assembly Bill A3838

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires applicants for public assistance to be fully informed that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.155
Jun 13, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.255
rules report cal.255
reported
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 31, 2019 referred to social services

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A3838 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4923
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6569
2013-2014: A9317, S311
2015-2016: A2942, S481
2017-2018: A2084, S505, S7227
2021-2022: A3766, S6269

A3838 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires applicants for public assistance to be given notice in writing, that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received; provides such notice shall be given as part of an informational booklet and as a standalone document.

A3838 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3838

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DICKENS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to providing notice
  to applicants of potential liability for public assistance benefits

  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 section
110-b to read as follows:
  § 110-B. RECOVERY FROM A PERSON DISCOVERED TO HAVE  PROPERTY;  NOTICE.
NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, AN APPLI-
CANT FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE SHALL BE FULLY INFORMED IN WRITING THAT HE OR
SHE MAY BE LIABLE TO REIMBURSE THE STATE FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE  BENEFITS
RECEIVED, AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS TITLE.  NOTICE MAY BE GIVEN AS PART OF
AN  INFORMATIONAL  BOOKLET  PROMULGATED  BY  THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND
DISABILITY SERVICES AND AS A STANDALONE DOCUMENT ON HIS  OR  HER  RIGHTS
AND  RESPONSIBILITIES.    NOTHING  IN  THIS  SECTION  SHALL BE DEEMED TO
PREVENT THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT FROM MAINTAINING ITS  RECORDS
ELECTRONICALLY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on June 30, 2020.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08318-01-9