senate Bill S5471

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain shelters to be reimbursed for any payment differential for housing a single individual in a room intended for double occupancy

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to social services
May 01, 2019 referred to social services

Votes

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Feb 11, 2020 - Social Services committee Vote

S5471
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Social Services Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2020

aye wr (2)

S5471 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2381
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §131-u, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9672
2021-2022: S843, A1847

S5471 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain shelters for victims of domestic violence to be reimbursed for any payment differential for housing a single individual in a room intended for double occupancy.

S5471 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5471 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5471

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social services law, in relation to authorizing
  certain shelters to be reimbursed for housing a single individual in a
  room intended for double occupancy

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

  Section  1.  Section  131-u  of  the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ANY
RESIDENTIAL  PROGRAM  FOR  VICTIMS  OF  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AS DEFINED IN
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THIS CHAPTER, WHICH PROVIDES TEMPO-
RARY HOUSING ASSISTANCE TO A SINGLE INDIVIDUAL WHO MEETS SUCH  PROGRAM'S
NECESSARY  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, SHALL BE REIMBURSED FOR ANY PAYMENT
DIFFERENTIAL FOR HOUSING A SINGLE INDIVIDUAL  IN  A  ROOM  INTENDED  FOR
DOUBLE OCCUPANCY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01076-01-9

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