|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 05, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 24, 2019||referred to social services|
senate Bill S2375
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2375 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2375 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2375 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to home stability support programs PURPOSE OF THE BILL: This bill amends the Social Services Law (SSL) to create a new statewide rent supplement for families and individuals who are eligible for public assistance benefits and who are also facing eviction, homelessness, or loss of housing due to domestic violence or hazardous living conditions. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill adds a new section 131-b of the Social Services Law, to create the Home Stability Support (HSS) rent supplement program. Section 2 of this bill amends section 153 of the Social Services Law by
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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