senate Bill S8632

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires shelter allowances be set at up to one hundred percent of the fair market rent for the local social services district

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Mar 23, 2022 referred to social services

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Social Services committee Vote

S8632
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Social Services Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

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S8632 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8900
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-cc, Soc Serv L

S8632 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires shelter allowances be set at up to one hundred percent of the fair market rent for the local social services district.

S8632 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8632 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8632
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 23, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 requiring  shel-
   ter  allowances be set at up to one hundred percent of the fair market
   rent for the local social services district
 
   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-cc to read as follows:
   § 131-CC. SHELTER ALLOWANCES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER  PROVISION  OF
 LAW TO THE CONTRARY, LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS SHALL PAY THE SHEL-
 TER  ALLOWANCE  EQUAL  TO THE ACTUAL RENT OBLIGATION OF RECIPIENTS UP TO
 ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE CURRENT UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT  OF  HOUSING
 AND  URBAN  DEVELOPMENT'S FAIR MARKET RENT AS OF THE DATE OF ISSUANCE OF
 THE SHELTER ALLOWANCE TO THE RECIPIENT FOR THE CORRESPONDING  UNIT  SIZE
 IN THE DISTRICT IN WHICH THE RECIPIENT RESIDES.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14126-05-2


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