|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to ways and means|
|Jun 07, 2017||reported referred to ways and means|
|Jun 01, 2017||referred to social services|
assembly Bill A8178
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Luis R. Sepúlveda
Michael J. Fitzpatrick
A8178 (ACTIVE) - Details
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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