senate Bill S904A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to conducting appeals, within the department of family assistance, by means of electronic communications systems conference with independent hearing officers

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Social Services Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 19, 2020 print number 904a
Oct 19, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to social services
Jan 09, 2019 referred to social services

Co-Sponsors

S904 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §22, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6882
2013-2014: S2611
2015-2016: S3084
2017-2018: S547

S904 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to permitting appeals to the department to be conducted by means of a conference telephone, video conference or similar communications systems with and by independent hearing officers.

S904 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S904 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    904
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 9, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, AKSHAR -- 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 permitting
   appeals to the department of family  assistance  to  be  conducted  by
   means  of a conference telephone, video conference or similar communi-
   cations systems with and by independent hearing officers
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 22 of the social services law, as
 added by chapter 473 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
   2. In connection with any appeal pursuant to  this  section,  with  or
 without  a  fair  hearing,  [the]  EACH  commissioner  may designate and
 authorize one or more appropriate members of his OR HER staff  OR  INDE-
 PENDENT  FAIR  HEARING OFFICERS to consider and decide such appeals. Any
 staff member OR INDEPENDENT  FAIR  HEARING  OFFICER  so  designated  and
 authorized  shall have authority to decide such appeals on behalf of the
 commissioner with the same force and effect as if the  commissioner  had
 made  the decisions.  Fair hearings held in connection with such appeals
 shall be held on behalf of the commissioner by members  of  his  OR  HER
 staff  OR  INDEPENDENT  FAIR  HEARING OFFICERS who are employed for such
 purposes or who have been designated and authorized by him OR HER there-
 for.  THE FAIR HEARING MAY BE CONDUCTED BY MEANS OF A  CONFERENCE  TELE-
 PHONE,  VIDEO  CONFERENCE  EQUIPMENT OR SIMILAR COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
 ALLOWING ALL PERSONS PARTICIPATING IN SUCH HEARING TO HEAR EACH OTHER AT
 THE SAME TIME. The provisions of this subdivision shall  apply  to  fair
 hearings conducted pursuant to subdivision eight of section four hundred
 twenty-two of this chapter, and to any hearing required pursuant to this
 chapter  concerning  the denial, suspension or revocation of any permit,
 certificate or license, and to any hearing held pursuant to section four
 hundred fifty-five of this chapter.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S904A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §22, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6882
2013-2014: S2611
2015-2016: S3084
2017-2018: S547

S904A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to permitting appeals to the department to be conducted by means of a conference telephone, video conference or similar communications systems with and by independent hearing officers.

S904A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


            

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