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SB5753 Summary:

BILL NOS05753
 
SAME ASSAME AS A04181
 
SPONSORRAMOS
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 131-a, Soc Serv L
 
Sets the standards of monthly need for persons and families who receive temporary housing assistance and three meals per day or reside in a shelter for adults that provides three meals per day, shelter for families that provides three meals per day or a public home that provides three meals per day.
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SB5753 Actions:

BILL NOS05753
 
05/14/2019REFERRED TO SOCIAL SERVICES
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SB5753 Memo:

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SB5753 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5753
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      May 14, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services
 
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the standards of
          monthly need for persons in receipt of public assistance
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Section  131-a  of  the social services law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
     3    6. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, social  services  offi-
     4  cials  shall, in accordance with the provisions of this section, provide
     5  public assistance to persons and families who receive temporary  housing
     6  assistance  and  three  meals  per day or reside in a shelter for adults
     7  that provides three meals per day, shelter for  families  that  provides
     8  three  meals per day, or a public home that provides three meals per day
     9  and determined to be eligible by the application of the standard of need
    10  prescribed by the provisions of subdivision two of  this  section,  less
    11  any  available  income  or resources which are not required to be disre-
    12  garded by other provisions of  this  chapter,  in  accordance  with  the
    13  following schedule:
 
    14                       Number of Persons in Household
    15            One       Two       Three     Four      Five      Six
    16            $144      $238      $322      $419      $520      $603
 
    17  For  each  additional eligible needy person in the household there shall
    18  be an additional allowance of eighty-five dollars monthly.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of April in the year next
    20  succeeding the year in which it shall have become a law.
 

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01052-01-9
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