2012 New York Consolidated Laws
SOS - Social Services
Article 6 - CHILDREN
Title 10 - (458-A - 458-F) KINSHIP GUARDIANSHIP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
458-F - Fair hearings.


NY Soc Serv L § 458-F (2012) What's This?
 
    §  458-f.  Fair hearings. 1. Any person aggrieved by the decision of a
  social services official not to make a payment or payments  pursuant  to
  this  title  or  to  make  such  payment or payments in an inadequate or
  inappropriate amount or the failure of a  social  services  official  to
  determine  an  application  under  this  title  within thirty days after
  filing, may appeal to the office of children and family services,  which
  shall  review  the  case  and give such person an opportunity for a fair
  hearing  thereon  and  render  its  decision  within  thirty  days.  All
  decisions of the office of children and family services shall be binding
  upon the social services district involved and shall be complied with by
  the social services official thereof.
    2.  The  only  issues which may be raised in a fair hearing under this
  section are: (a) whether the social  services  official  has  improperly
  denied  an  application  for  payments under this title; (b) whether the
  social services official has improperly discontinued payments under this
  title; (c) whether the  social  services  official  has  determined  the
  amount of the payments made or to be made in violation of the provisions
  of  this  title  or the regulations of the office of children and family
  services promulgated hereunder;  or  (d)  whether  the  social  services
  official  has failed to determine an application under this title within
  thirty days.
    3. The provisions of subdivisions two and four of  section  twenty-two
  of  this  chapter  shall  apply  to fair hearings held and appeals taken
  pursuant to this section.

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