Bill Text: NY A06604 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Directs the commissioner of health to establish a method by which alternative identification can be presented at a point of sale when a recipient under the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children does not have his or her WIC's identification in his or her possession.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-2)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-14 - referred to health [A06604 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06604-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          6604
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 14, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. DE LA ROSA, NORRIS, MORINELLO -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  directing  the
          commissioner of health to establish an alternative form of identifica-
          tion for utilization of the special supplemental nutrition program for
          women, infants and children
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 206 of the public  health  law  is
     2  amended by adding a new paragraph (w) to read as follows:
     3    (w) by rule and regulation, establish a method by which an alternative
     4  form  of identification which may be shown at the point of sale at which
     5  checks or vouchers  issued  under  the  special  supplemental  nutrition
     6  program  for women, infants and children may be utilized, in the event a
     7  recipient of such program does not have the identification issued pursu-
     8  ant to the program in his or her possession.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05741-01-9
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