Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 24, 2023||
delivered to governor
|Mar 13, 2023||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading cal.48
substituted for a2890
|Mar 13, 2023||
substituted by s823
|Mar 09, 2023||
advanced to third reading cal.48
|Jan 31, 2023||
referred to people with disabilities
Assembly Bill A2890Signed By Governor
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status Via S823 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A2890 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A2890 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires that applications submitted by individuals with developmental disabilities for eligibility determinations and service authorizations be processed in a timely manner; provides that where such application is not reasonably clear or omits required information or where the office reasonably suspects fraud based on specific information available, the office shall notify the applicant in writing requesting the specific information needed to process such application; removes reporting requirements.
2023-A2890 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2890 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 31, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SIMONE -- read once and referred to the Committee on People with Disabilities AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring that applications submitted by individuals with developmental disabilities for eligibility determinations and service authorizations be processed in a timely manner THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (c-1) of section 13.07 of the mental hygiene law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2022 amending the mental hygiene law relating to requiring that applications submitted by indi- viduals with developmental disabilities for eligibility determinations and service authorizations be processed in a timely manner, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 8442 and A. 9920, is amended to read as follows: (c-1) 1. In carrying out the responsibilities identified in subdivi- sion (c) of this section, the office shall ensure that applications for eligibility determinations and service authorizations are processed in a timely manner. [Specifically, except in a case where the application is not reasonably clear, omits required information, or when there is a reasonable basis supported by specific information available for review by the office that such application was submitted fraudulently, the] THE office shall complete processing of the application within A PROCESSING PERIOD OF one hundred twenty days of receipt of such application trans- mitted via the internet or electronic mail. 2. [In the case where] WHERE the application is not reasonably clear or [lacks] OMITS required information, OR WHERE THE OFFICE REASONABLY SUSPECTS FRAUD BASED ON SPECIFIC INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THE OFFICE, the office shall notify the applicant in writing within thirty calendar days of the receipt of such application [to] AND request [all addi- tional] THE SPECIFIC information needed to process such application. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04013-01-3
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