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A03766 Summary:

BILL NOA03766
 
SAME ASSAME AS S06269
 
SPONSORDickens
 
COSPNSRAubry, Barrett, Darling, Jean-Pierre, Richardson, Sayegh, Rodriguez, Steck, Taylor
 
MLTSPNSRCook, Ramos
 
Add §110-b, Soc Serv L
 
Requires applicants for public assistance to be given notice in writing, that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received; provides such notice shall be given as part of an informational booklet and as a standalone document.
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A03766 Actions:

BILL NOA03766
 
01/28/2021referred to social services
03/09/2021reported referred to codes
03/24/2021reported
03/25/2021advanced to third reading cal.202
04/19/2021passed assembly
04/19/2021delivered to senate
04/19/2021REFERRED TO CODES
06/08/2021SUBSTITUTED FOR S6269
06/08/20213RD READING CAL.1558
06/08/2021PASSED SENATE
06/08/2021RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
09/28/2021delivered to governor
10/08/2021signed chap.448
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A03766 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A3766
 
SPONSOR: Dickens
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to providing notice to applicants of potential liability for public assistance benefits   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Directs the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance to inform, both orally and in writing, applicants for either public assistance that they may be liable to reimburse the state for benefits received.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the Social Services Law by adding a new section 110-b. Requires an applicant to be informed, in writing, that he or she may be liable to reimburse the state for public assistance benefits received. Provides that the local social services district is not prevented from keeping its records electronically. Section 2 - Effective Date   EXISTING LAW: None   JUSTIFICATION: Applicants need to know that they may be liable to reimburse the state for public assistance benefits received. By having this separate notice given, it provides clear and informed consent to the applicant for receipt of such benefits.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2019-2020: A3838 2017-2018: A2084 2016: ordered to third reading rules cal.386 2014: S.3118-Amended and recommitted to Social Services/A.9317 Referred to Social Services 2013: S311A-Amended on Third Reading Calendar/A.547A- Amended on Third Reading Calendar 2012: 5.6569 - Referred to Social Services/A.461 Died on Third Reading Calendar 330 2011: A.461 - Passed Assembly   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to State.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on June 30th, 2021.
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A03766 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3766
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 28, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. DICKENS, AUBRY, BARRETT, DARLING, JEAN-PIERRE,
          RICHARDSON, SAYEGH, RODRIGUEZ, STECK, TAYLOR -- Multi-Sponsored by  --
          M.  of  A.  COOK,  RAMOS -- read once and referred to the Committee on
          Social Services
 
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to providing notice
          to applicants of potential liability for public assistance benefits
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
     2  110-b to read as follows:
     3    § 110-b. Recovery from a person discovered to have  property;  notice.
     4  Notwithstanding  any  law, rule or regulation to the contrary, an appli-
     5  cant for public assistance shall be fully informed in writing that he or
     6  she may be liable to reimburse the state for public assistance  benefits
     7  received, as provided for in this title.  Notice may be given as part of
     8  an  informational  booklet  promulgated  by  the office of temporary and
     9  disability services and as a standalone document on his  or  her  rights
    10  and  responsibilities.    Nothing  in  this  section  shall be deemed to
    11  prevent the local social services district from maintaining its  records
    12  electronically.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect on June 30, 2022.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03720-01-1
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