senate Bill S9066

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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Jun 15, 2018 referred to rules

S9066 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6316
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
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

S9066 (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.

S9066 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9066 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9066

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 15, 2018
                               ___________

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

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
COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING MAY REQUEST AN EXTENSION TO ADOPT SUCH  BEST
PRACTICE MODEL BY MAKING A WRITTEN REQUEST TO THE DIRECTOR.
  (C)  COUNTY  OFFICES FOR THE AGING AND LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS
SHALL HAVE THE ABILITY TO DISCLOSE AND SHARE INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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