SSI Bill Moves In Senate. Contact Your Assemblyperson Today

Lauren Pollow

Bill S.2137 (Serino)/ A.6715-A (Brindisi), legislation seeking to increase the Social Security Income (SSI) rate for those receiving enhanced residential care in Adult Care Facilities has passed the Senate in the final days of legislative session. This bill increases the rate in $4.00 per day increments each year until 2021 for a total increase of $20.00 per day. This bill has now passed the Senate, but has not moved in the Assembly since being amended in April. Legislative session ends on June 21st, to pass this bill in the Assembly we need your support!

Please call your Assembly member, the sponsor of the bill (Anthony Brindisi) and the Chair of Social Services Committee (Andrew Hevesi) as soon as possible! If you are not familiar with your Assembly member, they can be found at http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/search/ by typing in your zip code.

Contact Information:
Assembly Sponsor Anthony Brindisi, 518-455-5454.
Assembly member Andrew Hevesi, 518-455-4926.
Speaker Carl Heastie, 518-455-3791.

 

NYSHFA/NYSCAL Contact:
Lauren Pollow
Director, Government Affairs
518-462-4800 x25