assembly Bill A9684A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 27, 2018 print number 9684a
Apr 27, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
Apr 24, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 02, 2018 referred to social services

A9684 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§131-a & 131, rpld §131-a sub 15, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A4269
2021-2022: A2478, A10528

A9684 - Summary

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection; repealer.

A9684 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9684

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2018
                               ___________

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 assisting
  persons with clinical/symptomatic HIV illness or AIDS

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of the social services law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 41 to read as follows:
  41.  "PERSON WITH CLINICAL/SYMPTOMATIC HIV ILLNESS OR AIDS" SHALL MEAN
A PERSON WHO HAS AT ANY TIME BEEN  DIAGNOSED  WITH  CLINICAL/SYMPTOMATIC
HIV  ILLNESS,  AS  DETERMINED BY THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
AIDS INSTITUTE, OR A PERSON WITH AIDS, AS DEFINED BY THE FEDERAL CENTERS
FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION.
  § 2. Subdivision 14 of section 131-a of the social  services  law,  as
added  by  section  1  of  part  H of chapter 58 of the laws of 2014, is
amended to read as follows:
  14. In determining the  need  for  aid  provided  pursuant  to  public
assistance  programs,  each  person living with clinical/symptomatic HIV
illness or AIDS [in social services districts  with  a  population  over
five  million] who is receiving [services through such district's admin-
istrative unit  providing  HIV/AIDS  services,]  public  assistance  and
earned  and/or  unearned  income, shall not be required to pay more than
thirty percent of his or  her  monthly  earned  and/or  unearned  income
toward the cost of rent that such person has a direct obligation to pay;
this provision shall not apply to room and board arrangements.
  §  3.  Section 131 of the social services law is amended by adding two
new subdivisions 21 and 22 to read as follows:
  21. WHEN NECESSARY, EACH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT  SHALL  ASSIST
PERSONS  WITH  CLINICAL/SYMPTOMATIC  HIV  ILLNESS OR AIDS (I) SECURE THE
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION TO DETERMINE  ELIGIBILITY  FOR  ASSISTANCE,  (II)
ARRANGE FOR REQUIRED FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEWS TO BE CONDUCTED DURING HOME
VISITS  OR  AT OTHER APPROPRIATE SITES, AND (III) BY PROVIDING REFERRALS
FOR SERVICES AS WELL AS OTHER RESOURCES AND MATERIALS  AS  DESCRIBED  IN
SUBDIVISION TWENTY-TWO OF THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A9684A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§131-a & 131, rpld §131-a sub 15, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A4269
2021-2022: A2478, A10528

A9684A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection; repealer.

A9684A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9684--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Social  Services -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways
  and Means -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social  services  law, in relation to assisting
  persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection; and repealing  certain
  provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 14 of section 131-a of the social services law,
as amended by section 1 of part ZZ of chapter 59 of the laws of 2018, is
amended to read as follows:
  14. In determining the  need  for  aid  provided  pursuant  to  public
assistance  programs,  each  person  living with medically diagnosed HIV
infection as defined by the AIDS institute of the department  of  health
[in  social  services districts with a population over five million] who
is receiving  [services  through  such  district's  administrative  unit
providing  HIV/AIDS  services,]  public  assistance  and  earned  and/or
unearned income, shall not be required to pay more than  thirty  percent
of  his  or her monthly earned and/or unearned income toward the cost of
rent that such person has a direct obligation  to  pay;  this  provision
shall not apply to room and board arrangements.
  §  2.  Subdivision  15  of section 131-a of the social services law is
REPEALED.
  § 3. Section 131 of the social services law is amended by  adding  two
new subdivisions 21 and 22 to read as follows:
  21.  WHEN  NECESSARY, EACH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL ASSIST
PERSONS WITH MEDICALLY DIAGNOSED HIV INFECTION AS DEFINED  BY  THE  AIDS
INSTITUTE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (I) SECURE THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTA-
TION  TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANCE, (II) ARRANGE FOR REQUIRED
FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEWS TO BE CONDUCTED DURING HOME VISITS OR  AT  OTHER
APPROPRIATE SITES, AND (III) BY PROVIDING REFERRALS FOR SERVICES AS WELL
AS  OTHER RESOURCES AND MATERIALS AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-TWO
OF THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets