assembly Bill A6316

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes county offices for the aging to accept and process supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) and low-income home energy assistance program applications

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to aging
Mar 02, 2017 referred to aging

A6316 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9066
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §224, Eld L; amd §§95 & 97, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9123
2019-2020: A6197

A6316 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes county offices for the aging to accept and process supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) and low-income home energy assistance program applications.

A6316 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6316

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Aging

AN  ACT  to amend the elder law and the social services law, in relation
  to authorizing county offices for the  aging  to  accept  and  process
  supplemental  nutrition  assistance program (SNAP) and low-income home
  energy assistance program applications

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

  Section  1.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new section 224 to
read as follows:
  § 224. SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) AND LOW-INCOME
HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM APPLICATIONS FOR THE  ELDERLY.  1.(A)  IN
CONSULTATION  WITH  THE COMMISSIONER OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSIST-
ANCE, THE OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH, FOR USE  BY  COUNTY  OFFICES  FOR  THE
AGING, A BEST PRACTICE MODEL FOR SUCH COUNTY OFFICES TO ACCEPT AND PROC-
ESS  APPLICATIONS  FOR  THE  SUPPLEMENTAL  NUTRITION  ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
(SNAP) PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-FIVE OF THE SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW  AND
THE  LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION NINE-
TY-SEVEN OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW  FROM  ELDERLY  INDIVIDUALS  SEEKING
SERVICES  FROM  SUCH COUNTY OFFICES.  SUCH BEST PRACTICES MODEL SHALL BE
DEVELOPED AND ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE AFTER A  REVIEW  OF  ALL  COUNTY
OFFICES  FOR  THE  AGING  PROGRAMS  OFFERING SIMILAR SERVICES TO ELDERLY
INDIVIDUALS AT THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) WITHIN THREE YEARS OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BEST PRACTICE MODEL
PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, ALL  COUNTY  OFFICES  FOR
THE  AGING  SHALL ADOPT SUCH BEST PRACTICE MODEL AND BEGIN ACCEPTING AND
PROCESSING APPLICATIONS FROM ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS  FOR  THE  SUPPLEMENTAL
NUTRITION  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM (SNAP) PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-FIVE OF
THE SOCIAL SERVICES  LAW  AND  THE  LOW-INCOME  HOME  ENERGY  ASSISTANCE
PROGRAM  PURSUANT  TO SECTION NINETY-SEVEN OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW. A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08177-01-7