assembly Bill A1767

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence

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Jan 17, 2019 referred to social services

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A1767 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§209 & 366, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4046
2011-2012: A3923
2013-2014: A2163
2015-2016: A4160
2017-2018: A2232

A1767 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the personal needs allowance of individuals in nursing homes and individuals in residential programs for victims of domestic violence.

A1767 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1767

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. CROUCH, BLANKENBUSH, GIGLIO, RA -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.  FINCH,  LUPARDO,  PALMESANO  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Social Services

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to personal needs
  allowances

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 2-a of section 209 of the social services law,
as amended by chapter 450 of the laws of 1987, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2-a.  Notwithstanding  any inconsistent provision of subparagraph (ii)
of paragraph (d) of subdivision one of this section, an  individual  who
is  receiving  or  is  eligible to receive federal supplemental security
income payments and/or additional state payments and who is  a  resident
of a residential health care facility as defined by section twenty-eight
hundred  one  of  the public health law, shall, in accordance with regu-
lations of the department, be entitled to a state payment  for  personal
needs  in the amount of fifteen dollars a month, provided, however, that
on or after January  first,  nineteen  hundred  eighty-eight  the  state
payment  for  personal  needs for such persons shall be in the amount of
[twenty-five] FORTY-FIVE dollars a month;  PROVIDED  FURTHER  THAT  SUCH
FORTY-FIVE  DOLLAR  AMOUNT BE SUBJECT TO AN ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT REFLECTING
THE  LATEST  CONSUMER  PRICE  INDEX  (ALL  ITEMS--U.S.  CITY   AVERAGE),
PUBLISHED  BY  THE  UNITED STATES BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, COMMENCING
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE AND  RECALCULATED  EVERY  JANUARY
FIRST THEREAFTER.  Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of subpar-
agraph  (ii)  of paragraph (d) of subdivision one of this section, on or
after January first, nineteen hundred eighty-eight,  a  resident  of  an
intermediate  care  facility operated or issued an operating certificate
by the office [of mental retardation and] FOR PEOPLE WITH  developmental
disabilities or a patient of a hospital operated by the office of mental

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

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