S02237 Summary:

BILL NOS02237
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORSANDERS
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 95-b, Soc Serv L
 
Relates to the distribution of food stamp applications to emergency feeding programs.
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S02237 Actions:

BILL NOS02237
 
01/23/2019REFERRED TO SOCIAL SERVICES
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S02237 Committee Votes:

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S02237 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S02237 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2237
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 23, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services
 
        AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the distribution
          of food stamp applications to emergency feeding programs
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
     2  95-b to read as follows:
     3    § 95-b. Food stamp applications at emergency feeding programs. 1.  The
     4  commissioner  shall arrange for the distribution of applications for the
     5  food stamp program to all state-funded emergency feeding  programs.  For
     6  purposes  of  this  section,  "emergency  feeding  program" means a food
     7  pantry or soup kitchen.
     8    2. Beginning January first, two thousand  twenty,  and  on  the  first
     9  business day of each succeeding calendar quarter thereafter, the commis-
    10  sioner  shall  submit a report to the governor and the legislature indi-
    11  cating the emergency feeding programs to which it  distributed  applica-
    12  tions  in  the  prior  calendar  quarter  and the number of applications
    13  distributed to each emergency feeding program.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    15  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07104-01-9
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