assembly Bill A7767B

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York achieving a better life experience (NY ABLE) savings account act

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S4472 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2015 approval memo.30
signed chap.576
Dec 18, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.679
substituted for a7767b
Jun 18, 2015 substituted by s4472d
rules report cal.679
reported
Jun 16, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 11, 2015 print number 7767b
Jun 11, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
Jun 08, 2015 print number 7767a
Jun 08, 2015 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
May 26, 2015 referred to mental health

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7767 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4472
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 84 §§84.01 - 84.11, Ment Hyg L; amd §612, Tax L; amd §366, Soc Serv L; add §99-x, St Fin L

A7767 - Summary

Establishes the New York achieving a better life experience (NY ABLE) savings account act to support individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence and quality of life.

A7767 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7767

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Mental Health

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law,  the  tax  law  and  the  social
  services law, in relation to establishing the NY ABLE act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
achieving a better life experience (NY ABLE) act".
  S  2.  Legislative  intent.  The  legislative intent of this act is to
encourage and assist individuals and families in  saving  private  funds
for  the  purpose of supporting individuals with developmental disabili-
ties to maintain health,  independence  and  quality  of  life;  and  to
provide  secure  funding  for  disability  related expenses on behalf of
designated beneficiaries with intellectual or developmental disabilities
that will supplement, but not supplant, benefits provided through exist-
ing sources.
  S 3. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new article  84  to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 84
     NEW YORK ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT
SECTION 84.01 SHORT TITLE.
        84.03 DEFINITIONS.
        84.05 POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMPTROLLER.
        84.07 NY ABLE ACCOUNT ADVISORY COUNCIL.
        84.09 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.
        84.11 DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS.
S 84.01 SHORT TITLE.
  THIS  ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE "NEW YORK ACHIEV-
ING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE (NY ABLE) SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT".
S 84.03 DEFINITIONS.
  AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10925-05-5

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7767A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4472
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 84 §§84.01 - 84.11, Ment Hyg L; amd §612, Tax L; amd §366, Soc Serv L; add §99-x, St Fin L

A7767A - Summary

Establishes the New York achieving a better life experience (NY ABLE) savings account act to support individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence and quality of life.

A7767A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7767--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GUNTHER, LINARES -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Mental  Health
  -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law,  the  tax  law  and  the  social
  services law, in relation to establishing the NY ABLE act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
achieving a better life experience (NY ABLE) act".
  S  2.  Legislative  intent.  The  legislative intent of this act is to
encourage and assist individuals and families in  saving  private  funds
for  the  purpose of supporting individuals with developmental disabili-
ties to maintain health,  independence  and  quality  of  life;  and  to
provide  secure  funding  for  disability  related expenses on behalf of
designated beneficiaries with intellectual or developmental disabilities
that will supplement, but not supplant, benefits provided through exist-
ing sources.
  S 3. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new article  84  to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 84
     NEW YORK ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT
SECTION 84.01 SHORT TITLE.
        84.03 DEFINITIONS.
        84.05 POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMPTROLLER.
        84.07 NY ABLE ACCOUNT ADVISORY COUNCIL.
        84.09 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.
        84.11 DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS.
S 84.01 SHORT TITLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10925-08-5

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7767B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4472
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 84 §§84.01 - 84.11, Ment Hyg L; amd §612, Tax L; amd §366, Soc Serv L; add §99-x, St Fin L

A7767B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York achieving a better life experience (NY ABLE) savings account act to support individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence and quality of life.

A7767B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7767--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GUNTHER, LINARES -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Mental  Health
  -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee -- again reported from  said  committee  with
  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, the tax law, the social services
  law and the state finance law, in relation to establishing the NY ABLE
  act

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
achieving a better life experience (NY ABLE) act".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislative intent  of  this  act  is  to
encourage  and  assist  individuals and families in saving private funds
for the purpose of supporting individuals with  developmental  disabili-
ties  to  maintain  health,  independence  and  quality  of life; and to
provide secure funding for disability  related  expenses  on  behalf  of
designated beneficiaries with intellectual or developmental disabilities
that will supplement, but not supplant, benefits provided through exist-
ing sources.
  S  3.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new article 84 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 84
     NEW YORK ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT
SECTION 84.01 SHORT TITLE.
        84.03 DEFINITIONS.
        84.05 POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMPTROLLER.
        84.07 NY ABLE ACCOUNT ADVISORY COUNCIL.
        84.09 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10925-10-5

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