assembly Bill A7713

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the intergenerational poverty mitigation act

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to social services
May 17, 2019 referred to social services

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A7713 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5525
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 10-E §§484 - 484-c, Soc Serv L

A7713 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the intergenerational poverty mitigation act; creates a commission to study intergenerational poverty and a pilot program to address intergenerational poverty subject to appropriation.

A7713 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7713

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. RAYNOR -- read once and referred 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.