assembly Bill A4781A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "omnibus emergency services volunteer incentive act" to provide certain benefits to volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 21, 2014 print number 4781a
Jan 21, 2014 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 08, 2014 referred to ways and means
Apr 30, 2013 held for consideration in ways and means
Feb 08, 2013 referred to ways and means

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A4781 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3297
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L; amd §§9104 & 9105, Ins L; amd §§401, 404-b & 404-f, V & T L; add §669-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3983
2011-2012: A7154, S4646
2015-2016: A4385, S2780
2017-2018: A4389, S1994
2019-2020: A4239, S939

A4781 - Summary

Enacts the "omnibus emergency services volunteer incentive act" to provide benefits to volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers; increases the personal income tax deduction after four or more years of service; exempts motor vehicles used in the performance of such volunteers' duties from registration fees, use taxes and special fees for volunteer license plates; authorizes the provision of municipal health insurance coverage to such volunteers (view more) establishes a volunteer recruitment service loan forgiveness program.

A4781 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4781

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PALMESANO  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BLANKENBUSH, CERETTO, CROUCH, CURRAN, FINCH, FRIEND, GIGLIO,  GOLDFED-
  ER,  GRAF,  HAWLEY,  McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN, MONTESANO, OAKS,
  RAIA, SALADINO, STEC, TENNEY -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Ways and Means

AN  ACT to amend the tax law, the insurance law, the vehicle and traffic
  law and the education law, in relation to enacting the  omnibus  emer-
  gency services volunteer incentive act

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "omnibus emergency services volunteer incentive act".
  S  2. Paragraphs 1 and 3 of subsection (e-1) of section 606 of the tax
law, paragraph 1 as added by section 1 of part U of chapter  62  of  the
laws  of 2006 and paragraph 3 as added by section 4 of part N of chapter
61 of the laws of 2006, are amended to read as follows:
  (1) For taxable years beginning on and after January first, two  thou-
sand  seven, a resident taxpayer who serves as an active volunteer fire-
fighter as defined in subdivision one of section two hundred fifteen  of
the  general municipal law or as a volunteer ambulance worker as defined
in subdivision fourteen of section two hundred nineteen-k of the general
municipal law shall be allowed a credit against the tax imposed by  this
article  equal to two hundred dollars. In order to receive this credit a
volunteer firefighter or  volunteer  ambulance  worker  must  have  been
active  for the entire taxable year for which the credit is sought.  FOR
TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN,
A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER OR  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKER  WHO  HAS  BEEN
ACTIVE  FOR  FOUR  OR MORE CONSECUTIVE TAXABLE YEARS SHALL BE ALLOWED AN
ADDITIONAL CREDIT EQUAL TO FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS.
  (3) In the case of a husband and wife who file a joint return and  who
both  individually  qualify  for  the  credit under this subsection, the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01265-01-3

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A4781A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3297
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L; amd §§9104 & 9105, Ins L; amd §§401, 404-b & 404-f, V & T L; add §669-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3983
2011-2012: A7154, S4646
2015-2016: A4385, S2780
2017-2018: A4389, S1994
2019-2020: A4239, S939

A4781A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "omnibus emergency services volunteer incentive act" to provide benefits to volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers; increases the personal income tax deduction after four or more years of service; exempts motor vehicles used in the performance of such volunteers' duties from registration fees, use taxes and special fees for volunteer license plates; authorizes the provision of municipal health insurance coverage to such volunteers (view more) establishes a volunteer recruitment service loan forgiveness program.

A4781A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4781--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PALMESANO, LUPINACCI, ZEBROWSKI, KATZ -- Multi-
  Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  BLANKENBUSH,  BORELLI,  CERETTO,  CROUCH,
  CURRAN,  FINCH,  FRIEND,  GIGLIO,  GOLDFEDER, GRAF, HAWLEY, McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN, MONTESANO, OAKS, RAIA, SALADINO, STEC, TENNEY --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means -- recommit-
  ted to the Committee on Ways and Means  in  accordance  with  Assembly
  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, the insurance law, the vehicle and  traffic
  law  and  the education law, in relation to enacting the omnibus emer-
  gency services volunteer incentive act

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "omnibus emergency services volunteer incentive act".
  S 2. Paragraphs 1 and 3 of subsection (e-1) of section 606 of the  tax
law,  paragraph  1  as added by section 1 of part U of chapter 62 of the
laws of 2006 and paragraph 3 as added by section 4 of part N of  chapter
61 of the laws of 2006, are amended to read as follows:
  (1)  For taxable years beginning on and after January first, two thou-
sand seven, a resident taxpayer who serves as an active volunteer  fire-
fighter  as defined in subdivision one of section two hundred fifteen of
the general municipal law or as a volunteer ambulance worker as  defined
in subdivision fourteen of section two hundred nineteen-k of the general
municipal  law shall be allowed a credit against the tax imposed by this
article equal to two hundred dollars. In order to receive this credit  a
volunteer  firefighter  or  volunteer  ambulance  worker  must have been
active for the entire taxable year for which the credit is sought.   FOR
TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN,
A  VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTER  OR  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKER WHO HAS BEEN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01265-03-4

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