senate Bill S723

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the creation of the community group assistance lottery game and establishes the community grant fund

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S723 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2369
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1621, Tax L; add §97-llll, St Fin L

S723 - Summary

Authorizes the creation of the community group assistance lottery game and establishes the community grant fund, which fund shall be dedicated to community groups organized pursuant to paragraph three or four of subdivision (c) of section five hundred one of the internal revenue code of nineteen hundred eighty-six, as amended, administering educational, recreational, cultural, senior, veterans or social services programs or providing volunteer ambulance services.

S723 - Sponsor Memo

S723 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   723

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. AVELLA, PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations
  and Government Operations

AN  ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing the creation of
  the community group assistance lottery game; and to  amend  the  state
  finance law, in relation to establishing the community grant fund

  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 1621 to read
as follows:
  S 1621. COMMUNITY GROUPS ASSISTANCE LOTTERY GAME. A. THE  DIRECTOR  OF
THE DIVISION OF THE LOTTERY SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT NO MORE THAN TWO
SCRATCH-OFF  LOTTERY  GAMES  WHOSE REVENUE, AFTER PAYMENT FOR PRIZES AND
ASSOCIATED ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF SUCH GAMES, SHALL BE DEPOSITED IN THE
COMMUNITY GRANT FUND AS ESTABLISHED IN SECTION NINETY-SEVEN-LLLL OF  THE
STATE  FINANCE  LAW. THIS LOTTERY GAME SHALL BE MARKETED AND DISTRIBUTED
IN THE SAME MANNER AS ALL LOTTERY GAMES CONTROLLED BY  THE  DIVISION  OF
THE  LOTTERY. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT DIMINISH ANY EFFORTS OR FUNDING FOR
OTHER LOTTERY GAMES UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE DIVISION  OF  THE  LOTTERY.
EACH  TICKET  SHALL CLEARLY STATE THAT ALL PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES GO
TOWARDS THE COMMUNITY GRANT FUND.
  B. THE DIVISION OF THE LOTTERY SHALL ESTABLISH AND BEGIN SELLING TICK-
ETS AS REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION NO LATER THAN DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND THIRTEEN.
  S 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section  97-llll
to read as follows:
  S 97-LLLL. COMMUNITY GRANT FUND. 1. THE COMMUNITY GRANT FUND IS ESTAB-
LISHED  IN THE SOLE CUSTODY OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER. MONIES IN THE FUND
SHALL BE KEPT SEPARATE AND NOT COMMINGLED WITH OTHER FUNDS IN THE CUSTO-
DY OF THE COMPTROLLER.

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

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