assembly Bill A5973

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a commission to study and develop a plan for improving education in state prisons

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to correction
Mar 09, 2015 referred to correction

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A5973 - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2520
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §49, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A1107, S2782
2011-2012: A2315, S6702
2009-2010: A4327

A5973 - Bill Texts

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Establishes a commission on prison education to study and develop a plan for improving education in state prisons.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5973

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction  law,  in relation to establishing a
  commission on improving education in state prisons

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 49 to
read as follows:
  S  49.  COMMISSION  ON PRISON EDUCATION. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A
COMMISSION ON PRISON EDUCATION COMPRISED OF NINE MEMBERS WHO SHALL STUDY
AND DEVELOP A PLAN FOR IMPROVING EDUCATION IN THE STATE  PRISON  SYSTEM.
THE  COMMISSION  ON  PRISON EDUCATION SHALL CONSIDER AND INVESTIGATE THE
FOLLOWING FACTORS WHEN DETERMINING EDUCATION IMPROVEMENTS: THE IMPACT ON
AN INMATE'S EMPLOYMENT  OPPORTUNITIES  UPON  RELEASE  FROM  PRISON,  THE
IMPACT  ON  AN INMATE'S REINTEGRATION INTO SOCIETY AND THE EFFECTIVENESS
IN REDUCING RECIDIVISM. APPOINTMENTS TO THE TASK FORCE SHALL BE MADE  AS
FOLLOWS:  THREE BY THE GOVERNOR; TWO BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE
BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY; TWO BY THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT
OF  THE SENATE AND ONE BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE. THE COMMIS-
SION ON PRISON EDUCATION SHALL ISSUE A REPORT WITHIN  TEN  MONTHS  AFTER
THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06480-01-5

assembly Bill A5923

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to medicaid eligibility for youth leaving court ordered placement

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 26, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Apr 22, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 09, 2015 referred to health

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A5923 - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2877
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-i, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S956A
2011-2012: S3072A
2009-2010: S6969

A5923 - Bill Texts

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Relates to medicaid eligibility for youth leaving court ordered placement.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5923

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health

AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to medicaid eligi-
  bility for youth leaving court ordered placement

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  364-i  of  the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. YOUTH LEAVING COURT ORDERED PLACEMENT; PRESUMPTIVE ELIGIBILITY. (A)
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,  YOUTH  WHO
HAVE  BEEN PLACED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OR FOUR OF SECTION 353.3
OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT, SHALL BE PRESUMED ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAL  ASSIST-
ANCE  UNDER  THIS TITLE BEGINNING ON THE DATE OF THEIR RELEASE FROM SUCH
PLACEMENT.
  (B) SUCH PRESUMPTIVE ELIGIBILITY SHALL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLIER OF
THE DAY ON WHICH A DETERMINATION IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO THE ELIGIBILITY
OF THE YOUTH FOR ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE, OR IN THE CASE OF  A
YOUTH  FOR  WHOM AN APPLICATION FOR ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE IS
NOT FILED ON HIS OR HER BEHALF OR WHO DOES NOT FILE AN  APPLICATION  FOR
SUCH  ASSISTANCE,  SIXTY DAYS FROM THE RELEASE OF SUCH YOUTH FROM PLACE-
MENT ORDERED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OR FOUR OF SECTION  353.3  OF
THE FAMILY COURT ACT.
  (C) CARE, SERVICES AND SUPPLIES, AS SET FORTH IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED
SIXTY-FIVE-A  OF  THIS  TITLE,  THAT  ARE  FURNISHED TO A YOUTH DURING A
PRESUMPTIVE ELIGIBILITY PERIOD UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION BY AN ENTITY  THAT
IS  ELIGIBLE FOR PAYMENTS UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE MEDICAL
ASSISTANCE FOR PURPOSES OF PAYMENT AND STATE REIMBURSEMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law; provided however, that effective  immediately, the
office of children and family services  and  the  department  of  health
shall  promulgate any rules or regulations necessary for the implementa-
tion of this act on such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06770-01-5