senate Bill S5406

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to income eligibility under the EPIC program

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Aging Committee


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to aging
Mar 24, 2017 referred to aging

S5406 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3742
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6646
2011-2012: A4451
2013-2014: A4305
2015-2016: A3618
2019-2020: S2187, A3145

S5406 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an individual shall not become ineligible under the EPIC program due to an increase in social security benefits or a public or private pension where such increase does not exceed the consumer price index.

S5406 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5406 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5406

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- 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  eligibility  under  the
  program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 242 of the elder law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS DETERMINED  TO  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  ASSISTANCE
UNDER  THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT BECOME INELIGIBLE BASED UPON INCOME SOLELY
BECAUSE OF AN INCREASE IN EITHER A  PUBLIC  OR  PRIVATE  PENSION  OR  AN
INCREASE IN SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AS PROVIDED UNDER FEDERAL LAW WHERE
SUCH INCREASE DOES NOT EXCEED THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (ALL ITEMS UNITED
STATES CITY AVERAGE) FOR SUCH YEAR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08463-01-7

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