senate Bill S7227

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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2018 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1724
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2018 referred to social services

S7227 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly 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
2015-2016: S481
2019-2020: S4923
2021-2022: S6269

S7227 (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.

S7227 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7227 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7227

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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.
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, 2019.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06637-07-7

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