senate Bill S6515

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of health to establish a method by which alternative identification can be presented at a point of sale when a recipient of WIC's does not have his or her WIC's identification

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Feb 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 06, 2018 1st report cal.374
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1672
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2017 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 6, 2018 - Health committee Vote

S6515
11
3
committee
11
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Feb 6, 2018

aye wr (3)

Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S6515
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6515 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8435
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L

S6515 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to establish a method by which alternative identification can be presented at a point of sale when a recipient under the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children does not have his or her WIC's identification in his or her possession.

S6515 - Sponsor Memo

S6515 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6515

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 30, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  directing  the
  commissioner of health to establish an alternative form of identifica-
  tion for utilization of the special supplemental nutrition program for
  women, infants and children

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 206 of the public  health  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (w) to read as follows:
  (W) BY RULE AND REGULATION, ESTABLISH A METHOD BY WHICH AN ALTERNATIVE
FORM  OF IDENTIFICATION WHICH MAY BE SHOWN AT THE POINT OF SALE AT WHICH
CHECKS OR VOUCHERS  ISSUED  UNDER  THE  SPECIAL  SUPPLEMENTAL  NUTRITION
PROGRAM  FOR WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN MAY BE UTILIZED, IN THE EVENT A
RECIPIENT OF SUCH PROGRAM DOES NOT HAVE THE IDENTIFICATION ISSUED PURSU-
ANT TO THE PROGRAM IN HIS OR HER POSSESSION.
  § 2. This act shall take affect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11312-01-7

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