senate Bill S2457

Amended

Provides for gifts on tax returns for autism awareness and research

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 17 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 16 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 10 / Feb / 2014
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 10 / Feb / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 2457A

Summary

Provides for gifts on tax returns for autism awareness and research.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2453
Versions:
S2457
S2457A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-c, Tax L; amd §95-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S5291B, A5321A
2009-2010: S487, A5147A
2007-2008: A8496A

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BILL NUMBER:S2457

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to gifts for
autism awareness and research

PURPOSE:
Provides for gifts on tax returns for autism awareness and research.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - The tax law is amended by adding a new section 630-c.

JUSTIFICATION:
This bill would create a new personal income tax check off for
taxpayers who wish to contribute a certain amount of their money to
be used for autism education awareness and research. Since 1996 there
were 3,416 cases of autism of school-age students aged 4-21. That
number has increased to 13,622 as of 2005. This check off will assist
New York State's educators and caregivers with funds they need to
help those with autism.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2012: S.5291- Reported to Finance / A.5321 - Passed Assembly
2011: S.5291- Reported to Investigations/A.5321- Passed Assembly
2010: S.487-Reported to Finance
2009: S.487- Reported to Finance
2008: S.5610- Referred to Investigations/A.2496 -Passed Assembly
2007: S.5610- Referred to Investigations/A.8496- Passed Assembly

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2457

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law and the state finance law,  in  relation  to
  gifts for autism awareness and research

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a  new  section  630-c  to
read as follows:
  S  630-C.  GIFT  FOR AUTISM AWARENESS AND RESEARCH.  EFFECTIVE FOR ANY
TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN, AN
INDIVIDUAL IN ANY TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE  NEW  YORK
STATE  AUTISM  AWARENESS AND RESEARCH FUND FOR AUTISM AWARENESS PROJECTS
AND AUTISM RESEARCH PROJECTS. THE CONTRIBUTION SHALL  BE  IN  ANY  WHOLE
DOLLAR  AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY SUCH
INDIVIDUAL. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE ON THE PERSONAL  INCOME
TAX RETURN TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION. NOTWITHSTAND-
ING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW ALL REVENUES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE NEW YORK  STATE  AUTISM  AWARENESS  AND
RESEARCH  FUND  AND  USED  ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN SECTION
NINETY-FIVE-E OF THE STATE  FINANCE  LAW,  AS  ADDED  BY  CHAPTER  THREE
HUNDRED ONE OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND FOUR.
  S  2. Subdivision 2 of section 95-e of the state finance law, as added
by chapter 301 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  2. Such fund shall consist of all revenues received  pursuant  to  the
provisions  of  section  four  hundred four-v of the vehicle and traffic
law, AS ADDED BY CHAPTER THREE HUNDRED ONE OF THE LAWS OF  TWO  THOUSAND
FOUR,  ALL REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX HUNDRED THIRTY-C OF
THE TAX LAW and all other moneys appropriated, credited, or  transferred
thereto from any other fund or source pursuant to law. Nothing contained
in  this section shall prevent the state from receiving grants, gifts or
bequests for the purposes of the fund as defined  in  this  section  and
depositing them into the fund according to law.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03989-01-3

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