senate Bill S2885A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes an elderly dental insurance coverage program; appropriation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 31, 2018 print number 2885a
Jan 31, 2018 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
Feb 01, 2017 committee discharged and committed to finance
Jan 18, 2017 referred to aging

S2885 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add Title 4 §§270 - 274, Eld L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S553

S2885 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an elderly dental insurance coverage program; appropriates $20,000,000 therefor.

S2885 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2885 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2885

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to  establishing  an  elderly
  dental  insurance coverage program; and making an appropriation there-
  for

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

  Section 1. Article 2 of the elder law is amended by adding a new title
5 to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 5
                        ELDERLY DENTAL INSURANCE
                            COVERAGE PROGRAM
SECTION 270. DEFINITIONS.
        271. ELDERLY DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE PROGRAM.
        272. PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY.
        273. REGULATIONS.
        274. PENALTIES FOR FRAUD AND ABUSE.
  § 270. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, THE TERMS:
  1. "INCOME" SHALL MEAN "HOUSEHOLD GROSS INCOME" AS DEFINED IN THE REAL
PROPERTY  TAX  CIRCUIT  BREAKER CREDIT PROGRAM, PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH
(C) OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF SUBSECTION (E) OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED SIX OF THE
TAX LAW, BUT ONLY SHALL INCLUDE THE INCOME  OF  PROGRAM  APPLICANTS  AND
SPOUSES AND SHALL EXCLUDE THE INCOME OF OTHER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD.
  2.  "RESIDENT"  SHALL  MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL LEGALLY DOMICILED WITHIN THE
STATE.
  § 271. ELDERLY DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE PROGRAM. THE  DIRECTOR  SHALL
ESTABLISH  AN ELDERLY DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE PROGRAM, IN CONSULTATION
WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF CIVIL SERVICE, WITHIN THE STATE EMPLOYEE DENTAL
INSURANCE PLAN.  SUCH PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE  COMPREHENSIVE  AND  ROUTINE
DENTAL  CARE SERVICES TO SENIOR RESIDENTS WHO MEET THE PROGRAM ELIGIBIL-
ITY REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO OF  THIS

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

S2885A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add Title 4 §§270 - 274, Eld L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S553

S2885A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an elderly dental insurance coverage program; appropriates $20,000,000 therefor.

S2885A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2885A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2885--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on Finance 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 elder law, in relation to establishing an elderly
  dental insurance coverage program; and making an appropriation  there-
  for

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

  Section 1. Article 2 of the elder law is amended by adding a new title
4 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 4
                        ELDERLY DENTAL INSURANCE
                            COVERAGE PROGRAM
SECTION 270. DEFINITIONS.
        271. ELDERLY DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE PROGRAM.
        272. PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY.
        273. REGULATIONS.
        274. PENALTIES FOR FRAUD AND ABUSE.
  § 270. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, THE TERMS:
  1. "INCOME" SHALL MEAN "HOUSEHOLD GROSS INCOME" AS DEFINED IN THE REAL
PROPERTY TAX CIRCUIT BREAKER CREDIT PROGRAM,  PURSUANT  TO  SUBPARAGRAPH
(C) OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF SUBSECTION (E) OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED SIX OF THE
TAX  LAW,  BUT  ONLY  SHALL INCLUDE THE INCOME OF PROGRAM APPLICANTS AND
SPOUSES AND SHALL EXCLUDE THE INCOME OF OTHER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD.
  2. "RESIDENT" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL LEGALLY  DOMICILED  WITHIN  THE
STATE.
  §  271.  ELDERLY DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE PROGRAM. THE DIRECTOR SHALL
ESTABLISH AN ELDERLY DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE PROGRAM, IN  CONSULTATION
WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF CIVIL SERVICE, WITHIN THE STATE EMPLOYEE DENTAL

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

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