assembly Bill A7817

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting certain funds from the calculation of household benefits under public assistance programs

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Current Bill Status Via S5402 - Signed by Governor


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 03, 2019 signed chap.329
Oct 01, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 18, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.291
substituted for a7817
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by s5402
Jun 14, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.291
rules report cal.291
reported
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
May 23, 2019 referred to social services

Votes

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Jun 14, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5402
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 7, 2019 - Social Services committee Vote

S5402
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 7, 2019

A7817 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5402
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §131-n, Soc Serv L

A7817 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain funds in NY ABLE savings accounts from the calculation of household benefits under public assistance programs.

A7817 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7817

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by 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 exempting
  certain funds in a NY ABLE  savings  account  in  the  calculation  of
  household benefits under public assistance programs

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 131-n of the social services  law,
as  amended by section 1 of part X of chapter 54 of the laws of 2016, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. The following resources shall be exempt and disregarded  in  calcu-
lating  the amount of benefits of any household under any public assist-
ance program: (a) cash and liquid or nonliquid resources up to two thou-
sand dollars, or three thousand dollars in the  case  of  households  in
which  any  member  is  sixty years of age or older, (b) an amount up to
four thousand six hundred fifty  dollars  in  a  separate  bank  account
established  by  an  individual while currently in receipt of assistance
for the sole purpose of enabling the individual to purchase a  first  or
replacement  vehicle  for  the  recipient  to  seek,  obtain or maintain
employment, so long as the funds are not used for any other purpose, (c)
an amount up to one thousand four hundred dollars  in  a  separate  bank
account  established  by  an  individual  while  currently in receipt of
assistance for the purpose of paying tuition at a two-year or  four-year
accredited  post-secondary educational institution, so long as the funds
are not used for any other purpose, (d) the  home  which  is  the  usual
residence  of  the  household,  (e)  one  automobile, up to ten thousand
dollars fair market value,  through  March  thirty-first,  two  thousand
seventeen;  one  automobile,  up  to eleven thousand dollars fair market
value, from April first, two thousand seventeen  through  March  thirty-
first,  two thousand eighteen; and one automobile, up to twelve thousand
dollars fair market value, beginning April first, two thousand  eighteen

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