senate Bill S7290A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a statewide restaurant meals program as part of the supplemental nutrition assistance program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Social Services Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 26, 2020 print number 7290a
Jun 26, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to social services
Jan 16, 2020 referred to social services

S7290 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8764
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §95, Soc Serv L

S7290 - Summary

Establishes a statewide restaurant meals program as part of the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

S7290 - Sponsor Memo

S7290 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7290

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- 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  establishing  a
  restaurant meals program as part of the supplemental nutrition assist-
  ance program

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

  Section 1. Section 95 of the social services law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11.  (A)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,
THE OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH A RESTAURANT MEALS PROGRAM AS PART  OF  SNAP.
UNDER  THE  RESTAURANT  MEALS  PROGRAM, HOUSEHOLDS CONTAINING ELDERLY OR
DISABLED MEMBERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES, AS DEFINED IN 7 U.S.C. 2012(J),  OR
HOMELESS  INDIVIDUALS,  AS  DEFINED IN 7 U.S.C.  2012(L), SHALL HAVE THE
OPTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH 7 U.S.C. 2012(K) TO REDEEM THEIR SNAP BENEFITS
AT PRIVATE ESTABLISHMENTS THAT CONTRACT WITH THE OFFICE TO  OFFER  MEALS
FOR  ELIGIBLE  INDIVIDUALS  AT  CONCESSIONAL  PRICES SUBJECT TO 7 U.S.C.
2018(H).
  (B) THE OFFICE SHALL  ADOPT  ANY  RULES  NECESSARY  TO  IMPLEMENT  THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13915-01-9

S7290A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8764
Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §95, Soc Serv L

S7290A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a statewide restaurant meals program as part of the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

S7290A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7290A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7290--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to establishing a
  statewide restaurant meals program as part of the supplemental  nutri-
  tion assistance program

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

  Section 1. Section 95 of the social services law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11.  (A)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,
THE OFFICE SHALL ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE RESTAURANT MEALS PROGRAM AS  PART
OF  SNAP.  UNDER  THE  RESTAURANT  MEALS  PROGRAM, HOUSEHOLDS CONTAINING
ELDERLY OR DISABLED MEMBERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES, AS DEFINED IN  7  U.S.C.
2012(J), OR HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS, AS DEFINED IN 7 U.S.C.  2012(L), SHALL
HAVE THE OPTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH 7 U.S.C. 2012(K) TO REDEEM THEIR SNAP
BENEFITS  AT  PRIVATE  ESTABLISHMENTS  THAT  CONTRACT WITH THE OFFICE TO
OFFER MEALS FOR ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS AT CONCESSIONAL PRICES SUBJECT TO 7
U.S.C. 2018(H).
  (B) THE OFFICE SHALL  ADOPT  ANY  RULES  NECESSARY  TO  IMPLEMENT  THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13915-02-0

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