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A01579 Summary:

BILL NOA01579
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORHawley
 
COSPNSRGiglio, Raia, Palmesano, Montesano
 
MLTSPNSRBarclay, Blankenbush, Thiele
 
Amd 131, Soc Serv L
 
Requires that recipients of public assistance benefits must be residents of the state for at least ninety days prior to applying for such benefits.
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A01579 Actions:

BILL NOA01579
 
01/12/2017referred to social services
01/03/2018referred to social services
03/06/2018held for consideration in social services
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A01579 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A1579
 
SPONSOR: Hawley (MS)
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring that recipients of public assistance benefits must be resi- dents of the state for at least ninety days prior to applying for such benefits   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires individuals to be a resident of New York State 90 days prior to applying for social services benefits.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: No public assistance shall be given to an applicant for public assist- ance who has not been a resident of the state for at least 90 days prior to applying for such assistance.   JUSTIFICATION: Due to New York State encompassing some of the nation's most prominent and extensive public assistance programs; individuals from other states have moved to New York State for the sole purpose of benefiting from its programs. By implementing a 90 day residency requirement for public-as- sistance it would discourage individuals from moving into the state for the lone purpose of receiving state assistance, and preserve the integ- rity of systems for the citizens who rely on such programs.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 01/04/2012 - A.6059 - referred to social services 01/08/14 referred to Social services, 05/17/16 held for consideration in social services   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeeding the date upon which it shall become a law.
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A01579 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1579
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 12, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. HAWLEY, GIGLIO, RAIA, PALMESANO, MONTESANO --
          Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  BARCLAY,  BLANKENBUSH,  McLAUGHLIN,
          THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Social Services
 
        AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to requiring that
          recipients of public assistance benefits  must  be  residents  of  the
          state for at least ninety days prior to applying for such benefits
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 131 of the social services law is amended by adding
     2  a new subdivision 5-b to read as follows:
     3    5-b. No public assistance shall be given to an  applicant  for  public
     4  assistance  who has not been a resident of the state for at least ninety
     5  days prior to applying for such assistance.
     6    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
     7  ing the date upon which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02289-01-7
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