[First Reprint]

SENATE, No. 2214

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

214th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED AUGUST 23, 2010

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  JOSEPH F. VITALE

District 19 (Middlesex)

Senator  ROBERT M. GORDON

District 38 (Bergen)

Assemblywoman  CELESTE M. RILEY

District 3 (Salem, Cumberland and Gloucester)

Assemblyman  CRAIG J. COUGHLIN

District 19 (Middlesex)

Assemblyman  ALBERT COUTINHO

District 29 (Essex and Union)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senator Gill

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Restores income eligibility level for AIDS Drug Distribution Program to 500% of the federal poverty level.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee on September 13, 2010, with amendments.

  


A Supplement to "An Act making appropriations for the support of the State Government and the several public purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011 and regulating the disbursement thereof, "  approved June 30, 2010 (P.L.2010, c.35).

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.  The following language on page 84 of P.L.2010, c.35 is amended to read as follows:

 

46 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES

20 Physical and Mental Health

21 Health Services

GRANTS-IN-AID

 

Notwithstanding the provisions of any law or regulation to the contrary, the amount hereinabove appropriated for the AIDS Drug Distribution Program shall be conditioned upon the following provision: the annual income eligibility for participation in this program shall not exceed [300] 500% of federal poverty level.  No funds shall be expended for recipients earning greater than [300] 500% of the federal poverty level.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately 1and shall be retroactive to July 1, 20101.