assembly Bill A9099A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the automated identification of affordability program participants

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.554
rules report cal.554
reported
May 31, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 10, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
May 04, 2022 print number 9099a
May 04, 2022 amend and recommit to social services
Jan 31, 2022 referred to social services

Co-Sponsors

A9099 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8362
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-ss, Soc Serv L

A9099 - Summary

Provides for the automated identification of affordability program participants to enable such participants to be automatically entered into utility corporation energy affordability programs.

A9099 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9099
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 31, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Social Services
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to providing for
   the automated identification of affordability program participants
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
 131-ss to read as follows:
   § 131-SS. AUTOMATED IDENTIFICATION OF  AFFORDABILITY  PROGRAM  PARTIC-
 IPANTS.  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING
 TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "COMMISSIONER" SHALL MEAN THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF TEMPO-
 RARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE.
   (B) "AFFORDABILITY PROGRAM PARTICIPANT" SHALL MEAN A HOUSEHOLD THAT IS
 DETERMINED BY THE OFFICE  TO  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  ANY  OF  THE  FOLLOWING
 PROGRAMS:
   (I) TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (FAMILY ASSISTANCE);
   (II) SAFETY NET ASSISTANCE (PUBLIC ASSISTANCE);
   (III) SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME;
   (IV) FOOD STAMPS;
   (V) LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM;
   (VI) VETERAN'S DISABILITY PENSION;
   (VII) VETERAN'S SURVIVING SPOUSE PENSION;
   (VIII) CHILD HEALTH PLUS;
   (IX) LIFELINE; AND
   (X) ANY OTHER INCOME-BASED ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IDENTIFIED BY THE PUBLIC
 SERVICE COMMISSION IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE.
   (C) "OFFICE" SHALL MEAN THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY DISABILITY ASSISTANCE.
   (D)  "UTILITY CORPORATION" SHALL MEAN A CORPORATION REGULATED PURSUANT
 TO ARTICLE TWO OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW.
   (E) "UTILITY  CORPORATION  ENERGY  AFFORDABILITY  PROGRAMS"  SHALL  BE
 DEFINED  BY  THE  PUBLIC  SERVICE  COMMISSION AND SHALL INCLUDE PROGRAMS
 WHICH ARE INTENDED TO ASSIST  CUSTOMERS  WITH  ENERGY  AFFORDABILITY  BY
 REDUCING CUSTOMERS' ENERGY BURDEN.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A9099A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8362
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-ss, Soc Serv L

A9099A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the automated identification of affordability program participants to enable such participants to be automatically entered into utility corporation energy affordability programs.

A9099A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9099--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 31, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. CUSICK, SIMON -- 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 for
   the automated identification of affordability program participants

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
 131-ss to read as follows:
   § 131-SS. AUTOMATED IDENTIFICATION OF  AFFORDABILITY  PROGRAM  PARTIC-
 IPANTS.  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING
 TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "COMMISSIONER" SHALL MEAN THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE OF TEMPO-
 RARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE.
   (B) "AFFORDABILITY PROGRAM PARTICIPANT" SHALL MEAN A HOUSEHOLD THAT IS
 DETERMINED TO BE ELIGIBLE BY THE  APPROPRIATE  AGENCY  FOR  ANY  OF  THE
 FOLLOWING PROGRAMS:
   (I) PUBLIC ASSISTANCE;
   (II) SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME;
   (III) SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP);
   (IV) LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM;
   (V) VETERAN'S DISABILITY PENSION;
   (VI) VETERAN'S SURVIVING SPOUSE PENSION;
   (VII) CHILD HEALTH PLUS;
   (VIII) LIFELINE; AND
   (IX)  ANY  OTHER  INCOME-BASED  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM  IDENTIFIED BY THE
 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE.
   (C) "OFFICE" SHALL MEAN THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY DISABILITY ASSISTANCE.
   (D) "UTILITY CORPORATION" SHALL MEAN A CORPORATION REGULATED  PURSUANT
 TO ARTICLE TWO OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW.
   (E)  "UTILITY  CORPORATION  ENERGY  AFFORDABILITY  PROGRAMS"  SHALL BE
 DEFINED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE  COMMISSION  AND  SHALL  INCLUDE  PROGRAMS
 WHICH  ARE  INTENDED  TO  ASSIST  CUSTOMERS WITH ENERGY AFFORDABILITY BY
 REDUCING CUSTOMERS' ENERGY BURDEN.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.