assembly Bill A3679

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires residency for the receipt of social services

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Jan 30, 2017 referred to social services

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A3679 (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
2015-2016: A2444

A3679 (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.

A3679 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3679

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GRAF, MONTESANO, McDONOUGH, BLANKENBUSH, HAWLEY,
  McLAUGHLIN, LALOR, FINCH, STEC, DiPIETRO, BARCLAY, MALLIOTAKIS, SKOUF-
  IS, FRIEND, RAIA, LAWRENCE, MURRAY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.
  BUTLER,  CROUCH,  KEARNS,  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.
  §  2.  The social services law is amended by adding a new section 21-b
to read as follows:
  § 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
OF  PART  B  OF  CHAPTER FOUR HUNDRED THIRTY-SIX OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN
HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.