Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 16, 2023||
referred to social services
Senate Bill S7009
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Social Services Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7009 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S7009 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7009 Revised 6/2/2023 SPONSOR: ROLISON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to prohibiting hotels and homeless shelters from displacing vulnerable persons in favor of non-United States citizens or non-lawful permanent residents of the United States PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to provide a safeguard against the unjust displacement of vulnerable persons from hotels and homeless shelters in order to provide that housing for non-United. States citizens or non- lawful permanent citizens. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: § 1 adds section 44-a subsections a, b, and c defining the terms. "hotel", "homeless shelter", and "vulnerable person".
2023-S7009 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7009 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 16, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ROLISON, WEBER, ORTT -- 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 prohibiting hotels and homeless shelters from displacing vulnerable persons in favor of non-United States citizens or non-lawful permanent residents of the United States 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 44-a to read as follows: § 44-A. DISPLACEMENT OF VULNERABLE PERSONS. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "HOTEL" SHALL MEAN A BUILDING OR PORTION OF A BUILDING WHICH IS REGULARLY USED AND KEPT OPEN AS SUCH FOR THE LODGING OF GUESTS AND SHALL INCLUDE AN APARTMENT HOTEL, A MOTEL, BOARDING HOUSE OR CLUB, WHETHER OR NOT MEALS ARE SERVED. (B) "HOMELESS SHELTER" SHALL MEAN A SPECIFIC FACILITY OPERATED OR FUNDED BY A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION OR OF A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, PUBLIC CORPORATION OR MUNICIPALITY FOR THE AVAILABILITY OF HOUSING FOR HOMELESS PERSONS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE OTHER NON-HOUSING SERVICES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DINING, RECREATIONAL, SANITARY, SOCIAL, MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. (C) "VULNERABLE PERSON" SHALL MEAN A UNITED STATES CITIZEN OR A LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES THAT IS ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING: (I) A VETERAN WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNIFORMED SERVICES OF THE UNITED STATES, OR IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, AIR NATIONAL GUARD, OR SERVICE AS A COMMISSIONED OFFICER IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, COMMIS- SIONED OFFICER OF THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11447-01-3
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