senate Bill S2187A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to income eligibility under the EPIC program

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 08, 2019 amended on third reading 2187a
Feb 27, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2019 1st report cal.156
Jan 23, 2019 referred to aging

Votes

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Feb 12, 2019 - Aging committee Vote

S2187
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2019

excused (1)

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S2187 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3145
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6646
2011-2012: A4451
2013-2014: A4305
2015-2016: A3618
2017-2018: S5406, A3742

S2187 - Summary

Provides that an individual shall not become ineligible under the EPIC program due to an increase in social security benefits or a public or private pension where such increase does not exceed the consumer price index.

S2187 - Sponsor Memo

S2187 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2187

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in  relation  to  eligibility  under  the
  program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 242 of the elder law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS DETERMINED  TO  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  ASSISTANCE
UNDER  THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT BECOME INELIGIBLE BASED UPON INCOME SOLELY
BECAUSE OF AN INCREASE IN EITHER A  PUBLIC  OR  PRIVATE  PENSION  OR  AN
INCREASE IN SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AS PROVIDED UNDER FEDERAL LAW WHERE
SUCH INCREASE DOES NOT EXCEED THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (ALL ITEMS UNITED
STATES CITY AVERAGE) FOR SUCH YEAR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02009-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S2187A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3145
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §242, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6646
2011-2012: A4451
2013-2014: A4305
2015-2016: A3618
2017-2018: S5406, A3742

S2187A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an individual shall not become ineligible under the EPIC program due to an increase in social security benefits or a public or private pension where such increase does not exceed the consumer price index.

S2187A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2187A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2187--A
    Cal. No. 156

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BAILEY, GOUNARDES, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging --
  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in  relation  to  eligibility  under  the
  program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 242 of the elder law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS DETERMINED  TO  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  ASSISTANCE
UNDER  THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT BECOME INELIGIBLE BASED UPON INCOME SOLELY
BECAUSE OF AN INCREASE IN EITHER A  PUBLIC  OR  PRIVATE  PENSION  OR  AN
INCREASE IN SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AS PROVIDED UNDER FEDERAL LAW WHERE
SUCH INCREASE DOES NOT EXCEED THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (ALL ITEMS UNITED
STATES CITY AVERAGE) FOR SUCH YEAR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect April 1, 2020.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02009-04-9

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