assembly Bill A10528

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection; repealer

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Jun 15, 2022 referred to social services

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A10528 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1073
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§131-a, 131 & 153, rpld §131-a sub 15, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9684
2019-2020: A4269, S7331

A10528 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to assisting persons with medically diagnosed HIV infection.

A10528 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   10528
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 15, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Bronson,
   Meeks) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Social Services
 
 AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  assisting
   persons  with medically diagnosed HIV infection; and repealing certain
   provisions of such law relating thereto

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 14 of section 131-a of the social services law,
 as amended by section 1 of part ZZ of chapter 59 of the laws of 2018, is
 amended to read as follows:
   14.  In  determining the [need for] AMOUNT OF aid provided pursuant to
 public assistance programs, each person living with medically  diagnosed
 HIV  infection  [as  defined  by the AIDS institute of the department of
 health in social services districts with a population over five million]
 who APPLIES FOR OR is receiving [services through such district's admin-
 istrative unit providing HIV/AIDS services,] public assistance  and  HAS
 earned  and/or unearned income, UP TO TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL
 POVERTY GUIDELINES, shall not  be  required  to  pay  more  than  thirty
 percent  of  his or her monthly earned and/or unearned income toward the
 cost of rent that such person has  a  direct  obligation  to  pay;  this
 provision  shall not apply to THE AMOUNT OF PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS FOR room
 and board arrangements  ATTRIBUTABLE  TO  THE  PROVISION  OF  GOODS  AND
 SERVICES OTHER THAN LIVING SPACE.
   §  2.  Subdivision  15  of section 131-a of the social services law is
 REPEALED and a new subdivision 15 is added to read as follows:
   15. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER OR OF ANY OTHER LAW
 OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, IN DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF AID PROVIDED
 PURSUANT TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS, SOCIAL SERVICE DISTRICTS  SHALL,
 UPON  APPLICATION,  PROVIDE ACCESS TO EMERGENCY SHELTER, TRANSPORTATION,
 OR NUTRITION PAYMENTS WHICH THE DISTRICT  DETERMINES  ARE  NECESSARY  TO
 ESTABLISH  OR  MAINTAIN  INDEPENDENT  LIVING  ARRANGEMENTS AMONG PERSONS
 LIVING WITH MEDICALLY DIAGNOSED HIV INFECTION WHO ARE HOMELESS OR FACING
 HOMELESSNESS AND FOR WHOM NO VIABLE AND LESS COSTLY ALTERNATIVE TO HOUS-
 ING IS AVAILABLE, INCLUDING HIV EMERGENCY SHELTER ALLOWANCE PAYMENTS  IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.