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S05406 Summary:

BILL NOS05406
 
SAME ASSAME AS A03742
 
SPONSORBAILEY
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 242, Eld L
 
Provides that an individual shall not become ineligible under the EPIC program due to an increase in social security benefits or a public or private pension where such increase does not exceed the consumer price index.
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S05406 Actions:

BILL NOS05406
 
03/24/2017REFERRED TO AGING
01/03/2018REFERRED TO AGING
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S05406 Memo:

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S05406 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5406
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                     March 24, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
 
        AN ACT to amend the elder law, in  relation  to  eligibility  under  the
          program for elderly pharmaceutical insurance coverage
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 242 of the elder law is amended by
     2  adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
     3    (i) An individual who is determined  to  be  eligible  for  assistance
     4  under  this article shall not become ineligible based upon income solely
     5  because of an increase in either a  public  or  private  pension  or  an
     6  increase in social security benefits as provided under federal law where
     7  such increase does not exceed the consumer price index (all items United
     8  States city average) for such year.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08463-01-7
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