S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
April 29, 2013
Introduced by M. of A. WALTER, RAIA, BORELLI, CORWIN, FINCH -- Multi-
Sponsored by -- M. of A. McDONOUGH, OAKS -- read once and referred to
the Committee on Aging
AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to social security income and
eligibility in the EPIC program
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 241 of the elder law is amended to
2 read as follows:
3 3. "Income" shall mean "household gross income" as defined in the real
4 property tax circuit breaker credit program, pursuant to subparagraph
5 (C) of paragraph one of subsection (e) of section six hundred six of the
6 tax law, but only shall include the income of program applicants and
7 spouses and shall exclude [the]: (A) income of other members of the
8 household; AND
9 (B) FIFTY PERCENT OF INCOME DERIVED FROM SOCIAL SECURITY RECEIVED BY
10 THE PROGRAM APPLICANT OR SPOUSE.
11 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.