Bill Text: NY A06753 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Relates to exempting income earned by persons under the age of 24 from certain workforce development programs from the determination of need for public assistance programs.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 88-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-18 - RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY [A06753 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06753-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                         6753--A

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                     March 18, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by M. of A. EICHENSTEIN, HEVESI, AUBRY, PICHARDO, FERNANDEZ,
          REYES, SOLAGES,  HUNTER,  D. ROSENTHAL,  BARRON,  JOYNER,  CYMBROWITZ,
          FRONTUS, OTIS, CAHILL, WILLIAMS, STECK, VANEL, McMAHON, ARROYO, ENGLE-
          BRIGHT,  ABBATE,  COLTON,  PERRY,  RIVERA,  RODRIGUEZ, McDONALD, FALL,
          GRIFFIN, FAHY,  DICKENS,  BENEDETTO,  CRUZ,  EPSTEIN,  SAYEGH,  ROMEO,
          JACOBSON,  M. G. MILLER,  MOSLEY, CUSICK, SIMON, LENTOL, RAMOS, QUART,
          JEAN-PIERRE,  PRETLOW,  ABINANTI,  TAYLOR,  GALEF,  SIMOTAS,  WALLACE,
          D'URSO,  CRESPO,  ORTIZ,  NIOU,  STERN, PHEFFER AMATO, WEPRIN, LAVINE,
          ROZIC, DenDEKKER,  DE LA ROSA,  RYAN,  CARROLL,  LUPARDO,  MAGNARELLI,
          L. ROSENTHAL, BLAKE, TITUS, WALKER, HYNDMAN, NOLAN, PAULIN, GOTTFRIED,
          O'DONNELL, DINOWITZ, ZEBROWSKI, STIRPE, RICHARDSON, BICHOTTE, BRONSON,
          RAYNOR,  SEAWRIGHT,  WOERNER,  BUTTENSCHON, LIFTON, BURKE -- read once
          and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Social  Services  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to exempting income
          earned  by persons under the age of twenty-four from certain workforce
          development programs from the determination of need for public assist-
          ance programs

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

     1    Section  1.  Subparagraph  (vii)  of paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 of
     2  section 131-a of the social services law, as amended by  section  12  of
     3  part  B  of  chapter  436  of  the  laws  of 1997, is amended to read as
     4  follows:
     5    (vii) all of the income of a dependent child living with a  parent  or
     6  other  caretaker  relative,  who  is  receiving  such aid or for whom an
     7  application for such aid has been made, which is  derived  from  partic-
     8  ipation  in  (i)  the summer youth employment program, provided however,
     9  that in the case of earned income such disregard must be applied for  at
    10  least,  but no longer than the length of such program; or (ii) a program

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10821-02-9

        A. 6753--A                          2

     1  carried out under the federal job training partnership act (P.L. 97-300)
     2  or any successor act, provided, however, that  in  the  case  of  earned
     3  income  such disregard must be applied for at least, but no longer than,
     4  six  months  per  calendar year for each such child. Provided however, a
     5  local social services district may exempt all the income of an  individ-
     6  ual,  up  to the age of twenty-four, which is derived from their partic-
     7  ipation in the summer  youth  employment  program,  in  accordance  with
     8  clause (i) of this subparagraph;
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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