senate Bill S63A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a gift for preserving religious landmarks on state income tax returns, and provides for grants to preserve certain inner-city houses of worship

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2012 print number 63a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Mar 22, 2011 defeated in investigations and government operations
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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S63 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §629-a, Tax L; add §95-h, St Fin L; add §14.11, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3128A

S63 - Summary

Establishes a gift for preserving religious landmarks option on state income tax returns; establishes the "preserving religious landmarks fund" into which all revenue from such gifts shall be deposited; monies shall be used to provide annual grants to religious organizations which occupy and use a historic, inner-city house of worship, for the preservation of such houses of worship.

S63 - Sponsor Memo

S63 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   63

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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  a  gift  for
  preserving  religious landmarks on personal income tax forms; to amend
  the state finance law, in  relation  to  establishing  the  preserving
  religious  landmarks  fund;  and  to  amend  the parks, recreation and
  historic preservation law, in relation to establishing a grant program
  to preserve inner-city houses of worship

  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 PRESERVING RELIGIOUS LANDMARKS.  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 PRESERVING
RELIGIOUS LANDMARKS FUND. SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL BE IN ANY WHOLE DOLLAR
AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY  SUCH  INDI-
VIDUAL.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE ON THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX
RETURN TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION.   NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  ALL  REVENUE COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE PRESERVING RELIGIOUS LANDMARKS FUND AND
USED ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN SECTION NINETY-FIVE-H OF  THE
STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 95-h to
read as follows:
  S 95-H. PRESERVING RELIGIOUS LANDMARKS FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTAB-
LISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND  FINANCE
AND THE STATE COMPTROLLER, A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "PRESERVING
RELIGIOUS LANDMARKS FUND".

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

S63A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §629-a, Tax L; add §95-h, St Fin L; add §14.11, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3128A

S63A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a gift for preserving religious landmarks option on state income tax returns; establishes the "preserving religious landmarks fund" into which all revenue from such gifts shall be deposited; monies shall be used to provide annual grants to religious organizations which occupy and use a historic, inner-city house of worship, for the preservation of such houses of worship.

S63A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S63A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  63--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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 a gift for
  preserving religious landmarks on personal income tax forms; to  amend
  the  state  finance  law,  in  relation to establishing the preserving
  religious landmarks fund; and  to  amend  the  parks,  recreation  and
  historic preservation law, in relation to establishing a grant program
  to preserve inner-city houses of worship

  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 PRESERVING RELIGIOUS LANDMARKS. 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 PRESERVING
RELIGIOUS LANDMARKS FUND. SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL BE IN ANY WHOLE DOLLAR
AMOUNT  AND  SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY SUCH INDI-
VIDUAL. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE ON THE PERSONAL INCOME  TAX
RETURN  TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION.  NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW,  ALL  REVENUE  COLLECTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE PRESERVING RELIGIOUS LANDMARKS FUND AND
USED  ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN SECTION NINETY-FIVE-H OF THE
STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 95-h  to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00040-02-1

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