senate Bill S2754B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2018 print number 2754b
Jan 25, 2018 amend and recommit to social services
Jan 03, 2018 referred to social services
May 23, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Feb 14, 2017 print number 2754a
Feb 14, 2017 amend and recommit to social services
Jan 17, 2017 referred to social services

Votes

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May 23, 2017 - Social Services committee Vote

S2754A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 23, 2017

Co-Sponsors

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S2754 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2232
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209 & 366, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4046
2011-2012: A3923
2013-2014: A2163
2015-2016: S2906, A4160
2019-2020: A1767

S2754 - Summary

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence.

S2754 - Sponsor Memo

S2754 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2754

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, BOYLE, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, GOLD-
  EN, GRIFFO, LITTLE, SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  personal  needs
  allowances

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2-a of section 209 of the social services  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  450 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as
follows:
  2-a. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of  subparagraph  (ii)
of  paragraph  (d) of subdivision one of this section, an individual who
is receiving or is eligible to  receive  federal  supplemental  security
income  payments  and/or additional state payments and who is a resident
of a residential health care facility as defined by section twenty-eight
hundred one of the public health law, shall, in  accordance  with  regu-
lations  of  the department, be entitled to a state payment for personal
needs in the amount of fifteen dollars a month, provided, however,  that
on  or  after  January  first,  nineteen  hundred eighty-eight the state
payment for personal needs for such persons shall be in  the  amount  of
[twenty-five]  FORTY-FIVE  dollars  a  month; PROVIDED FURTHER THAT SUCH
FORTY-FIVE DOLLAR AMOUNT BE SUBJECT TO AN ANNUAL  ADJUSTMENT  REFLECTING
THE   LATEST  CONSUMER  PRICE  INDEX  (ALL  ITEMS--U.S.  CITY  AVERAGE),
PUBLISHED BY THE UNITED STATES BUREAU OF  LABOR  STATISTICS,  COMMENCING
JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  EIGHTEEN  AND RECALCULATED EVERY JANUARY
FIRST THEREAFTER.  Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of subpar-
agraph (ii) of paragraph (d) of subdivision one of this section,  on  or
after  January  first,  nineteen  hundred eighty-eight, a resident of an
intermediate care facility operated or issued an  operating  certificate
by  the office [of mental retardation and] FOR PEOPLE WITH developmental
disabilities or a patient of a hospital operated by the office of mental

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

Co-Sponsors

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S2754A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2232
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209 & 366, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4046
2011-2012: A3923
2013-2014: A2163
2015-2016: S2906, A4160
2019-2020: A1767

S2754A - Summary

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence.

S2754A - Sponsor Memo

S2754A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2754--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, BOYLE, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, GOLD-
  EN, GRIFFO, LITTLE, SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to personal needs
  allowances

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2-a of section 209 of the social services law,
as amended by chapter 450 of the laws of 1987, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2-a.  Notwithstanding  any inconsistent provision of subparagraph (ii)
of paragraph (d) of subdivision one of this section, an  individual  who
is  receiving  or  is  eligible to receive federal supplemental security
income payments and/or additional state payments and who is  a  resident
of a residential health care facility as defined by section twenty-eight
hundred  one  of  the public health law, shall, in accordance with regu-
lations of the department, be entitled to a state payment  for  personal
needs  in the amount of fifteen dollars a month, provided, however, that
on or after January  first,  nineteen  hundred  eighty-eight  the  state
payment  for  personal  needs for such persons shall be in the amount of
[twenty-five] FORTY-FIVE dollars a month;  PROVIDED  FURTHER  THAT  SUCH
FORTY-FIVE  DOLLAR  AMOUNT BE SUBJECT TO AN ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT REFLECTING
THE  LATEST  CONSUMER  PRICE  INDEX  (ALL  ITEMS--U.S.  CITY   AVERAGE),
PUBLISHED  BY  THE  UNITED STATES BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, COMMENCING
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  NINETEEN  AND  RECALCULATED  EVERY  JANUARY
FIRST THEREAFTER.  Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of subpar-
agraph  (ii)  of paragraph (d) of subdivision one of this section, on or
after January first, nineteen hundred eighty-eight,  a  resident  of  an
intermediate  care  facility operated or issued an operating certificate

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

Co-Sponsors

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S2754B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2232
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209 & 366, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4046
2011-2012: A3923
2013-2014: A2163
2015-2016: S2906, A4160
2019-2020: A1767

S2754B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence.

S2754B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2754B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2754--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, HELMING, BOYLE, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, GALLI-
  VAN, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, LITTLE, MURPHY, O'MARA, SERINO, VALESKY  --  read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Social Services -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Social  Services  in  accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  personal  needs
  allowances

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2-a of section 209 of the social services  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  450 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as
follows:
  2-a. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of  subparagraph  (ii)
of  paragraph  (d) of subdivision one of this section, an individual who
is receiving or is eligible to  receive  federal  supplemental  security
income  payments  and/or additional state payments and who is a resident
of a residential health care facility as defined by section twenty-eight
hundred one of the public health law, shall, in  accordance  with  regu-
lations  of  the department, be entitled to a state payment for personal
needs in the amount of fifteen dollars a month, provided, however,  that
on  or  after  January  first,  nineteen  hundred eighty-eight the state
payment for personal needs for such persons shall be in  the  amount  of
[twenty-five]  FORTY-FIVE  dollars  a  month; PROVIDED FURTHER THAT SUCH
FORTY-FIVE DOLLAR AMOUNT BE SUBJECT TO AN ANNUAL  ADJUSTMENT  REFLECTING
THE   LATEST  CONSUMER  PRICE  INDEX  (ALL  ITEMS--U.S.  CITY  AVERAGE),
PUBLISHED BY THE UNITED STATES BUREAU OF  LABOR  STATISTICS,  COMMENCING
JANUARY  FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AND RECALCULATED EVERY JANUARY FIRST
THEREAFTER.  Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of  subparagraph

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

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