senate Bill S4339

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing rent subsidies to individuals living with roommates

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A4258 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 12, 2019 signed chap.624
Dec 06, 2019 delivered to governor
May 30, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1008
substituted for s4339
May 30, 2019 substituted by a4258
ordered to third reading cal.1008
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 09, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Mar 07, 2019 referred to social services

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S4339
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 9, 2019 - Social Services committee Vote

S4339
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: Apr 9, 2019

S4339 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4258
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §409-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8767, A10734

S4339 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing rent subsidies to individuals living with roommates.

S4339 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4339 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4339

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- 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  providing  rent
  subsidies to individuals living with roommates

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 5  of  section  409-a  of  the
social  services  law, as amended by chapter 339 of the laws of 1993, is
amended to read as follows:
  (c) Notwithstanding any other  provision  of  this  section,  where  a
social  services  official determines that a lack of adequate housing is
the primary factor preventing the discharge of a child or children  from
foster  care  including,  but  not limited to, children with the goal of
discharge to independent living, preventive services shall  include,  in
addition  to  any  other  payments  or  benefits received by the family,
special cash grants in  the  form  of  rent  subsidies,  including  rent
arrears, or any other assistance, sufficient to obtain adequate housing.
Such  rent  subsidies  or  assistance  shall not exceed the sum of three
hundred dollars per month, shall not be provided for a  period  of  more
than  three  years, and shall be considered a special grant.  NOTHING IN
THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT THE ABILITY  OF  THOSE  USING
SUCH  RENT  SUBSIDY TO LIVE WITH ROOMMATES. The provisions of this para-
graph shall not be construed  to  limit  such  official's  authority  to
provide other preventive services.
  §  2.  Subdivision  7  of section 409-a of the social services law, as
added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  7. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section,  if  a  social
services official determines that a lack of adequate housing is a factor
that may cause the entry of a child or children into foster care and the
family  has  at least one service need other than lack of adequate hous-
ing, preventive services may include, in addition to any other  payments

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

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