senate Bill S946A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes a tax check-off for gifts to food banks

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Jan 29, 2014 print number 946a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S946 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7097A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625-a, Tax L; add §82, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5790A, A359A
2009-2010: A6045A

S946 - 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.

S946 - Sponsor Memo

S946 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   946

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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 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 FOURTEEN, 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. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN  THE
SOLE  CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE A SPECIAL FUND
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS FUND". MONIES IN THE FUND  SHALL
BE  KEPT  SEPARATE  FROM AND NOT COMMINGLED WITH OTHER FUNDS HELD IN THE
SOLE CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE.
  2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED BY THE  DEPARTMENT
OF  TAXATION  AND  FINANCE  PURSUANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX
HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE-A OF THE TAX LAW AND ALL OTHER  MONEY  APPROPRIATED,

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

S946A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7097A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625-a, Tax L; add §82, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5790A, A359A
2009-2010: A6045A

S946A (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.

S946A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S946A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 946--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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 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 FIFTEEN, 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. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE
SOLE CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE A SPECIAL  FUND
TO  BE KNOWN AS THE "GIFTS TO FOOD BANKS FUND". MONIES IN THE FUND SHALL
BE KEPT SEPARATE FROM AND NOT COMMINGLED WITH OTHER FUNDS  HELD  IN  THE
SOLE CUSTODY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE.

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

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