senate Bill S7050A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires regulations to notify vendors of WIC reimbursement discrepancies and the reason for such discrepancy

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Apr 15, 2016 print number 7050a
Apr 15, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to health
Mar 18, 2016 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 2, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S7050A
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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S7050 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9647
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S806, A5091, A11253
2019-2020: A5304

S7050 - Summary

Requires regulations to notify vendors of WIC reimbursement discrepancies and the reason for such discrepancy; prohibits fees for rejected or bounced checks; relates to a method for collecting the difference between the total submitted for reimbursement and the authorized value of the WIC check.

S7050 - Sponsor Memo

S7050 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7050

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  requiring  regu-
  lations  to  establish  a  method of notification of WIC reimbursement
  rejections and the reason for such rejection and  prohibits  fees  for
  rejected or bounced WIC checks

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 206 of the public  health  law  is
amended by adding two new paragraphs (v) and (w) to read as follows:
  (V) BY RULE AND REGULATION, ESTABLISH A METHOD IN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT
NOTIFIES  VENDORS  AUTHORIZED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL
FOOD PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND  CHILDREN  (WIC  PROGRAM),  OF  THE
REJECTION  OF A REIMBURSEMENT SUBMITTED BY THE VENDOR AND THE REASON FOR
SUCH REJECTION.
  (W) BY RULE AND REGULATION ESTABLISH A METHOD WHEREBY  THE  VENDOR  IS
RESPONSIBLE  ONLY  FOR  THE  DIFFERENCE  BETWEEN THE TOTAL SUBMITTED FOR
REIMBURSEMENT AND THE REDEMPTION VALUE OF THE WIC CHECK.  VENDORS  SHALL
NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO PAY A FEE FOR REJECTED OR BOUNCED WIC CHECKS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14734-02-6

Co-Sponsors

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S7050A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9647
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S806, A5091, A11253
2019-2020: A5304

S7050A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires regulations to notify vendors of WIC reimbursement discrepancies and the reason for such discrepancy; prohibits fees for rejected or bounced checks; relates to a method for collecting the difference between the total submitted for reimbursement and the authorized value of the WIC check.

S7050A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7050A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7050--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 18, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to requiring regu-
  lations to establish a method of  notification  of  WIC  reimbursement
  discrepancies  and  the reason for such discrepancy and prohibits fees
  for rejected or bounced WIC checks

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 206 of the public health law is
amended by adding two new paragraphs (v) and (w) to read as follows:
  (V) BY RULE AND REGULATION, ESTABLISH A METHOD IN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT
NOTIFIES VENDORS AUTHORIZED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE  SPECIAL  SUPPLEMENTAL
FOOD  PROGRAM  FOR  WOMEN,  INFANTS,  AND  CHILDREN  (WIC PROGRAM), OF A
DISCREPANCY IN THE PRESENTMENT OF A WIC CHECK FOR REIMBURSEMENT  SUBMIT-
TED BY THE VENDOR AND THE REASON FOR SUCH DISCREPANCY.
  (W)  BY  RULE  AND REGULATION ESTABLISH A METHOD WHEREBY THE VENDOR IS
RESPONSIBLE ONLY FOR THE DIFFERENCE  BETWEEN  THE  TOTAL  SUBMITTED  FOR
REIMBURSEMENT  AND  THE AUTHORIZED VALUE OF THE WIC CHECK. VENDORS SHALL
NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO PAY A FEE FOR REJECTED OR BOUNCED WIC CHECKS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14734-04-6

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