senate Bill S2375

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to home stability support supplement programs

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Mar 05, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 24, 2019 referred to social services

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Mar 5, 2019 - Social Services committee Vote

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Social Services Committee Vote: Mar 5, 2019

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S2375 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1620
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-bb, amd §153, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9195, A8178

S2375 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of home stability support supplement programs.

S2375 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2375 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2375

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, PERSAUD, THOMAS
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  home  stability
  support programs

  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
131-bb to read as follows:
  §  131-BB. HOME STABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM.  1. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  EACH  LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES
DISTRICT  SHALL PROVIDE A SHELTER SUPPLEMENT TO ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS AND
FAMILIES TO PREVENT EVICTION AND ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THIS SECTION.
  (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (I) "HOMELESS" SHALL MEAN THE LACK OF A FIXED, REGULAR,  AND  ADEQUATE
NIGHTTIME  RESIDENCE;  HAVING  A  PRIMARY  NIGHTTIME RESIDENCE THAT IS A
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PLACE NOT DESIGNED FOR OR ORDINARILY USED AS A REGULAR
SLEEPING ACCOMMODATION FOR HUMAN BEINGS, INCLUDING A  CAR,  PARK,  ABAN-
DONED  BUILDING,  BUS  OR  TRAIN STATION, AIRPORT OR CAMPGROUND OR OTHER
PLACES NOT MEANT FOR HUMAN HABITATION; LIVING IN A  SUPERVISED  PUBLICLY
OR  PRIVATELY  OPERATED  SHELTER  DESIGNATED TO PROVIDE TEMPORARY LIVING
ARRANGEMENTS (INCLUDING HOTELS AND MOTELS PAID FOR BY FEDERAL, STATE  OR
LOCAL  GOVERNMENT  PROGRAMS  FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS OR BY CHARITABLE
ORGANIZATIONS, CONGREGATE SHELTERS, OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING); EXITING AN
INSTITUTION WHERE THEY  RESIDED  AND  WILL  LACK  A  REGULAR  FIXED  AND
ADEQUATE  NIGHTTIME RESIDENCE UPON RELEASE OR DISCHARGE; OR ARE AN UNAC-
COMPANIED YOUTH AND HOMELESS FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH DEFINED AS
HOMELESS UNDER EITHER THIS PARAGRAPH OR FEDERAL STATUTE WHO HAVE EXPERI-
ENCED A LONG-TERM PERIOD WITHOUT LIVING INDEPENDENTLY IN PERMANENT HOUS-
ING; HAVE EXPERIENCED PERSISTENT INSTABILITY  AS  MEASURED  BY  FREQUENT

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

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