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A01748 Summary:

BILL NOA01748
 
SAME ASSAME AS S01740
 
SPONSORGottfried
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Relates to temporarily suspending medical and student debt collection during the COVID-19 covered period.
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A01748 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1748
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 11, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
        AN ACT temporarily suspending medical and student debt collection during
          the COVID-19 covered period
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  For  the  purposes of this act, "COVID-19 covered period"
     2  means March 7, 2020 until the date on which none of the provisions  that
     3  closed or otherwise restricted public or private businesses or places of
     4  public  accommodation,  or  required postponement or cancellation of all
     5  non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size for  any  reason  in
     6  executive  orders  202.3,  202.4,  202.5,  202.6,  202.7, 202.8, 202.10,
     7  202.11, 202.13 or 202.14, as extended by  executive  orders  202.28  and
     8  202.31  and as further extended by any future executive order, issued in
     9  response to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to apply in the county of the
    10  insurer or debtors residence.
    11    § 2. Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  law  to  the  contrary,  the
    12  collection of medical and student debt owed to the state of New York and
    13  referred  to  the  office of the attorney general for collection will be
    14  temporarily suspended to the end of COVID-19 covered period.
    15    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00591-01-1
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