|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to social services|
|May 06, 2019||referred to social services|
senate Bill S5525
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Social Services Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5525 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5525 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5525 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to enacting the intergenerational poverty mitigation act PURPOSE GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill shall be to collaborate in mitigating genera- tional poverty in the state of New York, to the best of the state's ability. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: 3) Section 484-a shall define the terms "cycle of poverty," "intergener- ational poverty," and "poverty." 2) Section 484-b shall establish the New York intergenerational welfare reform commission. 3) Section 484-c shall establish the intergenerational poverty plan
S5525 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5525 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 6, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- 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 enacting the intergenerational poverty mitigation act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new article 10-E to read as follows: ARTICLE 10-E INTERGENERATIONAL POVERTY MITIGATION ACT SECTION 484. SHORT TITLE. 484-A. DEFINITIONS. 484-B. NEW YORK INTERGENERATIONAL WELFARE REFORM COMMISSION. 484-C. ESTABLISHMENT OF INTERGENERATIONAL POVERTY PLAN IMPLEMEN- TATION PILOT PROGRAM. § 484. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE "INTERGENERA- TIONAL POVERTY MITIGATION ACT." § 484-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. "CYCLE OF POVERTY" OR "POVERTY CYCLE" MEANS THE SET OF FACTORS OR EVENTS BY WHICH THE LONG-TERM POVERTY OF A PERSON IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE AND BE EXPERIENCED BY EACH CHILD OF THE PERSON WHEN THE CHILD BECOMES AN ADULT UNLESS THERE IS OUTSIDE INTERVENTION. 2. (A) "INTERGENERATIONAL POVERTY" MEANS POVERTY IN WHICH TWO OR MORE SUCCESSIVE GENERATIONS OF A FAMILY CONTINUE IN THE CYCLE OF POVERTY AND GOVERNMENT DEPENDENCE. (B) "INTERGENERATIONAL POVERTY" DOES NOT INCLUDE SITUATIONAL POVERTY THAT: (I) IS GENERALLY TRACEABLE TO A SPECIFIC INCIDENT OR TIME PERIOD WITHIN THE LIFETIME OF A PERSON; AND (II) IS NOT CONTINUED TO THE NEXT GENERATION. 3. "POVERTY" MEANS THE STATE OF A PERSON WHO LACKS A USUAL OR SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE AMOUNT OF MONEY OR MATERIAL POSSESSIONS AS DEMONSTRATED BY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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