senate Bill S4271A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Grants personal income taxpayers the ability to make a gift to the state parks on their tax returns; establishes the state parks fund

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Apr 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 11, 2012 print number 4271a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 07, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Mar 25, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Apr 18, 2012 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Apr 18, 2012

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Jun 7, 2011 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2011

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Bill Amendments

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S4271 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-c, Tax L; add §83-a, St Fin L

S4271 - Summary

Grants personal income taxpayers the ability to make a gift to the state parks on their tax returns; establishes the state parks fund to provide monies to the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation for the operation and maintenance of the state parks.

S4271 - Sponsor Memo

S4271 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4271

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- 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, in relation to  establishing  the  gift  to
  state  parks  on  personal  income  tax  forms; and to amend the state
  finance law, in relation to establishing the state parks fund

  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 TO STATE PARKS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON
OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN, AN INDIVIDUAL IN ANY  TAXA-
BLE  YEAR MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE STATE PARKS FUND. SUCH CONTRIB-
UTION 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 FORM TO ENABLE A TAXPAY-
ER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION. NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF
LAW, ALL REVENUE COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE PAID TO THE
STATE  PARKS  FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTY-THREE-A OF THE
STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 83-a  to
read as follows:
  S  83-A. STATE PARKS FUND. 1. A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "STATE
PARKS FUND" IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE  JOINT  CUSTODY  OF  THE  STATE
COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE.
  2.  THE  FUND  SHALL  CONSIST  OF  ALL MONIES TRANSFERRED TO SUCH FUND
PURSUANT TO LAW, ALL MONIES REQUIRED BY ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO BE  PAID
OR  CREDITED  TO THE FUND, ALL MONIES FROM GIFTS PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX
HUNDRED THIRTY-C OF THE TAX LAW AND  ANY  INTEREST  EARNINGS  WHICH  MAY
ACCRUE  FROM  INVESTMENT  OF MONIES IN THE FUND. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION
SHALL BE DEEMED TO PREVENT THE STATE FROM  RECEIVING  GRANTS,  GIFTS  OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10525-01-1

S4271A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-c, Tax L; add §83-a, St Fin L

S4271A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants personal income taxpayers the ability to make a gift to the state parks on their tax returns; establishes the state parks fund to provide monies to the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation for the operation and maintenance of the state parks.

S4271A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4271A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4271--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the tax law, in relation to establishing the gift to
  state parks on personal income tax  forms;  and  to  amend  the  state
  finance law, in relation to establishing the state parks fund

  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 TO STATE PARKS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON
OR  AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, AN INDIVIDUAL IN ANY TAXA-
BLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE STATE PARKS FUND. SUCH  CONTRIB-
UTION  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 FORM TO ENABLE A TAXPAY-
ER  TO  MAKE  SUCH  CONTRIBUTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF
LAW, ALL REVENUE COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE PAID TO THE
STATE PARKS FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTY-THREE-A  OF  THE
STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 83-a to
read as follows:
  S 83-A. STATE PARKS FUND. 1. A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE  "STATE
PARKS  FUND"  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED  IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE STATE
COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE.
  2. THE FUND SHALL CONSIST OF  ALL  MONIES  TRANSFERRED  TO  SUCH  FUND
PURSUANT  TO LAW, ALL MONIES REQUIRED BY ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO BE PAID
OR CREDITED TO THE FUND, ALL MONIES FROM GIFTS PURSUANT TO  SECTION  SIX

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10525-02-2

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