senate Bill S7331

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Social Services Committee


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Jan 17, 2020 referred to social services

S7331 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4269
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
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: S1073, A2478

S7331 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection.

S7331 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7331 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7331

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  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
AS OTHER RESOURCES AND MATERIALS AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION  TWENTY-TWO
OF THIS SECTION.
  22.  THE  OFFICE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, SHALL
CREATE, MAINTAIN, AND PERIODICALLY UPDATE INFORMATION  ON  THE  OFFICE'S

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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