senate Bill S2906A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Feb 12, 2016 print number 2906a
Feb 12, 2016 amend and recommit to social services
Jan 06, 2016 referred to social services
Jun 02, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 30, 2015 referred to social services

Votes

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May 4, 2016 - Social Services committee Vote

S2906A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: May 4, 2016

Jun 2, 2015 - Social Services committee Vote

S2906
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 2, 2015

Co-Sponsors

S2906 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4160
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209 & 366, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4046
2011-2012: A3923
2013-2014: A2163
2017-2018: S2754, A2232
2019-2020: A1767

S2906 - Summary

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence.

S2906 - Sponsor Memo

S2906 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2906

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, NOZZOLIO -- 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 personal needs
  allowances

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2-a of section 209 of the social services law,
as amended by chapter 450 of the laws of 1987, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2-a.  Notwithstanding  any inconsistent provision of subparagraph (ii)
of paragraph (d) of subdivision one of this section, an  individual  who
is  receiving  or  is  eligible to receive federal supplemental security
income payments and/or additional state payments and who is  a  resident
of a residential health care facility as defined by section twenty-eight
hundred  one  of  the public health law, shall, in accordance with regu-
lations of the department, be entitled to a state payment  for  personal
needs  in the amount of fifteen dollars a month, provided, however, that
on or after January  first,  nineteen  hundred  eighty-eight  the  state
payment  for  personal  needs for such persons shall be in the amount of
[twenty-five] FORTY-FIVE dollars a month;  PROVIDED  FURTHER  THAT  SUCH
FORTY-FIVE  DOLLAR  AMOUNT BE SUBJECT TO AN ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT REFLECTING
THE  LATEST  CONSUMER  PRICE  INDEX  (ALL  ITEMS--U.S.  CITY   AVERAGE),
PUBLISHED  BY  THE  UNITED STATES BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, COMMENCING
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN AND RECALCULATED EVERY JANUARY FIRST
THEREAFTER.  Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of  subparagraph
(ii)  of  paragraph  (d) of subdivision one of this section, on or after
January first, nineteen hundred eighty-eight, a resident of an  interme-
diate  care  facility operated or issued an operating certificate by the
office [of mental retardation and] FOR PEOPLE WITH  developmental  disa-
bilities  or  a  patient  of a hospital operated by the office of mental
health as defined in subdivision ten  of  section  1.03  of  the  mental

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05147-03-5

Co-Sponsors

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S2906A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4160
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209 & 366, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4046
2011-2012: A3923
2013-2014: A2163
2017-2018: S2754, A2232
2019-2020: A1767

S2906A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence.

S2906A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2906A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2906--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, BOYLE, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, GRIFFO, NOZZOLIO
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the  Committee  on  Social Services -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Social Services in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to personal needs
  allowances

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2-a of section 209 of the social services law,
as amended by chapter 450 of the laws of 1987, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2-a.  Notwithstanding  any inconsistent provision of subparagraph (ii)
of paragraph (d) of subdivision one of this section, an  individual  who
is  receiving  or  is  eligible to receive federal supplemental security
income payments and/or additional state payments and who is  a  resident
of a residential health care facility as defined by section twenty-eight
hundred  one  of  the public health law, shall, in accordance with regu-
lations of the department, be entitled to a state payment  for  personal
needs  in the amount of fifteen dollars a month, provided, however, that
on or after January  first,  nineteen  hundred  eighty-eight  the  state
payment  for  personal  needs for such persons shall be in the amount of
[twenty-five] FORTY-FIVE dollars a month;  PROVIDED  FURTHER  THAT  SUCH
FORTY-FIVE  DOLLAR  AMOUNT BE SUBJECT TO AN ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT REFLECTING
THE  LATEST  CONSUMER  PRICE  INDEX  (ALL  ITEMS--U.S.  CITY   AVERAGE),
PUBLISHED  BY  THE  UNITED STATES BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, COMMENCING
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN  AND  RECALCULATED  EVERY  JANUARY
FIRST THEREAFTER.  Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of subpar-
agraph  (ii)  of paragraph (d) of subdivision one of this section, on or
after January first, nineteen hundred eighty-eight,  a  resident  of  an

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05147-04-6

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