Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to health
|May 18, 2021
referred to health
Senate Bill S6820
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S6820 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S6820 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6820 SPONSOR: SALAZAR TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing indi- viduals to participate in the NY State of Health, the official health plan marketplace without providing information regarding citizenship or lawful residency in the United States or requesting or receiving a state or federal subsidy PURPOSE OF THE BILL: This bill will allow undocumented immigrants who can pay out-of-pocket premiums and without any state and federal subsidy to participate in the New York state health benefit exchange. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 268-a of the public health law, as added by section 2 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of 2019, is amended to delete the provision requiring citizenship or permanent resi-
2021-S6820 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6820 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 18, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing indi- viduals to participate in the NY State of Health, the official health plan marketplace without providing information regarding citizenship or lawful residency in the United States or requesting or receiving a state or federal subsidy THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 268-a of the public health law, as added by section 2 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: 10. "Qualified individual" means, with respect to qualified health plans, an individual, including a minor, who: (a) is eligible to enroll in a qualified health plan offered to indi- viduals through the Marketplace; (b) resides in this state; AND (c) at the time of enrollment, is not incarcerated, other than incar- ceration pending the disposition of charges[; and (d) is, and is reasonably expected to be, for the entire period for which enrollment is sought, a citizen or national of the United States or an alien lawfully present in the United States]. § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 268-c of the public health law, as added by section 2 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: (a) Perform eligibility determinations for federal and state insurance affordability programs including medical assistance in accordance with section three hundred sixty-six of the social services law, child health plus in accordance with section twenty-five hundred eleven of this chap- ter, the basic health program in accordance with section three hundred sixty-nine-gg of the social services law, premium tax credits and cost- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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