senate Bill S9030A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides internet access to all individuals receiving temporary housing assistance

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 30, 2020 print number 9030a
Oct 30, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Oct 05, 2020 referred to rules

S9030 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11108
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§17 & 153, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3593, A3912

S9030 - Summary

Provides internet access to all individuals receiving temporary housing assistance; provides that one hundred percent of the cost for the expense incurred for local social service districts to provide such internet access shall be reimbursed by the state.

S9030 - Sponsor Memo

S9030 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9030
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              October 5, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation  to  requiring  all
   homeless  shelters  overseen  by the division of shelter oversight and
   compliance at the office of temporary  and  disability  assistance  to
   provide internet access to all residents

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 44 of the social services law is amended by  adding
 a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
   5-A.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE THAT ALL HOMELESS SHELTERS OVER-
 SEEN BY THE DIVISION OF SHELTER OVERSIGHT AND COMPLIANCE AT  THE  OFFICE
 OF  TEMPORARY  AND  DISABILITY  SERVICES  PROVIDE INTERNET ACCESS TO ALL
 RESIDENTS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect  immediately.  Effective  immediately,
 the  addition,  amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation neces-
 sary for the implementation of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17408-01-0


S9030A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11108
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§17 & 153, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3593, A3912

S9030A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides internet access to all individuals receiving temporary housing assistance; provides that one hundred percent of the cost for the expense incurred for local social service districts to provide such internet access shall be reimbursed by the state.

S9030A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9030A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9030--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              October 5, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to providing inter-
   net access to all individuals receiving temporary housing assistance

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 17 of the social services law is amended by  adding
 a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
   (L)  REQUIRE  THAT  EACH  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE
 INTERNET ACCESS TO ALL INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING TEMPORARY  HOUSING  ASSIST-
 ANCE IN SUCH DISTRICT. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, TEMPORARY HOUS-
 ING  ASSISTANCE SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, A FAMILY SHELTER, A
 SHELTER FOR ADULTS, A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER, A RUNAWAY AND  HOMELESS
 YOUTH SHELTER, OR A SAFE HOUSE FOR REFUGEES.
   § 2. Section 153 of the social services law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 13 to read as follows:
   13.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ONE
 HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE COST FOR THE EXPENSE INCURRED  FOR  LOCAL  SOCIAL
 SERVICES DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE INTERNET ACCESS AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION
 (L)  OF  SECTION  SEVENTEEN  OF  THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE REIMBURSED BY THE
 STATE.
   § 3. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
 repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
 this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
 on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17408-03-0

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