A09865 Summary:

COSPNSRSimotas, Simon
MLTSPNSRCeretto, Cook, Galef
Amd 156, Pub Hous L
Relates to excluding income from the employment of children when calculating income for the selection of tenants; excludes income from the employment of children under 18 and full-time students over 18 and earnings in excess of $480 per month.
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A09865 Actions:

04/20/2016referred to housing
05/12/2016amend and recommit to housing
05/12/2016print number 9865a
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A09865 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 20, 2016
        Introduced  by  M. of A. JAFFEE, SIMOTAS, SIMON -- Multi-Sponsored by --
          M. of A.  CERETTO, COOK -- read once and referred to the Committee  on
          Housing  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
          amended and recommitted to said committee
        AN ACT to amend the public housing  law,  in  relation  to  income  from
          employment of children

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 156 of  the  public
     2  housing law, as amended by chapter 21 of the laws of 1982, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    a.  for  persons  or  families  of low income whose probable aggregate
     5  annual income during the period of occupancy does not exceed  six  times
     6  the  rental  (including  the value or cost to them of heat, light, water
     7  and cooking fuel) of the dwellings to be furnished such persons or fami-
     8  lies, except that in the case of persons or families with four  or  more
     9  dependents,  such  ratio  shall  not exceed seven to one; in calculating
    10  annual income, social security payments and income received from pension
    11  funds by any person sixty-two years of age or more shall be excluded  up
    12  to a total maximum amount of seventy-five dollars per month; income from
    13  employment  of  children,  including  foster  children, under the age of
    14  eighteen years and income from each full-time student eighteen years  of
    15  age  or  older,  excluding  the head of household and spouse, earning in
    16  excess of four hundred eighty dollars per month  shall  be  excluded  in
    17  calculating household income;
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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