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A10697 Summary:

BILL NOA10697
 
SAME ASSAME AS S08453
 
SPONSORHevesi
 
COSPNSREnglebright
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 95, Soc Serv L
 
Instructs the office of temporary and disability assistance to apply for a waiver from the federal government to allow for the purchase of multivitamin-mineral dietary supplements with benefits through SNAP.
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A10697 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          10697
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      May 10, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. HEVESI, ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to
          the Committee on Social Services
 
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the purchase  of
          multivitamin-mineral dietary supplements with benefits through SNAP
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 95 of the social services law is amended by  adding
     2  a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
     3    11.  (a)  The office shall apply for a waiver from the federal govern-
     4  ment which would allow for the purchase of multivitamin-mineral  dietary
     5  supplements  with benefits through the supplemental nutrition assistance
     6  program. The waiver shall be filed within ninety days of  the  effective
     7  date of this subdivision.
     8    (b)  For  purposes  of this subdivision, "multivitamin-mineral dietary
     9  supplements" means a substance that:
    10    (i) provides at least half of the vitamins and minerals for which  the
    11  National  Academy  of Medicine establishes dietary reference intakes, at
    12  least fifty percent or more of the daily serving as  determined  by  the
    13  food and drug administration; and
    14    (ii)  does  not exceed the tolerable upper intake levels as determined
    15  by the National Academy of Medicine.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD15698-01-8
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