assembly Bill A11108

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides internet access to all individuals receiving temporary housing assistance

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Nov 06, 2020 referred to social services

A11108 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9030
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§17 & 153, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3912, S3593

A11108 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides internet access to all individuals receiving temporary housing assistance; provides that one hundred percent of the cost for the expense incurred for local social service districts to provide such internet access shall be reimbursed by the state.

A11108 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   11108
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 6, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of 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 providing inter-
   net access to all individuals receiving temporary housing assistance
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Section 17 of the social services law is amended by adding
 a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
   (L) REQUIRE THAT EACH LOCAL SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT  SHALL  PROVIDE
 INTERNET  ACCESS  TO ALL INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING TEMPORARY HOUSING ASSIST-
 ANCE IN SUCH DISTRICT. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, TEMPORARY HOUS-
 ING ASSISTANCE SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, A FAMILY SHELTER,  A
 SHELTER  FOR ADULTS, A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER, A RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS
 YOUTH SHELTER, OR A SAFE HOUSE FOR REFUGEES.
   § 2. Section 153 of the social services law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 13 to read as follows:
   13. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  ONE
 HUNDRED  PERCENT  OF  THE COST FOR THE EXPENSE INCURRED FOR LOCAL SOCIAL
 SERVICES DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE INTERNET ACCESS AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION
 (L) OF SECTION SEVENTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER  SHALL  BE  REIMBURSED  BY  THE
 STATE.
   §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
 repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
 this  act  on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
 on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17408-04-0