senate Bill S4946B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the workers with disabilities tax credit program

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2014 print number 4946d
amend and recommit to labor
Jan 15, 2014 print number 4946c
amend and recommit to labor
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Oct 16, 2013 print number 4946b
amend and recommit to finance
Jun 03, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 21, 2013 print number 4946a
amend and recommit to labor
May 01, 2013 referred to labor

Votes

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Jun 3, 2013 - Labor committee Vote

S4946A
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4946 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7387B
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25-b, Lab L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L

S4946 - Summary

Establishes the workers with disabilities tax credit program; provides tax incentives to employers for employing individuals with developmental disabilities.

S4946 - Sponsor Memo

S4946 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4946

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law and  the  tax  law,  in  relation  to  the
  creation of the workers with disabilities tax credit program

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new  section  25-b  to
read as follows:
  S  25-B.  POWER TO ADMINISTER THE WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES TAX CREDIT
PROGRAM. (A) THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH AND  ADMINISTER
THE  WORKERS  WITH DISABILITIES TAX CREDIT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TAX INCEN-
TIVES TO EMPLOYERS FOR EMPLOYING INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABIL-
ITIES. THERE WILL BE FIVE DISTINCT POOLS OF TAX INCENTIVES. PROGRAM  ONE
WILL  COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED FOR TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN.  PROGRAM
TWO WILL COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN  TO  BE
USED  IN  TWO  THOUSAND FOURTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN. PROGRAM THREE
WILL COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN TO  BE  USED
IN  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN  AND  TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN. PROGRAM FOUR WILL
COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO
THOUSAND SIXTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN. PROGRAM FIVE WILL COVER TAX
INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN TO BE USED IN  TWO  THOU-
SAND SEVENTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED
TO  ALLOCATE UP TO SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF TAX CREDITS UNDER PROGRAM ONE,
SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF  TAX  CREDITS  UNDER  PROGRAM  TWO,  SIX  MILLION
DOLLARS  OF  TAX CREDITS UNDER PROGRAM THREE, AND SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF
TAX CREDITS UNDER PROGRAM FOUR, AND SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF  TAX  CREDITS
UNDER PROGRAM FIVE.
  (B)  DEFINITIONS.  (1) THE TERM "QUALIFIED EMPLOYER" MEANS AN EMPLOYER
THAT HAS BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE  WORK-
ERS  WITH  DISABILITIES  TAX CREDIT PROGRAM AND THAT EMPLOYS ONE OR MORE
QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10299-03-3

S4946A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7387B
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25-b, Lab L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L

S4946A - Summary

Establishes the workers with disabilities tax credit program; provides tax incentives to employers for employing individuals with developmental disabilities.

S4946A - Sponsor Memo

S4946A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4946--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Labor  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  labor  law  and the tax law, in relation to the
  creation of the workers with disabilities tax credit program

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

  Section  1.  The  labor law is amended by adding a new section 25-b to
read as follows:
  S 25-B. POWER TO ADMINISTER THE WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES  TAX  CREDIT
PROGRAM.  (A) THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH AND ADMINISTER
THE WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES TAX CREDIT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE  TAX  INCEN-
TIVES TO EMPLOYERS FOR EMPLOYING INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABIL-
ITIES.  THERE WILL BE FIVE DISTINCT POOLS OF TAX INCENTIVES. PROGRAM ONE
WILL COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED FOR TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN.   PROGRAM
TWO  WILL  COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN TO BE
USED IN TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND  FIFTEEN.  PROGRAM  THREE
WILL  COVER  TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN TO BE USED
IN TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN AND TWO  THOUSAND  SIXTEEN.  PROGRAM  FOUR  WILL
COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO
THOUSAND SIXTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN. PROGRAM FIVE WILL COVER TAX
INCENTIVES  ALLOCATED  IN TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO THOU-
SAND SEVENTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED
TO ALLOCATE UP TO SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF TAX CREDITS UNDER PROGRAM  ONE,
SIX  MILLION  DOLLARS  OF  TAX  CREDITS  UNDER  PROGRAM TWO, SIX MILLION
DOLLARS OF TAX CREDITS UNDER PROGRAM THREE, AND SIX MILLION  DOLLARS  OF
TAX  CREDITS  UNDER PROGRAM FOUR, AND SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF TAX CREDITS
UNDER PROGRAM FIVE.
  (B) DEFINITIONS. (1) THE TERM "QUALIFIED EMPLOYER" MEANS  AN  EMPLOYER
THAT  HAS BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORK-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10299-04-3

Co-Sponsors

S4946B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7387B
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25-b, Lab L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L

S4946B - Summary

Establishes the workers with disabilities tax credit program; provides tax incentives to employers for employing individuals with developmental disabilities.

S4946B - Sponsor Memo

S4946B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4946--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Labor  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee and
  committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the labor law and  the  tax  law,  in  relation  to  the
  creation of the workers with disabilities tax credit program

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new  section  25-b  to
read as follows:
  S  25-B.  POWER TO ADMINISTER THE WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES TAX CREDIT
PROGRAM. (A) THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH AND  ADMINISTER
THE  WORKERS  WITH DISABILITIES TAX CREDIT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TAX INCEN-
TIVES TO EMPLOYERS FOR EMPLOYING INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABIL-
ITIES. THERE WILL BE FIVE DISTINCT POOLS OF TAX INCENTIVES. PROGRAM  ONE
WILL  COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED FOR TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN.  PROGRAM
TWO WILL COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND  FIFTEEN  TO  BE
USED  IN  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN. PROGRAM THREE
WILL COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN TO  BE  USED
IN  TWO  THOUSAND  SIXTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN. PROGRAM FOUR WILL
COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN TO BE  USED  IN
TWO  THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN  AND  TWO  THOUSAND EIGHTEEN. PROGRAM FIVE WILL
COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN TO  BE  USED  IN
TWO  THOUSAND  EIGHTEEN  AND  TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN. THE COMMISSIONER IS
AUTHORIZED TO ALLOCATE UP TO SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF  TAX  CREDITS  UNDER
PROGRAM  ONE,  SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF TAX CREDITS UNDER PROGRAM TWO, SIX
MILLION DOLLARS OF TAX CREDITS UNDER  PROGRAM  THREE,  AND  SIX  MILLION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10299-06-3

Co-Sponsors

S4946C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7387B
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25-b, Lab L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L

S4946C - Summary

Establishes the workers with disabilities tax credit program; provides tax incentives to employers for employing individuals with developmental disabilities.

S4946C - Sponsor Memo

S4946C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4946--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  GALLIVAN  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to said committee -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  -- recommitted to the Committee on Labor 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  labor  law  and the tax law, in relation to the
  creation of the workers with disabilities tax credit program

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

  Section  1.  The  labor law is amended by adding a new section 25-b to
read as follows:
  S 25-B. POWER TO ADMINISTER THE WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES  TAX  CREDIT
PROGRAM.  (A) THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH AND ADMINISTER
THE WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES TAX CREDIT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE  TAX  INCEN-
TIVES TO EMPLOYERS FOR EMPLOYING INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABIL-
ITIES.  THERE WILL BE FIVE DISTINCT POOLS OF TAX INCENTIVES. PROGRAM ONE
WILL COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN TO BE  USED
IN  TWO  THOUSAND  FOURTEEN  AND TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.  PROGRAM TWO WILL
COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO
THOUSAND FIFTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN. PROGRAM THREE WILL COVER  TAX
INCENTIVES  ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO THOUSAND
SIXTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN. PROGRAM FOUR WILL COVER  TAX  INCEN-
TIVES  ALLOCATED  IN  TWO  THOUSAND SEVENTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO THOUSAND
SEVENTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN. PROGRAM FIVE WILL COVER TAX  INCEN-
TIVES  ALLOCATED  IN  TWO  THOUSAND  EIGHTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO THOUSAND
EIGHTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN. THE COMMISSIONER  IS  AUTHORIZED  TO
ALLOCATE UP TO SIX MILLION DOLLARS OF TAX CREDITS UNDER PROGRAM ONE, SIX

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10299-08-4

Co-Sponsors

S4946D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7387B
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §25-b, Lab L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L

S4946D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the workers with disabilities tax credit program; provides tax incentives to employers for employing individuals with developmental disabilities.

S4946D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4946D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4946--D

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  GALLIVAN  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to said committee -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  -- recommitted to the Committee on Labor in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law and  the  tax  law,  in  relation  to  the
  creation of the workers with disabilities tax credit program

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new  section  25-b  to
read as follows:
  S  25-B.  POWER TO ADMINISTER THE WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES TAX CREDIT
PROGRAM. (A) THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH AND  ADMINISTER
THE  WORKERS  WITH DISABILITIES TAX CREDIT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TAX INCEN-
TIVES TO EMPLOYERS FOR EMPLOYING INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABIL-
ITIES. THERE WILL BE FIVE DISTINCT POOLS OF TAX INCENTIVES. PROGRAM  ONE
WILL  COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN TO BE USED
IN TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.    PROGRAM  TWO  WILL
COVER TAX INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO
THOUSAND  FIFTEEN AND TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN. PROGRAM THREE WILL COVER TAX
INCENTIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN TO BE USED IN TWO  THOUSAND
SIXTEEN  AND  TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN. PROGRAM FOUR WILL COVER TAX INCEN-
TIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN TO BE  USED  IN  TWO  THOUSAND
SEVENTEEN  AND TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN. PROGRAM FIVE WILL COVER TAX INCEN-
TIVES ALLOCATED IN TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN TO  BE  USED  IN  TWO  THOUSAND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10299-11-4

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