Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 09, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 26, 2023||
referred to social services
Senate Bill S2982
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2982 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S2982 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2982 SPONSOR: KAVANAGH TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would ensure that individuals can access safe and stable hous- ing by allowing those receiving shelter allowances to receive up to 100% of the fair market rent for their area. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of this bill amends the social services law by adding a new section 131-cc which would allow local social service districts to pay shelter allowances equal to the actual rent obligation of the recipient up to 100% of their area fair market rent.
2023-S2982 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2982 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 26, 2023 ___________ 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. LBD07258-01-3
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