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A09079 Summary:

BILL NO    A09079 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Cahill

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S69, Soc Serv L

Relates to responsibility for public assistance and care in a county social
services district.
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A09079 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         9079

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                    March 12, 2014
                                      ___________

       Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL -- read once and referred to the Committee
         on Social Services

       AN  ACT  to amend the social services law, in relation to responsibility
         for public assistance and care in a county social services district

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1.  Section  69  of  the  social  services law, as amended by
    2  section 66 of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, is  amended  to
    3  read as follows:
    4    S 69. Responsibility for public assistance and care in a county social
    5  services  district. The responsibility for the  administration of public
    6  assistance and care in a county social services district and the expense
    7  thereof [may either] SHALL  be  borne  by  the  county  social  services
    8  district  [or  be divided between such district and the towns and cities
    9  therein as hereinafter provided.
   10    1. Unless otherwise determined by the board of supervisors as  herein-
   11  after  provided,  each  town  shall  be  responsible  for the expense of
   12  providing safety net assistance for persons residing or  found  in  such
   13  town.
   14    2.  Unless otherwise determined by the board of supervisors as herein-
   15  after provided, a city forming  a  part  of  a  county  social  services
   16  district  shall  be responsible for the expense of  providing safety net
   17  assistance for any person residing or found in its territory].
   18    [3.] A county social services district shall be  responsible  for  the
   19  expense  of  providing  all  assistance and care for persons residing or
   20  found in a town or city in its territory [for which such town or city is
   21  not responsible under the provisions of subdivisions one and two of this
   22  section].  The expense of such assistance and care granted by  a  county
   23  social  services district shall be subject to reimbursement by the state
   24  in the cases provided for by section sixty-two or by any other provision
   25  of this chapter.
   26    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD11755-01-3
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