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A07487 Summary:

BILL NOA07487
 
SAME ASSAME AS S05638
 
SPONSORGunther
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSRMiller ML
 
Amd 41.38, Ment Hyg L
 
Relates to rental and mortgage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill; provides for the reimbursement to agencies for costs associated with the rental or ownership of supportive housing subject to the availability of appropriations therefor and the reasonableness of such costs.
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A07487 Actions:

BILL NOA07487
 
05/07/2019referred to mental health
06/04/2019reported referred to ways and means
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A07487 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7487
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       May 7, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Mental Health
 
        AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to rental and  mort-
          gage payments of supportive housing for the mentally ill
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 41.38 of the mental  hygiene  law,  as  amended  by
     2  chapter 218 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
     3  § 41.38 Rental and mortgage payments of community residential facilities
     4            for the mentally ill.
     5    Notwithstanding  any  inconsistent  provision  of  this  article,  the
     6  commissioner may reimburse voluntary agencies for the reasonable cost of
     7  rental of or the reasonable mortgage payment or the reasonable principal
     8  and interest payment on a loan for the purpose of financing an ownership
     9  interest in, and proprietary lease from, an organization formed for  the
    10  purpose of the cooperative ownership of real estate, together with other
    11  necessary  costs  associated with rental or ownership of property, for a
    12  community residence [or], a  residential  care  center  for  adults,  or
    13  supportive  housing  under  his  or  her  jurisdiction  less  any income
    14  received from a state or federal agency or third party insurer which  is
    15  specifically  intended  to  offset the cost of rental of the facility or
    16  housing a client at the facility or of the supportive  housing,  subject
    17  to  the  availability of appropriations therefor and such commissioner's
    18  certification  of  the  reasonableness  of  the  rental  cost,  mortgage
    19  payment,  principal  and  interest payment on a loan as provided in this
    20  section or other necessary costs associated with rental or ownership  of
    21  property, with the approval of the director of the budget.
    22    § 2. This act shall take effect April 1, 2020.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11336-02-9
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