senate Bill S856

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to home stability support supplement programs

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Jan 25, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to social services

Votes

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Jan 26, 2021 - Social Services committee Vote

S856
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committee
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Social Services Committee Vote: Jan 26, 2021

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S856 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6032
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-bb, amd §153, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S9195, A8178
2019-2020: S2375, A1620

S856 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of home stability support supplement programs.

S856 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S856 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    856
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, BOYLE,
   BRESLIN, COMRIE, FELDER, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, JACK-
   SON, KAMINSKY, KAPLAN, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY,  LIU,  MAY,  MYRIE,  PARKER,
   PERSAUD,  RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SANDERS, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO,
   SKOUFIS, STAVISKY, THOMAS -- 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 home stability
   support programs
 
   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-bb to read as follows:
   § 131-BB. HOME STABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM.  1. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
 OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY, EACH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES
 DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE A SHELTER SUPPLEMENT TO ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS  AND
 FAMILIES TO PREVENT EVICTION AND ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS IN ACCORDANCE WITH
 THIS SECTION.
   (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   (I)  "HOMELESS"  SHALL MEAN THE LACK OF A FIXED, REGULAR, AND ADEQUATE
 NIGHTTIME RESIDENCE; HAVING A PRIMARY  NIGHTTIME  RESIDENCE  THAT  IS  A
 PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PLACE NOT DESIGNED FOR OR ORDINARILY USED AS A REGULAR
 SLEEPING  ACCOMMODATION  FOR  HUMAN BEINGS, INCLUDING A CAR, PARK, ABAN-
 DONED BUILDING, BUS OR TRAIN STATION, AIRPORT  OR  CAMPGROUND  OR  OTHER
 PLACES  NOT  MEANT FOR HUMAN HABITATION; LIVING IN A SUPERVISED PUBLICLY
 OR PRIVATELY OPERATED SHELTER DESIGNATED  TO  PROVIDE  TEMPORARY  LIVING
 ARRANGEMENTS  (INCLUDING HOTELS AND MOTELS PAID FOR BY FEDERAL, STATE OR
 LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS  OR  BY  CHARITABLE
 ORGANIZATIONS, CONGREGATE SHELTERS, OR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING); EXITING AN
 INSTITUTION  WHERE  THEY  RESIDED  AND  WILL  LACK  A  REGULAR FIXED AND
 ADEQUATE NIGHTTIME RESIDENCE UPON RELEASE OR DISCHARGE; OR ARE AN  UNAC-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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