assembly Bill A3912A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides internet access to all individuals residing in temporary housing

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 17, 2021 enacting clause stricken
May 05, 2021 print number 3912a
May 05, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to social services
Jan 28, 2021 referred to social services

Co-Sponsors

A3912 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3593
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§17 & 153, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11108, S9030

A3912 - Summary

Provides internet access to all individuals residing in temporary housing; 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.

A3912 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3912
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Social Services
 
 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 (m) to read as follows:
   (M)  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. EACH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES
 DISTRICT SHALL SUBMIT THEIR PLAN TO PROVIDE INTERNET ACCESS PURSUANT  TO
 THIS  SUBDIVISION  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT FOR OVERSIGHT AND APPROVAL WITHIN
 THIRTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT. SHELTERS SHALL  IMPLEMENT
 AND COMPLY WITH SUCH PLANS WITHIN EIGHTEEN MONTHS OF SUCH APPROVAL.
   § 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
 (M)  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.
                                                            LBD01779-02-1

Co-Sponsors

A3912A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3593
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§17 & 153, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11108, S9030

A3912A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides internet access to all individuals residing in temporary housing; 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.

A3912A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3912--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  HEVESI,  GRIFFIN,  GUNTHER  -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Social Services -- 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 residing in temporary housing
 
   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 (m) to read as follows:
   (M) REQUIRE THAT EACH LOCAL SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT  SHALL  PROVIDE
 INTERNET ACCESS TO ALL INDIVIDUALS RESIDING IN TEMPORARY HOUSING IN SUCH
 DISTRICT.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION, TEMPORARY HOUSING 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.  EACH  LOCAL  SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL
 SUBMIT THEIR PLAN TO PROVIDE INTERNET ACCESS PURSUANT TO  THIS  SUBDIVI-
 SION  TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR OVERSIGHT AND APPROVAL WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF
 THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT. SHELTERS SHALL IMPLEMENT AND COMPLY WITH
 SUCH PLANS WITHIN EIGHTEEN MONTHS OF SUCH APPROVAL.
   § 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
 (M) 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