assembly Bill A4269

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
May 30, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 01, 2019 referred to social services

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A4269 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7331
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§131-a & 131, rpld §131-a sub 15, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9684
2021-2022: A2478, A10528, S1073

A4269 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection.

A4269 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4269
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Social Services
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social  services  law, in relation to assisting
   persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection; and repealing  certain
   provisions of such law relating thereto

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 14 of section 131-a of the social services law,
 as amended by section 1 of part ZZ of chapter 59 of the laws of 2018, is
 amended to read as follows:
   14. In determining the  need  for  aid  provided  pursuant  to  public
 assistance  programs,  each  person  living with medically diagnosed HIV
 infection as defined by the AIDS institute of the department  of  health
 [in  social  services districts with a population over five million] who
 is receiving  [services  through  such  district's  administrative  unit
 providing  HIV/AIDS  services,]  public  assistance  and  earned  and/or
 unearned income, shall not be required to pay more than  thirty  percent
 of  his  or her monthly earned and/or unearned income toward the cost of
 rent that such person has a direct obligation  to  pay;  this  provision
 shall not apply to room and board arrangements.
   §  2.  Subdivision  15  of section 131-a of the social services law is
 REPEALED.
   § 3. Section 131 of the social services law is amended by  adding  two
 new subdivisions 21 and 22 to read as follows:
   21.  WHEN  NECESSARY, EACH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL ASSIST
 PERSONS WITH MEDICALLY DIAGNOSED HIV INFECTION AS DEFINED  BY  THE  AIDS
 INSTITUTE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (I) SECURE THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTA-
 TION  TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANCE, (II) ARRANGE FOR REQUIRED
 FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEWS TO BE CONDUCTED DURING HOME VISITS OR  AT  OTHER
 APPROPRIATE SITES, AND (III) BY PROVIDING REFERRALS FOR SERVICES AS WELL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01077-01-9