senate Bill S505A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires applicants for public assistance to be fully informed that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Social Services Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2017 print number 505a
Jun 05, 2017 amend and recommit to social services
Jan 04, 2017 referred to social services

S505 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2084
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2013-2014: S311, A9317
2015-2016: S481, A2942
2019-2020: S4923, A3838
2021-2022: S6269, A3766

S505 - Summary

Requires applicants for public assistance to be given notice in writing, that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received; provides such notice shall be given as part of an informational booklet and as a standalone document.

S505 - Sponsor Memo

S505 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   505

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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 providing notice
  to applicants of potential liability for public assistance benefits

  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
110-b to read as follows:
  § 110-B. RECOVERY FROM A PERSON DISCOVERED TO  HAVE  PROPERTY;  NOTICE
AND  INFORMED  CONSENT.   NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO
THE  CONTRARY,  AN  APPLICANT  FOR  PUBLIC  ASSISTANCE  SHALL  BE  FULLY
INFORMED,  ORALLY  AND IN WRITING, THAT HE OR SHE MAY BE LIABLE TO REIM-
BURSE THE STATE FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS RECEIVED, AS PROVIDED FOR
IN THIS  TITLE.  SUCH  APPLICANT  SHALL  SIGN  AN  ACKNOWLEDGMENT  FORM,
PROVIDED  BY THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE, SEPARATE
FROM OTHER APPLICATION-RELATED FORMS, AND  THE  LOCAL  DEPARTMENT  SHALL
KEEP SUCH ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM IN SUCH APPLICANT'S FILE; PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER,  THAT PRODUCTION OF SUCH FORM SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED FOR THE RECOVERY
OF PUBLIC WELFARE BENEFITS. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE  DEEMED  TO
PREVENT  THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT FROM MAINTAINING ITS RECORDS
ELECTRONICALLY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on June 30, 2018.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06637-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S505A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2084
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2013-2014: S311, A9317
2015-2016: S481, A2942
2019-2020: S4923, A3838
2021-2022: S6269, A3766

S505A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires applicants for public assistance to be given notice in writing, that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received; provides such notice shall be given as part of an informational booklet and as a standalone document.

S505A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S505A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 505--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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 providing notice
  to applicants of potential liability for public assistance benefits

  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
110-b to read as follows:
  §  110-B.  RECOVERY FROM A PERSON DISCOVERED TO HAVE PROPERTY; NOTICE.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY,  AN  APPLI-
CANT FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE SHALL BE FULLY INFORMED IN WRITING THAT HE OR
SHE  MAY BE LIABLE TO REIMBURSE THE STATE FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS
RECEIVED, AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS TITLE.  NOTICE MAY BE GIVEN AS PART OF
AN INFORMATIONAL BOOKLET PROMULGATED BY  THE  OFFICE  OF  TEMPORARY  AND
DISABILITY  SERVICES  AND  AS A STANDALONE DOCUMENT ON HIS OR HER RIGHTS
AND RESPONSIBILITIES.   NOTHING IN  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO
PREVENT  THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT FROM MAINTAINING ITS RECORDS
ELECTRONICALLY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on June 30, 2018.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06637-04-7

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