|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 09, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6646
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6646 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6646 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6646 SPONSOR: HELMING TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the elder law, in relation to the powers of the commissioner of health in administering the elderly phar- maceutical insurance coverage program PURPOSE: To allow those applying for the elderly pharmaceutical insurance cover- age program to do so through an online application SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Elder Law by authorizing the Commissioner of Health to establish and maintain an electronic online system for registering for the elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage program. Section 2 provides an immediate effective date.
S6646 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6646 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E August 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to the powers of the commis- sioner of health in administering the elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 244 of the elder law, as added by section 3-h of part A of chapter 59 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: 4. implementing alternative program improvements for the efficient and effective operation of the program in accordance with the provisions of this title, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE ESTABLISH- MENT AND MAINTENANCE OF AN ELECTRONIC ONLINE SYSTEM FOR REGISTRATION INTO THE PROGRAM. THE EXISTENCE OF THE ELECTRONIC ONLINE SYSTEM AUTHOR- IZED BY THIS SECTION SHALL NOT REQUIRE APPLICANTS TO UTILIZE SUCH SYSTEM; § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13571-03-9
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