assembly Bill A359A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to food banks

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 10, 2012 amended on third reading 359a
Jan 04, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.22
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 16, 2011 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.358
rules report cal.358
reported
reported referred to rules
Jan 05, 2011 referred to ways and means

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A359 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5790A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625-a, Tax L; add §82, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6045A

A359 - Summary

Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to food banks; establishes the gifts to food banks fund; authorizes and directs the commissioner of temporary and disability assistance to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to distribute grants to local not-for-profit corporations for the distribution of food to persons in need.

A359 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   359

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE, MARKEY, CLARK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. GLICK, McENENY, MORELLE, PERRY, SWEENEY, TOWNS -- read once  and
  referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to
  authorizing a tax check-off for gifts to food banks

  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 625-a to
read as follows:
  S 625-A. GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAXABLE YEAR  COMMENC-
ING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, AN INDIVIDUAL IN ANY
TAXABLE  YEAR  MAY  ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE STATE GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS
FUND FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL FOOD  BANKS.  SUCH  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. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF  LAW  ALL  REVENUES
COLLECTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE GIFTS TO
FOOD BANKS FUND AND USED ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED  IN  SECTION
EIGHTY-TWO OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section 82 to
read as follows:
  S 82. GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS FUND. THE GIFTS TO  FOOD  BANKS  FUND  SHALL
CONSIST OF ALL MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE
FROM  GIFTS  TO FOOD BANKS PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE-A
OF THE TAX LAW. SUCH MONEYS, AFTER  APPROPRIATION  BY  THE  LEGISLATURE,
SHALL  BE AVAILABLE TO THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE
FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF GRANTS TO REGIONAL FOOD BANKS ORGANIZED TO SERVE
SPECIFIC REGIONS THAT GENERALLY COLLECT AND REDISTRIBUTE FOOD  DONATIONS
TO  ORGANIZATIONS SERVING PERSONS IN NEED. THE COMMISSIONER OF TEMPORARY

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

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A359A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5790A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625-a, Tax L; add §82, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6045A

A359A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to food banks; establishes the gifts to food banks fund; authorizes and directs the commissioner of temporary and disability assistance to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to distribute grants to local not-for-profit corporations for the distribution of food to persons in need.

A359A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 359--A
                                                         Cal. No. 22

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE, MARKEY, CLARK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. GLICK,  McENENY,  MORELLE,  PERRY,  SWEENEY  --  read  once  and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on Ways and Means -- advanced to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  on  the
  order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law and the state finance law, in relation to
  authorizing a tax check-off for gifts to food banks

  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 625-a to
read as follows:
  S 625-A. GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAXABLE YEAR  COMMENC-
ING  ON  OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, AN INDIVIDUAL IN
ANY TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO  THE  STATE  GIFTS  TO  FOOD
BANKS  FUND FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR REGIONAL FOOD BANKS. 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 TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER  TO
MAKE  SUCH  CONTRIBUTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW ALL
REVENUES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL  BE  CREDITED  TO  THE
GIFTS  TO FOOD BANKS FUND AND USED ONLY FOR THOSE PURPOSES ENUMERATED IN
SECTION EIGHTY-TWO OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new  section  82  to
read as follows:
  S  82.  GIFTS  TO  FOOD BANKS FUND. THE GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS FUND SHALL
CONSIST OF ALL MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE
FROM GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS PURSUANT TO SECTION SIX  HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE-A
OF  THE  TAX  LAW.  SUCH MONEYS, AFTER APPROPRIATION BY THE LEGISLATURE,
SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE
FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF GRANTS TO REGIONAL FOOD BANKS ORGANIZED TO SERVE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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