senate Bill S5291B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for gifts on tax returns for autism awareness and research

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2012 print number 5291b
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
May 27, 2011 print number 5291a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
May 03, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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Apr 18, 2012 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Bill Amendments

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S5291 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5321A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-c, Tax L; amd §95-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S487, A5147A

S5291 - Bill Texts

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

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BILL NUMBER:S5291

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 629-a.

JUSTIFICATION:
This bill would create a new personal income tax check off for tax
payers 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:
2010: S.487 - Reported to Finance.
2009: S.487 - Reported to Finance.
2008: S.5610 - Referred to Investigations/A.8496 - 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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5291

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

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  629-a  to
read as follows:
  S  629-A.  GIFT  FOR AUTISM AWARENESS AND RESEARCH.  EFFECTIVE FOR ANY
TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  ELEVEN,  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, ALL REVENUES RECEIVED PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-NINE-A
OF  THE  TAX  LAW and all other moneys appropriated, credited, or trans-
ferred 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.
                                                           LBD01965-01-1

S5291A - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5321A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-c, Tax L; amd §95-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S487, A5147A

S5291A - Bill Texts

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

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BILL NUMBER:S5291A

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 tax
payers 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 421. 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:
2010: S.487 - Reported to Finance.
2009: S.487 - Reported to Finance.
2008: S.5610 - Referred to Investigations/A.8496 - 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
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5291--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 ELEVEN, 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01965-02-1

S. 5291--A                          2

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.

S5291B (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5321A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §630-c, Tax L; amd §95-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S487, A5147A

S5291B (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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

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BILL NUMBER:S5291B

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:
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.8496 - 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
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5291--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- 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  commit-
  tee

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 TWELVE, 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01965-03-1

S. 5291--B                          2

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.

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