senate Bill S6646

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the powers of the commissioner of health in administering the elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Aug 09, 2019 referred to rules

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S6646 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8665
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §244, Eld L

S6646 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of health to create an electronic online system for registration into the elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage program.

S6646 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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