senate Bill S1117

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Excludes veterans' disability benefits from probable aggregate annual income

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Feb 28, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 13, 2018 1st report cal.510
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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Feb 12, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S1117
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0
committee
13
Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2018

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S1117 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6973
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §156, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1066
2011-2012: S2129
2013-2014: S3111
2015-2016: S1624, A5616
2019-2020: S1327, A6135

S1117 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that, for purposes of veterans seeking to qualify for public housing, "probable aggregate annual income" shall not include disability benefits paid by federal government to veterans for service-connected disabilities; provides that such disability benefits shall not be included in computing any surcharge against such veterans.

S1117 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1117 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1117

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FUNKE, SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Veterans,  Home-
  land Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to the exclusion of
  veterans' disability benefits from computation of income

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

   Section  1.    Section  156  of  the public housing law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8.   FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION,  PROBABLE  AGGREGATE  ANNUAL
INCOME SHALL NOT INCLUDE DISABILITY BENEFITS PAID BY THE FEDERAL GOVERN-
MENT  TO  A  VETERAN  FOR  A SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY NOR SHALL SUCH
DISABILITY BENEFITS BE INCLUDED IN COMPUTING ANY SURCHARGE AGAINST  SUCH
VETERAN.
  § 2.  This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01364-01-7

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