Bill Text: NY A03145 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Provides that an individual shall not become ineligible under the EPIC program due to an increase in social security benefits or a public or private pension where such increase does not exceed the consumer price index.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 35-5)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-15 - print number 3145b [A03145 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03145-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         3145--B

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                    January 28, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by  M.  of A. CARROLL, BENEDETTO, ABBATE, COLTON, GOTTFRIED,
          JAFFEE, PEOPLES-STOKES, RIVERA, L. ROSENTHAL,  GUNTHER,  M. G. MILLER,
          ORTIZ,  SANTABARBARA,  STIRPE,  BARRETT,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  MOSLEY, BLAKE,
          DICKENS, SAYEGH, BUTTENSCHON, FRONTUS,  ARROYO,  D'URSO,  CRUZ,  FALL,
          DINOWITZ, CRESPO, FINCH, CROUCH, MONTESANO, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by
          -- M. of A.  COOK, CUSICK, DenDEKKER, GLICK, MALLIOTAKIS, PERRY, SIMON
          --  read  once  and  referred  to  the Committee on Aging -- committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
          ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  elder law, in relation to eligibility under the
          program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 242 of the elder law is amended by
     2  adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
     3    (i)  An  individual  who  is  determined to be eligible for assistance
     4  under this article shall not become ineligible based upon income  solely
     5  because  of  an  increase  in  either  a public or private pension or an
     6  increase in social security benefits as provided under federal law where
     7  such increase does not exceed the consumer price index (all items United
     8  States city average) for such year.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect April 1, 2020.



         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02009-06-9
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