assembly Bill A3618

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to income eligibility under the EPIC program

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Mar 15, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2016 referred to aging
Apr 27, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 27, 2015 referred to aging

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A3618 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6646
2011-2012: A4451
2013-2014: A4305
2017-2018: A3742
2019-2020: A3145

A3618 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an individual shall not become ineligible under the EPIC program due to an increase in social security benefits or a public or private pension where such increase does not exceed the consumer price index.

A3618 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3618

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRENNAN, BENEDETTO, ABBATE, BROOK-KRASNY, COLTON,
  GOTTFRIED,  TITONE,  JAFFEE, PEOPLES-STOKES, RIVERA, ROSENTHAL, ROBIN-
  SON, KAVANAGH, GUNTHER,  CLARK,  MILLER,  ORTIZ,  MOYA,  SANTABARBARA,
  SKOUFIS,  BRINDISI,  STIRPE, BARRETT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  COOK, CUSICK, FARRELL, GLICK, MALLIOTAKIS, PERRY,  WEINSTEIN  --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Aging

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  elder law, in relation to eligibility under the
  program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 242 of the elder law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHO  IS  DETERMINED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ASSISTANCE
UNDER THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT BECOME INELIGIBLE BASED UPON INCOME  SOLELY
BECAUSE  OF  AN  INCREASE  IN  EITHER  A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PENSION OR AN
INCREASE IN SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AS PROVIDED UNDER FEDERAL LAW WHERE
SUCH INCREASE DOES NOT EXCEED THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (ALL ITEMS UNITED
STATES CITY AVERAGE) FOR SUCH YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01280-01-5