Bill Text: NY A08276 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Directs the commissioner of the department of labor, in consultation with the commissioners of the office of temporary and disability assistance, the department of health, the office of children and family services, and the department of taxation and finance to conduct a study on the impact that the increase in minimum wage has or will have on the eligibility of the working poor to receive certain income-based programs, subsidies and services.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-20 - substituted by s5202a [A08276 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A08276-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         8276--A

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                      June 11, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by M. of A. LENTOL, EICHENSTEIN -- read once and referred to
          the Committee on Labor -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        AN  ACT  directing  a  study  on the impact of increased minimum wage on
          eligibility for income-based services, programs and subsidies

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

     1    Section  1.  The commissioner of the department of labor, in consulta-
     2  tion with the commissioners of the office of  temporary  and  disability
     3  assistance,  the department of health, the office of children and family
     4  services, and the department of taxation and finance (hereinafter,  "the
     5  commissioners"),  any other department, division, board, bureau, commis-
     6  sion, agency or public authority of the state or any political  subdivi-
     7  sion  thereof  deemed  necessary  by  the commissioners, shall prepare a
     8  comprehensive study and report on the impact that the increase in  mini-
     9  mum  wage  has  or  will  have on the eligibility of the working poor to
    10  receive important and necessary services. Such study  shall  include  an
    11  analysis of any effect on the eligibility of working individuals for all
    12  programs  with  an  income  eligibility requirement and/or the potential
    13  reduction in benefits under  such  programs,  which  may  occur  due  to
    14  increased  wages. The study shall also examine the impact on individuals
    15  and families near the poverty level of the loss  of  services,  programs
    16  and  subsidies and the adequacy of increased wages to cover the costs of
    17  such expenses.
    18    § 2. The commissioners shall publish such report to the governor,  the
    19  temporary  president  of  the  senate,  the speaker of the assembly, the
    20  minority leader of the senate, and the minority leader of the  assembly,
    21  no later than December 31, 2020.
    22    §  3. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
    23  law.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11012-03-9
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