Bills Pending New York Assembly Social Services Committee

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NYS05552EngrossRelates to the creation of a self-sufficiency standard study regarding how much income is needed for a family of a given composition in a given geographic location to adequately meet its basic needs without public or private assistance.
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2019-06-19
To Assembly Social Services Committee
NYS03041EngrossRelates to public notice of basic rights by the office of temporary and disability assistance for applicants and recipients of public assistance.
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2019-06-12
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NYS01086EngrossRelates to allowances for the costs, up to eighty dollars, of diapers for an eligible child, two years of age or younger.
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2019-06-11
To Assembly Social Services Committee
NYA08242IntroEstablishes a two generation pilot program to promote family stability and children's school readiness, and provides for the repeal of this section in five years.
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2019-06-10
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NYA08252IntroDirects the department of social services to establish a centralized homelessness crisis response data system through which state agencies, local governmental entities, including law enforcement agencies, court systems, school districts, and emergenc...
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2019-06-10
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NYA08000IntroRelates to reimbursements for domestic violence services for programs effected by certain provisions of the 2019-20 budget.
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2019-05-30
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NYA07988IntroExempts amounts received from any financial settlement for childhood sexual abuse for determining eligibility for or amount of benefits under any program provided under the social security law.
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2019-05-30
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NYA06327IntroRelates to allowing public welfare officials to withhold payment of rent to landlords who owe delinquent tax liabilities to local municipalities, school districts or counties.
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2019-05-30
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NYA01245IntroProvides that before a person may receive public assistance benefits, he or she must submit to and pass a drug test; requires health care professionals, law enforcement agencies, and courts report certain instances of substance abuse to the commissio...
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2019-05-30
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NYA05170IntroRequires recipients of public assistance benefits submit to pre-qualification drug screening and testing, random drug testing, reasonable suspicion drug testing and resumption of benefits drug testing.
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2019-05-30
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NYA07967IntroRequires law enforcement and district attorneys offices to advise human trafficking victims of the availability of social and legal services; unless law enforcement and district attorneys offices are notified by the victim that they do not want such ...
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2019-05-29
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NYA07831IntroRelates to eligibility for public assistance; amends provisions relating to exemption of income and resources in calculating benefits; amends work requirements; requires training in fields which provide a living wage.
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2019-05-24
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NYA07713IntroRelates to the intergenerational poverty mitigation act; creates a commission to study intergenerational poverty and a pilot program to address intergenerational poverty subject to appropriation.
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2019-05-17
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NYA07742IntroAllows for state agencies, municipalities, and authorities to provide state or local public benefits regardless of immigration status.
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2019-05-17
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NYA07747IntroEstablishes the standardized human-trafficking recognition training program for private transportation services employees; requires private transportation services to require all employees to undergo a human-trafficking recognition training program e...
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2019-05-17
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NYA07612IntroRelates to eliminating rent for homeless shelters; provides that a homeless individual or family applying for or receiving temporary housing assistance shall not be required to pay room and board or contribute any earned or unearned income, available...
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2019-05-14
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NYA02567IntroRelates to allowances for the costs, up to eighty dollars, of diapers for an eligible child, two years of age or younger.
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2019-05-02
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NYA07400IntroRelates to requiring care providers to provide information in cases of suspected domestic violence.
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2019-05-01
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NYA06856IntroRelates to increasing the enhanced residential care benefit for aged, blind and disabled persons by increasing the rate of the social security income payment for eligible individuals receiving enhanced residential care; provides for a $4.00 per day i...
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2019-03-22
To Assembly Social Services Committee
NYS02174EngrossEnsures adequate access to information by individuals who have limited English proficiency.
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2019-03-20
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NYA06761IntroEstablishes a moratorium on the site selection of state facilities (defined) in cities of one million or more until the governor completes a comprehensive review of all existing and proposed state facilities; provides such report shall include an ass...
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2019-03-19
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NYA06646IntroRequires the commissioner of the department of social services to develop and provide training to intake workers at homeless shelters focused on how to identify and provide appropriate referrals to those suffering from mental health issues.
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2019-03-14
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NYA06648IntroProhibits homeless shelters from denying shelter to a person because the person is considered to have other housing available unless the department of social services determines that such other housing is actually available, would not cause overcrowd...
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2019-03-14
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NYA06303IntroRequires the preparation of a neighborhood impact statement prior to the construction of a homeless shelter in cities with a population of one million or more.
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2019-03-07
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NYA06312IntroRelates to medical expenditure amounts and to county property tax levy reductions resulting from medical assistance program expenditure reductions; and limits, in cities having a population of one million or more, the annual increase in real property...
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2019-03-05
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NYA06126IntroRelates to residential services for pregnant victims of domestic violence; provides that certain pregnant victims of domestic violence may stay at an emergency shelter for up to nine months.
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2019-02-28
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NYA06104IntroRelates to educational or training work activity requirements; allows a local social services district to count an hour of homework time per course credit hour towards work participation requirements for public assistance recipients participating in ...
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2019-02-28
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NYA05795IntroProhibits unfunded mandates in medicaid; provides that a provision of law which is determined to be an unfunded mandate according to this new section of law shall cease to be mandatory and become voluntary in operation; defines "law" as a statute, ex...
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2019-02-19
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NYA05689IntroRelates to the personal expense allowance for residents of residential health care facilities receiving or eligible to receive supplemental security income payments and/or additional state payments.
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2019-02-14
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NYA05674IntroAllows for three forty-five day extensions of necessary and available emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence instead of the current two forty-five day extensions.
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2019-02-14
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NYA05714IntroRequires social services districts to establish a homeless housing task force for purposes of developing a ten-year plan and guidelines to address long-term and short-term housing.
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2019-02-14
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NYA05739IntroRelates to recipients of public assistance who lack appropriate child care.
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2019-02-14
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NYA05709IntroProvides an exemption from participation in work activities for an applicant or recipient of public assistance who is a parent or relative of a child who is personally providing care for such child under one year of age.
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2019-02-14
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NYA05573IntroRelates to additional options for local social services districts to implement effective welfare-to-work programs; repeals certain provisions of such law relating thereto.
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2019-02-13
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NYA05540IntroRelates to requiring participation in education programs leading to a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma for those seeking public assistance.
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2019-02-13
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NYA05463IntroRelates to permitting appeals to the department to be conducted by means of a conference telephone, video conference or similar communications systems with and by independent hearing officers.
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2019-02-12
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NYA05451IntroRequires the homestead exemption used in the calculation for public assistance to be the same as the homestead exemption under the civil practice law and rules.
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2019-02-12
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NYA05220IntroAuthorizes the offering of the twelve month work exemption to certain parents or relatives in receipt of public assistance who personally provide child care.
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2019-02-07
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NYA04966IntroRelates to establishing a deadbeats most wanted list and worldwide web page.
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2019-02-06
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NYA05004IntroRelates to the submission of evidence at fair hearings.
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2019-02-06
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NYA04332IntroRelates to monthly grants and allowances of public assistance and repeals certain provisions of such law relating thereto.
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2019-02-04
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NYA04330IntroRelates to resource exemptions for applicants for public assistance programs; amends the Welfare Reform Act in relation to the effectiveness thereof.
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2019-02-04
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NYA04440IntroEnacts the New York state national guard and reserves child support modification act; provides for modification of child support payments in certain instances where the person called to active duty will experience a reduction in income due to loss of...
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2019-02-04
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NYA04193IntroRequires the commissioner of the office of temporary and disability assistance to develop a program and training for the identification and screening for deficiencies in executive functioning.
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2019-02-01
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NYA04180IntroProvides that applicants for or recipients of food stamps shall not be subjected to finger imaging as a requirement of the food stamp program.
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2019-02-01
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NYA04266IntroRelates to public assistance employment programs for disabled persons.
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2019-02-01
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NYA04184IntroEstablishes rental vouchers for working families; provides definitions; allows for families to make an application for rental vouchers at the appropriate social services district or any facilitated enrollment site authorized by the office of temporar...
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2019-02-01
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NYA03935IntroRequires a local social services district to accept or deny an application for public assistance as soon as possible but no later than thirty days after the date of the application.
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2019-01-31
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NYA03861IntroProvides supplemental security income for eligible individuals receiving enhanced residential care.
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2019-01-31
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NYA03540IntroReimburses counties who have purchased or will purchase Medicaid fraud detection software.
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2019-01-29
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