assembly Bill A8178

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to home stability support supplement programs

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to ways and means
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 01, 2017 referred to social services

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A8178 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9195
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-bb, amd §153, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1620, S2375

A8178 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of home stability support supplement programs.

A8178 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8178

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Social Services

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to home stability
  support programs

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

  Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
131-bb to read as follows:
  § 131-BB. HOME STABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM.  1. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY, EACH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES
DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE A SHELTER SUPPLEMENT TO ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS  AND
FAMILIES TO PREVENT EVICTION AND ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THIS SECTION.
  (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (I)  "HOMELESS"  SHALL MEAN THE LACK OF A FIXED, REGULAR, AND ADEQUATE
NIGHTTIME RESIDENCE; HAVING A PRIMARY  NIGHTTIME  RESIDENCE  THAT  IS  A
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PLACE NOT DESIGNED FOR OR ORDINARILY USED AS A REGULAR
SLEEPING  ACCOMMODATION  FOR  HUMAN BEINGS, INCLUDING A CAR, PARK, ABAN-
DONED BUILDING, BUS OR TRAIN STATION, AIRPORT  OR  CAMPGROUND  OR  OTHER
PLACES  NOT  MEANT FOR HUMAN HABITATION; LIVING IN A SUPERVISED PUBLICLY
OR PRIVATELY OPERATED SHELTER DESIGNATED  TO  PROVIDE  TEMPORARY  LIVING
ARRANGEMENTS  (INCLUDING HOTELS AND MOTELS PAID FOR BY FEDERAL, STATE OR
LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS  OR  BY  CHARITABLE
ORGANIZATIONS, CONGREGATE SHELTERS, OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING); EXITING AN
INSTITUTION  WHERE  THEY  RESIDED  AND  WILL  LACK  A  REGULAR FIXED AND
ADEQUATE NIGHTTIME RESIDENCE UPON RELEASE OR DISCHARGE; OR ARE AN  UNAC-
COMPANIED YOUTH AND HOMELESS FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH DEFINED AS
HOMELESS UNDER EITHER THIS PARAGRAPH OR FEDERAL STATUTE WHO HAVE EXPERI-
ENCED A LONG-TERM PERIOD WITHOUT LIVING INDEPENDENTLY IN PERMANENT HOUS-
ING;  HAVE  EXPERIENCED  PERSISTENT  INSTABILITY AS MEASURED BY FREQUENT
MOVES; AND CAN BE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN SUCH STATUS  FOR  AN  EXTENDED

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

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