMULGATE  THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BENEFITS RECEIVED UNDER
THIS CHAPTER AS SUCH POWER IS GRANTED BY SECTION ONE HUNDRED  TWENTY-TWO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05564-01-5