senate Bill S4703

2019-2020 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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Mar 21, 2019 referred to health

S4703 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6604
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6515, A8435

S4703 (ACTIVE) - 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.

S4703 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4703 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4703

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- 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 effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05741-01-9

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